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“Bioenergetics: Vital Awareness” class – Gainesville, FL – Oct 4th, 2018

  Explore in an experiential way the combination of awareness, grounding, breathing, energy, moving, and feeling that are integral to bioenergetic body-mind practices. Come away feeling more vital, centered, and resourceful. Bioenergetic skills can help you rediscover your authentic integrated self and work through body-mind barriers to living happily. This class is a great introduction to bioenergetics … Continue reading “Bioenergetics: Vital Awareness” class – Gainesville, FL – Oct 4th, 2018

Feeling Ourselves from the Inside Out – Versus Viewing Ourselves from the Outside In

  What is the difference between self-awareness and self-consciousness? In short, it is the difference between feeling ourselves from the inside out versus from viewing ourselves from the outside in. Awareness in general and self-awareness in particular are important practices in this alchemical body-mind work. Simultaneously, learning to be in our body (truly inhabiting our … Continue reading Feeling Ourselves from the Inside Out – Versus Viewing Ourselves from the Outside In

The Role of the Body in Bioenergetic Psychotherapy

  Body-mind psychotherapy stands in contrast to purely verbal psychotherapies by including your bodily self in the therapy session. This can take many different forms. At the most fundamental level, body-mind and bioenergetic psychotherapy operate on the continuity of mind, body, feeling, relationship and environment. As an example, if we feel an (unconscious) conflict about … Continue reading The Role of the Body in Bioenergetic Psychotherapy

Ground, Heart, Intent, Openness, Presence

  Modern psychology, organizational research, the new sciences, wisdom traditions, and martial arts have all repeatedly “discovered” five fundamental elements that represent human qualities and behavioral options. These elements of power link to personal development through body-mind practices, and also represent options for satisfying and effective action across domains (e.g., leadership, team building, career development, … Continue reading Ground, Heart, Intent, Openness, Presence

The Present Moment – Awareness Is a Master Key

Awareness of what is happening in the present – in the now – is a key practice, a key approach in many meditation and body-mind practices. It’s key to the work that we do.  We can call it a key tool, but that doesn’t capture just how incredibly important this is. It’s not just a tool. Awareness … Continue reading The Present Moment – Awareness Is a Master Key

It’s All Part of It – We Are Not Separate Pieces

  This great alchemical work – this journey of personal development – is one of transformation and wholeness. Our bodies, minds, and spirits, our relationships and our embeddedness in the natural world are aspects of one thing. These domains are all integral aspects of the great work that embraces spiritual practices and everyday life. This … Continue reading It’s All Part of It – We Are Not Separate Pieces

The Power of Attention

  Most every psychospiritual and personal development tradition asks that we learn to manage our attention. Our attention is the most valuable resource we have, because where attention goes – energy goes. We have habits of attention, many of which were not consciously acquired and many of which do not serve us well. Learning to … Continue reading The Power of Attention