The Healing Power of Touch: Exploring Conscious Touch and Bodywork in BBTRS®

Nov 19, 2023
Megan Ashton

While Breathwork stands as a potent healing modality in its own right, the synergy achieved by combining it with conscious touch unlocks even more profound layers of healing and transformation. In fact, in the realm of holistic healing, the significance of touch cannot be overstated. The power of conscious touch, bodywork, and soft-tissue manipulation goes beyond the physical; it delves into the intricate layers of trauma release and energy flow within the human body. In the practice of BioDynamic Breathwork & Trauma Release System (BBTRS®), the art of employing touch is a cornerstone, guiding practitioners to assist individuals in their journey towards physical and energetic balance.

The Essence of Conscious Touch

Conscious touch involves the intentional application of pressure or manipulation to specific areas of the body. In the context of trauma release, it becomes a powerful tool for Practitioners to address the physical manifestations of deep-seated trauma. By purposefully applying touch to tense and contracted muscles, conscious touch helps restore the energy flow to areas of the body that were previously restricted.

Bodywork and Soft-Tissue Manipulation

Bodywork and soft-tissue manipulation are an integral part of the BBTRS® methodology. Our Practitioners are trained to skillfully navigate the complex terrain of the body, identifying tension and blockages that may be holding unresolved trauma. Through targeted manipulation, they facilitate the release of these tensions, thereby restoring balance to the body. 

Trauma Release through Touch

The mind may forget, but the body always remembers and unprocessed traumatic experiences are stored in our bodies. This can give rise to all sorts of ailments and diseases and manifest physically as tightness, tension, or discomfort. Conscious touch provides a safe and supportive avenue for individuals to process and release these physical manifestations of trauma. Our Practitioners apply intentional touch to contracted muscles, and this creates a space for the energy that was once stagnant to flow freely. This release not only addresses the physical symptoms but also contributes to the overall well-being of the individual on an emotional and energetic level.

The Role of Conscious Touch in the BBTRS® Trainings

Within the BBTRS® framework, the understanding of how and when to use conscious touch is central to our training. Practitioners undergo a comprehensive learning process, honing their skills to read the body’s signals and respond with precision. The emphasis is on cultivating a deep awareness of the client’s needs and ensuring that touch is applied in a respectful and consent-driven manner. This in-depth focus on how to use touch to facilitate tension and trauma release sets our training apart from numerous others in the field.

Conclusion

In the tapestry of holistic healing, touch emerges as a potent thread that weaves together the physical, emotional, and energetic aspects of our being. By incorporating conscious touch, bodywork, and soft-tissue manipulation into breathwork BBTRS® practitioners unleash the transformative potential for profound trauma release. If you’d like to find out more about our Breathwork Practitioner Certification Training, please visit: https://biodynamicbreath.com/training/ 

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