One of the great gifts of Woman is her innate capacity to interpret, interact and be receptive to the unspoken, formless world around her. She is in essence in service to the wild and dynamic mystery of life and the network and fabric of Oneness. Once her awareness of her empathic and sensual nature awakens and merges with her bloom of her power and the cultivation of humility and integrity, it becomes a gift. Her abilities to read, sense and receive and transmit information can be put to great use and guide a new way of being long forgotten on this Earth.
Reigniting remembrance of sharing again authentically beyond the means of the intellectual mind, rebirthing into our culture a means of communication that is alive, enigmatic and essential, a means that embraces the fullness of the human nature and is not limited to the mind and its intellectual language & filter rather open and available to the senses, intuitive, inner and somatic, it is all inclusive, of mind, emotion, body, spirit, its energetic essences and above all inclusive of the human nature that is inseparable to the great mystery that moves all life.
Embodiment is the experience and practice bringing awareness inside the body, being embodied means remaining connected and awake to ones dynamic and ever-changing sensory, energetic and emotional landscape. Bringing our primary focus and attention away from the mind and awakening presence in the Now and the develop intimacy to our inner experience through the body.
Practices and guidance focus on awakening to our somatic experience of life, somatic meaning related to the body as distinct from the mind, heightening our awareness to the textures, colours, sensations, temperature, dynamics, shapes and energetics of our being.
Often in our lives we experience uncomfortable, overwhelming or painful emotions and sensations resulting in our most common default, to leave the body in some way and live in the mind, or run to pathways that desensitize or distract us from our inner experience. Often we try to find resolution through analysis of everything we feel, do and experience which often leads us down a track of validating our faults or another's.
Intimacy with our inner experience through awakening in the body, guides away our primary focus from the minds analysis into the inner landscape of our being. Embodied practices explore what it is to focus on sensory world, resting in your body which lives in its natural state of non judgement ready for you to meet it, live it and breath it. Through intimacy with your sea of sensations and the most mysterious and unknown parts of yourself, you give space and opportunity for the gentle or directive answers to come, answers and resolution not born of the mind rather born through insight and intuition.
Practices and guidance utilities the power of attention, intention, dance, movement, voice and heart centered communication. through these practices we reclaim wholeness, discover our own unique means to enhance our well being and vitality, all which ripple to create positive change into our lives.
Dance, touch, stillness and our voice are tools of awakening to the Now.
Embodied practices inspires:
These words by Malaika Vera I have carried with me for years and are a wonderful explanation of the path of the heart; I hope they inspire your journey of deeper embodiment too. malaikavera.com