body awareness approaches to life, healing and wholeness


MASSAGE & BODYWORK

We offer various types of ‘hands-on’ treatments that can help relax, soothe and decrease levels of pain.  Learn More.

IS THIS FOR ME?

If you’re like most, you’re here because something’s missing in your life, and you think it has something to do with your body.   You’re in the right place!  Learn more.

HOW CAN MINDFULNESS HELP?

It’s completely counter-intuitive, but mindfulness is a game changer.  When we learn to suspend judgment and really show up for our lives, things change.  Learn more.

WHAT DOES SEXUALITY HAVE TO DO WITH IT?

Love and intimacy are two of the most powerful healing forces in our lives, yet we don’t want to touch them with a ten foot pole.  It takes skill to do the conversations justice. Learn more.

Kristen Chamberlin, MS, LMT, SEP, RSMT

Kristen is a Massage and Somatic Therapist, parent and dancer, with almost 30 years of experience using body-awareness approaches to resolving stress related medical conditions and trauma. Her work is informed by Somatic Experiencing, Mindfulness, Yoga, the Expressive Arts, Himalayan Tantra and a love of the natural world. Learn more about her and the center.

Kristen Chamberlin, owner of Somatic Center

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Tantric Ground Puja

Tantric Ground Puja

A Tantric Ground Event Dates for next Puja's Sept 27, 2019 150 Main St., Studio Helix (3rd floor Thornes Market), Northampton, MA 6:30-10pm A ‘Puja’ is a ritual prayer.  Borrowed from Eastern traditions, its used to honor a sacred event or diety.  In tantric...

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2020 on Being Human

2020 on Being Human

Feb 15 - 22, 2020, Big Tree Retreat Center, Punta Uva, COSTA RICA This will be an extraordinary experience.  We invite you on a joyful, possibly provocative journey back into connection.  Immersed in the primal landscape of the tropical rainforest, we'll discover who...

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Intro to Himalayan Tantra

Intro to Himalayan Tantra

A Tantric Ground Event Dates for next Puja's Sept 27, 2019 150 Main St., Studio Helix (3rd floor Thornes Market), Northampton, MA 6:30-10pm A ‘Puja’ is a ritual prayer.  Borrowed from Eastern traditions, its used to honor a sacred event or diety.  In tantric...

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Understanding and Healing Lower Back Pain and Hip Pain

Understanding and Healing Lower Back Pain and Hip Pain

Feb 15 - 22, 2020, Big Tree Retreat Center, Punta Uva, COSTA RICA This will be an extraordinary experience.  We invite you on a joyful, possibly provocative journey back into connection.  Immersed in the primal landscape of the tropical rainforest, we'll discover who...

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Understanding and Healing Head, Neck and Shoulder Pain

Understanding and Healing Head, Neck and Shoulder Pain

This Intro to Tantra event will take participants on a deep dive into the world of Himalayan Tantra.    We'll dispel myths, open to truths and drop into our soul's yearning for more love, passion and purpose.  In practicing skills for unconditional love, we create...

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Sexuality & Spirituality retreat

Sexuality & Spirituality retreat

July 20-26, 2020 Shalom Mountain Retreat Center Livingston Manor, NY Are you: Looking to find a deep loving connection with another and with yourself? Wondering if you can find a lover who will openly explore sexuality? Longing to meet others with whom you can create...

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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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