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Liv Sikomas

I guide people to find freedom from stress and pain.

Freedom is a state of being, not just a physical circumstance. On some level we are all held captive without the knowledge or training of how to free ourselves. We are slaves to our beliefs, our busy ego minds, and we more often than not are holding onto fears that we are not safe, we are not OK or that we are not enough. These experiences have a massive impact on how we show up in our lives and our ability to connect with ourselves, others and the environment.

I am a transformational teacher and a healer. The healing work I do is mostly Ortho-Bionomy and sometimes mixed with Reiki. I work with all kinds of pain, physical, emotional & mental. Pain is a teacher, pain is there to get your attention. In my practice I see all the time how physical pain can actually be the manifestation of emotional or mental suffering. Sometimes though physical pain is just physical and I work with that too. It is my understanding that all layers of our being are intertwined. That the physical, energetic, mental, emotional and spiritual layers are all laid one upon the other without any real separation. One effects all others.

When I work with physical pain whether it’s an injury or chronic mis-use or some disease in the body learning how to feel and connect with your own body, finding ease and comfort again is everything. Ortho-Bionomy teaches that you don’t find relief from pain by moving deeper into pain you find relief by reminding the body how to find comfort. It is a simple concept but learning how to do it is a profound and empowering journey. Personally since learning Ortho-Bionomy and practicing it on myself and having treatments done with other practitioners I haven’t had to see a practitioner of another modality like chiro or massage since. It has opened my eyes to the journey that is the healing process. Lasting relief comes from actively being involved in communicating with your body.

When we approach healing of any kind we must be open to new ideas and new ways of seeing ourselves and the power we hold. This is why I say I teach people how to be free because when we understand and then see the power we truly have it is liberating. In so many ways we are all bound by subtle beliefs about what we are and what we are capable of and the truth is for most that we are more powerful than we ever imagined. This is what my life’s work is, to help others awaken to the power they have within themselves and their capacity to own it.

When I am not working in the clinic doing 1 on 1 treatments I am teaching meditation and philosophy centred workshops. In my classes I take my students on a journey into themselves, I guide them through exploring their belief structures so they begin to reshape their life in an intentional way. You can’t change what you are not aware of; awareness is key. As I mentioned we all have beliefs that sit in the mind like a standard operating procedure, a default, and often we will not even realize it. I help people to see these beliefs and how they are playing out in their lives so then that increased awareness will bring them a choice, do you want to keep doing this? do you want to keep showing up in this way? and then you can decide if it’s working for you. Part of my teaching process is to spend time in philosophy opening up the mind to expanded points of view around who and what we are and what it means to be alive. Perspective is everything and often when we take the time to pull the lens back on our life we can see it from a whole new point of view.

Philosophy is an incredibly powerful tool, it is what defines our beliefs and therefore defines our experience. In large part our life philosophies can be so ingrained from such a young age we don’t even realize the beliefs we hold until we are faced with a painful reality that challenges them. We often hear about people who have a close call with death or experience a tragedy and suddenly their whole perception of life changes. We realize what is important and we shed the illusions of our conditioning. I don’t believe though that we need to experience trauma in order to begin to live a life of greater meaning and fulfillment.

I teach people how to be free, free from pain, subconscious beliefs, fear and stress.

A good teacher doesn’t tell you what to see but rather shows you where to look.

 

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Over the years I have done many different trainings and had many beautiful teachers that have aided my journey…

  • Ortho-Bionomy Practitioner – Ortho-Bionomy Association of Canada
  • Bachelor of Metaphysics – The University of Metaphysics
  • 200hr Yoga Teacher Training – Yoga Passage
  • 300hr Yoga Teacher Training – Gaiatri Yoga
  • Reiki Master
  • Yoga Nidra Teacher Training – Tanis Fishman
  • Gateway Program – Monroe Institute
  • Somatic Bodywork – Strozzi Institute in California

I am also a member of…

  • The International Metaphsyical Ministry
  • Ortho-Bionomy Association of Canada

Meditation & Yoga Nidra

The practitioner is guided into complete physical relaxation and mental acuity. It is estimated that 45 minutes of Yoga Nidra provides the equivalent restful quality of 3-4 hours of sleep.

Reiki

Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing.

Ortho-Bionomy

By gently replicating the body’s preferred postures using movement and body positions, a change of stress and pain patterns in facilitated that promotes healing, supports the natural alignment process, and engages the body’s self-correcting balance.

Yoga Nidra & Meditation

The practitioner is guided into complete physical relaxation and mental acuity. It is estimated that 45 minutes of Yoga Nidra provides the equivalent restful quality of 3-4 hours of sleep.

Reiki

Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing.

Ortho-Bionomy

By gently replicating the body’s preferred postures using movement and body positions, a change of stress and pain patterns in facilitated that promotes healing, supports the natural alignment process, and engages the body’s self-correcting balance.

TESTIMONIALS

I attended Liv Sikomas weekend long yoga nidra workshop and was blown away by the experience. Liv has made yoga nidra a life long practice for me. Combined with her straight forward philosophy teaching, this workshop was the best course I’ve ever had the pleasure to attend. I left with my mind at peace and my heart full. Thank you Liv.

Colleen M.

My experience with ortho-bionomy has been immensely positive. I found Liv at a time in my life when I was struggling with work-related chronic pain as well as a very difficult time in my personal life. Despite my initial skepticism I found the sessions extremely therapeutic and I can say without question that they have helped me to overcome a very difficult time in my life. I left each session with a sense of calm stillness and strength which allowed me to overcome the stresses I was facing and get a good night’s rest. I highly recommend Liv to those facing similar obstacles or who simply want to maintain a sense of overall well being.

Dr. Patel

My experience with Liv and her ortho bionomy treatments has been wonderful. I have had issues with my back (specifically sciatic pain) I have been to doctors, seen a chiropractor and have been to physio therapy, all which have not worked or have provided me with short term temporary relief. After trying ortho bionomy with Liv my back has never felt better. I have full range of motion and mobility without any of the setbacks I have previously experienced. Liv has been very accommodating and took the time to understand my back issues and suggested a course of treatment that would relieve me of my pain. I feel like my old self again, confident and back to my everyday routine. I would highly recommend Liv’s services to anyone experiencing any sciatic pain.

Sophia J.

You feel like you are in very capable hands with Liv Sikomas. She has a very casual way about her but in those impromptu moments she is able to impart some really big information in such a way that does not possess dogma, rigidity or unnecessary complexity. The Yoga Nidra and sankalpa practice were very enlightening and all the other bodies of knowledge Liv has her hand in rounded out such a wonderful journey. This was unlike anything that I had done before and doesn’t belong under the blanket title of Yoga, which sadly at times seems to mean a much more physical watered down message. Through listening and various exercises we were able to dig into what makes us tick, what makes the universe ticks and how we fit into it all, simply. It was guided intuitively and focused on developing our knowledge of how to understand nidra and also navigate our energy body and beyond. It felt very complete. Thanks Liv for a very honest and personally transforming weekend.

Tara N.

I have had chronic shoulder pain for years and have tried all the possible treatments out there without any success. I was recommended to Liv to try an Ortho Bionomy treatment and it was something I had never heard of, but read up about it and thought why not!! Its changed my life. After I had the first treatment I noticed improvement and less pain. And it just got better from there. I have mobility back in my shoulder and that is something I haven’t had in years. I am so thrilled to have met Liv. She is very gentle and has such a wonderful energy that I felt so comfortable and safe having the treatment.

Shelley C.

"I absolutely loved the weekend, truly a wonderful experience! At first I had a hard time giving up my weekend but this was well worth it and truly valuable. I appreciated the thoughtfulness and energy Liv put into this course. I wish I could see Liv weekly!" 

Lisa C.

"Liv has really created something magical. This weekend has deeply inspired me to continue on this path of self acceptance and to share my own gifts with the world" 

Jess R.

"I would attend again and would recommend to others. Liv has created a wonderful body of work from her years of experience. I was struck and significantly affected by the concept of meaning as she described it. Thank you."

Danielle B.

Liv, you beautifully integrated your knowledge and wisdom into a profound experience. Your guidance and grace created a space to internalize the many layers of living life well, and through that process we gained insights through the lens of simplicity. The combination of your expansive understandings and the natural progression of the format of your course created and allowed space for me to become lighter. It was realistic and with a little work on my part meditation and stillness will become part of my daily life. 

Donna G.

Liv is a professional, passionate, caring healer who has helped create relief in my world of chronic pain. I suffer from herniated, ruptured, degenerative discs as well as cervical stenosis. I also have tendinitis surrounding almost every joint in my body and live at a consistent 6/10 pain level without medication. Since treatments I have decreased the amount of medication I intake and have been able to rejoin certain physical activities I once believed never to be trained again. I am incredibly active and Liv has allowed me to continue to be the being I want to be. I have spent thousands of dollars in treatment looking for the solution externally but through her teachings and guidance I realize the power to heal comes from inside.

Kevin G.

Highly recommend; Liv returned a very painful frozen shoulder to 100% where other treatments couldn't

 Randy D.

TESTIMONIALS

I attended Liv Sikomas weekend long yoga nidra workshop and was blown away by the experience. Liv has made yoga nidra a life long practice for me. Combined with her straight forward philosophy teaching, this workshop was the best course I’ve ever had the pleasure to attend. I left with my mind at peace and my heart full. Thank you Liv.

Colleen M.

TESTIMONIALS

My experience with ortho-bionomy has been immensely positive. I found Liv at a time in my life when I was struggling with work-related chronic pain as well as a very difficult time in my personal life. Despite my initial skepticism I found the sessions extremely therapeutic and I can say without question that they have helped me to overcome a very difficult time in my life. I left each session with a sense of calm stillness and strength which allowed me to overcome the stresses I was facing and get a good night’s rest. I highly recommend Liv to those facing similar obstacles or who simply want to maintain a sense of overall well being.

Dr. Patel

TESTIMONIALS

My experience with Liv and her ortho bionomy treatments has been wonderful. I have had issues with my back (specifically sciatic pain) I have been to doctors, seen a chiropractor and have been to physio therapy, all which have not worked or have provided me with short term temporary relief. After trying ortho bionomy with Liv my back has never felt better. I have full range of motion and mobility without any of the setbacks I have previously experienced. Liv has been very accommodating and took the time to understand my back issues and suggested a course of treatment that would relieve me of my pain. I feel like my old self again, confident and back to my everyday routine. I would highly recommend Liv’s services to anyone experiencing any sciatic pain.

Sophia J.

TESTIMONIALS

You feel like you are in very capable hands with Liv Sikomas. She has a very casual way about her but in those impromptu moments she is able to impart some really big information in such a way that does not possess dogma, rigidity or unnecessary complexity. The Yoga Nidra and sankalpa practice were very enlightening and all the other bodies of knowledge Liv has her hand in rounded out such a wonderful journey. This was unlike anything that I had done before and doesn’t belong under the blanket title of Yoga, which sadly at times seems to mean a much more physical watered down message. Through listening and various exercises we were able to dig into what makes us tick, what makes the universe ticks and how we fit into it all, simply. It was guided intuitively and focused on developing our knowledge of how to understand nidra and also navigate our energy body and beyond. It felt very complete. Thanks Liv for a very honest and personally transforming weekend.

Tara N.

TESTIMONIALS

I have had chronic shoulder pain for years and have tried all the possible treatments out there without any success. I was recommended to Liv to try an Ortho Bionomy treatment and it was something I had never heard of, but read up about it and thought why not!! Its changed my life. After I had the first treatment I noticed improvement and less pain. And it just got better from there. I have mobility back in my shoulder and that is something I haven’t had in years. I am so thrilled to have met Liv. She is very gentle and has such a wonderful energy that I felt so comfortable and safe having the treatment.

Shelley C.

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