Let movement be medicine for your psyche, body, and soul
The majority of bodily aches, pains, restrictions, and injuries are the results of losing touch with our instinctual movement skills and from posturing ourselves in response to chronic psychological stress.
You were born with the intelligence of how to move your body. You instinctively learned to build an inner sense of stability, strength, and adaptability as you rolled around on the floor, rocked, and crawled. You knew how to move, and you knew you were capable and resilient. Then, life happened.
Within the fascial web of your body exists the story of your life. Every time you felt insecure, your body felt this. You positioned yourself in particular postures to mask feelings and to soothe fear. Your body became used to these habitual postures and movements, and your emotions became locked in your cellular memories, creating limiting patterns in your tissue.
Customized Primal Vinyasa® + Somatic Meditation classes can liberate you from the limiting stories of your past and reunite you with the innate and instinctual intelligence of your natural human design.
Feeling more grounded & body-wise
Ability to map psyche-body connections
More clarity & vitality with less stress & pain
Knowing how to move to feel your best
Inner sense of safety, stability, & adaptability
Here's what Denise, a certified yoga teacher, had to say about her first customized Primal Vinyasa® experience:
“I am feeling parts of my body that I don’t normally feel! That core work was awesome. Most of the movements were new to me. My posture feels more upright, I am feeling more space in my shoulders and my core is awake."
“During meditation I had an emotional release that came out of nowhere. I don’t always have an emotional reaction in class and when I do I know its something special."
Here's what Dain, former VP of Finance and Strategy at Natural Habitat Adventures, had to say about his customized Primal Vinyasa® experience:
"Amanda is an incredibly gifted teacher who deeply understands the psyche-body link. Through her movement classes, I’ve discovered so many areas of “cobwebs” in my body that I didn’t even realize how limited my range of motion was until she helped bring awareness and movement to those areas that rarely get love. Working through these restrictions has helped me feel so much better in my day to day movement and helped undo years of bad posture from being behind a computer most of the day!"
Primal Vinyasa® can liberate your psyche and body with these 5 movement categories:
Functional alignment, joint range of motion, spinal mapping, primal squats, core and breath mechanics, controlled descent, kneeling, & more
Ground Reaction Force
Push and pull, expand and contract, squat and stand to skillfully move energy in your body, psyche, and environment
interoceptive, & vestibular senses for stability, coordination, adaptability, and resilience
Rock, squat, row, balance, and traverse diverse terrain to expand the dynamism of your body and psyche
Stabilize, mobilize, strengthen, and heal as you coordinate simultaneous movement from opposite sides of your body
All classes are available live or via video playback. Classes are customized to meet the needs of participants. Need not attend live to register.
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This functional and yogic movement system was created by movement revolutionary Annie Adamson. Customized classes are taught on Psyche Body Soul exclusively by Amanda Blain, who is a Primal Vinyasa® certified instructor, trained directly by Adamson.
Amanda is also a Yogic Psychology Specialist, Therapeutic and Functional Movement Coach, and Yoga Alliance registered teacher specializing in trauma-informed therapeutic approaches through the National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine.