Endometriosis, Fibroids & our female body

Recent awareness around health conditions affecting the female reproductive system have been highlighted in the press this week. Firstly with accounts and individual experiences of women going through endometriosis, and secondly experiences from fibroids. BBC Newsbeat: Endometriosis treatment "unacceptable" BBC: "Fibroids: I worried I might not be able to have kids" Endometriosis: is when the…

How caesareans could affect evolution

BBC: Caesarean births 'affecting human evolution' - by Helen Briggs Recently published research explores the idea that the practice of caesareans over the past 50 years has led to an increase in narrow pelvis size within the population. This is due to the babies born via caesarean, carrying the narrow pelvis gene surviving when before they would not. It leads to a positive cycling effect, where there…

The Breath of Life Conference 2017

13th - 14th May 2017, London The international Breath of Life Conference brings together pioneering practitioners and scientists involved in grounding breaking research and the application of body-mind therapeutic approaches. It explores key factors that organise how we function, beyond just the physical form, providing a forum and meeting place for exchanging ideas at the cutting edge of…

Labanarium – an online network for movement, theatre & dance

For all dancers, performers and researchers of movement... An inspiring project was launched on the 6th January 2017 by Juliet Chambers-Coe, creating an online international resource and network centre for the movement community, supported by the Guildford School of Acting (GSA). Stemming from the exploration of Rudolf Laban and hence its name, the Labanarium, it is…

How we stand, is how we think.

Structural organisation of the body influences how a person perceives the world. Our physical movement patterns and neurological patterns are directly interlinked. Body/Mind Connection I first became aware of the bodymind connection in the early days of studying Structural Integration. The work of Ken Dychtwald (BodyMind) is a great introduction to this, with other studies…