Move Through Life Pain-Free with Mastery and Joy


What is Essential Somatics?

Essential Somatics® teaches a safe, gentle and common sense approach to eliminating chronic muscle pain for the long term. We teach the work of the late Thomas Hanna, Ph.D, creator of Hanna Somatics

Find a Practitioner

All Hanna Somatic Educators listed have been trained by Essential Somatics® or are members of the Association for Hanna Somatic Education.

Essential Somatics® Teaches You How to Be Pain Free


relieve low back pain

I’ve had hip and low back problems for the last 10 years. I’ve been doing your Somatics DVD for a week and am getting great results!
— M.P., Australia

say goodbye to hip pain

Essential Somatics was the reason I finally walked without a cane after 10 years of failed attempts to consult medical professionals.
— P.K., Baltimore


Hanna Somatics helped me recover from a herniated disc in my neck and I now have an easier time moving my neck than when I was a teenager!
— C.D., New Jersey

Ready to Try Hanna Somatics?


TRy a somatics session

Private Somatics sessions are the fastest, most effectiveway to eliminate habituated muscular pain and restore freedom of movement.


Workshops introduce the fundamentals of Hanna Somatics that promote movement mastery, muscle function and body awareness.


Our Personal and Professional  trainings and workshops make it easy to incorporate Somatics into your wellness routine or client practice.


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