What is Consciousness Based Energy Medicine?

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We hear that BodyTalk is “Consciousness-based Energy Medicine for Optimal Health.” If “Consciousness is all,” then why the distinction when we also say that “Everything is energy?” As an approach to health care, where is our priority in finding health? If we have categorized BodyTalk as a dynamic energy healing system, was it not to distinguish the work as being more subtle than physical manipulation and safer than pharmaceutical medication? Working at the subtle energy level is less invasive and has a broader range of influence all the way down to the physical. Yet we’ve gone a step further to include Consciousness, which is more subtle than the subtlest energy and all-inclusive, whether subtle, dense or otherwise. Energy is innate to physical matter. Nowhere can we find physical matter devoid of energy. Similarly, intelligence is innate to energy. Nowhere can we find energy devoid of intelligence. This Innate Intelligence (or simply “Innate”) is beyond the range of energy similar to how energy is beyond the range of matter. Although on the one hand Innate, energy and matter are none other than each other, they are also unique and must be approached as such. Energy is patterns of vibratory movement expressing levels of intelligence (coherence, beauty, knowledge), and Innate is non-active pervasive pure intelligence (wisdom, power, bliss) essential to Consciousness. Innate cannot be isolated nor made more or less intelligent – it IS intelligence. We can be conscious of varying energetic expressions of health or disease in the mind and body, but Innate is Consciousness itself and beyond measurement including any attempt at diagnosis whatsoever. People often say they are naturally very intuitive and that they have always worked intuitively. I wonder — are they intuitive enough to know that they could be more intuitive? BodyTalk is structured according to the principles of Consciousness that holistically influence all levels of body, mind, and life, energetic and physical. Working intuitively with the dynamics of Innate is to work as though Innate itself were doing the intuiting, and unless you’re just plain arrogant, it is unlikely that anyone reading this would agree to being 100% intuitive always in all ways. Some people may experience shame and discomfort around working at a level of intuition beyond their own level of intelligence. It is, however, more likely an indication that you are right on track and your sessions, which are beyond diagnosis, and are powerful beyond measure. Have you ever experienced doubt and insecurity creeping into a session? This may merely be a sign that you are intuitive enough to know that you are working at a level beyond your own intuitive knowledge and intelligence – and in fact, you may be working beyond...

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BREAKTHROUGH/FREEFALL Retreat in Encinitas

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I was naked, in the middle of the room, at the FreeFall workshop this weekend, as a strong feeling of enjoying the depths of my being shook my whole body, in a wave of ecstasy. Yep, my friends… when I say naked it means nude, without clothes. That’s just one aspect of what this FreeFall class is about. What do your clothes mean to you? What do they make you feel? What are they hiding or protecting? Who are you without your clothes? How do you feel without them? As many of you know I am originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, so getting rid of clothes it is not exactly a big deal, at least not for me. Because of the warm weather in Rio we are used to less clothes (than Alaska, for example)… without mentioning the little bikinis (eh, eh) But I knew that the class was not (only) about taking your clothes off. It was something deeper than that. And my yogic friends, this is not about naked yoga either. Let’s retrospect in time and go back to the first two days of the Retreat, the Breakthrough part. Terry Ann started the day 1 by giving us the key points of Breakthrough. Some things I had heard before. Yes, I had heard already that there is a natural healing that arises out of conflict. However, other than my immune system’s activities when I get a cold, I haven’t been really experiencing the healing nature of my conflicts. Of course, I have been noticing conflicts in my life (who doesn’t?) and I try to get rid of them, just like I get rid of a cold. Yet if we examine things from an Immune System perspective we have 2 mechanisms that are fundamental behaviors required for an organism to survive: growth and protection. Growth is about expansion, production of energy. Growth is about opening the exchange between organism and environment… Growth is about communication… but not any kind of communication. Growth is about a healthy, open, expansive communication. Now let’s take a look at the other aspect of survival of an organism: Protection. Protection is about fear: fear of being threatened, protection is about armoring a strategic defense. Protection is shutting down communication. It is holding energy within because maybe you will need it for your fight. Protection is about closing. Therefore, we can quickly conclude that protection inhibits the creation of life. The longer the organism stays in protection mode, the more it compromises its’ own growth. Growth and protection cannot operate at the same time. From this perspective, our first Breakthrough session made me think: “What is the pattern of my life? Oh, I...

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Energy Medicine: The Scientific Basis

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The Living Matrix Summary of notes taken at the IBA Conference Aug. 2007, supplemented by the text Energy Medicine and notes shared with Irene Pecenco. Errors in transcription are possible due to the nature of note-taking and my limited knowledge. “What we believe to be true is true within certain limits that are themselves beliefs. In the province of the mind there are no real limits.” – John Lilly – The Center of the Cyclone “All inventions and progress come from finding a link between two ideas that have never met.” – James Oschman “There is this medicine and that medicine and this method and that method and there is the way the body really is… “- Kerry Weinstein “Science absolute depends of new ideas and scientists detest new ideas… Let’s start looking at the studies from The Institute of Noetic Sciences (www.noetic.org). The INS is a nonprofit membership organization located in Northern California that conducts and sponsors leading-edge research into the potentials and powers of consciousness—including perceptions, beliefs, attention, intention, and intuition. The Institute explores phenomena that do not necessarily fit conventional scientific models, while maintaining a commitment to scientific rigor. They have recorded and studied about 10,000 of cancer patients in remission. “All the circuitry and machinery is there, the problem is simply to discover how to turn on the right switches to activate the process.” – Andrew Weil – Spontaneous Healing Where is the circuitry? Where is the machinery? Hypothesis: The biological rhythm resonates inside the body and together with everything else in the universe! The circulatory system is an excellent conductor of electricity. This current generates a magnetic field. The heart field is the most powerful field and can be measured 15 feet from the body using a SQUID (Superconducting Quantum Interference Device*). The field generated by the hands can be increased 1000 fold through intention and can become stronger than the heart’s field. Hands also emit light and infrasound. * SQUIDs are very sensitive magnetometers used to measure extremely small magnetic fields, based on superconducting loops. The extreme sensitivity of SQUIDs makes them ideal for studies in biology. Just as there are electrocardiograms (ECGs), electroencephalograms (EEGs) and electromyograms, the corresponding magnetocardiograms, magnetoencephalograms and magnetomyograms can be measured. Keep in mind that magnetic fields are not attenuated by tissues as electrical fields are. Let’s remember that every organ in the body has a resonance. The heart electrical-magnetic signature: is conducted to every cell in the body through the circulatory system, extends from the body inducing energy flows in people around and is conducted via the cellular matrix. How this happens? Rather than a “bag of fluid” the cell is now recognized as filled with a...

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Changing Your Mind = Changing Your DNA

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Cell biologist Dr. Rein proposed an idea that DNA would be a good tool for testing healer’s ability to affect biological systems in the body. He started testing this model system with several healers by having them holding test tubes containing DNA while trying to create a healing environment. He also had obtained some positive indicators that the conformational state of the DNA changed when exposed to these positive environments. In 1991 Dr. Rein accepted a position at the Heartmath Institute and together with Doc Childre performed various studies.Following we are listing a summary of their findings: 1) Heart rhythms and emotions: The rhythmic beating of the heart at rest is not monotonously regular but varies dynamically from moment to moment. And there is an important link between emotions and changes in the patterns on the autonomic heart’s activity. Specifically they found that during the experience of negative emotions like anger, fear, anxiety there is less synchronization between the parasympathetic and the sympathetic branches of the Autonomic Nervous System. However, positive emotions, as appreciation, love or compassion are associated with highly ordered or coherent patterns in the heart rhythm, which reflect great synchronization between the two branches of the ANS. 2) The heart’s electromagnetic field: The electromagnetic field generated by the heart is the most powerful dynamic electromagnetic field produced by the body. The heart’s field permeates every cell and may act as a synchronizing signal for all cells in the body to carry information as the same way of radio waves. 3) The theory of heart intelligence: This theory suggests that that is an energetic connection between the structures in the quantum vacuum and the physical structure of the DNA in our cells. These structures that are highly dimensional organized in a holographic-like fashion are proposed to communicate information to the DNA, guiding cell organization and differentiation and setting the parameters for the physical, mental and emotional modulations. 4) The method: In this main study, the experimental group consisted of ten individuals who were trained and experienced in heart-focused techniques. These participants self-generated focused feelings of love and appreciation while holding the intention to cause a sample of DNA to either wind or unwind. Eighteen individuals with no training served as controls.For each trial the conformation of DNA was measured before and after exposure to the subject’s intention using an ultraviolet (UV) absorption spectrophotometer.(The winding and unwinding of DNA is measured by changes in the absorption of UV light. 5) The results: In the trials in which individuals practiced the heart-focused techniques were instructed to generate feelings of love and appreciation while holding a specific intention to cause a change in the DNA, there was a significant change in...

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Theory of evolution?

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Summary of notes taken at the IBA Conference Aug. 2006, supplemented by the text Energy of Belief. Errors in transcription are possible due to the nature of note-taking and my limited knowledge. Theory of evolution? We all somehow “know” that the mind/body connection is the key to real health. Are you tired of trying to find the words that describe how the mind and body are related, and why their relationships are important for proper health? A renaissance in Cell Biology now provides the cutting edge science – real science – to prove how holistic health therapies work! Research scientist Bruce Lipton, Ph.D., introduces a long-awaited paradigm shift in the biomedical sciences. The new science will inspire your spirit, engage your mind and challenge your creativity as you comprehend the enormous real potential for applying this information in your life and in your profession. As we face the extinction of so many creatures in this planet we need to consider facing our own extinction. Because human activity is based on an old story about how we are and from where we come from: Traditional Biology. What we need is a NEW BIOLOGY, in order to learn to connect better; to learn that we are all together in this planet. We are so together as all the trillions of cells that form our physical body are together, floating, eating, living, making love, working (pretty hard, actually) dying, reproducing … We need to learn we are all breathing the same air. Let’s take a look at the rovers that NASA launched in Mars. They move around Mars and are controlling by NASA. They have an antenna there in the red planet and here, in Orlando, they have the remote control. In this way, NASA acquires information of what is going on there, in Mars. And if the battery in the Mars’ rovers dies, the controller here in Cape Canaveral is not going to die. He is miles and miles distant from his rover. He is not even there. Let’s say that we are the Earth rovers. What we really are it is not in our bodies. Whatever is controlling our body it is not IN THE BODY. So, if my “body’s rover” dies, I am not going to die. What I am, it is not even there (in the body). The mistake of the traditional Biology is that it was looking only to the vehicle, not even understanding that it was suppose to be a driver. If you believe you are a victim, you are a victim. You create the relation between you and the vehicle you drive. Becoming aware is not going to change your life. But it will give...

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Structural Integration Seminar Notes

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Summary of notes taken at the Structural Integration Seminar held in Encinitas on the beginning of 2009. Errors in transcription are possible due to the nature of note-taking and my limited knowledge. After finishing our Structural Integration class in March, I was again in absolute awe of the miracle of life. My wonder and curiosity have been only increased during these 2 decades of studies of human body and movement. I have been teaching and practicing yoga since 1989. And I started my journey with the Body Talk System in 2002. And the reason of my fascination is because the Structural Integration work just confirms my faith in the pure Supreme Consciousness that fashioned our ever-evolving body with this ingenious variety and flexibility shown in the somatic design and development. However amazed and grateful for being able to live and experience this biological success that is to be a human being, when I read the news, I have confusing feelings of ambivalence as to whether humankind can or even should continue on this planet. In the last articles we talked about the theory of evolution and the new vision of Noetic Biology, where we, as a species, need to move beyond our current dedication to collective greed – and the ignorance and alienation that comes from it – into a more cooperative and humane relationship with ourselves, each other and our environment. The only hope is the development of a “holistic” view. Tomas Myers says it passionately: “This is a vital important front on which to fight the battle for a more human use of human beings and a better integration with the world around us”. Check a lot more information at www.anatomytrains.com And he continues, “the traditional mechanistic view of anatomy, as useful as it has been, has objectified rather than humanized our relationship with our insides”. As such, Structural Integration jumps ahead the science to propose a new point of view, one that is still being literally fleshed out and refined. Moving back to the standard anatomy analysis – which Myers termed as “isolated muscle theory” – almost every text presents muscle function by isolating an individual muscle of the skeleton. This traditional muscular analysis divides the “muscle” from its connection above and below, shorn of its neurological and vascular connections, (…).” This traditional presentation defines the muscle’s function solely by what happens in approximating the proximal and distal attachment points. This overwhelmingly accepted view is that muscles attach from bone to bone and that their sole function is to approximate the two ends together, or to resist their being stretched apart. The absolute dominance of the isolated muscle presentation as the first and the last word...

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