Esalen® Massage and Bodywork - Nora Matten - Therapist and Teacher & TRE Provider
Resources during COVID-19

Good Advice from Trauma Specialist Bessel van der Kolk

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When the COVID-19 Pandemic Leaves Clients Feeling Helpless
For most clients, the COVID-19 crisis has created a “new normal.” They may be stuck at home, unable to work, or feeling isolated from dear friends and family. This all can leave people feeling helpl...

TRE Tension/ Trauma Releasing exercises
TRE is a tremendous support at a time of stress like this one. It taps into our natural capacity to shake of stress and regulate our nervous system. Here is a link to the free online teaching of the exercises. However, if you like a private session on line please reach out to me as I am a certified TRE provider.
Spiritual teachings:
A message from Echardt Tolle for these times

Thomas Hübl
This is a free recording from the online webinar fro March 22 which I listened too and found to be very supportive.
Sounds True on behalf of everyone at the company offers you free access to a special Sounds True care package of free digital tools and teachings "Resilience in Challenging Times."
Much research has shown that meditation is one of the very best ways to cultivate the brain states of self-awareness, calm and inner peace, lovingkindness, mindfulness, and happiness – as well as strengthen the immune system and nurture other health benefits.
Mark Coleman:

Free Daily Sunrise Nature Meditation
weekdays at 7 am PST/ 10 am EST
Mark is offering a daily sunrise nature meditation for those who like to be in nature while sheltering in place,
This class is offered freely. If, however, you wish to offer a donation, click here.

From the Vipassena Center in Guenka tradition
Daily 1 hour practice sessions 7 am & 7PM
for old students only. email me for zoom link

will be streamed life  Wed 6:45-9:45 PST
and you can access a library of previous Wed evening meditations here

Spirit Rock Meditation Centeris opening it's virtual doors to the Monday evening and Wednesday morning program as well as their longer retreats. They wrote in an email "If you are not currently signed up for a Spirit Rock program these next few weeks, you now have the opportunity to join us online, as we will have more “virtual” space available! If a weekly meditation would support you navigating these current challenges, you can join our Monday Night or Wednesday morning meditation weekly via Live-stream, or register to participate in one of our offerings from your phone, laptop, or home."
and you can access their on-line library of Dharma talks here

with Laurie, Kathy, Stacey, Davida, Zuza, Joseph
Monday through Friday  9:00AM - 9:45AM Pacific
Weekend Community dances
Saturday and Sunday 10 - 11:15AM Pacific

Jo Cobbett Moving Ground  has been leading dance( 5 Rhythms, Soul Motion, Open Floor ) for the past 25 years. She is now offering all her classes virtually
Wed morning 10-12 am PST and Sunday mornings 11:15 am -2PMPST.

Please make some space to move around and if you can, connect your computer/phone to an external speaker for better sound quality.
If you don’t yet have the zoom app, please download it ahead of time by clicking here. It is pain free and only takes a minute.
Come online a few minutes early to make sure the technology is cooperating – you may meet some of your favorite people there.

Physical Exercise &Yoga:
Check out these on-line offerings from two of my favorite spots for self care in Fairfax.
The Daily Method offers a 2 week trial for their on line classes.
starting last night Yoga Mountain is offering life stream classes besides already offering access to a online library with a variety of recorded classes.
Saul David Raye / Ritam healing Arts
New Online Zoom Classes Awakening Heart Yoga for All'
Every Sunday Morning Yoga  10:30 am - 12:15 pm / PDT
Heart centered Yoga, Meditation and Chanting.
Somatic based yoga flow with a focus on cleansing & strengthening
the heart and lungs
Wednesdays 6 pm -7 ~ Deep Relaxation & Meditation
Exploration into deep restful awareness & relaxation. We will practice yogic relaxation kriyas, yoga nidra and meditation.
Class Link - Each wednesday
Donations: Paypal ~, Venmo ~ @soulnadi

Gaia online  first week free

Communication Coaching:
Are you struggling with communication in your family, partnership, business relationships? Check out my friend Alejandra Siroka she is a brilliant communication coach teaching people to speak your truth with compassion.
Alejandra says: The key to being yourself and thriving in relationships is being able to express your truth with clarity, confidence and compassion.
I specialize in helping you find your authentic expression so that you can communicate who you are in a way that leads you to a fulfilling life and meaningful relationships.

Medical Advice and medicinal Resources:
via my friend Ken Dychwald founder of age Wave

Virus protection through diet and medicinal plants/ supplements:
Download this free Virus Protection guide provided by Medical Medium Anthony Williams
and for those of you who live in or near Fairfax I highly recommend
Dr Steven Finkbeinas a resource. Steven is an acupuncturist and herbalist and he has been very helpful in providing me with herbal tinctures to fight off the virus I caught
COVID-19 Testing Places
I will add further resources as I become aware of them.

May you stay healthy!
Love, Nora
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