Somatics and Trauma is a course of study designed by Staci Haines. Her work emerges from the Somatics tradition of Richard Strozzi Heckler integrating Polarity Therapy, Gestalt, Vipassana meditation and Aikido. Staci integrates her extensive study in personal and social change, trauma and recovery and Neuro-Linguistic Programming into this unique and powerful work.
Strozzi Institute. Richard Strozzi-Heckler, Ph.D. (www.strozziinstitute.com) is an internationally known teacher and consultant on leadership and mastery. He has spent more than three decades researching, developing, and teaching the practical application of Somatics-- the unity of language, action, and meaning-- to corporate, government and social leaders. Richard is the author of five books, including In Search of the Warrior Spirit, The Anatomy of Change, Holding the Center, The Mind/Body Interface, and Aikido and the New Warrior. He is the co-founder of LOMI School and has continued to innovate the application of Somatics to healing. Strozzi Institute is the only coaching school nationally that offers a certification in Somatic Coaching.