Romi Cumes LMFT, CMT

Romi Cumes MA, LMFT, CMT is the founder of Transformative Healing Arts and has over twenty years combined experience offering professional massage therapy, yoga instruction, somatic psychotherapy, counseling, and intuitive healing. Healing arts office is located in downtown Santa Barbara, California. Romi has been contributing as a co-founder of the theme camp ‘Hive 5’ since the Lucidity festival’s inception. Facebook: Transformative Healing Arts IG: @romicumes

Workshops & Presentations

  • The Healing Power of Somatic Wisdom

    90 min | PureEnergy.Love (Altar of Water)

    Join us at Lucidity for a gratitude-filled yoga and somatic healing journey. Yoga in essence, is a somatic healing practice, as it is profoundly healing and regulating for the body, mind, and spirit. Somatic Psychology is the study of the lived experience of the body as it pertains to psychological exploration. Neuroscience now proves how important it is to not only be in touch with our bodies, but to be in touch with how we relate to others while sensing and being in our bodies. Somatic and relationally-based awareness practices can support us to elucidate innate body wisdom, while uncovering valuable insight about emotional processes. Similar to yoga, such practices assist us to ease protective or adaptive mechanisms, often manifested as body armor, tightness, pain, and emotional distress. These techniques are distinct from specific yoga and cognitive therapies however, in that there are no scripted asanas or directive protocols utilized to observe the body. We sense into the body, and listen to what it says. This workshop will assist you to get in touch with your most authentic state of being. From a place of somatic authenticity, we become more present, and can therefore show up in the world in a more peaceful and powerful way. We will do some experiential work to tap into innate body wisdom, and work with some yoga postures to explore how somatic awareness is inextricably linked to yoga and other mindfulness practices.

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