Dan Sykes is an entrepreneur, filmmaker, bodyworker, and founder of the Somatic Training Network, a company dedicated to learning and sharing somatic arts and practices from around the world.
Sykes has studied somatics with Master Instructors in the USA, Canada, Russia, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal, Czech Republic, and Japan, and earned the titles of Systema Bodywork Instructor and Martial Arts Instructor under Grand Master Mikhail Ryabko and Master Instructor Vladimir Vasiliev, respectively.
He is in his fourth year of the Feldenkrais Method® Professional Practitioner Program at the Feldenkrais Institute in New York, and he has also studied Yoga Assisting, Anatomy Trains®, Wheel of Consent, and Somatic Consent. Sykes has also produced and directed two seasons of Emergency Fish Party, his Systema-oriented YouTube show.
Sykes lives in Brewer, Maine. Somatic Fanatic is his first book.
Dan is the author of Somatic Fanatic.
Dan has spent a lifetime studying Yoga Assisting, Anatomy Trains®, Wheel of Consent, and Somatic Consent.
Dan is the Founder of the Somatic Training Network.
MORE ABOUT DAN’S BOOK
How Training My Nervous System With the World’s Master Instructors Helped Me Beat My Midlife Crisis
By age 40, Dan Sykes seemed to have all the cash and prizes most men want-the beautiful wife, the happy kids, the thriving business-without ever surrendering to a mundane life. That is, until everything unraveled.
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8 QUESTIONS THAT DAN CAN BE ASKED
1. Why are you so invested in somatics?
2. How did you discover the nervous system needed training?
3. What is your favorite discipline?
4. Where should people begin a journey into nervous system training?
5. Did your midlife crisis evaporate overnight?
6. Where does tension live?
7. How do we completely physically heal from trauma?
8. What brought you to Russia?
5 TOPICS THAT DAN CAN DISCUSS
1. How training your nervous system helped beat a mid-life crisis.
2. What are somatics?
3. Three reasons training your nervous system heals trauma.
4. What is beyond yoga?
5. Punching, beating and whipping your way into profound relaxation.