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Updated: Jan 9



My client asked me how I would describe our Primal Unwinding session and I replied, "Like a celestial dance." Later, I unpacked that a bit more....


I would describe

our unwinding

as a celestial dance.


Where I

orbited

you


coming in

closer

for

deeper work

connection


Then

I would

move away

creating space


As if you were

a fixed object

the constant

and I was

an orbiting star


destined to follow

my preordained

gravitational orbit

around your

body


somehow knowing

understanding

how the

forces of

inertia and gravity

have to be

perfectly balanced

for an orbit to happen


a continuous

tug-of-war

between

two objects

two beings


one needing to

move away

so the other one

can move closer


and in between

a breath


then the roles

changing

in order

to maintain

the balance

the tension


But now I am

unsettled

with my

poetic analogy


not because

it is incorrect

or inappropriate

instead

because I realize


that the moments

I crave the most

are the brief seconds

in between


when we are

changing roles


when we are

most connected

most equal

our energies

joining and relaxing

becoming as one


Just before

we are propelled

once again

into our

separate orbits


To continue

the dance

we started…


For those that are interested or concerned, most of my Prinal Unwinding sessions are not part of my licensed massage practice so I am not limited to the same therapeutic relationship guidelines as well as the professional, emotional and social boundaries that I am in my massage practice. Although I understand their purpose and may choose to use them with some clients. There are other boundaries that apply to both my bodywork and massage that are important power differential, transference


*Picture from the book cover of Dance of the Ancient One


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