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Somatics
In The Workplace

What Is Somatics? 


Somatics describes practices that uses the mind-body connection to help you survey your internal self and listen to signals your body sends about areas of pain, discomfort, or imbalance.

 

Practising somatics at work can help manage stress, relieve anxiety, improve posture, increase flexibility and reduce stiffness and aches. 

How Does It Work?

Our technique focuses on conscious Pandiculation. 

Pandiculation is generally defined as the act of stretching oneself and yawning, especially upon waking.

Muscles throughout the body are carefully contracted and slowly relaxed to imitate the body’s natural Pandicular response. 

This helps you release chronic tension by retraining your nervous system to understand what resting muscles feel like

For a more detailed explanation of why pandiculation works better than stretching please see the blog post

What is Pandiculation 

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Conditions Helped

Back pain
Bursitis

Shoulder & Neck Pain

Headaches

Anxitey
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Disc problems
Frozen shoulder
Joint pain
Kyphosis (rounded or forward-head posture)
Lordosis (arched lower back)
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Sciatica
Scoliosis
Shallow breathing
Tendinitis
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Uneven leg length

Is It Strenuous?

The movements are slow and usually performed standing or sitting, they are low impact and suitable for almost everybody.

There’s no need to worry about breaking a sweat in your suit or uniform, as they don’t take much effort to perform, just concentration.

Reconnect with your body and treat yourself to a future free of aches.

Try It Here

Welcome to your first somatic Pod-Class

It will talk you through a short physical meditation and then a easy pandiculation to help you reduce tension in your shoulders and neck,  by releasing the trapezius muscle. It will also explain how the Pod-classes are structured so that you can get the most out of future classes.

Introduction session at your desk The Studio Indigo
00:00 / 11:41
Can It Improve Mental Health?

Exercises is known to produce endorphins, decrease overall levels of tension, elevate and stabilise mood, improve sleep, and build self-esteem. 

 

So its safe to say. That what the body is doing effects the mind.

 

When you get stuck in a prolonged period of stress your muscles tense up, if they remain tense for too long then they can begin to cause the feelings of anxiety creating a vicious cycle. 

Bringing your attention into your body and learning to listen to the signals it’s sending you is key to mastering the physical side of anxiety, once you’re aware of when you’ve slipped into stressful patterns you can quickly respond to counteract the negative effects.

For a more detailed explanation of howchronic tension causes anxiety, check out the blog post 

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Other Benefits

Releasing chronic muscle tightness

Significantly aiding stiffness
Improving posture and movement
Reducing stress
Improving sleep
Improving breathing
Enhancing athletic performance
Preventing and recovering from injuries
Increasing flexibility and range of motion
Improving balance and coordination

Another Free Class

If you enjoyed the taster class and would like to try more

Just write your email below and we’ll send you a link with the magic password to access the first class of the course, The Arch & Flatten which will help you relive back pain and poor posture.

As a bonus you’ll also get access to the fit in the moment library where there are loads of videos to help you fit exercises into your daily life.

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