• June 25-26, 2022
  • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Online (Check-In Begins at 9:45 a.m. PDT)
Add to Calendar 06/25/2022 10:00 am 06/26/2022 4:00 pm America/Los_Angeles Somatic Trauma Healing with the Hakomi Method Join international Hakomi trainer Manuela Mischke-Reeds for an illuminating workshop on how to activate the powerful healing capacity of the Hakomi method. Online (Check-In Begins at 9:45 a.m. PDT) false MM/DD/YYYY


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Regular Registration: $85–$160
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Important Event Information 

  • Workshop is live online and takes place over TWO days. 
  • Saturday workshop hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT. Sunday workshop hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT. 
  • Instructions on how to join will be emailed to registrants shortly before the workshop start date.
  • This workshop is being hosted live online. Portions of this workshop will be recorded, and limited access to a recording will be made available to those who attend the live event. 

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Hakomi is a powerful and gentle method of somatic mindfulness-based psychotherapy. The Hakomi principles are also a way to guide our daily lives—a gentle and somatic alignment with our inner wisdom in wakeful relation to the world around us. Loving presence is an overarching core principle that builds the foundation for the five key Hakomi principles: non-violence, body-mind integration, organicity, unity, and mindfulness. The inner state of loving presence is both innate and can be cultivated with somatic practices and experiential learning.  

Join somatic psychotherapist and international Hakomi trainer Manuela Mischke-Reeds for an illuminating workshop on how to activate the powerful healing capacity of the Hakomi method. This workshop is an experiential guidance through the Hakomi principles to help build inner resilience and compassionate action for ourselves and for others.  

At the core of every trauma experience lives the longing for peace, belonging, and restorative experiences. The Hakomi method inquiry is: how do you stand in relation to the many realms? Through Manuela’s expert guidance, participants mindfully explore their associations and connections to trauma, and what stands in the way to returning to the loving presence within.

This workshop combines short talks, small group explorations, and longer guided mindful-somatic experiential practices. It is suited for anyone interested in exploring this powerful and gentle method for themselves and for their healing work as a practitioner, therapist, counselor, or spiritual seeker. A willingness to be in somatic practices and mindful engagement is required. 

Manuela's color portrait.

Manuela Mischke-Reeds is an international teacher of somatic psychology, co-director of the Hakomi Institute of California and Founder of Embodywise. She trains and consults in somatic trauma approaches and mental health strategies including health professionals and business leaders. She is the Chief Mental health Officer at Abroad bringing together Somatic Psychology and Trauma-informed practice for Human transformation at the workplace. 

Manuela integrates her knowledge of Hakomi mindful-somatic psychotherapy, somatic trauma therapies, trauma mental health approaches, embodied mindfulness, movement therapies and 25 years of clinical practice into her trauma training: Innate Somatic Intelligence Trauma Therapy Approach (ISITTA). Her teachings are grounded in an inside-out approach that utilizes the depth of the body’s innate healing capacity.  

Manuela is the author of several books, including 125 Somatic Psychotherapy Tools for Trauma and Stress (PESI 2018), 8 Keys to Practicing Mindfulness: Practical Strategies for Emotional Health and Well Being (W.W.Norton 2015). Visit Manuela’s website to find out more about her work.

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