Welcome

Lucia's Transparent SomaMan GraphicWelcome to de Fenzi Movement, specialising in Hanna Somatic Education, a natural and gentler way to life long wellbeing. Hanna Somatics is a practical approach for you to use in your own time to personally gain freedom through movement and continually create space for yourself to improve your situation in life.

Karen Douglas de Fenzi is an internationally renowned Hanna Somatic Educator and she thinks every person deserves Hanna Somatics and can benefit from it at some level.

Karen is working in collaboration with the Centre 0f Research in Health and Social Inequalities and University of Cumbria Active and is running two seminars with them on “An Experiential Introduction to Hanna Somatic Education”. The links to attend either of these free events where you can book your place are below;

University of Cumbria on 18 December 2019 at Bowerham Road Lancaster

University of Cumbria on 21 January 2020 at Fusehill Street, Carlisle

Hanna Somatics is movement education that guides you to improve the connection between your muscles and brain so you can be in voluntary control of relaxing your muscles. By making very small and slow movements you are providing yourself with new sensory information to re-set the resting level of muscles so that this new level is maintained. This rebalances and integrates all your functioning and frees you from constraint psychologically, emotionally and physiologically.

Actively you are replacing ‘old’ uncomfortable habit patterns with new ones and gaining active voluntary control of a formerly passive involuntary process. By inviting you to use the voluntary motor cortex of your brain, Hanna Somatic Movements, lay a scent for neurons to follow and create new pathways that refine your motor control, relieve stiffness and pain and enhances your performance, effortlessly.

Karen Douglas de Fenzi PhotoKaren Douglas de Fenzi is a certified Hanna Somatic Educator. She believes this phenomenal work bridges the gap between the fields of personal health and education because at its core lies self understanding and self trust that continually improves from being able to sense into your own internal proprioceptive feedback. 

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