The purpose of this practice is to help you reconnect with your emotional body to release stagnant emotions, and stored trauma in your body.
We are emotional creatures, we were born with the right to express our emotions freely and openly.
Somewhere along the way, however, many of us learned to repress emotions, especially those deemed “negative,” in order to fit in, earn love, and be accepted. We do this most often with difficult emotions like shame, fear, or anger. It just so happens that we most often suppress, and try to distance ourselves from, negative emotional states. That's why they are not integrated.
But some people find that being with their positive emotions is in fact, more difficult than being with their negative ones.
The Emotional Body specializes in feeling. Feeling is not only about emotion, it is also about sensation and perception. Even though emotion does not exist beyond the physical body, feeling does exist beyond the physical body. An emotion is a physiological experience of a feeling. A Feeling is a sensation-based perception and form of awareness.
The Emotional Body is the bridge between our Physical Selves and our Thinking Selves. Interprets and translates the thoughts projected forth by both, your Consciousness and also, by your Human Mind - into feeling-states or feeling-signatures. It is the translator between the observer-based consciousness of the Mind and first-person physical experience-based consciousness of the Person. It is what makes us able to experience Thought as 'real'.
In fact, without your feelings, nothing about your physical reality would seem real. Your sense of Life,
and feeling-based conclusions about Life, are contained within the Emotional Body. Your interpretations are contained within the Emotional Body. Your emotional trauma is contained within the Emotional Body.
If your interpretations of Life are experienced as painful emotions, and if your sense of Life is painful,
and if the feeling-based conclusions you've drawn about Life are painful, and if the feeling-state of your memories are painful, and your feelings dictate what is real and what is not, then your Emotional Body will continue to convey those painful messages to the body - which will be interpreted as unpleasant emotion within the body.
This leads to an unhappy life. This leads to addiction. This leads to failed relationships. Basically, this leads to the physical reflection of those emotional states. And you can not stop reliving and reliving, the trauma. This means you can't ever be in the present moment. You can't ever be fully present with yourself in the here and now. Because the past trauma continues to come up again and again in order to reintegrate itself. It is asking you to become Whole.
When we experience events that emotionally overwhelm us and we’re unable to process what is happening, accept our emotions, and express them through our body and mind, we hide them deep inside us where others can’t see them. And we end up hiding them from ourselves too. Yet, they’re still there.
The unresolved emotions get trapped in our body where they build and stagnate, draining our energy, leading to burnout, emotional imbalance, and eventually disease. This unprocessed emotional energy is stored in our organs, muscles, and tissues. It leads to inflammation and chronic health problems, and it undermines our overall well-being. When we chronically repress emotions, we create toxicity in our body, mind, and heart.
In this experience you will be able to reconnect with your emotional body, to integrate your emotions. You will learn tools that can be included in our daily practice or tool box to help you release stagnant emotions, and stored trauma in the body.
This experience will help you to completely embrace your emotions and your feelings, no matter how painful or uncomfortable they may be. To completely be present with and to sit with your emotions. It's to learn from them - to hear what they want you to hear, to see what they want you to see. It is to be fully present, without asking them to change. We call this the process of Integration instead of 'Healing'.