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Leading Edge Coaching - Igniting Transformation with Body- Emotional Awareness - 1 month


Emotional Intelligence is central to success in life and impacts the contribution you are here to make. Cultivating your presence in alignment with your body and emotions transforms your world-view and impact. Exploring the experiential systems of Gestalt, Somatic Therapies and your own body-emotional awareness expands your effectiveness with clients.

Four Teleclasses on Thursday, November 12, November 19, December 3 and December 10; 12-1:30 pm EST

  1. Somatic Therapy. We use a process for recognizing and following the subtle energy in the body’s core and extremities. It expands our capacity to experience the moment. Clients have a direct experience of their power and how to shift patterns of energy and thought. The focus is on what is working.
  2. Continued work with Somatic Therapy. To ground the practice we explore key terms that add to our understanding of the wisdom of the body and emotions.
  3. Gestalt Therapy. Through direct awareness of intense emotions and understanding how to energetically engage with them, we deepen our ability to support the organic change our client’s are ready for. Gestalt helps us navigate the natural negative experiences of life as a doorway rather than an obstacle to avoid.
  4. Body Awareness Lab. Integrating the learning and incorporating the group’s wisdom and needs will crystallize.

Learning Objectives

  • Own the power of your presence as a coach
  • Deepen your ability to radically trust in what is naturally opening
  • Expand ways to access the wisdom of the body and emotion.
  • Meet clients where they are, whether they have high, medium or low body awareness.
  • Broaden your understanding and ability to use body-emotional wisdom

Developing our own presence, passion and connection to the wisdom of our body, mind and emotions is integral to awakening that in others.

In this four part series we explore:

  • Principles and practices that Gestalt Therapy and Somatic Therapies use to support awareness, discovery and enhanced functioning in clients
  • Developing your own voice and felt sense of using body-emotional awareness
  • Deepening the power of your presence
  • Stepping into radical trust of yourself and clients

Holding the polarities of challenging and positive emotions and mining the transformative value with greater ease.

The sessions include theory, demos, inside guide coaching, with a focus on practice, feedback and discussion. We create our next steps in applying our work with the wisdom of the body and emotions in our coaching.

Igniting Transformation with body-emotional awareness  is the second module in a two module series, part one of Leading Edge Coaching. Module 1, Find the Love: How Working with Parts Brings Calm, Confidence, and Compassion to the Internal World with Guthrie Sayne, completes the series.  Each module is available for $195, or save when you buy the complete series (two modules) for $330.



Richard Michaels

 Richard Michaels, MCC, CPCC, is a Master Certified Coach, Gestalt Therapist and artist. His passion is supporting people in a dynamic process of realizing their purpose, creativity and unique contribution. He’s a visionary co-founder and Director of Coaching for Transformation, an International Coach Federation, ICF, accredited coaching program with Leadership that Works. He’s trained thousands in personal, professional, and spiritual development over 40 years. He was a founding member and trustee of Kripalu Center. He co-authored Coaching for Transformation: Igniting Personal and Social Change, and published Moments on Canvas: Paintings by Richard Michaels.

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