Peter’s Bodymind Blog

Moving Meditations

Moving Meditations

Our new App, Moving Meditations, offers 18 short videos to help kids (and their families) find peace and balance. The videos are fun and engaging, and effortless to use—all you have to do is watch them! But you might wonder, what does watching someone doing gentle...

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The New England Somatic Experiencing(TM) Conference

The New England Somatic Experiencing(TM) Conference

On Saturday September 8th, I attended the yearly conference (yearly since last year!) of the New England Somatic Experiencing(TM)  group. (Somatic Experiencing (SE) is a form of body-oriented psychotherapy focused specifically on trauma. It works primarily by guiding...

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What do the Martial Arts have to offer?

“Martial arts” is a very broad category, with various aims—some incompatible with each other! Sport martial arts operate under specific rules, and offer excellent recreation and exercise for the reasonably fit. Self-defense is a claim often made, but there is a lot of...

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Core concepts of Bodymind Training

I would like to explain as clearly as I can the core ideas of the system I call Bodymind Training (BmT).  These concepts also apply to many other forms of Somatic education and therapy. Bodymind Training shows you simple and easy ways to feel better and be more...

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After the National Qigong Association conference

Just back from the National Qigong Association East Coast conference. Overall, an enjoyable and productive time! Mardi and I gave a presentation, early in the conference, based on the sequence of our published papers; you can see the Power Point here. We were...

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What Am I Doing Here?

All my life I have been fascinated by the Bodymind arts. I started when I was 11 with Judo. I was living in Geneva at the time, and as a precociously intelligent and bookish child, I was picked on at school. My half-brother Kenny, 10 years older than me,...

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