“You need bodywork,” my wise friend said matter-of-factly.
I knew she was right. This misalignment often happens to me when I spend too much time in my head — working, writing, over-analyzing.
But this is more than that. This is something that’s been going on for a long time now, and something I’ve turned away from since my kids were born.
The body holds memory and emotions in ways our mind doesn’t.
I’m a body person. I’ve always occupied my body in a deep connected way.
As a young child I danced and did gymnastics.
I played basketball and tennis in high school and though I struggled with eating disorders in my late teens and twenties, sports were healing for me — the place I felt most at home, the most like myself.
I recently began teaching tennis – a sport I mostly broke up with in my early twenties…
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