Have you ever asked yourself when you are doing a bodywork session, regardless of the discipline, why the outcomes are often different? I have posed this question to my students of both disciplines, “What would it be like if you didn’t have to know the answers to the needs of the system you are palpating, but to just be deeply present with what is happening at that moment?” That quality of consciousness flies in direct opposition to how so many of us have been educated! But, fascinatingly enough our outcomes are often quite good. Go figure. Actually please don’t!
I think by now many of you realize that the value of our work is oftentimes our ability to reflect for the patient’s system, so that their homeostatic response is powerful enough to create a level of healing. Two different practitioners, same basic techniques, two different outcomes. What is truly important beyond the obvious of being able to be a part of a positive outcome, is how we transform ourselves deeper and deeper into the Stillness and Lightness of Being, and the joy of that essence permeating our daily lives. [Read more…]