I work my clients using Somatic methods, which connect the brain to the body via the nervous system. Your sessions with me may incorporate any of the many methods in my toolbox to help you with your body and goals.
INITIAL SESSION | 90 minutes | $80 | Purchase
Includes health history, postural and gait assessment and goal setting, hands-on session and self care moves to practice at home. Whether you are a complete newbie or have attended classes, this is where to start.
ADDITIONAL SESSION | 50-60 minutes | $60 | Purchase
60-minute sessions can include hands-on work, additional self care moves for your home practice and/or private lesson, similar to a class, but 1-on-1.
ONLINE SESSIONS | 50-60 minutes | $60 | Purchase
Meet with me online for your private movement lesson. Perfect for those who live outside Portland or while traveling. This is very effective and easy to do. All you need is a laptop or tablet, WIFI and a quiet space. You will receive a recording of your session for permanent use. Here's a video to learn just how easy it is!
Three 1-hour sessions | $170 ($10 savings. Expires 3 months from date of purchase.) | Purchase
Five 1-hour sessions | $280 ($20 savings. Expires 4 months from date of purchase ) | Purchase
You can purchase sessions and schedule them online.
If you have questions, just let me know.
I've been doing the Somatics moves you taught me, and I do notice that my lower back pain is much better. I never did reschedule with that chiropractor since this works so well. This will save me
so much time and money!
~JR, 51, Portland, Oregon
Essential Somatics™ reverses the effects of Sensory Motor Amnesia (SMA) with unique, simple, pain-free movements. Unlike passive treatments, you learn how to fix your own dysfunction!
Start with private Essential Somatics™ Sessions in which Kristin will lead you through gentle movement patterns to help you sense and locate the muscles that are creating your pain. These exercises will help you break the SMA between your brain and muscles so you can find relief and reconnect with your long-lost, tension-free muscles. You will increase your proprioception and somatic awareness (how you sense your body from an internal perspective). These sessions are done while lying on a massage-type table and you are fully clothed. Many people report immediate changes after their first session. Permanent changes are often achieved in just 3-6 sessions. To retain the changes in you will be taught DIY self-care routine to practice at home.