What is Somatics?
Somatics is a healing modality rooted in Movement Theory, Psychotherapy, and Bodywork. The root word “soma” means “the living body”. Somatic therapy involves conversation, and physical movement practices that underscore the mind-body connection, and increase one’s awareness of their body’s sensations, emotions, and conditioned tendencies. Somatics as a Western discipline has its roots in various Eastern martial arts and healing modalities including Aikido from Japan.