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Movement & Pleasure

I just went on a walk outside my office during my lunch break. I noticed that there were lots of people running or jogging or biking.  A lot of the people running looked at their watches or seemed to be on some kind of mission. There were very few smiles and a whole lot of serious faces.  It reminds me of a yoga teacher that would instruct the class in advanced poses. She would give ….read on; illumination awaits….

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Embodied Soul

Blog #4 in my Therapeutic Development Series In my last blog, I described the practice of Core Synchronism and said that bridging this practice and counseling has birthed a new way of being and thinking for me. I call this new way embodied soul. I understand embodied soul as our spiritual experience within the physical body. This concept has become my new passion as well as a professional and personal curiosity. The more spiritual experiences ….read on; illumination awaits….

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Core Synchronism and Beyond

Blog #3 in the Therapeutic Development series. This blog will be dedicated to explaining the practice of Core Synchronism. The website for Core Synchronism gives this simple definition, “ Core Synchronism is a system of hand medicine designed to assist nature in establishing harmony with all parts of the organism. It is not pathology specific. It is a mechanical system designed to restore balance, which results in activating an individual’s self-healing ability.” But what does ….read on; illumination awaits….

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Awkward & Beautiful

Blog #2 in the Therapeutic Development Series In the last blog, I talked about a change that’s happening in my practice. The change is bridging bodywork and psychotherapy. I’m learning how to explain to people that if they’d like; I can help adjust their body….and their mind. That sounds really funny and really, It’s not like I’m doing the adjusting anyway. Something that both Core Synchronism and therapy have in common, is the person needs ….read on; illumination awaits….

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Change is a Happenin’

Blog #1 in the Therapeutic Development Series. There’s a change happening in my practice. It started when I noticed that I wanted to learn how to therapeutically touch clients. My being started telling me that some people need touch to heal; that some people need talk and touch. At the same time, I was getting body work that catalyzed my ability to heal. It was about 6 months into receiving my first Core Synchronism session ….read on; illumination awaits….

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Body as a Vehicle For Spirit part two

What does the statement “our body encapsulates our spirit” mean? When I think about this, I think about what spirit means to me and how this spirit is in my body. Spirit, to me, is the animating life force. The me that lights up my body; the me that feels the energy running up my spine when I write beautiful poetry or am embraced by my lover. The electricity that pumps from my heart outward ….read on; illumination awaits….