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Ellen Emmet ~ The Awakening Body *Worldwide Web Event*

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 10:00am (Pacific Time)

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In our daily lives, the body is seldom tasted as it truly is. We rarely listen to its language or allow it to simply unfold and blossom in its natural original intelligence and to discover its real essence.

In fact we have deeply disconnected from this level of experience. Even when we turn back towards the body, we come with agendas and ideas that we project upon it, forcing the body into yet another mode. This only perpetuates a felt identification with a body that may seem improved, but in fact remains a mere projection of the separate limited self that seems to live in its center.

Using guided meditation, simple postures, free movements, breathing, and visualizations, we will reestablish our true identity as ever-present and unlocated Awareness, and reacquaint ourselves with our body directly, as free of concepts or images as possible. In this contemplation, resistance and chains of bodily contractions ─ the habits that create the illusion that our identity is limited, located and separate  ─ are revealed for what they are: just feelings and sensations that rise and unfold in Awareness. We come to feel our true identity as a field of tactile openness ─  limitless, vibrating and ever-present ─ which the body can rise out of and return to moment by moment.

Ellen started to teach after studying for many years studying with her teacher Francis Lucille. She is also a licensed transpersonal psychotherapist with a background in movement, dance and somatic therapies. She lives in Oxford, England with her husband, Rupert Spira.

During the event, please sit comfortably on a chair or on a cushion, in as comfortable and alert a position as possible, with some space all around your body.


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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
10:00am (Pacific Time)
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Worldwide Web Event
Online Video Meeting - (phone access also available)


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