Feeling Stressed? Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Body!

When the world seems to move too fast and you feel like things are getting out of control, you may find that a simple change of focus helps. Often it’s our mind that gets overwhelmed with the endless chatter of “to do” lists. It’s probably one of the main reasons people have trouble sleeping. Here’s a […]

Do Somatic Movements Make You Happy?

I’m going to reference a study from Dec of 2005 that I recently ran across. The study involved people with chronic depression and looked at the effect of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy conducted over a 3-month timeframe (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16005439?report=abstract&format=text). VNS involves “applying mild pulses of electrical energy to the brain via the vagus nerve. These […]

Research Project Involving Equestrian Jumping for 2016

In April, I take my second out of three modules of Equine Hanna Somatics training. I’m so blessed to have the opportunity to learn this amazing technique and also to have the ability to share it with horses and their owners. This spring is very exciting for me, as I will now be able to offer […]