Focusing Events / Area / South West

London North East North West Northern Ireland Scotland South East South West East Midlands West Midlands Wales Yorkshire & Humberside English Speakers Abroad Skype / Worldwide Eastern

South West

Deep Listening: Introducing Focusing: Bristol

introductory Course

Learn new ways to find inner kindness, work with stuck patterns, make clear & intuitive decisions and finally feel at...

More

Learn new ways to find inner kindness, work with stuck patterns, make clear & intuitive decisions and finally feel at home in your own body This workshop will introduce a practice known as ‘Focusing’. It is a gentle yet powerful skill that can bring clarity and aliveness to your life. Put simply it involves taking an embodied, curious, and interested awareness to your body and listening, It is a reflective practice that you learn for yourself and can be done on your own or in partnership with a friend or colleague. It can be woven into other areas of your life, such as mindfulness, healing practices and therapy. • Live a life full of curiosity • Tune into your inner wisdom • Meet yourself and others with kindness and openness • Be with and understand strong emotion • Find what truly feels right for you and your life • Connect more deeply to yourself, others, and beyond.

Read Less

23 Feb 2019 - 24 Feb 2019

Bristol, south west

Peter Gill's BFA Page

Email Peter Gill

Introduction to Focusing: Level 1: the Essence of Focusing

introductory Course

Learn how to listen to your inner wisdom through creating a positive inner relationship with yourself. Develop the knowledge and...

More

Learn how to listen to your inner wisdom through creating a positive inner relationship with yourself. Develop the knowledge and skills to begin to practise Focusing alone, and to begin to listen to an other, so you can Focus with a companion. By the end of Level 1, you will have a basic understanding of the Focusing process.

Read Less

2 Mar 2019 - 3 Mar 2019

Liverton, Devon, south west

Fiona Parr's BFA Page

Email Fiona Parr

Focusing Level 2: Being a Focusing Companion

focusing skills certificate Course

Practise the listening skills that enable you to companion someone else in a Focusing partnership. Expand your Focusing skills and...

More

Practise the listening skills that enable you to companion someone else in a Focusing partnership. Expand your Focusing skills and deepen your ability to listen to yourself encourage your personal growth and development. By the end of Level 2, you will be able to join a peer group of Focusers, form a Focusing partnership, and attend further or advanced classes and workshops.

Read Less

6 Apr 2019 - 7 Apr 2019

Liverton, Devon, south west

Fiona Parr's BFA Page

Email Fiona Parr

Deep listening: Day course

introductory Course

This day will introduce you to the life long skill of Deep Listening. It is a reflective body based practice...

More

This day will introduce you to the life long skill of Deep Listening. It is a reflective body based practice that can be done on your own or with others, and mixed with other self awareness practices such as Mindfulness Meditation or therapy. Some of the skills you will learn: • Live a life full of curiosity • Tune into your inner wisdom • Meet yourself and others with kindness and openness • Be with and understand strong emotion • Find what truly feels right for you and your life • Connect more deeply to yourself, others, and beyond. Held at the field centre Nailsworth 10-6pm

Read Less

7 Apr 2019 - 7 Apr 2019

Stroud, south west

Peter Gill's BFA Page

Email Peter Gill

Focusing Level 3: Companionship

focusing skills certificate Course

Learn how to support the Inner Relationship of the Focuser with their felt experience. Deepen your own Focusing skills. By...

More

Learn how to support the Inner Relationship of the Focuser with their felt experience. Deepen your own Focusing skills. By the end of Level 3, you will have a deeper understanding of the Focusing process, and will be able to guide yourself through the process. You will also be able to support another Focuser with your listening skills.

Read Less

11 May 2019 - 12 May 2019

Liverton, Devon, south west

Fiona Parr's BFA Page

Email Fiona Parr

Focusing Level 4: Reminders

focusing skills certificate Course

Learn how to offer reminding suggestions in a Focusing partnership. This takes you deeper into the heart of the Focusing...

More

Learn how to offer reminding suggestions in a Focusing partnership. This takes you deeper into the heart of the Focusing Process, and the relationship between a Focuser and their companion. By the end of Level 4, you will be able to offer guiding suggestions to your Focusing partner, and to extend your ability to self-guide.

Read Less

15 Jun 2019 - 16 Jun 2019

Liverton, Devon, south west

Fiona Parr's BFA Page

Email Fiona Parr

Workshop 2: A companion on the journey

focusing skills certificate Course

Weekend 2 of the BFA series: Exploring the skills of being a companion Topics: Listening skills Listening principles and practice Dwelling at the edge The...

More

Weekend 2 of the BFA series: Exploring the skills of being a companion Topics: Listening skills Listening principles and practice Dwelling at the edge The felt sense Facilitative Language How the body speaks

Read Less

13 Jul 2019 - 14 Jul 2019

Bristol, south west

Peter Gill's BFA Page

Email Peter Gill

Focusing Level 5: Applied Focusing

focusing skills certificate Course

Learn more about ‘presence and partiality’ – developing your ability to be fully with whatever needs you attention, and the...

More

Learn more about ‘presence and partiality’ – developing your ability to be fully with whatever needs you attention, and the biases and no-go areas that can interfere with that. Make Focusing fully your own. Times for further practice and demonstrations. Bring your questions, and what you would like to explore.

Read Less

20 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019

Liverton, Devon, south west

Fiona Parr's BFA Page

Email Fiona Parr

Workshop 3: A helping hand – Guiding: Bristol

focusing skills certificate Course

Weekend 3 of the BFA skills Series, exploring deeper listening and the skills of guiding and reminding Topics: Guiding skills Self-Guiding Guiding Principles Helping...

More

Weekend 3 of the BFA skills Series, exploring deeper listening and the skills of guiding and reminding Topics: Guiding skills Self-Guiding Guiding Principles Helping the focuser stay present Deeper Listening The felt sense

Read Less

14 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019

Bristol, south west

Peter Gill's BFA Page

Email Peter Gill

Walking into mystery…

specialist Course

What does it mean for you to be alive? What can we feel when we let go or our "strategic...

More

What does it mean for you to be alive? What can we feel when we let go or our "strategic mind" and open to what we do not know? What happens when we open fully to the mysterious nature of being aware and being human, here in this time and place and at the same time connected to all of life around us? What does your body know about this? What does nature know? Join me on a walk and exploration, amongst ancient beeches and the myriad of non human beings in nature enquiring into these questions and more. We will play and explore with exercises from Focusing and Nature awareness practices. We will spend time alone and together in the natural world. We will gather around the hearth and be human again. Sep 11-7pm. At a secret location near Stroud Opene to anyone who knows Focusing

Read Less

29 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019

stroud, south west

Peter Gill's BFA Page

Email Peter Gill

Workshop 4: Untangling the knots

focusing skills certificate Course

Weekend 4 of the BFA skills series exploring how to use Focusing to explore deeper emotional tangles and difficulties Topics: Developing grounding Inner...

More

Weekend 4 of the BFA skills series exploring how to use Focusing to explore deeper emotional tangles and difficulties Topics: Developing grounding Inner visitors and guests in Focusing Dynamics of the inner world Guiding skills Critical Voices

Read Less

19 Oct 2019 - 20 Oct 2019

Bristol, south west

Peter Gill's BFA Page

Email Peter Gill

Workshop 5: The path to Wholeness

focusing skills certificate Course

Weekend 5 of the BFA skills series exploring how focusing can help with integration of all aspects of human experience. Topics: Focusing...

More

Weekend 5 of the BFA skills series exploring how focusing can help with integration of all aspects of human experience. Topics: Focusing and Spirituality Living from "self-in-presence" What is wholeness Gendlin's key concepts in Focusing Radical acceptance

Read Less

16 Nov 2019 - 17 Nov 2019

Bristol, south west

Peter Gill's BFA Page

Email Peter Gill