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Self-regulation and introspection induced by bodywork can be a very effective way of reaching one’s inner self.  The body is our school, our lesson, our shadow, the deep friend of the soul.  Our bodies become the springboard into the higher realms and may accompany us in some higher forms into other worlds. Bodywork is not […]

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What is Grounding, Charge and Discharge ?

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The definition of ‘Grounding’ in IBMP terms involves getting into the present moment and creating a flow of energy in the body.  Full Body Grounding can be defined as a combination of spiritual grounding, ego grounding and body grounding. There are various grounding methods, some which are active and passive. Streaming can be defined as […]

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What is Core Energetics ?

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The Core Energetics approach to personal growth was developed by John Pierrakos M.D. in 1971 and is a further refinement of Bioenergetics, which was developed by Alexander Lowen M.D. and John Pierrakos. Lowen and Pierrakos, both psychoanalysts, were clients and then students of Wilhelm Reich M.D. After studying with Reich, they added their own refinements […]

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The Role of Breath and Breathing in Healing

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Our breath and breathing is the dominant indicator that separates the living from the dead. Breathing is a fundamental process whose impact is critical to both the health of the body and the mind. Most of us are unaware of our own breathing and simply take it for granted. Most of us would be surprised […]

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What is Bioenergetics and Core Energetics ?

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The Bioenergetics approach to personal growth was developed by Alexander Lowen M.D. and John Pierrakos. Lowen and Pierrakos, both psychoanalysts, were clients and then students of Wilhelm Reich M.D.  After studying with Reich, they added their own refinements to Reich’s discoveries and principles to produce the systematic therapy that became known as Bioenergetics and was […]

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What is Characterology and Reichan Therapy ?

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Wilhelm Reich is considered the Western originator of the science of BodyMind psychotherapy. Freud and early psychologists discovered that there is a childhood developmental process that is now known to be windows of plasticity in the brain where the developing child has their beliefs, feelings and attachments to parents, others, and objects influenced in a […]

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The Pleasure of Movement

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Click on this PDF to read the full article The Pleasure of Movement

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