Body Wisdom Podcast

Body Wisdom

The Body Wisdom Podcast discusses the mind-body connection in terms of health, well-being, personal development, optimal functioning, performance, stress and pain reduction, mindfulness, and body education.

"Tech Stress and What You Can Do About It" with Dr. Erik Peper and Tami Bulmash
Jan 22 2021
"Tech Stress and What You Can Do About It" with Dr. Erik Peper and Tami Bulmash
Technology is hijacking our lives, but there are strategies for coping. In Dr. Erik Peper's latest book, Tech Stress, he closely examines the stress associated with technology while providing a comprehensive list of tools to combat its impact on the mind and body.Erik Peper, Ph.D., BCB, is an international authority on biofeedback and self-regulation. He is Professor of Holistic Health Studies at San Francisco State University where he was instrumental in establishing the Institute for Holistic Health Studies, the first holistic health program at a public university in the United States. He is President of the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe and past President of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. He received the 2004 California Governor’s Safety Award for his work on Healthy Computing and in 2013 was received the Biofeedback  Distinguished Scientist Award in recognition of outstanding career & scientific contributions from the Association for Applied Psychophysiology(AAPB). He is an author of numerous scientific articles and books. Most recently, he  co-authored the book, TechStress: How Technology is Hijacking Our Lives, Strategies for Coping, and Pragmatic Ergonomics. He publishes the blog, the peper perspective-ideas on illness, health and well-being (www.peperperspective.com). His research interests focus on self-healing strategies to optimize health, the effects of posture and respiration, and learning self-mastery with biofeedback. Tech Stress can be purchased here Erik Peper's website: website:
"Understanding the Role of Habits in Our Lives" with Beret Arcaya and Tami Bulmash
Oct 11 2020
"Understanding the Role of Habits in Our Lives" with Beret Arcaya and Tami Bulmash
Alexander Technique teachers Beret Arcaya and Tami Bulmash discuss the roles of habits that interfere with optimal functioning and mobility. Beret reads an excerpt from FM Alexander's book, "Constructive Conscious Control of the Individual" and further explores the implications of misuse of the mind-body. Beret Arcaya is a Master Alexander Technique teacher, singer, actress, and author. As actress she appeared in theatre and leading roles in TV soap operas. She received her Alexander Technique teaching certificate in 1981 and while continuing to sing and to teach singing, she built a large teaching practice. Beret was a founding member of the American Society for the Alexander Technique (AmSAT). During this period, she concentrated on singing chamber music. Beret has given master classes in Europe combining voice and the Alexander Technique and has taught and performed in Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Austria, Italy and Venezuela. She has held workshop in the Alexander Technique for musicians at the Salzburg Easter festival, under the auspices of the Kominsky Foundation and taught Voice and the Alexander Technique in Madrid from 1988 to 2001. While she was in Spain she helped to found APATE the Spanish society of teachers. Beret is a member of the Swiss (SVLAT), Spanish (APTAE), English (STAT) and American (AmSAT) Societies for the Alexander Technique. In 2015, Beret published her book, "Understanding the Singing Voice.”VOL 1, and VOL 2 In preparation She continues to maintain a very active teaching practice as well as continuing her singing. Beret's website: website: