Category Archives: Somatics

A Somatic Philosophy of Freedom

From the beginning of my studies in Somatics, it has been Thomas Hanna’s inquiry into freedom that has taken root deep within me. Deeply curious about human freedom, Hanna left very few disciplines unexplored to pursue his interest in this … Continue reading

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Sculpted or Free?

A recent New York Times article discussing the harm yoga can cause, has created quite a stir. It has also created an opportunity for us yoga practitioners to re-look at our yoga practice, an opportunity that I am grateful for. … Continue reading

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What is Practice For?

If you are anything like me, you keep waiting for your practice to magically make you a better person. But in truth, is this the purpose of practice? And what is a “better person” anyway? At best it is an … Continue reading

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Infinite Potential

The philosopher Thomas Hanna spent his life pursuing an answer to the question, “What does it mean to be a fully realized human being; what does it mean to be free?” In his quest, he studied philosophy, sociology, history, and … Continue reading

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