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“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

"Thank you Jamie for your work, for your journeys from the outside in with physical stepping stones that help me to anchor in and connect with the physicality of my being. It is truly a treasure for me." - Elisabeth, Teacher

2023 Modules 2 & 3

Module 2: Theory and Application
Pre-requisite: Module 1

Module 2 is an online study group in the application and transmission of Embodied Mindfulness practice. The focus of this module is to externalize the inner experience of Embodied Mindfulness into action as well as through language for those who wish to teach. This module can be taken for personal practice or for professional practice.

Module 2 is offered twice in 2023: Winter and Fall

Module 2 personal practice participants recycle the Module 1 content to deepen practice, attend seminars to expand understanding of the approach, and receive individual coaching for their practice and its application.

Module 2 teacher track participants receive all of the above, plus peer group feedback to gain confidence in presentation and mastery of the material. Over the course of the teacher track program, you will learn how to:

Find your own language
Gain clarity with directions for guiding
Use your voice mindfully
Pace your rhythm of guiding
Apply these foundational practices to your work
Develop your own unique style

2023 Winter Module 2 Program:

Attending Module 1 as a witness and as a participant
Tuesdays, January 17-April 18: 13:00-14:15 East Coast/19:00-20:15 Europe (no class March 14 & 21)

Module 2 Seminars
February 12
March 26
12:00-15:00 East Coast/18:00-21:00 Europe


4 - 30" individual consultations

Video recordings of all sessions

Transcripts of each guided practice from Module 1

For teacher track: Weekly peer practice sessions (Time determined by small group)

Sliding Scale: $350-750 (according to economic means)

 

2023 Fall Module 2 Program:

Attending Module 1 as a witness and as a participant
Tuesdays, October 3-December 19
13:00-14:15 East
Coast/19:00-20:15 Europe

Module 2 Seminars
November 4
December 2
12:00-15:00 East Coast/18:00-21:00 Europe

4 - 30" individual consultations

Video recordings of all sessions

Transcripts of each guided practice from Module 1

For teacher track: Weekly peer practice sessions (Time determined by small group)

Sliding Scale: $350-750 (according to economic means)

 


Module 3: Teaching Practicum and Certification

Module 3 can be taken at any time after completion of Modules 1 & 2. Module 3 revolves around planning, teaching and reflecting upon a six-week Embodied Mindfulness course in your community.

You will receive 8 - 60" online supervision consultations to support effective leadership in guiding others. There is also the option for recycling the Module 1 weekly sessions and/or the Module 2 seminars at no additional cost.

Upon the completion of the above hours, along with an 800-1,200 word written piece describing your particular application and development of the model, you will receive certification as an Embodied Mindfulness practitioner.

Sliding Scale: $375-800 (according to economic means)

Includes 8 individual online consultations, plus your information on the Somatic Expression website, referrals, and a one time featured profile in the monthly newsletter. Certified practitioners are also eligible for compensation as assistants in future trainings.

Find Certified Embodied Mindfulness practitioners HERE

Jamie McHugh

 

“Jamie brings an exceptional combination of knowledge, skills, warmth and humor to the exploration of the body, both inner and outer. Using dialogue, instruction, movement and stillness, Jamie’s workshops open new pathways to body-knowledge and self-awareness. Further, as it is grounded in a deep respect for and honoring of each person’s spirit, Jamie’s work is accessible and useful at all stages of life - from youth to the “third age.” Overall, studying with Jamie offers opportunities to learn and grow in ways that are serious yet light, sometimes quiet, often surprising, and always intriguing.” 

 - Virginia, Chaplain