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An Insight With Katrijn And Julian: An Invitation To An Unfolding Focusing Process

  • 27 Jan 2022
  • Online


In this session we will explore in real time a new development. What is possible when we open our focusing structure to others? If this proposal is as interesting and exciting as it continues to be for us, we look forward to welcoming you. To this place of adventure and discovery.

Presented by The International Focusing Institute

January 27, 2022

We invite you to an insight into and from within our shared and evolving process. It is a container we have been constructing together delicately for the last four years. A place where nothing needs to happen, and anything is possible. What wants to happen there is waiting to be witnessed, welcomed, and created.

This is not a workshop, a class, a demonstration, a Q and A or a ‘how to’, although it holds the potential to be all those things.

We offer an insight into and from within our shared process.

We invite you to experience our container somewhere in between a focusing and an artistic practice. In fact, we came together four years ago with this very intention. What has unfolded has been an adventure that has taken us through different countries, time zones, remote locations, our own homes, museums, and natural settings. From The amazon to the Parthenon to the depths of our internal workings.

Starting with the principles of relational wholebody focusing; we pause, take time, and zoom into the fundamental movements of two people relating. This connection is held by a structure. Every interaction that occurs between us happens within and is informed by this structure. Every time we meet, we take time to lay the foundations of this structure. After four years of delicate and dedicated work the structure holds not only the entirety of our human relationship but something more, something greater than us. Something that can be harnessed, questioned, and worked with. Something that supports inquiry and exploration.

Til now we have welcomed personal queries, administrative emails, works of art, classic architecture, elements of the natural world, indigenous spiritual practices, personal triumph and tragedy, relics and ruins, time, distance and duration into this form to startling and informative results. Always holding a place for what wants to happen.

In this session we explore in real time a new development. What is possible when we open our focusing structure to others? Are we welcoming an audience, a group of participants, something in between? We don’t know yet. What information is available to us in this place? And where can it guide us?

If this proposal is as interesting and exciting as it continues to be for us, we look forward to welcoming you. To this place of adventure and discovery. Delicate and dangerous. Strong and special. With the potential to hold everything and nothing at all.

All are welcome to attend. Some experience with Focusing will be helpful but is not required.

Katrijn Van Loock, Wholebody Focusing Coördinator, trainer, psychologist and professional clown in hospital, teams and organizations. Trained in Wholebody Focusing by Kevin Mcevenue, Karen Whalen and Glenn Fleisch in New York. Specialized in Relational Wholebody Focusing together with Karen Whalen.

Julian Crotti studied Relational Whole Body Focusing with Karen Whalen and Katrijn Van Loock in Belgium and Whole Body Focusing with Glenn Fleisch in Califonia. He has completed Focusing Basics and Focusing Advanced training with Ruth Hirsch. He comes from a previous career as a dancer, actor and artist in Australia.

Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 8:00 am - 10:00 am PST

Location: Online

Cost: $35 Members, $45 Non-Members

Registration Info: Contact The International Focusing Institute with any questions: Phone: (845) 480-5111 Email: elizabeth@focusing.org

https://focusing.org/event/insight-katrijn-and-julian-invitation-unfolding-focusing-process


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