What is embodiment? Dr. Arielle Schwarz says “Embodiment is the practice of attending to your sensations. Awareness of your body serves as a guiding compass to help you feel more in charge of the course of your life. [This] awareness provides a foundation for empathy, helps you make healthy decisions, and gives important feedback about your relationships with others. Embodiment... applies mindfulness and movement practices to awaken body awareness as a tool for healing.”
More than just bubble baths or watching tv, embodied self care means connecting with our brain and our body to tune into what we need and want. Our brains and bodies are meant to work together in harmony but many times, because of exhaustion, busyness, and a fast-paced world, we disconnect from ourselves. By practicing embodied self care, we can connect with a sense of agency over taking care of ourselves in a way that makes sense for us, making us healthier, increasing our capacity, and allow us to connect more with those around us.
In pursuit of supporting women in their personal wellness journey, we are so excited to be hosting a women's embodied self-care retreat this summer!
The topics we will explore include: accessing wellness through the power of our nervous system and brain, knowing yourself and how to best support you, understanding your roadblocks to self-care, and building a personal wellness plan. Each week we will learn, connect, and practice via zoom.
Tuesdays 7:-8:30 pm - July 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17
Cost: $350 (limited sliding scale spots of $250 available)
About the Author: Trisha Wolfe, SEP, NARM, CRM Teacher
I am grateful to be able to offer this work to the Central Ohio area, which is home to many somatic practitioners.