Somatic Center


body awareness approaches to life, healing, and wholeness


What is somatic therapy?

At the Somatic Center, somatic therapy involves working with the mind-body connection to improve quality of life and promote healing. Opening to a joyful life happens more naturally when our external lives mirror inner values and desires. Learn more.

How can mindfulness help?

Mindfulness meditation is the act of bringing moment to moment awareness to your life, judgment free. Learn more about the practice and check out the courses available at the Somatic Center.

What does sexuality have to do with it?

Love and intimacy are two of the most powerful healing forces in our lives, yet regularly get deleted from the conversation. That’s because it takes skill…to do these conversations justice. Learn more.

Events & Classes

There are many ways to integrate somatic practices into your life. Check out descriptions and dates for upcoming events, programs and classes at the Somatic Center. Learn more.


Feel like what troubles you is in your body? Here’s a tool for re-membering the body connections as a step along the way.


Anxious, stressed, overwhelmed? Here’s a tool that can make a difference right here, right now.


Longing for deeper connection? It helps if we’re self-connected first. Here are some tools that can help.


Are you interested in simple recipe for making more Love in the world?

Kristen Chamberlin, MS, LMT, SEP

Kristen is a Massage and Somatic Therapist, parent and dancer, with 25 years of experience using body-awareness approaches to resolving stress related medical conditions and trauma. Her work is informed by Somatic Experiencing, Mindfulness, Yoga, Himalayan tantra and a love of the natural world. Learn more about her and the center.

Kristen Chamberlin, owner of Somatic Center

Somatic Center Blog

A Tantric Journey in Costa Rica

on Being Human                                     opening the senses in movement and nature     [button link="/product/on-being-human/" type="big" color="purple"] Sign Up [/button] Brochure Link Includes a $150  non-refundable deposit Please press 'Friends and...

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6-wk Beginner Tantra Series

6-wk Beginner Tantra Series Start Feb 12th:   5 Sundays, 3-6:30pm (2/19 6-9:30pm) + 1 full wknd F-Sn, March 17-19th Facilitated by Kristen Chamberlin Cost:  $610 [button link="/product/tantric-ground-event-6-wk-beg-tantra-series/" type="big" color="purple"] Sign Up...

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Embodying Radical Intimacy

Embodying Radical Intimacy: Kink, Spirit, Sex and the Primal Body [button link="/product/embodying-radical-intimacy/" type="big" color="purple"] Sign Up [/button] Feb 17-19, 2017  (6pm Fri - 4pm Sun) Sirius Eco-Village, 72 Baker Rd., Shutesbury, MA  01072 $525 Tuition...

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A Mythical Dance with Snakes

Every summer I work at a family summer camp where Serpentessa brings her Red-tailed Boa's for adults and kids to play with.  At first, I didn't know what to think about them.  It's definitely different.  But an adventurous spirit took over me and I decided to give it...

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