Scattered over my life have been times when the so called "mind/body problem" was an issue. In general I have treated this as a deep and overarching puzzle that impacted how I understood things. High School was probably the earliest I began to actively wonder about the contents of my mind in a self-conscious and… Continue reading The Ghost in the Machine
I have a workshop I teach with my colleague Ruth Silva coming up on Sunday Nov. 4 called "Movement and Stillness: SomaYoga and Yin" which goes from 1:30-3:30 in the afternoon at Tula Yoga and Wellness. This post is for anybody intrigued enough by the title to consider going as well as for those who… Continue reading Movement and Stillness Workshop
What you are about to read is a personal story. Now, whatever you think about this sentence, whatever was evoked in you the moment you had read it, from your sensations to your emotions, visualizations, expectations, immediate reactions, memories good and bad, all of these are somatic responses. Everything that happens to you is housed… Continue reading Life as a Soma.