OFFERING FROM THE CONSCIOUS BODY reveals both the theory and practice of a unique body-based process that is cathartic creative healing and mystical as presented by Janet Adler the presiding voice in the field. This Western awareness practice encourages the individual to experience the evolving relationship with oneself another the collective and the divine through the natural impulses of conscious movement compassionate witnessing and clear articulation of experience. Through the vivid examples taken from her own practice Adler demonstrates that physical movement can invite direct experience of spiritual truths. The reader is led through the multiple layers within the discipline - moving and witnessing in dyads and then groups in the presence of a witnessing teacher - to develop a comprehensive and experiential understanding of this innovative way of work. Designed for professionals and laypersons interested in psychology bodywork mystic traditions or personal transformation the discipline of Authentic Movement is at the cutting edge of emerging Western healing practices. * Uses sample sessions and descriptive theory to explain the discipline.
* Based on the author's 35 years of movement work.
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Author Biography - Janet Adler
Janet Adler, with a Ph.D. in Mystical Studies, teaches the discipline of Authentic Movement in the United States and Europe and was the founder and director of The Mary Starks Whitehouse Institute, the first school devoted to the study and practice of the discipline. She is the author of Arching Backward and of two films: Looking for Me, documenting her work with autistic children, and Still Looking, reflecting her work in the discipline of Authentic Movement. She lives in northern California where she also works as a hospice chaplain.