THE SOMATIC COACHING PODCAST

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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.

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Ep #26 How to Make Pivotal Life Decisions Part 3: Clues for When to Say Yes

Ep #26 How to Make Pivotal Life Decisions Part 3: Clues for When to Say Yes

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 law of polarity, and how they provide clues to making empowering choices. Hear inspiring stories of individuals who’ve navigated pivotal life decisions, transforming their lives and those around them. This episode is a treasure trove for anyone eager to master the art of decision-making, learn to harness the universe’s supportive ‘yes,’ and profoundly impact their personal and professional growth. Join us to uncover the subtle cues the universe offers and how to say ‘yes’ to life’s abundant possibilities.

Ep #25 How to Make Pivotal Life Decisions Part 2: The Universe Always Says Yes

Ep #25 How to Make Pivotal Life Decisions Part 2: The Universe Always Says Yes

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 cosmic laws for deeper alignment and discover actionable strategies to leverage the universe’s affirmative ‘yes’ in steering your life’s direction. Whether you’re aiming to refine your decision-making skills or align more closely with your life’s trajectory, this episode provides essential guidance and wisdom for navigating life’s crossroads with the universe’s expansive energy as your ally.

Ep #24 How to Make Pivotal Life Decisions Part 1: Why People Play Small or Not at All

Ep #24 How to Make Pivotal Life Decisions Part 1: Why People Play Small or Not at All

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 examples, and insightful discussions, Ani and Brian shed light on the often-overlooked psychological and energetic aspects of decision-making. Whether you’re standing at life’s crossroads or seeking to understand your decision-making patterns, this episode offers valuable perspectives and tools to empower you to step up and make decisions that align with your deepest aspirations and purpose.

Ep #23 The True Barrier to Expanding Your Coaching Clientele

Ep #23 The True Barrier to Expanding Your Coaching Clientele

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 conversations in attracting the right clientele. The discussion is a must-listen for coaches aiming to deepen their impact and achieve sustainable success in their coaching practices.

Ep #22 The Art and Science of Being a Motivation Coach

Ep #22 The Art and Science of Being a Motivation Coach

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 motivation, emphasizing dopamine’s crucial role. Meanwhile, Ani offers an artistic and practical viewpoint, sharing how these scientific insights can be creatively applied in motivation coaching, particularly through sensation-based motivation coaching techniques. Together, they offer a comprehensive look at how combining science and art can enhance coaching effectiveness and lead to more profound motivational strategies. Join Brian and Ani as they explore the dynamic interplay between science and art in the realm of motivation coaching.

Ep #21 – Finding Your Purpose- Unveiling the Magic and Simplicity Within

Ep #21 – Finding Your Purpose- Unveiling the Magic and Simplicity Within

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 purpose. Ani offers practical steps for uncovering one’s purpose through reflection and memory recapitulation and discusses how recognizing the pattern of purpose in our sensations, thoughts, words, and actions can lead to a more aligned and fulfilling life. Join Ani and Brian in this profound exploration to discover how you can embrace your purpose and transform your existence into a more meaningful and authentic journey.