Naio™ is a holistic life awareness process that uses somatic education principles to support a greater sense of well-being and connection with life. 

About Naio

Naio™ is a holistic life awareness process using somatic education principles. Based on direct experience and understanding that we are a microcosm of the macrocosm that is Earth, existing in a plenum of vast cosmic context. Like earth itself, we are water based life forms orchestrated and evolved by an immanent natural life intelligence, becoming explicit as biological intelligence. It can be conceived as a field (fields within fields) of emergent coherent ordering that orchestrates and is bodily expression of being or physis from ancient Greek meaning “to become” or “grow into” and also “nature”. Naio™ supports greater awareness and engagement of this process.

Naio™ Practitioners use gentle touch to guide clients’ engagement of their innate fluidity and sensory capacities, supporting and increasing awareness of the polyrhythmic and varietal movements of life intelligence as it organizes, conducts and maintains living experience. These movements are non-linear, spiral, wave, circular, pulsing, undulating, fluctuating and effulgent. Naio supports movement awareness, self awareness, self-regulation, co-regulation, creativity, resourcing, reorganizing, and renewal which the underlying flow of life intelligently orchestrates.

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Naio™ is not a technique applied to someone. Life is an evolutionary, emergent and generative process. Naio honors this by listening and bringing awareness to this process. Doing so supports embodied awareness of the vastness of life. It is a holistic awareness approach to wellbeing based on the practitioner’s soft, listening, gentle touch and awareness of movements that support the client to experience themselves in new, non-habitual and creative ways. Naio can often induce deep relaxation, a by-product can be the resolution of imbalances. It can be considered a form of education. Through experiential awareness it introduces new ways of sensing, feeling, moving and relating. The experiential learning process transforms our relationship and understanding of the body, movement, life experience and perception in a gentle and progressive manner.

Personal sessions in Naio™ are an exploration for each person and what they wish to work with. The process developed from the culmination of 30 + years of various life experiences and training. There is reverence and wonder for our existence, for the Mystery of Life, which creates a nurtured space for creative possibilities and potential. This can be supportive of a better sense of wellbeing or wholeness.

Practitioner Training Program in Naio™

There is a 900-hour practitioner training program available in Naio 

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