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Top 10 Books on Embodiment
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Best Books on Embodiment

If you are looking to deepen your understanding of embodiment and learn more about what being embodied means, these books are a great place to

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The Four Relational Hungers

At the core of Open Floor philosophy is the understanding that “we are always in relationship”. We are in relationship not only with each other,

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Open Floor Movement Cycle
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A Movement Cycle for Life

The Open Floor Movement Cycle is a useful intellectual and embodied map of how physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual energy moves through time and space.

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A resource based movement practice

Open Floor is a resource-oriented movement practice. Resourcing ourselves is an ongoing process we can use to build resilience and capacity. Resources: provide support, sustenance,

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Global Impact Story

Moving through Difficult Times

Catherine Martella walks into an  Open Floor movement class led by Theva Indrasenan, in Freemantle, Western Australia.  She says that before she started dancing with

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Open Floor for the Homeless
Global Impact Story

At Home on the Dance Floor

It’s a Wednesday morning at the Primavera Emergency Men’s Shelter in Tucson, Arizona (USA) and a dozen homeless men are sitting in a circle, waiting

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What is Embodiment?

In Open Floor Movement Practice, ‘Embodiment’ refers to the four integrated levels of awareness (physical, emotional, mind and soul), and the quality of consciousness that each catalyzes. We see/hold embodiment as an aware, awake, simultaneous sensate experience of our physical, emotional, cognitive, imaginative and spiritual processes.

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