One of the challenges in somatic psychology is giving full due homage to our forebears – the people who carried the torch forward.
In my own experience, my lineage comes from decades of training centered at the Esalen Institute, the University of Tennessee, and elsewhere. My primary teachers were John Soper, John Heider, Christine Stewart Price, Dorothy Charles, Eric Erickson, Dorothy Thomas, Stephen Harper, the Los Angeles Gestalt Awareness Practice Group, Seymour Carter, Will Schutz, Michael Nash, Kristina Coop Gordon, Alla Vollovich, Mark Goldstein, Crystallin Dillon, and the Bay Area T-Group. These people were (are are) essential in forming me as a clinician.
I also had the good fortune to study with Ron Kurtz (Hakomi), Morgan Goodlander (Gestalt), Eleanor Criswell Hanna (Hanna Somatics), Emilie Conrad Daoud (Continuum), Mark Reese (Feldenkrais), Harriet Goslins (Cortical Field Reeducation), Fritz Smith (Zero Balancing), Suzanne Scurlock-Durana (Somato-Emotional...
Imagine a world where we are invited to come home to our bodies and home to ourselves.
This is our community.
A place where we can inquire, play, and connect as we find our way back into embodiment within ourselves and with each other.
Our vision is to become a movement of like-minded people who together can help transform humanity by creating a more embodied world.
We aim to achieve this vision through educational programs – whether online or off – and by embracing the full sensate body-being in all of us.
This community is for connecting, sharing experiences, and helping each of us come home to ourselves.