This summer, Open Floor teacher, Deb Marois taught two Open Floor sessions at the National Network Assembly.
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Open Floor teachers are bringing the climate and diversity crisis into their classes and workshops in many ways. Kaia Hawkins…
On September 14th, Jo Woods & Sarah Winter, Open Floor teachers from Melbourne, Australia, held a special event at the…
Charles Eisenstein outlines a new narrative for the way we look at climate change.
A short video interview with Open Floor teacher Deborah Jay-Lewin
Reviewed By: Nishta Matarese My Review: This book gave me hope. Recommended by: 0 Author: Joanna Macy, Chris Johnstone Language…
Taking part in the formation and growth of these two powerful organizations — which grew from the ground up to…
Her advice to someone going to their first Open Floor class… Be open to the teachings, even if you don’t…
Reviewed By: Andrea Juhan Ph.D. My Review: This is one of my favorite books. In it, Rohr fully unpacks the…
Reviewed By: Andrea Juhan Ph.D. My Review: I enjoyed Singers description of his journey with the practice that I call…
Reviewed By: Andrea Juhan Ph.D. My Review: This book is a joy to read, attachment theory in everyday language. And…
Reviewed By: Audrey Boss My Review: A refreshing innovative and coherent look at the theme of long term relationships and…
A portrait of one of the early and foremost teachers of Zen Buddhism in the United States, John Daido Loori.
Peter Brook’s International Centre for Theatre Research has traveled extensively, conducting a wide range of theatrical experiments throughout the world.
Dr. Peter Levine talks about child sexual abuse and relational trauma.
How we use positivity and positive emotions to help us be more resilient.
Part 1 of a lecture on transference in daily life, therapy, and relationship by David Richo.
Part 3 of a lecture on transference in daily life, therapy, and relationship by David Richo.
Part 2 of a lecture on transference in daily life, therapy, and relationship by David Richo.
Professor Paul Gilbert on strengthening the mind through the power of self-compassion.
Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) helps distressed individuals recover from trauma by approaching healing from a physiological perspective.
Explore the science of compassion and how putting this into practice to creates happier lives for ourselves and others.
Janina Fisher speaking in the attachment field on stress, dysregulation, and trauma in parenting and education.
Dr. Peter Levine talks with Ray, a marine who used Somatic Experiencing, as a way to heal from war trauma.
Roshi Joan Halifax on introspection, existentialism and, ultimately, death.
Pat Ogden on how body posture and the way you move through the world can influence your well-being.
An in-depth interview by the British Library video series with legendary filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowksy.
Marlo Thomas talks with sex expert Emily Nagoski, M.D.
Twyla Tharp, world renown choreographer on the essence of creativity and dance.
A collection of lectures, talks, and interviews by beloved Buddhist teacher, Pema Chodron.
Patrice’s will take you on a walk over ice and through fire, among your fears and your empathies, and imaginings.”
Sex therapist, Emily Nagoski, dispels some modern-day myths about sexuality to help you create more pleasure in your life.
Julia Cameron, author of The Artist’s Way on connecting with the Divine.
Peter Meyers, creator of High Performance Leadership Communication, teaches several basic, effective tools to overcome the fear of speaking in public.
Dr. Rick Hanson explains how to create a deep sense contentment and resiliency.
An interview with John Daido Loori, abbot of Zen Mountain Monastery in New York.
Interview with Buddhist Nun, Pema Chodron, one of the most recognizable Buddhists in the world.
A comprehensive guide on Body-Mind Centering, the internationally recognized field pioneered by dancer and occupational therapist Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen
How music effects us physically and emotionally. Understanding this is helpful to any teacher who works with music.
A complete guide to physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual well-being.
The Zen of Creativity is beautifully illustrated and punctuated with poems and reflections from Loori’s own spiritual journey.
Wisdom of No Escape is about saying yes to life in all its manifestations that characterizes the human experience.
Spirituality of the Body includes body-psychotherapy techniques and exercises aimed at alleviating muscular tension and restoring the body’s natural grace.
Groundbreaking director Peter Brook draws on a life in love with the stage to explore the issues facing any theatrical performance.
Alejandro Jodorowsky re-creates the incredible adventure of his life as an artist, filmmaker, writer, and therapist.
Wonderful examples from creative thinkers on their process.
A broad understanding and an in depth view of where dance therapy can be used to produce change and healing.
Pema Chödrön presents guidance on how to “start where we are”—embracing rather than denying painful aspects of our lives
This groundbreaking work takes a multilayered and multidimensional approach that will help practitioners “walk the talk” of multicultural competency.
Shamans from around the world share their experiences of the link between tribe and cosmos.
A book for clinicians and clients to use together that explains key concepts of body psychotherapy.
Dr. Rick Hanson, provides a practical guide and insights into the brain that help support and understand the value of…
Boris Cyrulnik work has been helping individuals come to terms with their pasts and forge ahead to create positive futures.
Trauma is an injury caused by fright, helplessness and loss that can heal by engaging our innate capacity to self-regulate.
Explore why and how women’s sexuality works and transform your sex life into one filled with confidence and joy.
A powerful analysis of the psychological dynamics of oppression and privilege and how to develop skills to promote social justice.
A practical and empowering guide to public speaking and becoming a more effective, persuasive communicator in all areas of life.
Peter Brook, director, talks about the importance of keeping theatre relevant.
How does studying Dance/Movement Therapy have an impact on the students well-being?
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy draws from somatic therapies, neuroscience, attachment theory, and cognitive approaches, as well as from the Hakomi Method
Anne Lamont, talks about family, God, and the damage of creative successes: “They kill as many people as not”
A synopsis on the symbolism in the film The Dance of Reality by Alejandro Jodorowsky
This article, by Open Floor teacher in training Hanne Tjersland was originally publish in Many Peaces Magazine.
argaret Wagner is an award-winning travel/memoir writer and poet who teaches Open Floor and 5Rhythms ® as well as Restorative…
Éadaoin Ní Challaráin is an Open Floor teacher and a medical practitioner in palliative care in the West of Ireland. Here she…
The first time I hear Sarah Davies say, “Art is the stored honey of the human soul” * I file…
Reviewed By: Eileen Murray Recommended by: Eileen Murray Recommended Reading Program: Therapy In Motion Languages availability: English Description: What called…
Edith Avni is a Dance Movement Therapist and Open Floor Teacher and Therapy in Motion graduate from Israel. She tells…
As well as being an Open Floor teacher, Lynn is also a longtime teaching artist and the Education Director of…
Jenny Macke is an Open Floor teacher who has created many, many installations over the 15 years of being a…
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