Embodied Being: Meditation Practice With Psycho-Physical Unity

with Suzanne Powell

July 6th (2017)

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    When you meditate, you begin to notice thoughts, fantasies, storylines, emotions, mental clarity or mental fog. All of these have physical manifestations in the body- illuminating that mind and body are not seperate. Some traditions use the term “mindbody” to describe this knowledge.

    F.M. Alexander used the term “psycho-physical unity” at the turn of the 20th century. Alexander has been credited as the first Western somatic educator.

    Having seven years of intensive training and personal experience in somatic work, including a somatic-based yoga nidra meditation and The Alexander Technique, Suzanne will be speaking about her experience with psycho-physical unity and how it relates to mindfulness-awareness meditation.

    About the teacher

    Suzanne Powell helps people with long-term relief of pain, tension and stress in her full-time practice in Albuquerque teaching The Alexander Technique and iRest Yoga Nidra meditation. Recently authorized as a Shambhala Guide educator, Suzanne has been teaching mind-body integrative disciplines for seven years. She holds certifications in the 1600-hr AMSAT Alexander Technique Teacher Training, The Dart Procedures-infant to childhood development re-education, iRest® Yoga Nidra Meditation Level 1, and 500-hr advanced yoga. She is passionate about demonstrating how people can connect to their innate well-being and wholeness.