Saturday April 1 & Sunday April 2, 10am-5pm
Join acclaimed author Philip Shephard for a two day workshop on embodiment, based on his book New Self New World.
We are taught from childhood that mind and body are separate. This lesson is not just a fiction – it is a deeply damaging one. It has created a way of being that is disconnected, anxious and off-balance. There is actually no such thing as a mindless body: its tissues are suffused with intelligence, and it houses two of our three brains – the one in the heart, and the one in the belly. Our primary wound, then, is not a split between body and mind – it is a wound within the mind itself, one that compartmentalizes it, keeping the representational, abstract reasoning of the brain in the head separate from the felt, integrative genius of the body. Learn More