Yoga and Somatic Movement pioneer Tanya Fitzpatrick is returning to Sydney to offer the first training in this method in July. We asked her to tell us more about what to expect from her training and this method which she has shared around the globe.
“One question I get asked all the time is “How is this method so effective at eliminating muscular pain?“
The reason is simple; somatic movement trains your brain to release your pain. [pullquote align=”right” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]The reason is simple; somatic movement trains your brain to release your pain.[/pullquote]
Through specific movements you learn how to sense where you are holding tension. This habituated state of forgetfulness whereby we forget how to relax our muscles is called sensory motor amnesia.”
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Actively lengthening and releasing muscles from a constant state of contraction sends the message to the brain that it’s OK to let those over- taxed muscles relax. This creates a feedback loop between body and mind that dissolves the compensatory pattern, thereby reducing pain and letting the body remember what natural alignment feels like
Before picture to left. After just one treatment on right
Benefits To Learning Somatic Movement Education
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She has trained hundreds of individuals and groups how to move without pain and is regarded as one of Ireland’s leading Movement Educators. Her experience in coaching cutting edge movement education, has helped her clients to move in ways they never thought possible.
Tanya launched her successful business, Align and travels between her private clinics in the UK and Ireland where she coaches individuals and trains teachers in Somatic Movement, Embodied Anatomy and Yoga.
As a teacher, Tanya stimulates and transforms her groups through her effective and powerful training, giving them the ability to reach their full movement potential. She always shares high quality content with a commitment to integrity and excellence and does it with an approachable and compassionate manner with a contagious sense of fun.
In addition to running businesses, Tanya is a specialised educator in neuro-muscular release therapy, functional movement and re-patterning, biomechanics, muscular-skeletal conditions and embodied anatomy.
Tanya is a certified Somatic Movement Educator with the School of Body Mind Centering and the Ingle Institute. As a yoga teacher with Yoga Therapy Ireland and has an advanced trainer qualfication with Donna Farhi. She is also certified as a Thai masseuse with the Medicine School in Chiang Mai, Thailand and Indian Head Massage in Temple Bar Medical Centre.
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