The Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, in a USABP Spotlight Series Event, present an evening of somatic study and self-care with author Rebekkah LaDyne, MS, SEP. Author of The Mind-Body Stress Reset book.

Learn and experience evidence-based practices involving movement, breath, imagery, and sound to support your nervous system’s ability to return from periods of dysregulation and reactivity.

This live event is recorded for on-demand home study viewing by members and paid registrants. There will be no 
CE credits available for this program.

An evening of somatic study and self-care with author Rebekkah LaDyne.  Based on her new book, The Mind-Body Stress Reset, Rebekkah will share a set of well-researched mind-body skills that help you reset your nervous system after stress, anxiety or overwhelm and an increase your overall well-being.  The “self-administered” tools you’ll learn can be used anywhere and anytime for you personally, for your clients, or for your loved ones.  Within the supportive and inclusive setting of this workshop you will learn the science behind these tools, experience these skills for yourself with guided exercises, and have time for questions and answers with the author.

Kathy Kain says The Mind-Body Stress Reset is “One of those rare books that is much, much better than it needed to be. After a thorough grounding in the foundational material, Rebekkah then provides a well-structured and practical tool kit for step-by-step movement toward change.  The methods are clearly articulated, well-researched and based on her direct experience in using them not only for herself, but also for her clients.”

Main Points of Workshop

  •  Mind-body connection in stress and resilience
    • Move from feeling contracted to expanded.
    • Move from feeling overpowered to powerful.
    • From Stress and Trauma to Recovery and Resilience.
  •   Our negativity bias: perceptions and neuroceptions
    • Seeing a fuller picture with seeing sensing practice
  • Images and their direct non-verbal link to the primitive brain
  • Rhythmical Breathing and movement as Vagal Massage

Learning Objectives

–  Apply image reconfiguration experientially and point to it’s neural relevance.

–  Discuss the Medial Prefrontal Cortex (MPFC) and why it is so valuable for somatic regulation of stress and anxiety.

–   Summarize how movement and breath can be powerful aids in vagal tone and vagal breaking.


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Presenter Bio

Rebekkah LaDyne, MS, SEP, member of the US Association for Body Psychotherapy, is a somatic therapist, mind-body skills educator, and author.  Based on her graduate research in Mind-Body Medicine at Saybrook University, her extensive training with the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, and her more than two decades of work in the field of embodied wellbeing she authored, The Mind-Body Stress Reset book, available from New Harbinger.  She offers Somatic Experiencing sessions to clients from all over the globe online.  Rebekkah supports clients with anxiety, depression, phobias,developmental trauma, attachment work, internal systems, and post-traumatic growth.  She can be found at and her stress resilience book is available anywhere books are sold.