Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Soma Brings Peace of Mind to Families

Drawing 1 — Before any Soma work. This drawing was created by an 8-year-old boy before experiencing any Soma work. He was told to create a picture of himself as he felt in his body at that moment. Through drawing analysis, this picture depicts a desperate-looking person, says Karen Bolesky, co-director of the Soma Institute of Neuromuscular Integration. The black lines indicate internal organs, their presence here often a sign of paranoia. Black is usually a color of grief or pain.

The Tui Na Touch

The Intensity of Chinese Medicine at Your Fingertips

I am lying face down on a massage table. My ears are tightly covered, so that I’m deep inside a loud silence of rushing blood and muffled room tones. Explosions of pressure twang against the back of my skull and reverberate through my brain and being, over and over. I feel at first shaken apart, and then, oddly enough, powerfully relaxed — safe.