The Art of Somatic Coaching: Embodying Skillful Action, Wisdom, and Compassion

The Art of Somatic Coaching: Embodying Skillful Action, Wisdom, and Compassion

by Richard Strozzi-Heckler


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583946732
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 02/11/2014
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 536,304
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Named one of the top fifty executive coaches worldwide in the landmark resource The Art and Practice of Leadership Coaching, RICHARD STROZZI-HECKLER, PhD, an internationally known speaker, coach, and consultant on leadership and mastery, is the president of the Strozzi Institute, which offers consulting and coaching services to individuals and companies on five continents. Over the past forty years he has coached thousands of individuals from Fortune 500 companies, NGOs, technology start-ups, nonprofits, the U.S. government, and the military.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 A Short Distance, but a Big Cost 9

2 Coaching 23

3 Somatics and Somatic Coaching 31

4 The Methodology 41

Methodology 46

Somatic Awareness 46

Somatic Opening 64

Somatic Practices 74

Social Context 85

Landscape/Nature 93

Spirit/The Mystery 99

A Short History of How We Have Come to Have a Void Within Us 102

5 The Rhythm of Energy 109

Awakening 112

Increasing 117

Containing 124

Completing 134

6 The Somatic Arc of Transformation 143

Historical Shape 146

Unbounded Shape 162

New Shape 169

Embodiment 173

Conclusion 179

About the Author 181

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