We are all Somas, which is a Greek word meaning the living body.
As a Soma we perform repetitive movements, have injuries or surgeries, and/or experience emotional stressors that have an effect on our bodies of creating habituated tension and also pain.
Through the practice of SomaYoga we learn that there are three different ways that we can hold habituated tension – red light (flight) reflex, green light (fight) reflex or trauma reflex.
Red Light Reflex
Examples of the red light reflex are when we roll our shoulders forward and lower our chin toward our chest as we look down at our phone to type a text, [Read more…] about What the Heck is SomaYoga?