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The Embodiment Podcast

Host Mark Walsh and guest hosts offer a weekly podcast for everyone who is interested in Embodiment and the body. The podcast contains in-depth explorations of embodiment topics with expert guests from around the globe. Diverse speakers and practitioners of embodied areas such as academia, yoga, meditation, martial arts, psychology, medical, somatic, therapy, dance, and bodywork. The podcast is full of practical tips and experiential exercises.

Jun 25, 2018

Nervous system specialist and therapeutic coach Irene joins me to describe her journey though physio and Feldenkrais into trauma work. We discuss mini-traumas, developmental trauma, safety overuse of the word “trauma”, Bruce Perry, the vagus nerve, Gabor Maté, social resilience why the USA is messed up, cultural factors in trauma (comparing Russia, Iceland, Sweden and The Philippines) child-rearing, self-regulation Peter Levine, Somatic Experiencing, politics and trauma (this part is pretty leading edge), protestors, Tony Robbins, victims being dangerous and what works (various modalities such as EFT, TRE and EMDR are discussed).