Archive for January, 2012

Legal Waiver

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Waivers are an essential criteria for boot camp programs. Before participating in a program, have participants sign a legal waiver that exempts the club from potential lawsuits in the event of injury. (more…)

Treating the Mind Through the Body Body Psychotherapy. Part 5

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

I asked Klein if any of her clients had ever become violent. She replied:

People have expressed a great deal of violence. They have expressed it verbally and they have expressed it physically. And I’m trained to work with that. And if I need help — which I often do … I ask for assistance from partners. (more…)

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Treating the Mind Through the Body Body Psychotherapy. Part 4

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

During the introduction period, Klein said her doctorate was in counseling psychology. She stated that she had met the Grofs in the 1970s and that, after training with them, she had begun conducting holotropic sessions in 1987. (more…)

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Treating the Mind Through the Body Body Psychotherapy. Part 3

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Holotropic Breathwork
Psychiatrist Stanislav Grof, M.D., and his spouse, Christina Grof, developed holotropic breathwork in the 1970s. It involves breathing exercises, sound technology (including music), bodywork and the drawing of mandalas — aids to meditation symbolizing the unity of the soul with the universe. (more…)

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Treating the Mind Through the Body Body Psychotherapy. Part 2

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

This question led to a shallow and useless conversation regarding career, family and my skeptical bent. After this, Gumpel asked me to close my eyes again. She stated:

I want to tell you that there’s nothing magical about Rubenfeld synergy method, and it’s not a method that’s more than what happens between the two of us, you being an equal part of what happens here. (more…)

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Treating the Mind Through the Body Body Psychotherapy. Part 1

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Rubenfeld Synergy and Holotropic Breathwork

Body psychotherapy is also called “body-centered psychotherapy,” “body-oriented psychotherapy,” “direct body-contact psychotherapy,” and “humanistic body psychotherapy.” (more…)

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