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Essential Somatics Fundamentals Immersion Weekend [Edinburgh] w/ Martha Peterson

A wonderful opportunity to spend 2 days (9 to 5) being taught the fundamentals of Essential Somatic Movements by Martha Peterson CHSE who teaches and trains clinical somatic educators the world over!

The weekend provides an excellent introduction to or deepening of your own movement practice, and as well as spending lots of time of learning and fully appreciating fundamental movements, you will also get information about how Essential Somatic Movements work, why they are so effective, and how you might - from your individual perspective - get the most from your own practice as well as from classes and clinical sessions. There is plenty time, too, for discussion about what brought each one of us to the course, and what mobility, pain or other challenges we might face….

Along with two or more clinical somatic educators trained by Martha, I’ll be attending and helping out at this course, and am more than happy to answer any questions I can help you with. (My mum will be there too - at 86 years of age, and legally blind: Essential Somatics really IS for anyone - from elite athlete to anyone with physical challenges including mobility issues.)

The course in at Epworth Halls in Edinburgh, on Nicolson Square.

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Course costs $375 or US$425 after 24 March

Info about the course from


If you have “tried everything” to relieve your back, neck, shoulder, or hip pain for the long term and have only experienced short term relief (or none at all), then this course is for you! Eliminating muscle pain, stiffness, and the feeling of ‘getting old” starts with the brain. Trauma, stress, and postural compensations change the way the brain senses and moves us, and how we experience ourselves on a physical and emotional level. Clinical Somatics teaches you to  restore fluid, effortless, and joyful movement – on your own, wherever you are and whenever you need it. Come and learn to be more present and comfortable in your body and in your life.

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the core principles of Clinical Somatics: the science, philosophy, techniques, and Somatic Movements. It is for anyone with an interest in learning about or seeking to deepen their understanding of Clinical Somatics for their own personal education and exploration. No prior experience or training is required to participate…”