Somatic Learning optimally supports the full embodiment of “mindfulness” through awakening somatic intelligence.


As we sense the feedback arising from the bodymind throughout our organism, we learn new ways of functioning that are congruent with non self-limiting beliefs.


The old programmed responses are erased, and our habitual tensions release into a more enlivened and integrated functioning.


Through the Somatic Meditations we develop a more highly differentiated response-ability, transforming pain, stress, trauma and aging.  This enhanced capacity for self-sensing, self-organizing (self-correcting), and self-renewing is the hallmark of the practice of Somatic Learning.


Only what grows out of your direct experiencing has the power to change everything.


Since the “body ”and the “world” live in your experience …  not the reverse as is generally conceived… how you open to receive experience will change how the bodymind unfolds in the present as form, sensations, chemistry, feeling, thinking, memory and anticipation: to enjoy a greater capacity for happiness, love and healthy longevity.

What is Somatic Learning ?


Awakening Somatic Intelligence:

The Art & Practice of Embodied Mindfulness

By Risa Kaparo, PhD (Books, CDs, & DVDs available. Click here for more information)

Awakening Somatic Intelligence introduces Somatic Learning, an innovative bodymind approach to transformative healing and self-renewal. Developed by author, psychotherapist, yoga master, and award-winning poet and songwriter Risa Kaparo, PhD, Somatic Learning teaches embodied mindfulness through breathing, sensing, movement, and touch to revitalize the body’s self-organizing intelligence.


Books, CDs and DVDs available (click here).

"A Dialogue on

Embodiment & Social Meditation"


Thomas Hubl & Risa Kaparo, PhD

Thomas Hübl is a contemporary spiritual teacher of uncompromising clarity whose teachings are recognized internationally. His work integrates the essence of the great wisdom traditions, modern scientific understanding, and his own personal path.

Awakening Somatic

Intelligence Companion

DVD Available


(Click the trailer at right to view)


With a soundtrack psychoacoustically designed by Robert Irving III (Miles Davis, Sting, Santana) to engender states of deep relaxation and extended awareness, this companion DVD creates greater ease in learning the breathing, bedtime and morning practices from the book Awakening Somatic Intelligence: The Art & Practice of Embodied Mindfulness.  Detailed animations vivify and illustrate the practices, allowing you to gravity-surf on the waves of your breath.  (Designed for all levels)


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