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The herd of Icelandic horses at Tellington TTouch Canadian headquarters.

Stress & TTouch

A brain faced with a real or imagined threat minimizes its capabilities. This means it shuts down activity in the rational “higher” regions, and functions from its “lower” regions (mammalian/emotional-cognitive brain; reptilian/sensory motor brain) in order to re-establish homeostasis (balance). This is called “shut down” — a bio-neurological phenomenon designed for survival. Under the influence of stress we find rote, knee-jerk reactions

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The Power of Pause

By slowing down and acknowledging the importance of spaces in time, we may actually achieve what we desire more quickly.The pause allows us a moment to reflect, exhale, become neutral, integrate, be mindful and listen.