Somatic Healing

June 1, 2023 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Waynesville Yoga Center
$22 or 1 class credit

Step away from the overstimulated world and learn to downshift your body + mind to a more balanced, relaxed state of being with Somatics.

Come explore the world of Somatics and discover how to release muscle tension, improve posture, increase range of motion, prevent/rehab injuries and improve your mood without forcing it. In this class you’ll learn slow, gentle, relaxing self-care movements that are suitable for all ages and bodies. The best way to find out if Somatics is for you, is to give it a try!

Thursdays from 4 – 5pm–

June 1st:
The Whole Body Approach to Pelvic Health
No part of your body functions by itself. Come gain greater awareness of how your diaphragm, pelvic floor and core can work in coordinated way for greater overall health.
June 8th:
Reversing Tech Neck with Somatics
Forward head posture is more than just about your neck and head. It’s also due to tightness in your chest and belly. Discover how to rest your somatic nervous system to will help you straighten up with ease.
June 15th:
Simple, Safe Somatic Movements for Desk Jockeys
Sitting is a way of life for most. Come learn gentle movements to calm your nervous system, release muscle tension and reduce brain fog, all from a chair and standing!
June 22nd:
Bust the Myth of Aging with Somatic Awareness
It’s not our age that makes us “old,” it’s our adaptive physical patterns to stress, injuries, surgeries, etc that does. Learn how to release what holds you back and start moving with ease and living the life you want.
In this class, you’ll
  • identify thought and postural tension patterns that hold you back in life
  • explore gentle, enjoyable movements to release tension and pain
  • connect the dots of how all your body parts work together
  • discover how somatic awareness can calm your monkey mind — no sitting meditation required 🙂
  • break free from relying on drugs, surgery and on-going treatments that don’t last
Who is this class for? 
This series is for folks of all ages and abilities seeking
  • simple, safe ways to get rid of pain
  • better posture and mobility
  • a calmer state of being and better sleep
  • more power in their sport 


Kristin Jackson is a Certified Somatics Educator based in Waynesville NC. She’s known for her fun and accessible methods of coaching adults to recapture the kid in them. Kristin discovered Somatics after being hit by a car resulting in a load of soft tissue damage and traumatic brain injury. She knows pain can leave us feeling not ourselves, but anyone can reclaim their freedom in their bodies and lives, just by tuning inward. That’s where the magic lies. 

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274 S Main St
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