A somatic (body-centered), mindfulness-based approach to personal growth and exploration, called The Hakomi Method, informs much of my work. “Hakomi” is a Hopi Indian word meaning “How do you stand in relation to…many realms?” Or, more simply, “Who are you?”
In each of Body Talks Therapy’s workshops, we hold this question in our bodyminds and in our hearts by slowing down and connecting with our breath, with our physical sensations, and with our emotions in a curious and nonjudgmental way. Herein lies the portal to a journey deep within, where our Souls have long awaited our return and bid us the fullness of life colored with wonder, mystery, and miracles (even in the mundane).
For centuries, individuals and communities have gathered to tap into New Moon energy to create sacred space and support their earthly and spiritual ambitions. Symbolizing the feminine, emotions, and intuition, the moon and its darkest phase offer us the opportunity to go within, reconnect with the earth and our bodies, balance the sacred yin and yang energies within, and realign with our purpose through ceremony, group healing, and contemplation.