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Trauma2Trust Training - Switzerland
Sep
18
to Sep 22

Trauma2Trust Training - Switzerland

This is a 5-day advanced residential retreat for group facilitators, practitioners, those on the path of healing trauma, and anyone working to expand the edges of growth and evolution in love.

Often trauma is regarded as a problem to fix, an obstacle to relationship, or wounds that make us feel damaged and unloveable.

We would like to offer a new perspective – that trauma is an incredible opportunity. Trauma is an invitation into more realness and depth. One that has the potential to touch everyone, and bring all those in contact with it into deeper intimacy and healing.

Trauma can only do this – become a gift instead of a problem – when we are able to create a container strong enough to fully hold and integrate it.

Because trauma is stored, and healed, in the body, it’s not enough to talk about it, or do emotional processes around it. To really get to the core, we must become vulnerable again, in a place deeper than words, and move into pure embodied experience. We must reveal ourselves fully to other human beings, and co-create new patterns of relating.

This will only happen in a container that feels absolutely safe. Sometimes that safe container is with a lover or a trusted therapist. But we’re finding that astonishing transformation and profound healing can also happen – on a greater order of magnitude – when our trauma is mirrored in a group.

One person's trauma has the potential to heal an entire room.

Often, the trauma that has seemed so horrifyingly personal reveals collective wounds. In small and large ways, we’re all impacted by the shadows of sexual violence, secrecy, victimhood, perpetration, sexual hunger and shame. Parts of us are terrified of the opposite gender. Parts are locked in ancient patterns of anger, fear, denial, flight, fight, freeze, submission.

When we go into the wordless space together, co-regulating and keeping ourselves safe, we can reveal and release these traumas. Together.

Together we can land in a new embodied experience, increasingly free from those triggers, and practice bringing all of ourselves safely to love.

Want to learn how this can happen?

Want to learn how you can help to make this happen for others too?

Come join us!

In this Training you will:
• Gain tools to self- and co-regulate your own nervous system in triggered situations.
• Develop confidence in recognizing when triggers are beginning to happen – before they actually erupt.
• Develop skills to create a somatically safe field for your relationship, client or group work to deepen into.
• Learn practices and exercises that can down-regulate an entire group.
• Understand an accessible psychological theory of Trauma and why the body is so important on the path to healing.
• Identify the common strategies used to cope with trauma and typical things that happen when we come to the edge of trigger.
• Develop an accessible and practical understanding of what happens in the brain during a traumatic (re)activation.
• Listen to the body and be able to name what is happening in real-time.
• Practice reading body language in an individual.
• Practice reading an entire room, noticing when people are being driven by triggers – freezing and not breathing, agitated, disassociated and checking out.
• Know how to slow things down when the trigger wants to speed things up.
• Identify somatic and verbal tools to reconnect with the body, self, and others when a trigger creates isolation.
• Discover why it’s essential to bring much more love and presence to everything when working with Trauma.

❂ PRACTICALS ❂

TO REGISTER Purchase tickets using Ticket Tailor:
http://buytickets.at/embodiedintimacy/254745

COST:
Tier 1 (Tickets 1-10): €399
Tier 2 (Tickets 11-25): €499
Tier 3 (Tickets 26-40): €599

LOCATION:
Kientalerhof
Griesalpstrasse 44
CH-3723 Kiental
Switzerland
T: +41 33 676 26 76
https://en.kientalerhof.ch/

DATE & TIME:
Wednesday, 18 September, 2019 (First session begins 10:00)*
Thursday, 19 September, 2019
Friday, 20 September, 2019
Saturday, 21 September, 2019
Sunday, 22 September, 2019 (Last session ends 17:00)**

*You are welcome to arrive one day early (Tuesday) to land and arrive fully before we begin the first session Wednesday morning. Otherwise, you will travel in early Wednesday morning and also have a full day of training.

**The last 2 buses leave 17:09 & 18:09 Sunday evening, you will have no problem to make this and head back towards Bern or Zurich that night, or you may stay an extra night at the venue to integrate and leave Monday morning.

ACCOMMODATION:
Food & Accommodation is NOT included in the price of your ticket. You must purchase this separately–– directly with the venue. We recommend to stay at the Kientalerhof. You can make your booking for the weekend here:
https://www.kientalerhof.ch/seminardetails/?sid=0570e40b-dd49-4bcb-a123-13d445785776

CONTACT US:
Feel free to contact Rachel Rickards if you have any questions about the event:
e-mail: embodiedIntimacy@gmail.com
fb messenger: https://m.me/EmbodiedIntimacy

❂ FAQ ❂

What kind of training is this?
This training is practical and highly experiential. Participants will get the chance to observe and practice skills needed to work with their own trauma, to practice working one-on-one and with trauma in group settings.

Who should attend?
• Personal:
This course is ideal for anyone working with their own trauma, and for those who want to develop skills and understanding being in relationship with someone who is experiencing trauma.

• Professional:
This course is also designed for professionals who want to develop and practice their skills to help clients with a history of trauma. These skills are useful for one-on-one sessions, as well as in group work. It is also an excellent recap for advanced level practitioners who would like to review and deepen their understanding of this material.

Do I need to be a professional to attend?
No, if fact anyone and everyone dealing with personal trauma or interacting with others who have experienced trauma need these skills.

What is Trauma?
• Relational perspective: We are traumatized when we are alone with too much pain to integrate. As a result, on one hand, we go on with life dissociated from what happened. Yet on the other hand, we are at war with the parts of us that hold the trauma. The result is that we are controlled and controlling.

• Neurobiological perspective: When the brain is emotionally overwhelmed and hijacked by fear and terror it can't function as the hub of awareness from where we can be present and self aware. So, later when we are situationally triggered into our experience we are unable to hold the trauma for what it is, a memory from the past that has yet to be fully integrated in the present.

• Instinctual perspective: When the active defenses of fight or flee are not enough for the threat, the danger evokes the passive defense of submission. As a result we live our life from a sense of shame, worthlessness, and depression. Acting from a victim identity unable to know or set boundaries expecting the worst from life.

In this workshop we are going to strengthen our ability to respond to our own or others traumatic activations from a place of awareness and presence rather than an unconscious reaction.

Who are we?

Facilitators: David Cates & Buster Rådvik
Assistant & Organizer: Rachel Rickards

Refund Policy:
75% until 30 days
50% 14 days
No refund under 7 days

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Embodied Intimacy: Erotic Innocence ~ Switzerland
Mar
29
to Mar 31

Embodied Intimacy: Erotic Innocence ~ Switzerland

Embodied Intimacy: Erotic Innocence & Somatic Empowerment

This retreat is for singles and couples who want to experience the beauty, power and innocence of your erotic nature.

In this relationship laboratory we offer you the extremely unique experience of mind-blowing, heart opening, playful explorations of emotional, erotic and physical intimacy

You will get the chance to transform fears, share the truth of your heart and experience relating to others from wholeness, trust, honesty and authenticity.

You will learn understandable, repeatable elements that are designed to give you the embodied foundation for an erotic life that blows your mind, opens your heart and makes you grateful to be alive exactly as you are.

In this workshop you will:
♥ Experience the beauty, wholeness and innocence of your erotic nature.
♥ Access, trust and take responsibility for your needs, feelings and desires.
♥ Learn to trust in yourself among others and that your shadow is your gift.
♥ Increase your somatic, emotional and social intelligence.
♥ Develop a clear sense of dynamic boundaries and find your authentic “yes” to everyone.
♥ Learn ways to approach yourself and others with curiosity instead of judgment, compassion instead of impatience, allowance instead of avoidance, truth instead of defensive strategies, and from choice instead of control.
♥ Transform fears, share the truth of your heart and experience relating to others from wholeness, trust, honesty and authenticity.
♥ Reduce social anxiety and sense of personal inadequacy by being met as you are and mirrored by a compassionate community without being made wrong or told you need to be different to be loved and welcomed.
♥ Learn the alchemy of relating, the practice of courageous vulnerability and transparent self-disclosure.
♥ From your heart, deliver potent feedback that inspires others to make brave, transformative changes.

Boundaries
♥ All exercises are invitations and consensual. The focus is on exploring connection and aliveness, in motion and space.
♥ All exercises can be done with comfortable clothes on. Partial and total nudity might be invited. And if so, this to invite more sensations, sense of vulnerability, receptivity and pleasure.

TO REGISTER:
http://buytickets.at/embodiedintimacy/237627

LOCATION:
Kientalerhof
Griesalpstrasse 44
CH-3723 Kiental
Switzerland
T: +41 33 676 26 76

DATE & TIME:
Friday, 29 March 2019: 17:00-22:00
Saturday, 30 March 2019: 10:00-20:00
Sunday, 31 March 2019: 10:00-17:00
With breaks according the kitchen of the Kientalerhof

COST:
Tier 1 (Tickets 1-10): 250
Tier 2 (Tickets 11-20): 275
Tier 3 (Tickets 21-30): 300

CONTACT US:
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the event:
Rachel & Buster
e-mail: EmbodiedIntimacy@gmail.com
fb messenger: https://m.me/EmbodiedIntimacy

FAQ

What is included in the price?
♥ Food and accommodations are NOT included in the price for this event.
♥ The price of the ticket covers the course fee only.

How I book my food & accommodations with Kientalerhof ?
♥ Reserve your space and food at the venue by:
T: +41 33 676 26 76
info@kientalerhof.ch
www.kientalerhof.ch

What language will this workshop be taught in?
♥ This workshop is taught in English, translation will be available if needed.

Is this for singles or couples?
♥ For singles, couples, and people who’s relationship style does not fit any label in particular.

Is this a place to connect with new folks or deepen connections with current lovers?
♥ Both. If you come with your partner you are welcome to partner together for some of the exercises, but not all of them. This is not a couples retreat. It is a community immersion. We request you do at least as many exercises with other group members as you do with your partner.

What are a few of the specific results I can expect to achieve if I come to this workshop?
♥ More connection and aliveness in your love relationships
♥ Deepening into honesty, truth, play and passion.
♥ Gain insights and skills on how to be met as you are and how to meet others where they are.
♥ Be seen, heard and felt by a community.
♥ Discover your unique erotic expression and practice giving it a voice.
♥ Simple and effective tools that will enhance your relational and erotic experience.

Can you say more about some of the practices we will do?
♥ Mirroring, Attunement and Feedback Practices (Drawing from Belly2Belly, Zegg Forum, Embodied Intimacy, Contact Improvisation, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy)
♥ Rewilding Practices (Drawing from Contact Improvisation, Embodied Intimacy)
♥ Erotic Healing Practices (Drawing from David Cates, Body Work, Yin based approach to Dearmoring)
♥ Theoretical Context (Drawing from Tamera Healing Biotope Philosophy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Neuroscience, Attachment Theory, Developmental Psychology)

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Embodied Intimacy: InMotion ~ Switzerland
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Embodied Intimacy: InMotion ~ Switzerland

Move - Connect - Play

Allow the the wisdom of your body to move you into a more alive and connected interactions.

This evening workshop is a fun relational laboratory where authentic connection with self and other is explored through simple practices of breath, sound, touch and MOVEMENT.

When we move together –in attunement with the wisdom of the body– relating with others becomes tender, playful and erotic.

In this workshop you will learn:
♥ Embodied Presence and nonverbal communication skills.
♥ Dialoging from the embodied truth of this moment while weaving in the impact you have on others.
♥ Ways to yield, surrender and let go into the ever moving connection and aliveness with another.
♥ Finding your yes and playing on the edge - to trust your gut’s yes and no.
♥ Ways to initiate, lead and express your instincts when interacting.
♥ How to lead and follow, and dissolve into an attuned dialogue with self and other, in stillness and movement, energetically, emotionally and physically.
♥ Ways to access and trust in your wild, untainted power, pre-domestication, through animal play.
♥ Ways to access the wisdom of your body and its innate drive to heal, adapt and develop new capacities.

What are we going to do?
♥ Moving Intimacy
Relational movement meditations. Solo, paired, trio, small group and large group practices.
♥ Relational exploration in presence
From intimate to intense, from stillness to movement - learning the most basic ingredients of making love.
♥ Authentic communication that dissolves our separateness -
Empowering vulnerability where you and I dissolve into a we.

Boundaries
♥ All exercises are invitations and consensual. The focus is on exploring connection and aliveness, in motion and space.
♥ All exercises can be done with comfortable clothes on. Partial and total nudity might be invited. And if so, this to invite more sensations, sense of vulnerability, receptivity and pleasure.

Who is the for?
♥ This workshop is for all levels of experience.
♥ For singles, couples, and people who’s relationship style does not fit any label in particular.
♥ For people who have some experience of Tantra, personal growth, psychotherapy, group or couple therapy, shamanism, sacred sexuality, etc. who are interested in exploring how to take the practices of connecting into movement and expression.
♥ For people who have some experience of dance, movement, theatre, and martial arts, who are curious about bringing their embodiment to connecting with others.
♥ It is also a workshop for group facilitators, body workers, therapists, coaches and other professionals who are interested in working with intimacy and movement.

TO REGISTER: http://buytickets.at/embodiedintimacy/237654

LOCATION:
Dakini Zürich
Siewerdtstraße 95
CH-8050 Zürich

DATE & TIME:
Thursday, 28 March 2019: 18:00-22:00

COST:
Tier 1 (Tickets 1-10): 25
Tier 2 (Tickets 11-20): 30
Tier 3 (Tickets 21-30): 35

CONTACT US:
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the event:
Rachel & Buster
e-mail: EmbodiedIntimacy@gmail.com
fb messenger: https://m.me/EmbodiedIntimacy

❂ FAQ ❂

Is this for singles or couples?
This workshop is open for singles, couples and those in alternative relationships (open, poly, etc)

Is this a place to connect with new folks or deepen connections with current lovers?
Both. If you come with your partner you are welcome to partner together for some of the exercises.

What are a few of the specific results I can expect to achieve if I come to this workshop?
♥ More connection and aliveness in your love relationships
♥ Deepening into honesty, truth, play and passion.
♥ Gain insights and skills on how to be met as you are and how to meet others where they are.
♥ Be seen, heard and felt.
♥ Discover your unique erotic expression and practice giving it a voice.
♥ Simple and effective tools that will enhance your relational and erotic experience.

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An Evening of Embodied Intimacy ~ Switzerland
Mar
27
6:30 PM18:30

An Evening of Embodied Intimacy ~ Switzerland

  • Jupiterhaus zum Friedberg, Zürich (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

During this evening of Embodied Intimacy, we will create a relational laboratory where we will primarily utilize the practice of Belly2Belly.

Belly2Belly is relational breathing meditation done in physical connection, cultivating connection by relating with what is here, right now.

Utilizing the core tools of Tantra: Breath, Sound, Movement and Touch we are slowing down, and we are being together just as we are.

As we slow down and link up breath and sound we create all these exquisite feedback loops- body to body, belly to belly, heart to heart, and we invite each other into more and more presence, trust and relaxation.

This beautiful practice gently guides everyone from a state of separation and isolation towards safety and oxytocin fueled connection.

The result is a simple felt presence, real time intimacy and heartfelt shared truth. The story and drama of the mind subsides and a new level of being is found in its place.

What results is a profoundly felt sense of peace and connection, a natural biochemical high that neuro-mirrors intimate love, meditative samadhi and mystical oneness.

At the speed of love we learn how to live from the wisdom of our heart instead of the worry of our minds.

At an Embodied Intimacy workshop you can learn how to:
✨Hack your emotional operating system.
✨Optimize human connection.
✨Create transformational relationships through empowering vulnerability.
✨Alchemize your social anxiety into the very stuff that connects you to your own humanity and brings you closer to others.
✨Comfortably ride the oscillation between the need for safety and connection, and the desire for freedom and individuality.
✨Practice intimate relating and communicating in such a way that you can enjoy the ups and downs of your social evolution.
✨Find your voice, activate your sound, and use it.
✨BREATHE more and deeply!

REGISTER with TICKET TAILOR: http://buytickets.at/embodiedintimacy/237759

LOCATION:
Jupiterhaus zum Friedberg, Zürich
Jupiterstrasse 1
8032 Zürich

DATE & TIME:
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 (18:00-22:00)

COST:
Tier 1 (Tickets 1-10): 20
Tier 2 (Tickets 11-20): 25
Tier 3 (Tickets 21-30): 30

CONTACT US:
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the event:
Rachel Rickardsl & Buster Rådvik
e-mail: embodiedIntimacy@gmail.com
fb messenger: https://m.me/EmbodiedIntimacy

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