Walking Tall the Easy Way

Walking Tall the Easy Way

Movement is life and the way in which one moves can have an enormous impact on one’s overall health. In the western world many of us have forgotten how to move well; we sit at computers, in cars, we watch TV slumped into a couch and we walk about 70% less than...
Somatics and Athletes

Somatics and Athletes

Muscle Memory: Movement Memory In athletics, muscle memory is considered the foundation of consistent high performance. The term, “movement memory” (sometimes called “muscle memory”), refers to learned physical movements — everything from walking to...
The Three Somatic Reflexes

The Three Somatic Reflexes

The Green Light Reflex The Green Light Reflex The Green Light Reflex is the reflex involved in forward movement. All of the large muscles of the back contract to move you forward in walking, running and standing. The back muscles can learn to stay overly-contracted,...