The Somatic Coaching Academy Podcast

The Somatic Coaching Academy Podcast

Somatics has always been at the core of Ani and Brian’s professional expertise, but that’s not what makes them a dynamic duo. Ani and Brian are life and business partners and the “yin” to the other’s “yang.” They share stories from their professional lives as well as their personal lives to better explain and illustrate the power of somatic techniques. After more than a decade working independently, Ani and Brian combined forces. Together they have over 86,000 hours of client experience, more than 20 certifications and half a century working helping people learn to develop self and professional mastery. After leaving the Western Medical system and creating their own private pay holistic rehabilitation practices, they went on to create two wellness centers and two international training centers together. Their expert knowledge of physiology combined with multiple certifications in energy medicine, eastern movement practices like tai chi and qigong, meditation, mindfulness and manual therapies combined with coaching methodology ultimately led to the formation of The Somatic Coaching Academy. Through the lens of coaching, Brian and Ani have developed a comprehensive curriculum for learning somatic modalities that anyone can learn. You don’t need to be a psychologist to deeply help people transform their lives and heal long held problems, both physical and emotional. The trauma-sensitive coaching solutions taught at the Somatic Coaching Academy will outperform conventional western coaching and therapeutic practices. Episodes of this show are packed with useful information and lessons on precisely this topic. In this hectic and precarious world, everyone should have equal access to whatever resources they need to thrive. Using innovative trauma-sensitive somatic coaching methods, Brian and Ani will help you master client work. Learn the ins and outs of a variety of holistic methods so you can provide truly life-changing outcomes for your clientele. Listen to The Somatic Coaching Academy Podcast at https://somaticcoachingacademy.com/.

Episodes

July 11, 2024 28 mins

In Episode 37 of the Somatic Coaching Academy podcast, Brian and Ani welcome Shawna Pelton to the Faculty Lounge for a compelling discussion on integrating psychedelic therapy with somatic coaching. Discover Shawna's transformative journey from energy medicine to becoming a holistic health practitioner specializing in trauma-sensitive psychedelic therapy. Learn how Shawna combines decades of diverse healing practices to create a co...

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Join Brian and Ani in this captivating episode of the Somatic Coaching Academy podcast as they explore how to achieve emotional independence. Learn practical techniques to shift from negative emotions like anger and helplessness to more empowering and fulfilling states. Using Dr. David Hawkins' "Power vs. Force" framework, Brian and Ani offer a clear map to elevate your emotional and consciousness levels. Hear personal stories and ...

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Ever wondered why some decisions feel so difficult? In this episode of the Somatic Coaching Academy podcast, Ani Anderson and Brian Trzaskos unveil the hidden force shaping your every choice: the Law of Relativity. Discover how constant, subconscious comparisons influence your thoughts and actions, and learn practical strategies to turn this powerful law to your advantage. With captivating stories and actionable insights, Ani and B...

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In this eye-opening episode, Ani and Brian dive deep into the misunderstood world of chronic pain. Is chronic pain an emotion? They explore groundbreaking research that debunks long-held beliefs about pain sensors and nociceptors, shedding light on the emotional and psychological aspects of pain. Discover how our brain constructs pain, the role of the nervous system, and why some treatments fail. Learn about the innovative approach...

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In this episode of the Somatic Coaching Academy podcast, Ani Anderson and Brian Trzaskos uncover the powerful interplay between self-esteem, health, and income. Learn how a positive self-image can boost your earning potential and improve your overall well-being, supported by eye-opening research and personal coaching stories. Dive deep into the neuroscience of self-esteem, discover the surprising role of the hippocampus, and gain p...

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What if your body's symptoms were trying to tell you something profound about your life's purpose? In this episode of the Somatic Coaching Academy podcast, Ani Anderson and Brian Trzaskos take you into the "Faculty Lounge" for an inspiring case study of Diane, a client whose journey from severe health challenges to discovering her true purpose is nothing short of transformative. Join us as we explore how Diane's struggles with panc...

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Are you or your clients feeling stuck and unable to make progress in life? There's a good chance that this is a trauma response to a past experience. This insightful podcast, hosted by Ani and Brian, dives into the four F's of trauma: Fight, Flight, Freeze, and Fawn. These responses can manifest in various ways, from anger and blame to avoidance and people-pleasing. Ani and Brian shed light on how these behaviors can sabotage peopl...

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Meditation is more than just sitting quietly; it's a profound practice that enhances mental clarity and emotional stability, often hindered by common misconceptions. In this episode, Ani Anderson and Brian Trzaskos tackle the most prevalent myths surrounding meditation, such as the necessity of a silent mind and the challenges of traditional meditation techniques. Ani and Brian delve into alternative approaches, including the benef...

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Tune into our latest podcast episode where we explore the essence of centered leadership and its profound impact on today's organizational dynamics. We dive deep into a recent study by Bain & Company, revealing 33 distinctive traits that characterize inspiring leaders across various sectors. Each trait is broken down into four comprehensive quadrants that encapsulate the core abilities every effective leader should cultivate. T...

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Step into the world of somatic practices with us in this informative podcast episode, where we tackle the critical topics of anxiety and depression. Hosts Ani and Brian share their insights on how somatic practices like core centering can revolutionize mental health. Learn about the physiological and psychological impacts of these practices, gain insights from real-life examples, and receive practical advice on how to incorporate t...

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In the captivating finale of our four-part series on the Somatic Coaching Academy Podcast, Ani Anderson and Brian Trzaskos explore the profound impact of saying "yes" to pivotal life decisions. This episode dives into the heart of decision-making, illuminating the role of the law of receiving and how it governs our ability to manifest true desires. Drawing from personal experiences and theoretical knowledge, Ani and Brian discuss h...

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Embark on Part 3 of our enlightening series with Ani Anderson and Brian Trzaskos on the Somatic Coaching Academy Podcast, where they delve deeper into the transformative power of decision-making in alignment with the universe. This episode builds on the previous discussions, offering profound insights into how natural laws and vibrational frequencies shape our life paths. Discover the nuances of the law of cause and effect and the ...

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Dive into Part 2 of a compelling series with Ani Anderson and Brian Trzaskos on the Somatic Coaching Academy Podcast, where they further unravel the impact of universal laws on making pivotal life choices. This episode expands on the foundational insights from Part 1, exploring the dynamic interplay between the universe's constant expansion and our decision-making processes. Learn how to attune your somatic awareness to these cosmi...

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In this thought-provoking episode of the Somatic Coaching Academy podcast, join Ani Anderson and Brian Trzaskos as they embark on the first of a four-part series dedicated to unraveling the intricacies of making pivotal life decisions. This episode dives deep into the essence of decision-making, exploring why many of us hesitate to make bold choices that could transform our lives. Through a blend of personal anecdotes, practical ex...

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In this insightful episode of the Somatic Coaching Academy podcast, Ani Anderson and Brian Trzaskos explore the nuanced challenges coaches face in expanding their client base, focusing on the importance of 'being state', authentic connections, and essential business skills. They provide practical strategies for increasing income through rate adjustments and client expansion while emphasizing the transformative power of real convers...

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In this engaging episode of the Somatic Coaching Academy podcast, Brian, representing the science perspective, and Ani, embodying the art perspective, engage in a fascinating dialogue about the science and art of motivation. Brian provides a deep dive into the brain's dopamine circuits, focusing on how the nigrostriatal, mesolimbic, and mesocortical pathways influence motivation. He explains the scientific underpinnings of motivati...

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In this enlightening episode of the Somatic Coaching Academy podcast, Ani Anderson shares insights into the multifaceted journey of finding one's purpose, going beyond traditional definitions to explore its spiritual, emotional, and physical dimensions. She elucidates how purpose is not just about doing but about being, highlighting the significance of embracing both the light and shadows of life to fully understand and live one's ...

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One of the biggest problems parent face is the disentanglement of their own stories from the current experiences of their children. This can create a serious gap if not addressed urgently, and this is where parent coaching training comes in. Ani Anderson and Brian Trzaskos explain how this somatic work teaches parents to reparent and reprogram themselves to make them more effective and impactful guides f...

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Everything is energy, and when you look deeply into the concepts of energy work, you’ll find intersections with somatics. Join this episode where Ani Anderson and Brian Trzaskos explore the confluence of somatics and energy coaching. Diving into the realms of energy coaching, they unravel the transformative approaches that guide clients toward balance, revitalization, and empowerment in mind, body, and s...

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Imposter syndrome. We hear it all the time, mostly from people who self-diagnose their feelings of self-doubt and perceived inadequacy. But what is it, truly? And is it something a mindset coach can help you with? Brian Trzaskos and Ani Anderson tackle these questions in another episode of the Somatic Coaching Academy Podcast. In this conversation, you will learn why the way to help with people overcome the imposter syndrome can st...

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