Focusing* talks about a relationship with the body. Yet each of us has a different experience of ‘body’, of the container that holds and supports what is preparing to emerge.
I bring Focusers, including beginners, into their ‘body’ through an easy and direct process that’s been described as a pre-step to Focusing. My simple language and clear pacing create a space for sensory shifts and a new ‘body’ relationship with the floor, environment and self.
When we experience ‘body‘-comfort, we organically connect with that safe Focusing place inside. This safety via ‘body’-comfort engenders the trust needed as Focuser or Listener. And it opens the way for our own implicit expressivity in language, gesture or activity.
People often comment that there is something about the quality of my own moving—of my gestural expressivity and comfort in my ‘body‘—that affects their experience of body-in-presence. As we work together they’re able to explore and refine what their own ’body’-comfort feels like. Awakening to how they are in relationship with their ‘body’, they become able to enrich their Focusing relationships and integrate these experiences into daily life.
Won’t you consider joining me in a gentle exploring of your own ‘body‘- comfort?
*For information about Eugene Gendlin’s process of inner listening, Focusing: http://focusing.org