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Somatic Lab & Leadership Team

Christina de Cossio and Shana Walt

Christina and Shana bring their passion and lived-experience to the study of embodiment through their professional relationship for the last 10 years in body-centered health practices, study and research. They have combined experience of over 30 years in the integrative fields of kinesiology, nervous system regulation, movement patterning, neuromuscular bodywork, psychotherapy, and shock and developmental trauma resolution.

Christina deCossio, Somatic Psychotherap

Christina de Cossio, M.A., LMFT, CMT, SE, is a Somatic Psychotherapist and Certified Neuro-Affective Relational Model (NARM) Master Therapist specializing in healing complex trauma, as well as an advanced neuromuscular and affective bodyworker. For over 20 years she’s been in private practice, leading groups in sound and movement healing arts, and dedicated to her personal healing through body-centered arts and dance.


Shana Walt, CMT, is a Master Bodyworker, with over 15 years of extensive experience in Neuro-Muscular Reprogramming (NMR), Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy (BCST), and Prenatal and Birth Therapy (PPN). Shana is inspired by the expansive beauty and rhythm of nature, the love of movement and dance, as well as a deep searching for peace and freedom from the inside out.

Co-led by Christina de Cossio and Shana Walt, Body + Action + Agency Lab incorporates anatomy, movement, and self-inquiry that will support you in cultivating the embodied skill of somatic mindfulness: a key to turning on your self-healing capacities and adult consciousness. 

Your Body + Action + Agency Lab Research Team
Shana Walt and Christina de Cossio
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