Training in Somatic Experiencing (Peter Lavine), Integrated Body Therapy (Dr. Jack Lee Rosenberg ) and Constellation Work (Bert Herlinger); influence the way that body work is offered and delivered.
IBP experiential practices help to break through old, somatically maintained dysfunctional behavior patterns by reawakening and establishing fully integrated states of well-being, constancy and sense of self in the body that can lead to a transformation of consciousness at the core of one’s being
“Somatic experiencing is a form of alternative therapy aimed at relieving the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental and physical trauma-related health problems by focusing on the client's perceived body sensations (or somatic experiences). It was created by trauma therapist Peter A. Levine.”
Family Constellations are a way of discovering underlying family bonds and forces that have been carried unconsciously over several generations." -Bertold Ulsamer. When I lived in South Africa, someone told me what the longest road in Africa is. It's not the road from Cairo to Capetown, it's the way from your head to your heart, and from there to the here and now.” ― Bert Hellinger
Breath is life - follow it.
Following our breath in and out brings us into the present.
It also reduces stress & increases our overall health.
Pausing creates an internal space - away from the rush of life.
Life happens in the spaces.
Reflecting allows body awareness - feel it.
What is it we need - space, food, movement, rest?