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THE ENERGETIC INTEGRATION® PROCESS – AN OVERVIEW OF PROCESS STEPS

What is Energetic Integration?

Energetic Integration® is a registered method that works with coordinating tissue, breath and feeling with special somatic strategies. Clients are helped to release their most stubborn defenses and with the release of these very old habits and attitudes, they are als help guided in the finding of a new center. It is indebted to Wilhelm Reich’s vegetotherapy and energetic bodywork, Gestalt Process work and Hands-on work with the body.

THE ENERGETIC INTEGRATION® PROCESS – A FLEXIBLE MODEL – A PARADIGM CHART WHICH EXPLAINS THE DIRECTION OF OUR ENERGETIC FLOW WITH AWARENESS OF GREAT INDIVIDUAL VARIATION

PARADIGM FOCUS 1 – SECURE BREATH

  • Theme – Developmental Need : Security – Safety
  • Breath Pattern : Secure Breath
  • Blocked Breath Pattern : Fragmented Breath
  • Emotional Wave : Quiet Containment
  • Character Dynamic :
    • Natural : Grounded
    • Blocked : Fragmented – Schizoid

PARADIGM FOCUS 2 – NURTURING BREATH

  • Theme – Developmental Need – Focus : Nurturance – Receptive – Feminine
  • Natural Breath Pattern : Nurturing Breath – elongating, broadening breath
  • Blocked Breath Pattern : Depleted – Oral Breath
  • Emotional Wave : Filling with Feeling
  • Character Dynamic :
    • Natural : Receptive
    • Blocked : Depleted – Oral
  • Generational feminine Breathing

PARADIGM FOCUS 3 – EXPLORING BREATH

  • Theme – Exploring – Going Out – Active – Masculine
  • Breath Pattern : Exploring
  • Blocked Breath Pattern : Inflated
  • Emotional Wave : Initial Impulse
  • Character Dynamic :
    • Natural : Expressive
    • Blocked : Inflated – Psychopathic
  • Generational masculine breathing

PARADIGM FOCUS 4 – FREE BREATH

  • Theme – Freedom – Masculine and Feminine alternating
  • Breath Pattern : Free – Equality of Charging and Discharging
  • Blocked Breath Pattern : Compressed
  • Emotional Wave : Emerging Force
  • Character Dynamic :
    • Natural : Free
    • Blocked : Compressed – Masochistic

PARADIGM FOCUS 5 – INITIAL EXCITEMENT – SECURE

  • Theme – Excitement -Security in Sexuality / Sensuality / Genitality – Integration of Pelvis & Heart – Masculine & Feminine Interacting
  • Breath Pattern : Excited – Securely
  • Blocked Breath Pattern : Interrupted
  • Character Dynamic :
    • Natural : Passionate – Secure
    • Blocked : Rigid – Hysteric

PARADIGM FOCUS 6 – EXCITED BREATH – FEMININE EXCITEMENT – NURTURING

  • Theme – Excitement – Nurturing Sexuality / Sensuality / Genitality – Integration of Pelvis & Heart – Masculine & Feminine Interacting
  • Breath Pattern : Excited – Nurturing
  • Blocked Breath Pattern : Interrupted
  • Character Dynamic :
    • Natural : Passionate – Nurturing
    • Blocked : Rigid – Passive-Feminine

PARADIGM FOCUS 7 – EXCITED BREATH – MASCULINE EXCITEMENT – EXPLORING

  • Theme – Excitement – Exploring Sexuality / Sensuality / Genitality – Integration of Pelvis & Heart – Masculine & Feminine Interacting
  • Breath Pattern : Excited – Exploring
  • Blocked Breath Pattern : Interrupted
  • Character Dynamic :
    • Natural : Passionate – Exploring
    • Blocked : Rigid – Phallic-Narcissistic (Macho)

PARADIGM FOCUS 8 – EXCITED BREATH – FREE EXCITEMENT

  • Theme – Excitement -Freeing Sexuality / Sensuality / Genitality – Integration of Pelvis & Heart – Masculine & Feminine Interacting
  • Breath Pattern : Excited – Free
  • Blocked Breath Pattern : Interrupted
  • Emotional Wave : Bubbling Enthusiasm
  • Character Dynamic :
    • Natural : Passionate – Free
    • Blocked : Rigid – Masculine-Agressive

PARADIGM FOCUS 9 – ORGASTIC BREATH

  • Theme – Orgastic Joy – Orgasm – Orgastic Potency -Integration of Pelvis & Heart – Masculine & Feminine Fusing
  • Breath Pattern : Orgastic – Reaching the peak of inhalation and exhalation – Fusing breath
  • Blocked Breath Pattern : Dissociated Breath
  • Character Dynamic :
    • Natural : Creative
    • Blocked : Dissociated
  • Generational masculine and generational feminine breathing.

PARADIGM FOCUS 10 – ECSTATIC BREATH

  • Theme – Ordinary Ecstasy – The Peak Experience – Pure Energy – The Energetic Plateau – The Real Self – The Higher, deeper of Greater Self – Divinity
  • Breath Pattern : Ecstatic – Sustaining and Coasting Breath
  • Blocked Breath Pattern : Illusory Breath
  • Emotional Wave : Joy over the Peak and onto the Plateau
  • Character Dynamic :
    • Natural : Joyful
    • Blocked : Illusory

PARADIGM FOCUS 11 – SURRENDERING BREATH

  • Theme – Surrender – – Fully Discharging Breath
  • Breath Pattern : Surrendering – Completely Discharging Breaths – Emptying
  • Blocked Breath Pattern : Overextended/Collapsed Breath
  • Emotional Wave : Soft Sympathy
  • Character Dynamic :
    • Natural : Mellow
    • Blocked : Overextended/Collapsed

PARADIGM FOCUS 12 – RELAXED BREATH

  • Theme – Deep Relaxation
  • Breath Pattern : Relaxed – Easy Breath
  • Blocked Breath Pattern : Exhausted/Anxious
  • Character Dynamic :
    • Natural : Satisfied
    • Blocked : Exhausted – Anxious

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Dirk Marivoet, MSc. is a European certified psychotherapist (ECP). He studied physiotherapy as well as psychomotor therapy at the University of Leuven. For over 30 years he has worked in a holistic way and is especially interested in the integration of body and mind.

Dirk Marivoet and his colleagues at the IBI (International Institute for Bodymind Integration) offer individual therapy sessions for those interested in this mind-body approach.

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