YOU CAN'T MAKE IT UP!
Shaking is such a primal practice of releasing trauma and somatic blockages and emotions through our bodies, especially through our hips.
Our hips, we now know, is where we store emotions.
The emotions are stored in the hips!
This is quite possibly the stupidest thing I have ever heard.
When you are twerking, when you are shimmying, you are literally releasing trauma, releasing stored emotions from your hips.
You are LITERALLY releasing trauma by shaking your butt for men to ogle.
That's her argument.
This is also why zebras, when they're running away from a lion and about to get eaten, and they make it in the nick of time, they shake their bodies off, release the trauma and come back to homeostasis.
You can't argue with that. Zebras like to move it, move it!
There are actual anxiety techniques that wear out the muscles to trigger shaking, which can help reset the body's nervous system to deal with things like PTSD.
But it ain't THIS: