somatic memories

somatic memories, memories of trauma that are stored in an organism's body.
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These postures remain as somatic memories, and reside as embodied shapes throughout life, until the foundation trauma is resolved and until the postures are identified and repatterned.
To resolve trauma completely, both need to be dealt with and somatic memories take primacy, i.
Tonic patterns, postures, and movements surround all events, but they do not become imprinted as somatic memories unless trauma occurs.