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It's not me, it's you

"You have magic hands, that doesn't hurt at all."  ~ client, as her shoulder moves without pain "My knee doesn't hurt anymore. Whatever you did is amazing!"  ~ client, who's knee I never touched in her session "I thought my left shoulder was my issue, since that's where I feel pain.  But it feels better after our session, and we focused on the right side of my body. Fascinating!"  ~ client, who is a bodyworker herself "I've never felt this good, and I've been going to a chiropractor for 30 years."  ~Think Somatics class student It's not me, it's you. When clients sing my praises, I tell them, "Don't thank me. Thank your brain!"   All I did was help your brain take back control of how you move and sense yourself. Somatics is not bodywork.  When you get bodywork , like an adjustment, massage, or other treatment, you are passive. You've taken your body to an "