The body is alive and dynamic, responding to outer and inner stimulus, and our every thought. The very act of doing a body scan begins to change the body. Keeping a curious mindset and releasing all judgement allows the body scan to be a powerful practice in inner healing.
In resisting our nervous system rhythm, we forget our innate ability to process stress and trauma. Instead we trap stress and trauma within our bodies and effectively recreate pain from the past over and over. We create a type of internal suffering that affects mind, body and soul. Peter Levine says, “Trauma is perhaps the…
Our nervous systems have an archaic rhythm, evolved over thousands of years, with innate functions that, in our modern world, may not seem rational or sociable and are therefore often resisted. This rhythm mirrors all of life and moves like a wave. Just as the moon waxes and wanes, the tides come in and go…
when we attempt to heal through outside modalities without firstly following the wisdom of our own nervous system rhythm, the benefits of these modalities are largely lost
so we can TALK about FEAR & SHAME & GUILT
but until we work with the tension and nervous system patterns
CONNECTED to those emotions, they generally remain in the