October 1 & 8, 2020 – BREATH, SOUND, MOVEMENT, & EMOTIONAL RELEASE: Tools to recover from stress and trauma
Develop an understanding of the power and the pitfalls of using movement & vocal sound to relieve stress and unreleased trauma.
Regulate your body. Quiet your mind.
Deepen and expand awareness.
Find and release the stuck places in your body.
This SomaSound course explores: the link between the human voice, movement, and the limbic system; the impact on the body of the fight-flight-freeze responses to trauma; how vocal sound and movement can impact general well-being, including as a tool for mindfulness and vagal stimulation.
Experience simple exercises to release tension and shift into a calm and focused alpha brainwave state as well as deeper states of awareness.
Discover how vowel & consonant sound and the rhythm, flow, and shape of movement are all used to express emotion as well as create a sense of playfulness and freedom. A method for accessing and releasing “stuck’ or unexpressed emotion will be demonstrated; cautions and contraindications will be discussed.
Thursdays ~ October 1 & 8, 2020
9AM to 11:30AM
5 Continuing Education Hours
PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors
Sounding the Breath: Discover how to release physical and emotional tension, while connecting to the breath/body & opening your voice to its full range and resonance.
Regulating your Energy Levels with Sound & Movement: Understand how vocal sound and physical movement can be used to get energized or calm and focused.
Right-Brain Singing: Learn to free yourself from the need to find the right words to express what you feel.
Exploring the ExpressivePlayground: Experience how vocal & movement improvisation can engage playful aspects of the self and learn to create a safe container for deeper exploration and expression.
Resonance, Brainwaves and Consciousness: Understand the basic physics of sound, neuroacoustics and brainwave states in accessing alternate levels of consciousness and working with trauma.
Releasing the Trauma-Body: Develop an understanding of why and how personal vocal sound & physical movement can discharge stuck emotional energy and relieve pain. Learn a technique to find and release buried trauma.
Online – Zoom link will be provided
Thursday, October 1, 2020
9:00 am to 10:00am Breathe, Sound, Move: Principles and Warmup
10:00am to 10:30am Using Sound & Movement for Self-Regulation
10:30am to 10:45am Break
10:45am to 11:30am Right-Brain Singing & Exploring the Expressive Playground
To register for Day One ONLY:
Thursday, October 8, 2020
9:00am to 9:15am Questions & Discoveries
9:15am to 10:15am Resonance, Brainwaves and Embodied Consciousness
10:15 to 10:30am Break
10:30am to 11:15am Releasing the Trauma-Body
11:15am to 11:30am Review, Questions
To register for both days, click the link below:
This is not your typical online class, and you will have the opportunity to participate in whatever way you feel most comfortable.
We recommend that you:
• Set up your computer space where you can stand and move, as well as sit quietly.
• You may participate with or without being on camera and with or without muting yourself.
• The training will be recorded, so please turn off your camera if you do not wish to be seen.
• The chat will be monitored and available during the didactic portion of the training. You may also raise your hand to talk.
Note: The slides will be available to all participants at no extra cost.
Replays may become available for an extra $25.
Meg Deak, MCAT, LPC is a musician, counselor, educator and workshop leader with 40 years of experience, exploring the role of the voice in healing.
Suzanne Hastie, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, LPC; is a seasoned dance/movement therapist, counselor and international educator who celebrates the wisdom of the body and uses her understanding to inform and guide her work.