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  • Writer's picturebeccaellenrose

My journey into Bodywork...

Updated: May 15, 2023

The path that has paved the way in my journey into this world of work has been a true reflection of healing itself; full of twists and turns, uphill struggles and beautiful summits. When I was approached 2 years ago by my mentor, Hannah Alexander with the glimmer of the question ‘would you like to learn some bodywork?’ - I truly did not know the depths of which I was about to dive in order to scratch the surface of the beauty of wild healthcare.

My mid-to-late teenage years were an explosion of creativity and joys of maidenhood, paired with complex health issues that were a constant undercurrent in my life, being ‘treated’ with drugs to cover symptoms. It wasn’t properly until I began reaching into the pockets of wisdom of those of traditional medicine that I began to see the potential of truth behind my own health experiences, and how these simply cannot be ushered into a box with a ‘one fix’ solution - it felt much wider than that. This unlocked a new thirst to understand my, and others health experiences deeper…. Let the initiation begin!

I was (and still am) lucky enough to have a beautiful web of wise beings around me, from my blood lines and beyond to provide support and shine lights into corners of deep medicine work that has strengthened my own intuition and trust in my own ways of navigation. Coming from a music-folk and artsy background, the need for me to connect with modalities other than those of the linear is rooted in me; I understand the absolute necessity of expression and connection to our inner and outer primal natures, and how this is nothing but a state of fluidity which needs to be honoured and tended to.

Across my short, but continuous, rich time delving into this work it has become transparent how so many of us have lost touch with these ways of honouring and tending to our needs - I am in the midst of relearning and rebuilding these foundations within myself. Simply being part of our non-stop society full of constant external (often unhealthy) stimulations, we are starving ourselves of our own creations and community connections, resulting in us losing ‘touch’ with ourselves and others.

This loss of touch often results in imbalances and dis-ease within the body - this is where bodywork can show up in support. Through its ability to release, relax and guide the body back into a sense of being or ‘home’, bodywork is a powerful approach that enable shifts within the body that can facilitate long term healing. Drawing on practices and disciplines from all over the world from the dawn of time, this deep rooted approach feels natural to me and has given me an opportunity to draw on my sensitivities, which I once believed were a weakness, and use them to give my own practice wings and depth to explore and hold others in this art.

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