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“Jamie's workshops have felt spacious, light, tender and kind. I feel wholeheartedly nourished and closer to myself through his work. There is always something new I understand. I return home inspired and curious.” – Clarissa, Artist and Teacher

"This work is valuable in my everyday life, and in my life as a teacher and artist. I notice how many people are benefiting; not only my students - their ease and calm is making waves in their families and work places." - Kate, Somatic Movement Teacher


2024 Thinking Body, Sensing Mind: Journeying in the Somatic Landscape

Thinking Body, Sensing Mind is a progressive sequence of journeys into the inner landscape of the body designed to increase awareness, relaxation, and presence by highlighting inner sensory experience.

We lay down, yield into gravity, give over to the rhythm of our breath and take time to sense and feel ourselves in movement and stillness as we create a restorative break from the world.

Each 75-minute session builds on the prior one, generating an easily repeatable repertoire of resources from the five basic somatic technologies - breath, vocalization, contact, movement and stillness - that can be called upon in daily life for self-regulation and satisfaction.

These somatic-expressive explorations are derived from the Embodied Mindfulness protocol for lively stillness in contemplative sitting. (Embodied Mindfulness class dates here.)

The return to the body in the company of others online is a welcome oasis of calming introspection and tender self-care, providing regeneration for sustaining our vital energies.

Each series is offered as "pay according to your economic means" sliding scale ($100-200/series of eight 75" classes)

All sessions are recorded for participant downloading and playback.

2024 Winter Online Series

Group J: Mondays, January 8 - February 26
7-8:15 PM East Coast/ 4-5:15 PM West Coast

Group K: Wednesdays, January 10 - February 28
10-11:15 AM West Coast/1-2:15 PM East Coast/19:00-20:15 Europe

To Register:

1) Send an email HERE confirming the series you wish to attend

2) Send sliding scale payment ($100-200/series)
to Paypal HERE

Or C
heck to Jamie McHugh, 181 Wagon Wheel Dr, Kinderhook, NY 12106



“To stop your mind does not mean to stop the activities of the mind. It means your mind pervades your whole body." - Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Master

"Being mindful is not a matter of thinking more clearly about experience; it is the act of experiencing more clearly. Mindfulness simply demands that we pay close attention to the flow of experience in each moment." - Sam Harris