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WHY NON-TRADITIONAL LANGUAGE?

It is estimated that out of every million parts of information received and processed by our body, we as humans admit thirteen parts into our conscious awareness. meaning we only allow ourselves to be conscious of 0.00013 percent of the data that is known by our body. 

Our conscious capacity has become more limited in our modern world. we need habitual default patterns of categorizing, assuming, anticipating, comparing and judging to get through our days. habitual patterning is associated to the left brain and it’s not a bad thing. however it doesn’t allow you access to all the information being processed by your body. 

We want you to have more access to your body than thirteen parts of a million. we don’t want you to move mindlessly through your movement classes. that’s why we guide our movement classes from sensation oriented language. sensation oriented language activates a different area of the brain, it shifts you out of the prefrontal cortex and corticol brain and into the brain stem.

When we are directed to feel into our bodies and move our bodies through a place tracking sensation we limit preconceived ideas of what it should look or feel like. instead we get to experience the movement for ourselves and tap into our own experience, when we do this we stimulate the insular lobe and increase our interoceptive capacities; aka our capacity to feel our bodies. we move out of the left brain and into the right and start building new neural pathways that bridge the two in the corpus callosum. with more interoceptive capacities we have more motor control, can decrease the rate of injuries, find homeostasis in the body and can get ‘calm’ that much faster.


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Hussain, J., & Cohen, M. (2018). Clinical Effects of Regular Dry Sauna Bathing: A Systematic Review. Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM, 2018, 1857413. doi:10.1155/2018/1857413

Janssen CW, Lowry CA, Mehl MR, et al. Whole-Body Hyperthermia for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Psychiatry. 2016;73(8):789–795. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2016.1031