Sculpting Serenity

Sculpting Serenity

In our journey through life, the intricate connection between our bodies and minds remains a captivating mystery. As we traverse the ever-evolving landscape of knowledge, certain concepts emerge, shedding light on the profound relationship within. This post serves as a gateway, inviting you to explore the realms of understanding, from the innovative principles of tensegrity to the transformative practices of Body-Mind Centering, Somatic Therapy, and The Practice.

As we simplify and embrace the inherent synergy of mind and body, we embark on a journey of self-discovery and well-being. Let's delve into the fascinating interplay of structure, movement, and consciousness, finding resonance in the principles that guide us toward a more harmonious and fulfilling life.


Tensegrity, derived from "tensional integrity," is a balance within structures, capturing both harmony and stability. Imagine a structure where components, supported by tension, create a delicate equilibrium. Buckminster Fuller, the maverick architect and inventor, stumbled upon this concept while exploring the principles of architecture.

We can take Fuller's discovery further and apply the same fundamental truth: our bodies, much like architectural wonders, also embody the principles of tensegrity.

Tensegrity becomes a metaphor for the intricate dance within the female body, especially as it undergoes profound changes post-45. The dynamic interplay of tension and compression mirrors the nuanced adjustments women navigate during menopause, revealing the resilience and adaptability inherent in the feminine experience.

Body-Mind Centering

Enter Body-Mind Centering (BMC), a holistic approach pioneered by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. BMC delves into the intricacies of developmental movement patterns and embodied anatomy. It invites the participant to embark on a journey of self-discovery, using the body as a guide. The principles of BMC offer a fresh perspective on the aging process, empowering women to embrace the wisdom and vitality that arises from within.

BMC provides a lens through which women can navigate the changes in their bodies during and after menopause. It's a celebration of the body's inherent intelligence, inviting a deep connection to the self. As women engage with the principles of BMC, they find a path to reclaiming agency over their bodies and fostering a profound sense of well-being.

Somatic Therapy

Somatic therapy emerges as the bridge connecting mind and body in the pursuit of holistic well-being. Rooted in mindfulness and breathwork, it encourages women over 45 to be present in the moment. The therapeutic journey involves a trauma-informed approach, acknowledging the impact of past experiences on both physical and emotional states.

Mindfulness becomes a tool for regulating the nervous system, offering a balm for the stresses that often accompany the aging process. Breathwork, a simple yet powerful practice, becomes a source of renewal and resilience. In the realm of somatic therapy, women discover a sanctuary where the integration of mind and body fosters healing and growth.

The Psoas Shake

We see the principles of tensegrity, throughout the body, yet let's use the Psoas muscle as an example. The psoas, a deep-seated muscle connecting the spine to the legs, often harbors accumulated tension, especially in the lives of women over 45. When this muscle is overburdened it will affect all other areas. By releasing we may find that tightness in our neck or stiff in the ankle disappear.

The Psoas Shake offers a liberating ritual—a conscious, rhythmic tremor that encourages the release of stored stress and stagnant energy. As you engage in this gentle yet profound shake, envision shedding layers of tension accumulated through life's twists and turns. Allow the vibrations to reach into the core of your being, unlocking a sense of freedom and renewed vitality.

When you incorporate the Psoas Shake into your routine, and embrace it as a mindful all mindful movement you have a toolbox for self-care. As you shake off the burdens, you pave the way for a more flexible, resilient, and joy-filled journey through the years. Explore this empowering practice, and let the Psoas Shake become a dance of liberation in your life.

The Practice

Saskia Griffith's mindful movement practice is a transformative journey, inviting individuals to unlock the profound intelligence within their bodies. With a focus on bio-tensegrity principles, her practice empowers participants to feel and understand both physical and emotional imbalances, developing a balance of flexibility and greater coordination at any age.

Saskia's practice, marked by constant evolution and a wealth of accumulated knowledge, offers a unique perspective on agility. In a world where the only constant is change, she emphasizes the fluidity of our understanding. What we know today may not hold the same relevance tomorrow, urging us to be open to adaptation.

Through The Practice, incorporating movement, touch, and body awareness exercises guided by our breath, Saskia provides those over 45 with pathways for exploration and deeper self-knowing. Here, she guides individuals on a journey toward balance, steering physical well-being away from pain and toward agility—a cornerstone for longevity. The Practice develops courage, vulnerability, and an unwavering commitment to self-discovery, a unique space where individuals can thrive in their pursuit of holistic well-being.

Try out one of Saskia's practices for free in her online studio, go to the calendar) and use the coupon code 'FreeTrial' or you can even book her for a free consultation to find out more about how her practice can help your aches and pains.

Are You Ready?

Now that you have a little knowledge it is time to decide on where the journey of sculpting serenity will take you. You are now aware of the intricate dance of tension, release, and renewal that shapes your unique path, which you can use as a roadmap to navigate the nuances of life with grace and vitality.

Are you ready to delve deeper into the harmony of your mind and body? Take the first step by clicking on the highlighted links above. Explore movement, engage in mindfulness, and consider seeking the guidance of professionals.

Remember, your well-being is a continual process, and every intentional step you take contributes to the sculpting of your serenity. Your serene transformation awaits—start sculpting today!