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Somatics Resource List Aug 2020

1. Feldenkrais Guild Youtube Channel

Description- Do you experience pain when you move? Are you having a hard time breaking old habits that no longer serve you? Have you always wanted to improve your singing voice but thought it was an impossible dream? Do you wish there was a gentle, painless way to transform your life? There is! It's called the Feldenkrais Method!

On this channel... Check out conference lectures, Feldenkrais lessons, and interviews.

2. Sensing, Feeling, and Action by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen

Description- This exciting book explores Bonnie's innovative approach to how mind expresses itself through the body in movement. It contains essays, interviews and exercises covering a broad range of topics, including Sensing, Feeling and Action; Perceiving and Action; The Action of Perceiving; The Alphabet of Movement; The Training Problems of the Dance; The Dancer's Warmup; The Mechanics of Vocal Expression; The Fluid System; The Organ System; Embryology; and the Nervous System. Third edition, 2012.

​In this book... Read about how our mind and body are deeply connected. Learn practical exercise for dance warm ups as well as develop a deeper understanding of your organ system, nervous system, and how to overall train better for dance.

3. Doctors for Dancers Dance Specialist Finder

Content Description- Doctors for Dancers is here to help by providing specialized athletes with the resources to find a variety of health options for Dancers and Performing Artists. We have Dance Specialists who understand what dancers bodies go through so you can get the help you need.

On this site... Search by region or state to find a dance related specialist. Such for chiropractors, counseling, athletic trainers, nutritionist, pilates, etc. Also, dance specialist can post their information on the Doctors for Dancers Directory.

4. Franklin Method Online Workshops

Content Description- The Franklin Method uses Dynamic Neurocognitive Imagery (DNI)™ as an imagery-based codified method for movement and postural control retraining. DNI uses progressive movement exercises combined with various methods of imagery to draw participants’ attention to anatomical structures and locations, body biomechanics, as well as spatial and functional relationships between body segments during movement. The below online courses use Dynamic Neurocognitive Imagery (DNI)™ with other movement tools to change your body, by first changing your mind!

On this site...Register for online workshops to learn more about the Franklin Method and Dynamic Neurocognitive Imagery. Choose a workshop related to a specific body region such as pelvis, fascia, organs, and back.

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