Somatics & Pilates – Part 1

by Katrin Neue

What is Somatics?

Over the next two blog posts I’m going to write about how and why Somatic Movement and Pilates complement each other so well. You maybe aware of the benefits of Pilates, but what is Somatic Movement exactly? Let’s break it down. Soma is greek and can be translated as your body as experienced by you. Somatic Movement teaches your body awareness and how it feels to be yourself at its core. Is everything moving smoothly? Can you focus your attention to any part of your body?
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