many clients in therapyand for most women in our
culturethe body is the focus of shame and self-loathing.
Such contempt is an obstacle to any process of healing.
this interactive presentation, I'll introduce practical
ways to re-experience and re-value the body, creating
opportunities to replace shame with body confidence
and self-respect. The
body, especially the body's center, becomes known as
a source of guidance, wisdom, endurance, and purpose.
simple breathing patterns and playful methods for enriching
body awareness that participants learn can be used to
address eating and body image disorders, and more generally
to expand the sense of self and the capacity for self-affirmation.
workshop is open to health care professionals, bodywork
therapists, and any woman concerned with body shape