Homework and Preparation for Endocrine/Chakras


 Prepare your Anatomy:

  1. Watch these  youtube videos: go to this playlist

  2.  Read/bring materials on the chakras with a focus on how they relate to the endocrine system. (Choose other sources that you like and let us all know what you have found!)HERE

  3. Review and color the coloring book for Endocrine: pages 149-154, ALSO  read up online or in BIOLOGY or physiology books everything you want to know about the endocrine system! It is fascinating! 

  4. Create a Model/ art/music choice/ poem that expresses an aspect of Endocrine:

  5.  Read Sensing, Feeling and Action p.54 The Neuro-Endocrine System

  6. Explore videos, and bring the glands to life in your body either in dance or in a regular practice you do: dish washing, yoga, washing a baby, hiking, biking, etc.  

  7. Stay connected with your folks!

    * Also, take a look at the ISMETA Code of Ethics and familiarize yourself with it

Additional Resources:

  • Skull videos:




through all this - follow your curiosity, make your own way, add in things that interest you........


  1. Investigate last months theme: The Fluid Body, take any one piece of information and play with it further: dance, teach, have a conversation, watch children move - Make a record of this: Photos, notes, video, comments, drawings, audio of your voice....Share this experience with one of your colleagues CALL THEM or VIDEO MEET. take additional notes - Send or bring report to Somatic Body Faculty.. post some part of it online for the group.

  2. Partnering Lab: You will spend ONE hour receiving as well as ONE hour offering attention and support or investigation of your ideas on ....................with a colleague: This may be a bodywork session, a movement exploration with may include verbal or artistic expression.

  3. Make at least three online posts ( a photo, an url, a source suggestion or a comment

  4. Make a google doc and learn how to link it to the Somatic Body files

  5. Respond to the invite to squarespace - Go to the website through SQUARESPACE, so you can edit your page on embodyourlife.com and share on the group Spine and Spinal webpages

Required Books:

  • Anatomy Coloring Book, Wynn Kapit, Lawrence M Elson, PH.D, 2013 ed.

  • Atlas of the Human Body, Frank Netter, 2006 ed. or later


Highly recommended: 

  • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, Tortora, 2011 is fine

  • Sensing Feeling and Action, Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, 2012, 3rd ed. - purchase from Contact Quarterly (has many changes to first edition)


I like the......

VIntage drawings....


SHare your own LINKS to DOCS