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.

Somatics

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.

Mindfulness

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

Sexuality

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

Love

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

Intro to Tantra Weekend Retreat

Tantric Ground’s Intro to Tantra Weekend Retreat Shutesbury, MA Sept 29-Oct 2, 2016 “I was transported.  The event exceeded my expectations.  Kristen’s gifts with creating and holding space dazzled me.  I even got wiser, learning tantric philosophy when I... read more

Intimacy & Body Awareness: 6 wk thrpy grp

Sign Up The relationship we have to ourselves and our bodies is core to how we move in the world, core to the relationships we form and is a key component of our social success, health and happiness. Are you ready to do what it takes to heal past wounds that reside in... read more

The Hero’s Journey: Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

By the time the first Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class starts, I’ve already sat with each participant to hear their story.  Some are facing their mortality, others chronic debilitating pain and addiction, still others, family histories that limit... read more

All over wellness, body and soul—that is what Kristen provides in a single session, like no other practitioner I’ve ever seen.

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