kay hoffmann - Focusing Member in south east


Biography

I discovered Focusing in 1998 and have wondered since then how I ever managed without it. Before learning this simple yet profound way of listening to my inner world, I was like a leaf in the wind - simply taking life as it came and always looking elsewhere for guidance and support. What a relief it was to discover that I can stand firmly on the ground of my own in-the-moment experience and trust my inner sense of direction!

Listening to others in this life-affirming way has become one of my greatest pleasures. There is a deeply nourishing sense of the sacred in the room whenever people share this gentle practice with one another.

Initially trained in inner-relationship Focusing, I have since explored a range of other approaches and am committed to supporting newcomers in finding their own, unique way into this subtle art. I especially enjoy introducing people to the depth and spaciousness of the 'Wholebody' approach to Focusing.

I love the flexibility of teaching one-to-one and in small groups. Each session or workshop can evolve according to the individual's (or group's) sense of what needs to happen next. In this way students can find their own balance between theory and practice and determine their own pace and direction. Individuals are able to gravitate naturally towards Focusing partnerships or towards group courses and workshops if and when the time feels right for them.

I also teach yoga both in classes and one-to-one, and enjoy combining Focusing with movement.

BFA Recognised Practitioner, Teacher and Mentor, Focusing Institute Trainer and Certifying Coordinator



What I'm Doing Now

One-to-one Focusing sessions and training both in person and by phone/Skype/Zoom.
Training in Focusing and Listening for small groups (in person and on Skype/ Zoom).
Practitioner/Teacher training courses
Wholebody Focusing workshops
Individual movement sessions with a Focusing approach: using inner-directed movement either with or without the incorporation of yoga postures.

Kay offers Focusing Skills, Wholebody Focusing and special interest workshops for small groups by arrangement throughout the year. Please contact Kay directly if you would like to request a course or workshop in your area.



Primary Phone

07773505640



Primary Email

Kay Hoffmann - kayhoffmann1@gmail.com




Events by kay hoffmann

Path of the Focusing Practitioner retreat

specialist Course

This 3-day residential workshop in the Warwickshire countryside provides an...

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This 3-day residential workshop in the Warwickshire countryside provides an opportunity for Focusing Practitioners, Teachers and trainees to get together for encouragement, input, inspiration and support. (If you are in training but feeling somewhat ‘lapsed’, this may be just the thing to get you re-inspired!) People combining focusing with another approach or profession are also welcome to attend. The event will include the following themes and activities:

  • Being true to your own unique gifts, strengths and direction
  • Deepening your trust in the wisdom of the body and the relational space
  • Sensing for the next steps in your focusing journey
  • Other topics requested by participants
  • Plenty of focusing time in pairs or triads
  • Shared silent space before breakfast each day for movement and/or meditation (optional!)
  • Space for resting, walks and socialising
If this event is of interest to you, please contact me for further details and booking form. Looking forward to hearing from you!

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Fri 5 Jun - 8 Jun 2020

The Purley Chase Centre, near Atherstone, Warwickshire, west midlands

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Path of the Focusing Practitioner Retreat

specialist Course

This 3-day residential workshop in the Warwickshire countryside provides an...

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This 3-day residential workshop in the Warwickshire countryside provides an opportunity for Focusing Practitioners, Teachers and trainees to get together for encouragement, input, inspiration and support. (If you are in training but feeling somewhat ‘lapsed’, this may be just the thing to get you re-inspired!) People combining focusing with another approach or profession are also welcome to attend. The event will include the following themes and activities: - Being true to your own unique gifts, strengths and direction - Deepening your trust in the wisdom of the body and the relational space - Sensing for the next steps in your focusing journey - Other topics requested by participants - Plenty of focusing time in pairs or triads - Shared silent space before breakfast each day for movement and/or meditation - Space for resting, walks and socialising If this event is of interest to you, please contact me for further details and booking form. Looking forward to hearing from you!

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Fri 4 Dec - 7 Dec 2020

The Purley Chase Centre, Warwickshire, west midlands

Kay Hoffmann's BFA Page

Email Kay Hoffmann