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an anarchist therapy
a documentary by Nick Cooper watch the

With difficulty walking, and half-blinded from torture by the
Brazilian military dictatorship, 79 year-old Roberto Freire continues
to develop somatherapy, completing his life's work. Incorporating the
ideas of Wilhelm Reich, the politics of anarchism, and the culture of
capoeira angola, Soma is used by therapists organized in anarchist
collectives to fight the psychological effects of authoritarianism.
Nick Cooper travelled to Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Bahia, and São
Paulo to find the exercises, principles, voices, and movement of
somatherapy.More reading:
Slingshot Article !
Soma book PDF


Com dificuldade para caminhar e quase cego pelas
torturas sofridas na ditadura militar brasileira, com
79 anos Roberto Freire continua desenvolvendo a
somaterapia, completando a obra da sua vida.
Incorporando as idéias de Wilhelm Reich, a política do
anarquismo e a cultura da capoeira angola, a Soma é

utilizada por terapeutas organizados em coletivos
anarquistas para lutar contra os danos psicológicos
causados pelo autoritarismo. Nick Cooper esteve no Rio
de Janeiro, Salvador, Bahia e São Paulo para conhecer
os exercícios, os princípios, vozes e movimento da
Somaterapia.. ler mais:Soma Brancaleone !
Soma Iê