Processwork Movement Work: a brief exploration
— Here’s a short introduction to Processwork Movement work. It refers to some technical aspects of the work, if they don’t make sense don’t worry, just enjoy the case examples, in any case they will be more useful. This post is one slice of the movement work pie which is rich and diverse. I hope you enjoy!
The Nature of Movement
Every channel that we work with in Processwork offers an important element to the tapestry of the approach and to unfolding experience. The movement channel’s special contribution Read more ›Tags: Dream Work, embodiment, Process Work, training
Dream level: is it the same as dreaming into a situation?
Arny Mindell talks about different levels of experience:
- Consensus reality occupies most of our time. It is the experience of the world around us that we generally call real. We agree or have a consensus about rules of the road, for instance. We can rely on the rain to go down.
- Dreamtime or dreamland, the dreaming, dream level, are names for the aspect of reality that is more variable and dream-like. When I say, “The rain comes down like a gentle kiss on my cheek”, I use an image metaphor to describe an experience. It takes on more of a dream-like character. Images and fantasies belong to this level of experience.
- Essence or sentience The most subtle is essence. This is experience for which we have no words or for which it is hard to find words. This is the realm of moods, atmospheres, the sense that there is something there but it has not yet emerged into consciousness.
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Knowing through your body in supervision
Tuesday evening is the beginning of my class, “knowing through your body in supervision”. It runs for 4 weeks. I’m thrilled to be doing this course after using Action Theater, a form of physical theater improvisation, in the Hogwarts by the Sea workshop in poland this summer. It proved to be a very effective way for students to experience connection, following people, joining them in non-content driven events where communication was deep and rich. We even gained insight into the gifts of our high rank to make it truly real to us. Read more ›Tags: training