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Private, Somatic Exercise Classes to Restore Natural Movement and Fluidity.


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Re-learn how to Explore and Move through your Body like a Child and undo tension and pain. Realign your muscles and bones and transform your body through adopting an easy, gentle exercise routine. Soothe areas of tension which developed through unconscious patterns applied over the years. Re-experience how to Play with Movement, & become reacquainted with parts of your body you may be resisting in a kind gentle way. Become aware of how your whole body is interconnected and learn how moving your total body greatly reduces tension to relieve pain.
Somatic Movement Flow Classes- Integrate Exercises from Pilates, Clinical Somatics & other Somatic Movement Modalities to not only strengthen and stretch, but to align, integrate & coordinate the total body through slow, small, gentle, fluid and thoughtful therapeutic movements.
Classes are designed for students who are committed to practice & working on bringing awareness to & soothing problem areas through what Clinical Somatics refers to as "Pandiculation"-  an effective and mindful way to restore whole body symmetry,  well being and good posture. 
Class objectives are to experience fluidity of movement though the total body, relax and restore ease of motion, feel great and have fun!
About the Instructor- Suzanne Clare has been a devotee & instructor of exercise for over 30 years. She is a Certified Pilates Mat & Bal Instructor, a Certified Integrative Yoga Therapist, former Personal Trainer and  a Fl. State Licensed Massage Therapist.
A year ago mid- August, Suzanne, slipped in a puddle on a patch of slime, cracked her kneecap & had surgery. Fortunately, she has restored her movement abilities extremely well. Ms. Clare feels she owes her success to the addition of Clinical Somatics & other Somatic Movement Exercises into her exercise regime. 
Now, she would like to share her latest passion with other exercises from her diverse background with students who want to reduce pain, restore whole body movement and relearn natural ease of motion. Through a whole body range of Somatic Movement Exercises, Suzanne not only restored her knee but undid the back & hip inflammation she had experienced prior to her accident. "More centered, I feel as though I'm walking better, and am less vulnerable to slipping...a great and necessary skill to have in Boquete."
Student Comment-
           "I’ve been actively exercising in one form or another since relocating to Boquete from the US.

Building upon my experiences at the US Naval Academy, I’ve done cross country running, swimming, Pilates, Zumba, several types of yoga, mountain hiking (still do this) and now Somatics.

Each has its place and function, however the only one that puts it all together for the whole body in a gentle non-injurious way is Somatics. 

In the short time I’ve done Somatics my hiking stamina & speed has increased. I highly recommend Somatics from Suzanne Clare for those who want a life of enhanced, pain-free quality with a feeling of health & control. I feel Somatics is the ultimate – but not the only – activity one must embrace for a healthy life; an aerobic activity such as dancing, running, biking or hiking is recommended as an adjunct to Somatics.

Somatics is a viable solution for anyone with problems with specific body parts such as neck, back, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle, etc. I particularly like the freedom to vary and alter the exercises to suit the individual and keep it interesting. - Roger  Imerman, Leader- Hike Boquete

Private Classes are at a central location in Bajo Boquete. Mat exercises are done on a futon with 2 extra thick, extra wide exercise mats on a platform at a convenient height. Classes may also utilize wall stretches, standing and stretchy band exercises & chair movements. 
The first class is $20, followed by one class a week [or less often] for $20, and 2 or 3 classes per week are $15 each; to be paid once weekly. 
Private Classes focus on specific problem areas of the student in addition to giving him or her an experience of how the whole body is interconnected.  Audio and/or written instructions are emailed to help one recollect the exercises given so to practice movements in-between sessions.
To inquire or for registration, please email Suzanne at suzeclare@gmail.com
Looking forward to Flowing with You Soon!
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