alex maunder - Focusing Member in london


Biography

Ever since I first discovered a way of combining the Alexander Technique (discovered by F M Alexander) with Focusing (developed by Eugene Gendlin) I have been amazed at the power of this crossing of two very subtle, non-doing techniques. This is a dynamic psycho-physical therapy that allows a natural process of self-transformation to take place. My great friend Kevin McEvenue called it Wholebody Focusing, which is a very descriptive name. But the essential 3 steps of connecting with your inner Body Wisdom are: Expand your mind, Open your heart and Listen to the silence within.......In that silence within, your inner body wisdom can speak..... I published my first book - Let Your Life Flow (C W Daniels, 2002), which explains the Alexander Technique and describes how it can be integrated with Gestalt Psychotherapy and Focusing.   I published my next book "Wholebodyfocusing - Neural Pathways to Prosperity, Health & Wisdom" (www.lulu.com) in 2017. I am now a Co-ordinator in Training and able to train people up to Certificate and Trainer level, certified with the Focusing Institute and BFA.



What I'm Doing Now

I am a Focusing Co-ordinator in training and I am able to offer regular weekend workshops and on-line training for people who want to become Trainers  Wholebody Focusing. The emphasis is on getting into Grounded Presence and being able to connect with your Inner Wisdom and Guidance. I give personal WBF Skype sessions for clients from all over the UK and the world, for personal growth and therapy. I have extensive experience in helping clients to overcome trauma and blockages. Currently I am running a Neuroscience Brain Research program using brain SPEC scans and qEEG scans to increase our understanding of the scientific basis of Focusing. Focusing can dramatically change brain rhythms, restructure and reintegrate the brain. There is clear evidence of neuroplasticity as a result of regular Focusing sessions. In addition I am also engaged with running workshops in a couple of old farm houses in Brittany, France, where people come together for longer or shorter periods for Focusing Retreats, living in community and communicating from a place of Grounded Presence.



Primary Phone

07817219698



Primary Email

Alex Maunder - alex.maunder4@gmail.com



Website

http://www.wholebodyfocusing.org/



Events by alex maunder

Wholebody Focusing Online Zoom Course

specialist Course

Wholebody Focusing - Neural Pathways to Prosperity, Health and Wisdom Facilitated...

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Wholebody Focusing - Neural Pathways to Prosperity, Health and Wisdom Facilitated by Alex Maunder, BSc, MSTAT, WBF Co-ordinator in Training. Online: Wholebody Focusing - Neural Pathways to Prosperity, Health and Wisdom with Alex Maunder, WBF Co-ordinator in Training (CIT), Alexander Technique Teacher and author of the book with the above title (available from www.lulu.com or the FI bookstore). You will be learning - Advanced Wholebody Focusing Techniques. Also, how to use the Alexander Technique to release physical tension patterns that are keeping you locked into repetitive reactions to certain situations. Neuroscience and practical Mindfulness techniques for changing your brain wave patterns. How to heal old traumatic wounds and open up to the unlimited possibilities that are surrounding you all the time. With time for meditation, journaling and self-reflection. This is an 8 week online Zoom course, Running from May 2nd - June 20th 2019, each Thurs, 19.00 - 21.00 London time, 14.00 - 16.00 New York time and 11.00 am - 13.00 Los Angeles time. There is a max of 8 participants. Cost is £250 or $330 (Low income fees of £160 or $210). All revenues (100%) will be donated to the WBF Neuroscience Research Project. Visit: www.wholebodyfocusing.org for more info, payment and registration. Any questions please e-mail me at alex.maunder4@gmail.com              

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Thu 2 May - 20 Jun 2019

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Whole Body Focusing in Findhorn

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Whole Body Focusing

 
Sat 31 August 2019 (7...

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Whole Body Focusing

 
Sat 31 August 2019 (7 Days)
Alex Maunder & Susan Miles
Beneath all of our stress and trauma lies an inner wellspring of intelligence and vitality that knows how to move our life situations forward. Invite your power of awareness to awaken this intuitive power of your body wisdom through the natural process of Whole Body Mindfulness. Many people are carrying great emotional pain. Suffering is fine if it can lead to a growth in understanding but pointless and cruel if it merely results in repetitive patterns of behaviour. Seeing the bigger picture: I believe that I am here, like everybody else, to learn Life’s lessons and to move forwards. That can only happen when I stop being so reactive and learn to see things from a different perspective. The deepest reason why I practice and teach Whole Body Mindfulness is that it gives me an intuitive feeling of grounding, safety and support from something much bigger than my little ego. Then my nervous system can calm down, my body feels more relaxed and alive, and I am able to step back and to see the bigger picture. Self-Responsibility is the key: From this new perspective, with mindful self-awareness, I can take responsibility for the parts of my behaviour that are clearly wrong and have contributed to any disharmony in the whole situation. These are the bits that I can change and as I do so I become more empathic about other people’s behaviour. This insight suddenly opens me up to the new possibilities that are surrounding me all of the time, but I am unable to see them due to the stress and trauma of my old reactive patterns. There is only Learning: With Whole Body Focusing it is possible to learn, to let go and to move forwards. All the pain of wanting to be right and to prove the other person wrong suddenly vanishes. There is no right or wrong anymore, there is only learning. The intuitive insights learnt are so powerful that this becomes a spiritual practice in it’s own right that naturally leads to change and activates new neural pathways. This can powerfully contribute to the ongoing process of mindful self-observation and self-transformation. Intuitive Listening: We will also explore the value of intuitive listening with Whole Body Focusing. When connected to our grounded presence, our body wisdom knows how to be with and listen to the other person in a way that we do not. Going beyond the cognitive mind and all theories to a place of pure intuitive knowing, words come that are exactly the right thing to say at the moment as a way of supporting the speaker. Combining elements of the Alexander Technique with the Inner Focusing practice developed by Eugene Gendlin, Whole Body Focusing encourages more of the body into the process of self-enquiry, increasing grounded presence and energy flow. Please note: Whole Body Focusing includes aspects of The Alexander Technique. No prior experience of this work is necessary, but some hands-on bodywork skills will be taught.

Tiered Pricing: £1080 / £820 / £670

 

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Sat 31 Aug - 7 Sep 2019

Findhorn Community, scotland

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