In search of the Dragon Tail

Working somatically is one of the joys of my life. Describing it with eloquence certainly one of the challenges. My teacher Dr. Richard Strozzi-Heckler has often said “it’s like trying to learn to swim from a book” – better to jump in the water and actually...

Remembering to Ground and Centre?

It may have been a while since you were in a room with others, being guided to breathe-ground-centre. Perhaps b-g-c- is an easy practice for you, readily incorporated into your daily life. How many repetitions have you managed? Well on your way to the three hundred...

From muscle memory to embodiment

Try this. Fold your arms. Easy, effortless, no thought involved, right? Now try folding them the other way. Most likely unnatural, feels a bit weird and awkward, took some conscious thought and planning. You’ve just had the felt experience of the difference between...