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About Carli Herrs

Carli is a certified Structural Integrator, Pilates Instructor, and owner of Soma Kinetics in Kent, WA.

Newsletter October 2014

The past few months have been a whirlwind of activity for me. Now I’m enjoying getting back to my relatively easy-going routines, and am feeling ready to share some of what I’ve been up to.

Allow me to lead with a shiny new addition to my credentials! I officially earned the title Board Certified Structural IntegratorCM. […]

By |October 27th, 2014|Newsletter|0 Comments

Newsletter July 2014

Answer: On a road trip! At least that’s where much of MY June went, with the easy companionship of my sister-in-law and niece. We started in Chicago, ended on the Oregon Coast, and had an absolutely amazing journey in-between. We visited ten national parks/monuments, many national forests, historic towns, and an Indian reservation. We got […]

By |July 7th, 2014|Newsletter|0 Comments

Newsletter May 2014

While my spring cleaning fever did include the typical vacuuming, mopping, and a good-sized drop-off at Goodwill, somehow it also involved an unplanned website overhaul. I seem to get the bug to do this about once a year, which must be exactly how long it takes to forget what a tedious job it really is. […]

By |May 16th, 2014|Newsletter|0 Comments

SESSION 1 – Getting Started

Focus: We work from side-lying and supine positions to free the superficial tissue surrounding the rib cage.

Result: Feeling of lightness and well-being, a more upright posture, and fuller, deeper breathing.

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SESSION 2 – Toes to Knees

Focus: It’s all about the foundation: Lower legs and feet.

Result: Feeling of being firmly grounded, feet supple and responsive, increased freedom in calf muscles.

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SESSION 3 – Sidelines

Focus: Side-lying session from head to toe, special attention on releasing the low back and freeing the shoulder.

Result: Expanded breathing, greater relaxation and more immediately available energy.

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SESSIONS 4, 5 & 6 – The “Core” Sessions

Focus: Balance everything that pulls on the pelvis, above and below, front, sides & back.

Result: Better balance and freedom of movement. Walking takes a fraction of the energy typically expended.

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SESSION 7 – Neck, Head & Face

Focus: Release the muscles of the neck, face and head.

Result: A more softened, relaxed appearance in the face, increased self-reliance and personal power.

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Focus: The arms, the movement of energy through the arms and down the back.

Result: Increased rotary function. Energy moving through the elbows, scapula to sacrum. Arms swing relaxed.

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SESSIONS 8, 9 & 10 – Integration

Focus: Integrate the whole body in a new and more efficient manner.

Result: Less stress and more energy as the body’s structure is better aligned with gravity.

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