What is Somato Respiratory Integration?
Somato Respiratory Integration™ (SRI) exercises are designed to assist the higher brain centers become more aware and responsive to the body. Through focused attention, touch and verbal statements these exercises reconnect breathing with awareness of the body and its natural rhythms.
SRI helps the individual to
- experience his/her body more fully
- instantly shift the internal state of consciousness to one that supports trust for the body-mind and healing process and
- promote increased peace, safety and ease.
These exercises appear to consistently reverse the process of defense physiology, spinal distortion and the disconnection that hinders the progression and deepening of experience in Network Spinal care.
For the acute patient, SRI provides a simple and fast tool to take the “charge” off the symptom or crisis, dispel fear and encourage trust in the body.
SRI exercises can be found in the book titled “The 12 Stages of Healing” written by Dr. Donald Epstein.