124. Moving Pleasure – with Julia Hope Brightwell

Biodanza teacher Julia Hope Brightwell joins us today. We talk about the trap of trying to transcend the body with spirituality, seroc, butoh, 5Rhythms what Biodanza is and what a class looks like, life force, connection, sexual energy and sexual repression, creativity, the South American feel, how we lose our life force, self control, the pleasure principle, Emotional Guidance System and getting the message of emotions, feedback and reciprocity, new age dangers in dance, being careful of our weaknesses as teachers, why we don’t like certain kinds of music, working on own vs pairs and groups, masculine and feminine energy, relational and environmental aspects of embodiment, how to know if you’re embodied, embodying your soul, people pleasing, becoming boring and archetypes and mythology. 





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Mark Walsh

Founder of The Embodied Facilitator CourseEmbodied Yoga Principles, Integration Training and The Embodiment Podcast.

Patricia Aguirre

Patricia is a Therapist, Yoga Teacher and Family Constellations Facilitator. She is a lead trainer of the Trauma Coaching certification and the Courage to Lead course for female facilitators.

Karin van Maanen

Karin is a yoga & meditation teacher and embodiment trainer with an MSc in Mindfulness Studies. She's co-author of Embodied Meditation and is lead trainer on the Embodied Meditation and Embodied Toolkit certifications.

Christina Dohr

Christina is an embodiment coach and somatic educator with an MSc in Social Sciences. She's co-lead trainer on the Certification of Embodiment Coaching and Courage to Lead courses. Christina combines her work as an Aikido blackbelt, dance and improvisation in guiding groups and individuals.


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