The Enigma of Changing Habits - You Have to Get Somatic

By: Marenka Cerney 30 years ago this year Job’s Body was published. This 8-part essay is a tribute to Deane Juhan’s unparalleled narrative of the body. Included in this essay is an interdisciplinary synthesis between aspects of Deane Juhan’s “Job’s Body” and Eckhart...

“Losing Our Touch” From The Opinionator, The New York Times

Note from Deane Juhan: The following article was not written by me. It was forwarded to me by a friend and client. But the message is so resonant with me, and so beautifully written, that I wanted to share it with you all. The issues raised here have long been close...

Resistance/Release Work Underlying Principles

The polarities of energetic forces–attraction/repulsion, expansion/contraction, push/pull, resistance/release–are the essence of all organizations of matter, from atoms to molecules to cell membranes to complex life forms. Virtually all our varieties of...

Resistance, Release and Re-Coordination The Deane Juhan Method

My approach to the re-coordination of dysfunctional and restricted muscular patterns is the synthesis of my 39 years of professional bodywork, training, and research. I began my career in 1974 as a member of the massage crew at Esalen Institute, where I practiced and...