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Somatic Learning and Spirituality
Everyone can name times when the body communicates to us, whether it be a panic attack brought on by stress, a ‘gut’ reaction to a racist comment, an upset stomach as we contemplate complaining to a teacher or boss, or being drained and exhausted from an intense encounter. So why have we tended to ignore the body as a site for learning? The main reason seems to be the Western privileging of mind over body.