Ep 110: Somatics as an exploration of agency and self trust with Lisa Petersen
Today I am beyond thrilled to introduce my guest, Lisa Petersen to The Movement and Mindfulness Podcast!
Lisa is my somatics teacher and someone who has had a profound impact on my life as both a movement teacher and human. In our chat together, Lisa shares:
> what somatics is, explores and supports
> the value of mixing modalities (and why somatics is often her movement tool of choice for clients experiencing pain)
> Why she ultimately sees what she does as 'teaching people to trust themselves'
> the role of agency and how somatics allows us to tap into that to help ourselves
> the important distinction between the collective experience and our individual experiences - and why getting in touch with the latter is key to changing our experience of things like pain and tension
> what embodied anatomy is and how it can support our movement practice.
Tune in to hear our full conversation!
Lisa Petersen is a Yoga Teacher, Therapist, and Somatic Movement Educator based in Ireland. With nearly two decade’s teaching experience and a BSc. (Hons) in Communications, Lisa is known for her clarity, presence, humour and passion. She offers workshops and teacher training in Yoga, Somatics and embodied anatomy internationally.
You can connect with Lisa via her website. Also find her on Instagram.
Mentioned in this episode:
> The work of Donna Farhi
> Thomas Hanna and Hanna Somatics
> Amy Matthews - Embodied Asana
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