Wake Your Body Up

Learn how to feel

Professional Courses

Learn simple, body-based tools (backed by science) to help heal anxiety, pain and trauma

Online Toolkits and Sessions

For individuals who want to feel more vitality and connection. For anyone who wants clarity on how pain, trauma and anxiety relate to the body.

Wake Your Body Up

This short animation explores the phenomenon of dissociation. Most people know about ‘fight-or-flight’ not enough people know about ‘freeze’.

Most people dissociate, most of the time. Helping people feel safe, connected and embodied are the keys to unlocking persistent pain, chronic anxiety and moving through overwhelming experiences. ‘In modern culture, all of us live in a state of disembodied abstraction’

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Touch Is Really Strange

Learn about touch as a fundamental human experience that is essential for health

Anxiety Is Really Strange

Learn how anxiety works and how to reframe difficult feelings

Pain Is Really Strange

Learn how pain is a protective feeling, not an accurate guide to the state of your tissues

Trauma Is Really Strange

Learn how to shake to release tension and feel more connected

Steve Haines has been a bodyworker for over 25 years. He is the author of the award winning ‘Anxiety Is Really Strange’, part of a series of graphic books that include ‘Pain Is Really Strange’, ‘Trauma Is Really Strange’ and ‘Touch Is Really Strange’. Understanding the science of pain and trauma has transformed his approach to healing. He has studied Yoga, Shiatsu, Craniosacral Therapy, Chiropractic, and Trauma Releasing Exercises TRE®. He teaches TRE and Cranial all over the world. His treatments use movement, education, embodied awareness, and slow touch to help people move more freely and be more present. Steve lives and works between London and Geneva. www.bodycollege.net