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Awakening the Unbound Body (Six-week Course)

November 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST

$30 – $240

Mon, Nov 11 – Mon, Dec 16; Mondays and Thursdays @ 1-2:30pm Eastern. See below for detailed schedule and syllabus.

Instructor: Michael Lydon, LCSW

Realization Process Senior Teacher & Trauma Repair Therapist

This class will be a study course for Judith Blackstone’s newest book: Trauma and the Unbound Body: The Healing Power of Fundamental Consciousness. Purchasing Trauma and the Unbound Body is a pre-requisite for taking this course. Each class module will explore one chapter of the text. Class modules will go for 1.5 hours each, structured as per the following: ~30 minutes: theory and Q&A, ~60 minutes: guided practices that demonstrate concepts explored in various chapters, along with final Q&A. 

Although it is encouraged that the course is taken sequentially as a whole, students may also drop in on any class they wish to. If you would like to take this class and have financial constraints, please email michael@realizationconsulting.com. Between classes, consultation via email will be available for any challenging emotional material that may arise for students, or for other questions. 

Pricing options:

Option 1: Complete program, 10 classes: $240 ($60 savings)

Option 2: 5-class bundle: $130 ($20 savings)

Option 3: Single class drop-in $30

To sign up: Pay via www.paypal.me/michaellydon and specify Awakening the Unbound Body (Option 1, 2, or 3).


  1. Mon, Nov 11, 1pm-2:30pm EST – How We Organize Ourselves
  2. Thu, Nov 14, 1pm-2:30pm EST – Fundamental Consciousness
  3. Mon, Nov 18, 1pm-2:30pm EST – Inhabiting the Body
  4. Thu, Nov 21, 1pm-2:30pm EST – The Qualities of the Body
  5. Mon, Nov 25, 1pm-2:30pm EST – Healing Trauma from the Core of the Body

Thu, Nov 28: No Class; Thanksgiving day.

  1. Mon, Dec 2, 1pm-2:30pm EST – Freeing the Senses from Trauma
  2. Thu, Dec 5, 1pm-2:30pm EST – Relationships: Oneness and Separateness
  3. Mon, Dec 9, 1pm-2:30pm EST – The Realization Process Release Technique
  4. Thu, Dec 12, 1pm-2:30pm EST – Toward Healing Anxiety and Depression
  5. Mon, Dec 16, 1pm-2:30pm EST – Trauma and Spiritual Teachings



  • How We Organize Ourselves


      1. Trauma and the fascia system
      2. Why we constrict
        1. Protection
        2. Mirroring
        3. Nurture
        4. Compliance
        5. Compensation


  • Exercises: 


        1. “Awareness of the body” vs “Awareness as the body”
        2. Attunement to fundamental consciousness


  • Fundamental Consciousness


      1. Awareness
      2. Emotion
      3. Physical sensation
      4. Exercise: Attuning to fundamental consciousness as awareness, emotion, and physical sensation


  • Inhabiting the Body


      1. Inhabiting the body and attuning to fundamental consciousness
      2. The gifts of inhabiting the body
        1. Becoming present and receptive
        2. Regaining agency
        3. Restoring resilience
      3. Developing self-love
      4. Grounding in our foundation
      5. Exercises: Foundational grounding


  • The Qualities in the Body


      1. Intelligence
      2. Voice
      3. Love 
      4. Power
      5. Gender
      6. Sexuality


  • Exercises: 


      1. Attuning to the qualities of fundamental consciousness
      2. Attuning to the qualities within the body



  • Healing Trauma from the Core of the Body


      1. Our entranceway into wholeness and oneness
      2. Increasing Perspective
      3. Refining and Integrating our Breath and Energy
      4. Exercises: 
        1. Core Breath with Subtle Circuitry
        2. Opening to the Upward Current of Energy


  • Freeing the Senses from Trauma


      1. Increasing our sensory experience
      2. Expanding our perception


  • Exercises:


      1. Perception as fundamental consciousness
      2. Vision
      3. Hearing
      4. Touch
      5. Perception of another person



  • Relationships: Oneness and Separateness


      1. Fundamental Consciousness and Contact
      2. The link between contact and trauma
      3. Balancing Inward and Outward Connection
      4. Healing Our capacity for contact from our core
      5. Healing Intimate relationships
      6. Healing Relationships with groups


  • Exercises: 


        1. Attuning to the qualities within the body, with a partner
        2. Attuning to core points in groups


  • The Realization Process Release Technique


      1. How the Release technique works
      2. Understanding our psychological history
      3. An illustration of the release technique
      4. The importance of patience and kindness


  • Exercises:


        1. The Realization Process release technique
        2. Finding and releasing constrictions in relation to a parent


  • Healing Anxiety and Depression


      1. Releasing the pattern of anxiety
      2. Releasing the pattern of depression


  • Exercises: 


        1. Advanced Attunement to Fundamental Consciousness
        2. Three attunements to fundamental consciousness: emptiness, luminosity, and bliss


  • Trauma and Spiritual teachings


    1. Abusive teachers
    2. The question of personal identity
    3. Free will
    4. Thinking and feeling
    5. Therapeutic presence
    6. Exercise: Releasing from the core into fundamental consciousness

Photo by Evie S. on Unsplash


November 11, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
$30 – $240


Zoom You will receive a link when you register.


Michael Lydon

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