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The Joy of an Open Heart: Love, Awareness and Intimacy with Others

The Joy of an Open Heart: Love, Awareness and Intimacy with Others

Week of November 9-14

$650.00 – $3,550.00 (based on accommodation type)

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There is a natural desire in all of us to fully be ourselves, to live and love from our deepest essential nature. We feel this desire most keenly in our longing for authentic human intimacy. Unfortunately, painful and frightening experiences often lead us to withdraw from the gift of our own luminous beauty. Instead of cultivating our capacity for intimacy, we hide from ourselves and others, too anxious, depressed, or numb to honor and embody our true radiance.
In this workshop we will embark on an odyssey of self-discovery, exploring how the barriers and blocks that keep us from fully being ourselves can simply melt away in the light of our own welcoming consciousness. Through listening, awareness, and movement, we will gain an experiential understanding of our patterns of reaching and withdrawing, opening and closing, contracting and expanding, and pausing and moving in the immediate play of relating to others.
Through dance and movement, silent and dynamic meditations, psychotherapeutic practices, and interpersonal processes, we can come alive to our inner topography, moving from our inner awareness to the experience of open and transparent relating. We will discover how to live our joy and share that joy with others.
Join us for an opportunity to nourish your own deep aliveness and experience the essential radiance of your own being as it dances with the radiance of those you meet face-to-face.
CE credit for MFTs and LCSWs;

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