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The Faces Behind SOMA

After nearly a decade of sharing, exploring, discovering, collaborating, and always playing, SOMA was brought to life.

SOMA is the organic product of Ian O’Dwyer and Rodney Corn’s longstanding relationship and shared passion for motion of the entire human being. Ian & Rodney have over 50 years of combined practical & professional experiences in the Health & Fitness Industry enhancing the lives of coaches, trainers, clubs, and clients nationally and internationally.

SOMA embodies this passion through practical applications that change lives.

Ian O'Dwyer

Ian O'Dwyer

Ian is a husband, father, brother and uncle; family and friends are precious to him. He has over 25 years in the Health and Fitness Industry as a Sports Conditioner and Coach, Personal Trainer, Body Worker, International educator, Presenter and Mentor.

He owns and runs OD on Movement Performance Studio, consulted and educated for PT on the Net, Co-Founded PTA Global and is now Co-Founder of SOMA along with great friend and long-time colleague Rodney Corn.

Ian has a unique observation and appreciation of the body in motion. Many years of extensive conditioning and rehabilitation through sport combined with spending time with global ground breakers in the industry, has authorized Ian to evolve effective movement solutions and systems.

This has lead Ian and Rod combining, to evolve techniques and  applications that empower clients and coaches with solutions to everyday issues, enabling them to regain responsibility for their own wellbeing. Creating a freedom to enjoy the experience of life and accomplish whatever goal required.

Rodney Corn

First and foremost, Rodney is blessed to be the husband to an amazing woman, Tina, and father of 2 beloved daughters, Ashlyn and Mia. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the Health and Fitness industry as a personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach, therapeutic exercise tech, international educator and presenter, author, researcher, and university adjunct faculty member.

He is the former Director of Education for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), is a Co-Founder and former COO of Personal Training Academy (PTA) Global, more recently has Co-Founded SOMA (Self Osteo-Myofascial Applications) with long-time friend and colleague, Ian O’Dwyer. SOMA is a practical, innovative self-care movement enhancement education that promotes recovery and regenerative health.

Rodney is now the Director of Eleiko Education promoting performance, learning, and kindness through world-class education and products to help make people stronger so they perform better in sports and in life.

Our Why

SOMA exists to help people move, feel and live better. We are passionate about educating and working alongside you, providing guidance that will help you see, feel, and do, so you can continue to help others move, feel and live better.

Our How

We inspire through humility; listening to and engaging the person and their tissues. We empower through experience, creating solutions not answers, through unique and innovative collaborations.

Our What

We deliver a practical system of integrated applications that increase your ability to observe and enhance quality of movement.​ Leading to a positive return for you and your business, enhancing mental, physical and emotional outcomes on all levels.

Immersions

Go beyond traditional education and experience a SOMA Immersion that will refresh you as a professional and your business.

Check out our upcoming events!

Events

SOMA Immersion 1

Awareness & Technique​​​

​Learn how to apply precise SOMA techniques to create instant change.​ Become aware of you​ and how you feel during movement.

SOMA Immersion 2

Observation & Programming

View stress, behaviour and motion through the SOMA perspective and increase your power to enhance them all.

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