Bringing awareness into practice
For most of us, body awareness is a blurring of what we feel in our body and what we've learned about our body. Can you recognize this in your own awareness? Perhaps notice where that blurring --which you might experience as complex or unsure, among other things - feels ok for now.
Listen to "soft stance: 10 movements standing" on Spreaker.
What’s in the "soft stance" episode of moved to heal?
- Welcome + introduction
- Description of the movements (see list below)
- Movement cueing (begins at 11:30)
The 10 movements offered in the soft stance episode
- Standing, side bend
- Standing, roll down + up
- Warrior 1, arms hug or cross
- Warrior 1, bend + straighten leg
- Standing balance, tree
- Standing balance, lift straight leg
- Warrior 2, lift + lower arms
- Warrior 2, reach + tilt torso
- Standing, backbend
- Standing, pause
I guide you through this practice step by step, and you can choose to skip or stay with any area you like.
What makes this trauma informed?
Choices, invitations, noticing, open-ended experiments. Read more about those here.
After listening to the episode, perhaps take a moment to check in: did you notice something that you want to remember or follow up on? If yes, maybe jot it down in a notebook or record a voice memo to help you remember.
You can give it a try when you're ready
Be moving, be true, be you
photo credit birger strahl, found on unsplash