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International Institute for Core Evolution® and CoreSoma®

Directors of Training:
Siegmar Gerken PhD, ECP, HP
Cornelia Gerken CMP, ECP, HP

Core Evolu­tion is a pro­fes­sion­al ap­proach in Hu­man­ist­ic, So­mat­ic, Pos­it­ive and Transper­son­al Psy­cho­logy, So­cial and Heal­ing Sciences, Edu­ca­tion, Psycho­so­mat­ic Medi­cine and Con­sult­ing.
The Core Evolu­tion Train­ing is based on con­tem­por­ary sci­entif­ic re­search on the in­ter­ac­tion of body and mind, the found­a­tions of body-ori­ented ther­apy, fam­ily sys­tems, neur­os­cience, trauma the­or­ies, in­cor­por­at­ing west­ern and east­ern teach­ings.

The Core Evolu­tion Train­ing ad­dresses in a psy­cho­dy­nam­ic and ex­per­i­en­tial way  the whole­ness of the per­son.

Core Evolu­tion ex­plores and works with:

  • The phys­ic­al body – its struc­ture, and the dy­nam­ic ex­pres­sion through move­ment;
  •  Emo­tions and Feel­ings – how we pro­cess our inner and outer im­pulses;
  • The Mind – in un­der­stand­ing, know­ing, being aware and struc­tur­ing our think­ing;
  • The Will – the fac­ulty that gives en­ergy its dir­ec­tion;
  • Ex­pand­ing the lim­it­a­tion of the per­son­al­ity, real­iz­ing choices;
  • Form­ing our in­ten­tions in life, ac­cess­ing in­sight, in­spir­a­tion and vis­ion;
  • Practice in Being – Aware­ness and Mind­ful­ness;
  • The Field of Con­scious­ness – al­low­ing us the per­cep­tion of the to­tal­ity of ex­ist­ence, which is per­ceived and ex­pressed as the flow of love and ex­per­i­enced as es­sence, unity and one­ness.

Core Evolu­tion teaches many thera­peut­ic tools for trans­form­a­tion.
  • With Mind­ful­ness and So­mat­ic Aware­ness you sense and track en­ergy pat­terns;
  • You learn to re­cog­nize the dif­fer­ence between trig­gers and au­then­t­ic emo­tion­al ex­pres­sions;
  • In­crease the ca­pa­city for self-reg­u­la­tion, vagal toning and emo­tion­al in­de­pend­ence
  • Ex­plore, un­der­stand and if needed re­struc­ture the many as­pects of Self
  • Through skill­ful body-mind in­ter­ac­tions and rais­ing in­di­vidu­al and group con­scious­ness we cre­ate a co­her­ence, in which new, cre­at­ive solu­tions for chal­lenges in our lives can emerge
  • Center in Mind­ful­ness Pres­ence and em­body your spir­itu­al nature
Our the­ory is at the cut­ting edge of sci­ence, conducting our own research on bio-psycho-emotional states of the Body-Mind Field with Infrared Analysis and BioPhoton measurement, which opened the horizon for many healing professionals.

We are one of the lead­ing train­ings in teach­ing the de­vel­op­ment of Per­son­al­ity Re­ac­tion Pat­terns™ - guiding you to ex­per­i­ence, sense and un­der­stand the form­a­tion of your body, how you struc­ture your feel­ings and your think­ing and how these pro­cesses flow into the un­fold­ing of your mind with its per­son­al ego at­ti­tudes and attachments. 

• Accredited by the USABP, EABP (European Association for BodyPsychotherapy) and EAP (European Association of Psychotherapy)

• Certification in Integrative, Body-Oriented and Mindfulness-Centered Therapy and Consulting (with which you can also apply for the ECP -  European Certificate for Psychotherapy)

With over 40 years of ex­per­i­ence, know­ledge and in­tu­ition, we choose the ap­proach that is needed to reach each per­son. 

Among many other per­son­al top­ics that par­ti­cipants bring, we ex­plore top­ics such as:

  • So­mat­ic Aware­ness and the Practice of Mind­ful­ness
How do we struc­ture our ex­per­i­ences on the level of our body, feel­ings, think­ing, mind and in dir­ect­ing our will to real­ize our po­ten­tial?

• Ex­plore and Practice the Mat­rix of Ground­ing
The Core Evolu­tion concept to stand on the ground and feel con­nec­ted to the Uni­verse and to all ex­ist­ence.

• Trauma Healing - from Collective, Generational and Family Trauma to Individual Trauma and Beyond
This integrative approach to trauma honors the essence of a person as an inherent quality and attends to the person’s process with professional knowledge, care, research, competence, intuition, empathy, mindfulness and presence. So that we can unite our qualities and forces, create and celebrate our community and address and support our personal life, our society, ecology and the environment and strive for peace and freedom.

• The Body is the Temple of the Soul
How does your per­son­al his­tory be­come vis­ible in your body? In your per­son­al de­vel­op­ment you formed inner work­ing mod­els, which in­flu­ence your emo­tions, body re­ac­tions, think­ing, be­ha­vi­or and be­liefs. In our work we call them Per­son­al­ity Re­ac­tions Pat­terns™. They ful­filled an im­port­ant need in your early de­vel­op­ment, but often are not ad­equate any­more for who you are today. By experiencing and ob­serving body re­ac­tions, un­der­stand­ing the un­der­ly­ing needs and learn­ing how to nour­ish them, you can suc­cess­fully change these pat­terns.

To get more in-depth ma­ter­i­al about this the­ory and teach­ing in our 10-page cur­riculum for the Core Evolu­tion Train­ing email us at

• Re­pres­sion of Ex­pres­sion can cause De­pres­sion
What was the per­son­al, emo­tion­al and phys­ic­al dy­nam­ic that you could not ex­press or live as a young per­son? What con­sequences did this have in the Body-Mind Field and what at­ti­tude and be­ha­vi­or res­ul­ted out of it and is pos­sibly still act­ive today?

• Bey­ond the Brain – The Con­scious­ness of the Body-Mind Field
The brain has a role in me­di­at­ing con­scious­ness, but only in lim­it­ing ways takes part in cre­at­ing per­son­al con­scious­ness. For this we have to ex­pand the ex­plan­at­ory model and in­clude quantum di­men­sions of our ex­per­i­ence and our ca­pa­city to per­ceive real­ity.

  • Love is the Res­on­ance with the Flow of Life™
    The state of love al­lows you to re­cog­nize the lar­ger di­men­sions life. In ex­per­i­en­cing this flow, you open to the love for your­self and oth­ers and to the love that oth­ers ex­press to you. This deep­ens heart com­mu­nic­a­tion, in­tim­acy and au­then­ti­city. A per­son in love will com­mu­nic­ate and cre­ate from a place of har­mony, well-being, peace, alive­ness and a sense of ful­fill­ment. In this state you open for new choices in feel­ing, think­ing and be­ha­vi­or. You ex­pand the lim­it­ing ego and move life’s pur­pose with the Will of Your Heart.


The Living Matrix of our Conscious Body-Mind Field - Explore Below the Thinking Mind

CoreSoma - Heal­ing Touch is a spe­cial­iz­a­tion of Core Evolu­tion, shar­ing the same un­der­ly­ing the­ory and un­der­stand­ing, with an ex­pan­ded focus on the non-verbal as­pects of our being. It of­fers the per­son­al search­er to go bey­ond the com­mon realm of psy­cho­ther­apy and for the pro­fes­sion­al to learn a new ap­proach to open to ex­pan­ded fields of ex­per­i­ence.

CoreSoma makes dir­ect con­tact with your Body-Mind Field, its vi­tal­ity, memory and know­ing. In this way we es­tab­lish a more in­teg­rated and kind re­la­tion­ship with the con­scious­ness and un­con­scious as­pects of our past and present.

This pro­gram fo­cuses on dir­ectly work­ing with the Body-Mind Field.

  • Tune into the Body’s lan­guage and learn to dia­logue with the body-con­scious­ness – listen­ing to its mes­sages and voices.
  • Ex­plore how light but in­ten­tion­al, nour­ish­ing safe touch can fur­ther and sup­port this pro­cess.
  • Ex­pand your per­cep­tion to the subtle en­ergy field, to allow in a safe and groun­ded way the un­con­scious and the high­er in­tel­li­gence to be­come con­scious  and in­teg­rated into the per­son­al and pro­fes­sion­al life.
Present re­search un­der­lines the im­port­ance of our early non-verbal, but em­bod­ied ex­per­i­ences. These parts do not speak the lan­guage of the mind or the will. These parts rely on a dif­fer­ent type of con­tact, com­mu­nic­a­tion and pres­ence in order to be heard. When ac­know­ledged, the body often only needs mind­ful­ness and aware­ness to un­wind or heal fix­a­tions cre­ated in the past.

Learn Tools for Trans­form­a­tion and Heal­ing to con­trib­ute to the change that you want to see in the world.

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