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“Jamie's workshops have felt spacious, light, tender and kind. I feel wholeheartedly nourished and closer to myself through his work. There is always something new I understand. I return home inspired and curious.” – Clarissa, Artist and Teacher

"I find multiple sessions per week to be a vertical step up in my practice. I noticed after the first week how I was integrating the practice more often throughout my day, even on the days we didn't meet. Practicing with others amplifies the benefits of the practice. This work is valuable in my everyday life, and in my life as a teacher and artist. I notice how many people are benefiting; not only my students - their ease and calm is making waves in their families and work places." - Kate, Somatic Movement Teacher

 

Thinking Body, Sensing Mind: Journeying in the Inner Landscape

2020 COVID-19 edition

ALL SERIES: PAY WHAT YOU ARE ABLE SLIDING SCALE ($50-250/series)

Pre-requisite: Current or past study with Jamie McHugh (Minimum 1 Breathing Room session) or other somatic-expressive experience

L) September 28-October 21: 4 Week Series, Mondays & Wednesdays 10-11am Pacific Time

M) September 28-October 21: 4 Week Series, Mondays & Wednesdays 4-5pm Pacific Time

N) November 2-25: 4 Week Series, Mondays & Wednesdays 10-11am Pacific Time

O) November 2-25: 4 Week Series, Mondays & Wednesdays 4-5pm Pacific Time

P) November 30-December 23: 4 Week Series, Mondays & Wednesdays 10-11am Pacific Time

Q) November 30-December 23: 4 Week Series, Mondays & Wednesdays 4-5pm Pacific Time

All sessions are recorded for participant downloading and playback.

Thinking Body, Sensing Mind is a series of journeys into the inner landscape of the body designed to highlight sensory experience and increase awareness, relaxation, and presence.

These explorations are derived from the Embodied Mindfulness protocol for exploring and internalizing the five basic somatic technologies: breath, vocalization, contact, movement and stillness while initially sitting.

We gift ourselves with breathing room and create a restorative break from the world by giving spacious attention to our bodies in movement and stillness. The structure encourages individual responses, creating a self-directed rhythm of focusing on the guided path and wandering off the path as much as one desires.

With so much anxiety and uncertainty present in the world, this return to the breathing body in the company of others online is a welcome oasis of calming introspection and tender self-care, providing the foundations of a daily practice for regenerating and sustaining our vital energies.

***These sessions are offered as "pay what you are able" sliding scale ($50-250/series) to support the current financial uncertainty in the world.***

To Register: 1) Pre-requisite fulfilled: Current or past study with Jamie McHugh or other somatic-expressive experience

2) Send an email HERE confirming the letter of the series you wish to attend

3) Send payment
through Paypal HERE
or with
a check to Jamie McHugh, PO Box 250, Albion, CA 95410

 

 

“To stop your mind does not mean to stop the activities of the mind. It means your mind pervades your whole body." - Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Master

"Being mindful is not a matter of thinking more clearly about experience; it is the act of experiencing more clearly. Mindfulness simply demands that we pay close attention to the flow of experience in each moment." - Sam Harris