Reflection About Anatomy Class

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While reflecting back and thinking about my first day in experiential anatomy class, I am amazed at how far I have come in such a little bit of time. I’ll be honest, when I attended the first anatomy class and was told to acknowledge the points of contact within my body as I laid in constructive rest and to figure out where my body was in space, I was utterly confused. I was at a loss for words because I could not understand how laying down on the floor and being in tune with my body was going to help me learn anatomy. However, what I have come to realize, is that this class has become way more than just learning anatomical terms. Instead, through the somatic and experimental experiences of this class, I have made some very beneficial life changes that are indirectly as well as directly helping my body to continue on a healthy journey. When taking the time to think about my favorite part of this class, I would say that…show more content…
The daily somatic exercises can be a hassle at times, but I really enjoy doing them because it’s the only real part of the week where I get to just focus solely on me without any distractions for a brief time period. While doing the somatic exercise, I get the time to really relax and reflect on how my body works with regards to the assignment as well as analyze how I am emotionally feeling and decompress for the week. Usually through each somatic exercise, I come out of them feeling rejuvenated and as if my body and mind has been renewed. Along with being good at immersing myself in the different somatic experiences of this class, I also find that I am becoming better with self-assessing my body and even making corrections to my body when needed. I have also come to the point where I am starting to look at other peoples’ bodies as well and starting to make the anatomical connections as it relates to my personal body system when compared to others. For

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