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Ground, Heart, Intent, Openness: Embodying Presence and Embracing Life – Workshop – October 19-20, 2019

A two-day workshop integrating bioenergetic bodymind work with awareness practices. Is it possible to actually live your life as an adventure, in such a way that whatever you are doing in the world is part of a process of waking up to your true nature and actualizing your unique talents in the world?  Is it … Continue reading Ground, Heart, Intent, Openness: Embodying Presence and Embracing Life – Workshop – October 19-20, 2019

Just Relax! (Why Telling Yourself to Relax Doesn’t Work)

Many of us would agree that we need to relax more. But we also know that telling ourselves to “just relax” doesn’t work very well. Lying in bed at night, feeling agitated – we tell ourselves to “relax and go to sleep,” which of course leads to greater tension. Our neck, head, jaw, or back … Continue reading Just Relax! (Why Telling Yourself to Relax Doesn’t Work)

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