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Are you happy with the world's leaders?

No, me neither. 

I see many hypocrites who lack integrity, who prioritise profits over people and the planet, and who rule through arrogance and fear.  

Okay… so let’s do it differently. Let’s not hand the world over to the psychopathic and privileged. 

The tricky thing is that many of us have been conditioned into not seeing ourselves as the leaders we are. BUT, you don’t have to be a CEO, president or superstar to be a leader.

Leaders are normal people who take responsibility for themselves and impact their world. We are all leaders. We lead from where we are. 

Do you want to unlock your embodied leadership?

Leadership can also be scary. The fear of failure. The fear of being seen. Even the fear of success.

“Who am I to lead?” is a question anyone with humility asks.

Many of us hold ourselves back, even though we know we already influence people and want to make a difference. 

Most of us do not yet truly embody who we can be as leaders, but WE CAN. 

Our limiting patterns can be overcome, we can step up, we can unlock our true leadership potential.

Be a beacon in a mad world

Would you like to find your own authentic embodied leadership style and have a greater impact on your world?

By focusing on your unique strengths and working with your embodiment, you can.

You have something to give the world. In these crazy times you can be a source of inspiration, hope and strength. 

Join the course if you’d like to unlock your leadership potential. It’s the most comprehensive embodiment course I’ve ever put together, filmed over half-a-year.

For all things embodiment and leadership, this could be the course for you…

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Embody Your Leadership

This training is the most complete embodiment course we've ever put together.

To shift as a leader, you need to shift your body. This training contains practical exercises to help you to make that change.

Practical tools
& techniques

Experiential,
embodied learning

Supportive
global community

Embody Your Leadership will enable you to really see yourself as a leader and not be scared of that.

You will unlock your full leadership potential and find your authentic style to truly make a difference in your world.

This course gives you the opportunity to uncover and unleash your most authentic and unapologetic self, using your unique skills in an area meaningful to you, whether you want to:

There will also be the invitation to take on a real-world project. This can be small and close to home, so don’t worry – you don’t need to run as the next president.

Examples of leadership projects could be starting a community group, launching a new offering, or even working on an aspect of yourself that’s an example to others.

While this course is aimed at the individual to start with themselves, coaches, trainers and facilitators will also love this very rich library of exercises for clients too. Feel free to help others with what’s in the course.

Move past procrastination, fear and doubt

Reconnect with your energy and purpose and learn embodied processes to do this on demand.

Fully embody your strengths

Recognise the ways YOU lead best and then practise embodying these qualities with confidence and clarity.

Fulfil your potential and contribute to the world

Uncover the unapologetic leader in you and take powerful actions in the world to change people’s lives.

How the course works

This course is the most complete library of embodied leadership practices we’ve ever put together.

There are three main parts to the course:

Self-paced course content

You can pick and choose what's most relevant to you or work through the course systematically.

Weekly LIVE leadership labs

8 weeks of support from Mark to practise your leadership skills in a small, real-life project of your choice.

Connection and accountability

There will be optional peer groups, access to a dedicated learning platform, and a personal journal.

What are the Leadership Labs?

People learn from two things: embodiment practices, which have to be individually tailored, and action-learning, i.e. learning through doing.

With action-learning, people can start very small and build momentum over time. This is what I’ve done, and I love supporting others in this way.

That’s why you’ll be encouraged to choose a real-world project, big or small, in the Leadership Labs.

With the Leadership Labs, you’ll get my support to help you with your project. They add community, accountability and support to the complete embodiment course.

The LIVE Leadership Labs (tutorials) start on Tuesday June 21 at 6pm UK time / 1pm EDT.

June 21 – 6pm UK / 1pm EDT

June 28 – 6pm UK / 1pm EDT

July 5 – 6pm UK / 1pm EDT

July 12 – 6pm UK / 1pm EDT

July 19 – 5pm UK / 12pm EDT

July 26 – 6pm UK / 1pm EDT

August 2 – 6pm UK / 1pm EDT

August 9 – 6pm UK / 1pm EDT

*Tutorials will be recorded in case you miss them or want to rewatch something.*

You'll learn...

Full course library:

This is the most complete library of embodiment practice we’ve ever put together, all in a single online course.

Expand each section below to see everything that’s covered:

WELCOME TO THE COURSE
What is leadership? – You tell me
Your leadership reaction (what happens in your body)
Why be a leader?
Old versus new leaders
Disowning leadership is disempowering
Various perspectives on leadership – I, relational, role, new ground, traits, skills
Why “authentic” leadership?
You’re already a leader – influence and role model
Change YOUR world
Lead as a human / being ordinary as a human / being a human leader
Your potential is bigger than you can imagine
Getting BACK to being a leader
Can leadership be learnt (skills versus qualities versus talent)
Your invitation to step up as a leader
Your leadership project
So you picked a project…
Intro to exercises
Imagining leaders
Leadership is…exercise
How to stand like a leader
Admirable leaders
How to be a bad leader
I would not be a leader if…
Stepping across a line
How your life would be different if…
The world with and without your potential
Using the course – attention, binge?
Being resourced / choice
How to be teachable
Ways of knowing – About, skills and being
Getting a buddy/peer group
Why Mark keeps changing
I, we, it model
The givens…
The most important leadership skill
Classic universal leadership virtues – look up
Servant and situational leadership
What is embodiment for leadership?
Leadership vision
Ego versus deep leadership
Us, or THROUGH us?
Rest and work – work ethic / self brutality
Sacrifice …but deep satisfactions/ play
Why leadership isn’t fun
How to build trust
Leader as community builder
Understanding change – seasons model
Paradoxes/ balances of leadership
Biology – health
Followership
Action points and practice course video
What/who do you serve? – What’s bigger that you?
Reflecting on the honour of leading / the honour and responsibility of leading
Why should anyone be lead by you?
Your survival case
Obituary exercise
Purpose – knowing yours at heart of leadership
Values exercise – choose 5 qualities?
Voice
Action points and practice course video
Yin and yang – Yes and no, pushing and letting go
Action and rest – healthy vs not
Authority pose – any old leader images/resistance? / Leadership stance / The pose of a leader / Leadership body language
Giving pose – what’s your unique contribution? / generosity / what am I giving?
Care pose – who for?
Stand pose – for what?
Up and down centring –
Moving centring –
Bokken intention cutting / Bokken exercise
Stepping forward exercise / moving forwards
Voicework for leaders
Action points and practice course video
Why everyone isn’t a leader
Exercises: Reasons not to be a leader
Yeah but… exercise
Why hippies don’t like leaders
Why it’s okay to be a leader
How you limit yourself
What emotions aren’t allowed
Misperceptions of what leadership is – Mark, Karin and Erika
“What I’m great at” / stating strengths, receiving compliments – Mark, Karin and Erika
Cultural blocks to leadership – Mark, Karin and Erika
How not to please everyone – Erika and Mark
Class barriers – Mark and Erika
Leadrship barriers for women – Erika and Karin
Leadrship barriers for women – Erika and Mark
Power is not bad (reframe) – Erika
Self trust – Outer authority vs. inner authority – Erika
Approval and permission – Erika
Approval and permission – Erika
Anger – Erika
How to feel safe being seen – Erika
Overcoming perfectionism and worthlessness- Erika
Criticism and being disliked – Erika
How not to put others first – Erika
The highly sensitive leader – Erika
framing yin and yang
Blocks to yin leadership – Erika
Leadership for arseholes (yang blocks)
Exercises for yang blocks
The good news about you as a leader
What didn’t kill you
You’re mad, you’re bad, you’re awesome
Why self-awareness matters for leaders
Exercises for state awareness building – The check in, meditation, etc
The importance of trait awareness (4 elements exercise)
Questions for 4 elements trait awareness
Feedback exercises on preference
“Do me” – somatic feedback exercise
Knowing your liabilities and getting help
Reflection on your character
How mindfulness has helped me
Body scanning – Karin
Metta meditation – Erika
“Heart” purpose meditation for leaders – Erika
Acceptance, Intention, Connection, Action meditation – Karin
The mindful leader (include link to other learning, presence, health etc) – Karin
Nature – 4 elements
4 elements meditation
Central channel meditation
Equanimity
Extreme!!! Shame meditation
Action points and practice course video – mark
Building your core practice (elements) – balancing your type
Developing “heart” – service, meta, care
Telling your leadership story
Why facing death matters to leaders
Leadership love and loss
Why leaders need to get their s**t together
Three leadership mindsets
ABC for leaders
Quick centring
Building your centring practice
Centring applications
Centred walking
Underlying stress factors
Self-care for leaders
Embodying the monarch
Why self-expression matters for leaders – balance of two, culture and type
Developing self-expression
Action points and practice course video
Intro – how to practise and why necessary to reveal patterns
No touch leader follower
Leader – follower awareness
Leadership position
Leader – follower range
Leader – follower resistance
Leader – follower ego vs coming through
Abandonment exercise
Blending, side by side view
Authority/ taking space support
Two step for coordination
Declaration with feedback
No and welcome – with feedback
Support and annoyance, criticism and compliment
Dedicated relational practice
Competitive mood game – demo for impact part
Zoom variations
Action points and practice course video
Overview – Ones covered so far recap, self and other, modelling – self and other
Time management – actually…, busyness
Stress management for leaders
How to build confidence as a leader
Communicating to elements
Task – people balance
Risk management
Dealing with haters and trolls
How to ask for what you want
Boundaries and saying no / there is no win-lose
Letting go of control / accepting help
Vulnerability – learning still, equality?
Grit and taking shit
Weak you isn’t good enough
Play, humour and creativity
Dealing with uncertainty
Vision and practicality
Tact
Voice and embodiment*
Intuition
Empathy
Empathy and leadership
Giving feedback
Presentations and selling
Conflict resolution
Dealing with conflict
Culture custodian
Leveraging diversity – include somatic
Cross-cultural leadership – power distance, explicit
Leading online
Action points and practice course video
Intro
Relational, nurture
Humanity, emotions, empathy
Deep listening
Breadth of vision (goal is not only point)
Cycles
Paradox, complexity
Acceptance
Adaptability, yielding, flexible
Yin impact
Practices to be more yin
Challenges with change, overshooting
Handover to Mark / yang
Review – self care, yes and no, care, giving
Authority pose
Taking space pose
Inspiration
Enthusiasm
Ground
Action points and practice course video

 

Embodied influence
You can’t not influence – intention to do good
Passion, values and vulnerability
Your own embodiment – resonance, safety, status
Safety, status and warmth
Depth
How to get respect
Anxiety and grounding – rest and digest
Self esteem and humility
Conveying vision, purpose and trust
Status – with exercises and homework
How to persuade people
How to build relationships: Rapport and calibration
4 elements motivation and communication – with exercises
4 elements communication exercises
Needs of followers
Virtual leadership
Make others leaders
Coaching leadership in others
Action points and practice course video
Intro
Three modes people can be in – coloured lights
Trauma symptoms to look out for
Your own healing
To hire, heal or not?
Crisis vs calm leadership modes
Projection
How to traumatise your employees
Introduction
Hubris, arrogance, ego and bigifying – to reset humility (learning, service, HP)
Busyness! Saying no. Self care
Loneliness – peers,
Inflexibility
Control freakery and power addiction, Come downs
Power addiction
Ups and downs
Evangelism – leads to mistreatment, mission
Cancel culture
Failure
InAuthenticity
Ethics / guru issues
Taking things personally
Callousness
Lessons from 15 years training leaders
Leaders that inspired Mark
Leaders that inspired Karin
Leader spotting – eg yoga teachers
TEC leaders
7 leadership mistakes I’ve made
Values – what’s my contribution
Strategy – what to actually do?
CHOOSE a goal
80/20 principle
Your leadership project
So you picked a project…
Action-learning-reflection
Acknowledgements and personal thanks
Acknowledgements and use
Identifying your critical strengths and weaknesses
Suggested repetitions – the world with and without your potential
Further learning
Your leadership network
Peers and mentors – offer value
Is it worth it?
Final reflections and practices
Congrats! Celebrate – most people don’t finish

If you're a...

person who wants to make a difference in people’s lives

professional who wants to step up to the next level in your work

facilitator who wants to feel more at ease leading

…this course could be a good fit.

Lead teacher

“Leadership can’t be taught from a book, we have to walk the talk.

I never used to see myself as a leader as I grew up with a model for that, that just wasn’t me. Through some good role models however I realised that authentic embodied leadership came in all kinds of packages, and though embodied training started to grow the skills I needed.  

I started with small projects in the aikido world where I was learning embodied capacities critical to self-regulation and influence. Eventually I moved onto running a business, doing large trainings, heading the world’s biggest Zoom event, and to the recent work in Ukraine. 

I wasn’t born knowing how to do such things, but learnt through doing, supported by an embodied transformation journey. Practices and skills, that’s what the “magic” is all about.

I’ve been teaching this stuff to big-bucks-paying CEO’s and my mentees for some years, but this is the first time I’ve put this work out there for everyone. The Embody your Leadership program is my life’s work, and the live “lab” element gives people a chance to learn through doing. It’s like an incubator where I can support you to move forward. 

If you want to embody your real potential and to make a difference, I hope you join us.”

mark walsh

Mark Walsh

Course leader,
CEO & Founder, Embodiment Unlimited

“Mr Embodiment” (Mark Walsh) is the author of Embodiment, Working with the Body in Training and Coaching, and Embodied Meditation.

He hosts The Embodiment Podcast (1 million+ downloads), The Embodiment Channel on YouTube (over 15M views), and led The Embodiment Conference (1000 teachers, 500,000 delegates). Seeing a theme yet?

Mark co-founded the Embodied Facilitator Course, and the online Certificate of Embodiment Coaching, certifying over 1000 embodiment coaches.

He gained an honours in psychology (despite been an alcoholic at the time), and has taught widely in the corporate world, pretending to be a grown up for years with blue-chip companies (e.g. Google, Unilever, Shell, Axa, L’Oreal), some of whom he charged wayyyy too much (as they made him wear a suit).

Mark has over 25 years of experience of extensive embodied practice. This includes several years of residential live-in aikido training, experience in a bunch of other martial arts, loads of yoga, bodywork, improv comedy, body therapy, conscious dance, experiential anatomy and meditation.

He has also triggered… sorry, taught… many yogis, NGOs, police officers, The NHS and several militaries (e.g. in Sierra Leone). 

Mark has taught in over 40 countries (most of which will even let him back in), worked in various war zones, and taught over 50,000 children. He has headlined International Coach Federation events, taught at universities, in The House of Lords, lived with the circus in Ethiopia, founded the Sane Ukraine trauma education charity, and kissed a princess.

Embodiment is his obsession, life’s work, and frankly at this point he couldn’t get a job doing anything else. He dances like your dad at a wedding, impresses cats with his stroking, and offends pirates with his swearing.

He is now tired of writing in the third person. It’s getting weird. You get the point.

Course contributors

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Karin van Maanen

Meditation & Yoga Teacher

Karin combines a range of embodied and creative approaches to support personal and professional development.

Ronhild de Brito

Ron de Brito

Empowered Compassion Coach

Ron helps people unearth their inner resources and find ease with being fully receptive to their humanity.

+ other guest teachers

What some of my students say...

Bonuses

(worth $699)

1-to-1 coaching session with Mark Walsh

The first five people to join get a free 1-to-1 leadership coaching session with Mark.

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Keynote channel

Keynote channel from Embodiment Conference

50+ leaders from the embodiment field, including Dr. Gabor Maté, Sharen Salberg, Bonnie Bainbridge-Cohen, Daria Halprin, Sébastien Foucan, and more.

Leadership channel from Embodiment Conference

100+ leadership experts, including Dan Siegel, Kristin Neff, Dr. Andrea Pennington, Dr. Richard Schwartz, Tami Simon, and more.

Leadership channel

If I could choose one course...

“I’ve been following Mark’s work for five years, first from afar, then as a student, mentee and finally working with him.

I’d be surprised if anyone knew more about what Embodiment Unlimited offers than me.

If I had to choose just one course, this would be it.

I was there for the entire filming process, then reviewed it all and put it together.

Embody Your Leadership is what embodiment is about. Changing your world.

Want a complete course on embodiment? This. Is. It.”

Steve-brighton

Steve New

Director of Learning, Embodiment Unlimited

What some leaders in the embodiment field say...

We believe in this course, so we're happy to put our money where our mouth is.

If you feel like there’s no chance you’ll progress as a leader after completing all the course content for the first two weeks of the course and trying all the practices, you can email us before week 3 opens for a full refund at support@embodimentunlimited.com

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This is a self-paced course. There’s the option to get four 1-to-1 coaching sessions with Mark, too, which will obviously be live.

No, the course will benefit everyone wanting to make a difference in their embodied leadership worlds.

You can do the course in your own time, although we’d suggest giving yourself an end date to work towards with your chosen leadership project.

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