Embodied Soul

SOUL WORK

SOUL WORK

SOUL WORK Soul work is much more about the body than the mind.  Don't get me wrong. Mind is wonderful but, a mind hijacked by the ego isn't. It's too clever at fooling us. The body, on the other hand, never lies. The body is the great sensing organ of the...

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EMBODYING WHAT IS HARD

EMBODYING WHAT IS HARD

EMBODYING WHAT IS HARD If there is one bit of wisdom I have learned in my years on Earth, it is to sit in the bullseye of my unfolding life. Go where it's uncomfortable. Find a way in and make a home there. Open the windows and invite the Spring breezes. I have been...

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METABOLIZING TRAUMA

METABOLIZING TRAUMA

Martha Graham was a shaman. Here she is in Lamentation metabolizing trauma for us.  Embodiment asks us to do this for ourselves. Holding, numbing, dissociating from our trauma means it never gets processed as the wave of energy it is. A wave needs to flow to find...

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THE SIX METRICS OF ALIVENESS

THE SIX METRICS OF ALIVENESS

The Six Metrics of Aliveness When we work in a pose in class, when we assess what to work on with a new client, we need a way to see how the energy and the body interact, where they inhibit us and where we can help. Over the years, I've developed a system called the...

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A CASE STUDY- MARTIN’S TRIP TO THE BULLSEYE

A CASE STUDY- MARTIN’S TRIP TO THE BULLSEYE

Another Excerpt from Elizabeth's Book The Path with Heart: Movement Alchemy to Wake Your Inner Fire Chapter 10: The Power of Wisdom – Living in the Bullseye. Martin is a delightful, talented, brave jester who has been a dancer, a performance artist and a drag queen....

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WHY GROUNDING MUST PRECEDE EMBODIMENT

WHY GROUNDING MUST PRECEDE EMBODIMENT

Why Grounding Must Precede Embodiment   Grounding One fine spring day in Manhattan, I witnessed a man getting struck and killed by a truck. He was crossing against the light at 72nd St. and Amsterdam Ave., looking at his cell phone. He never saw the truck coming. A...

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Em-Bodied Dialogues

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