Your Compassionate Nature...
It is a blessing to be called to a life of compassionate
in the natural healing arts.
To be an instrument of a caring universe.
To consciously accelerate one's evolution
through a life of
To take personal responsibility
for the healing of humanity.
To live in integrity with
one's most cherished beliefs of
the sacredness and unity of all life.
with Bruce Burger, MA, Author of
Esoteric Anatomy: The Body as Consciousness
Founder, Heartwood Institute
Board Certified Energy Medicine Practitioner, BCPP
ॐ 2023 Workshop Schedule ॐ
Somatic Emotional Clearing:Begins April 20th, 2023
Counseling For Bodyworkers
6 Thursdays 9:30-12:30
or replayed from Zoom at your convenience
Tuition Investment $295.
Former Students Repeating the Workshop $195.
It is best If you can take the class with a partner, so that you can receive as well as give the work each week. To encourage this we are offing a special $50 discount for dual registration.
Learn to safely, gently, clear, stress, shock and trauma.
* Holding Sacred Space
* Ethical responsibilities of a Privileged Relationship.
* Health Building our limited scope of
practice.... Only working with healthy clients who are able to take
responsibility for their wellbeing.
* Client Directed Therapy
* Facilitating the negotiation of resources with clients
*Facilitating the negotiation of Intentions with client
* The Healing Power of Therapeutic Presence
* How to Use Sattvic cradles and Parasympathetic Innervation to facilitate states of deep relaxation and wellbeing.
* How to recognize signs of possible
retraumatization and prevent retraumatization using breath, presence,
parasympathetic innervation and guidance into resources.
* Facilitate the clearing of stress, shock, trauma and emotional armoring.
* Facilitate the experience that it’s
safe for the client to breathe... safe to be fully present in their
bodies... safe to be fully alive.
* Facilitate Sensation Based Awareness, Titration, Pendulation.
* Theomorphic Step-Down and Emotional Armoring
* Dr Stone's powerful hands-on Sympathetic NS release
* Dr Stone's powerful hands-on Parasympethic NS Innervation
* Renegotiate and reframe the subconscious through metaphor
* Facilitate Rescuing The Inner Child...
a form of "Soul Retrieval"
* Facilitate Etheric Plane Communication protocols.
* Facilitate Cutting Cords protocol
* Facilitate Envisioning Future Self protocol.
* Mantra Yoga:
Immerse yourself in liberating Unitive Consciousness with Bruce as we
contemplate some of life's deepest questions and explore the divine
available to us through
the wisdom and sonic practices of ancient India.
Join us for this Life Enhancing Transformational Healing Journey
Somatic Emotional Clearing: Schedule 6 Thursdays 9:30-12:30
10:45 Somatic Principles
11:30 Demonstration of Somatic Emotional Clearing Session
12:15 Questions, Discussion.
You are required to do two practice sessions weekly applying the
principles demonstrated in the reading, lecture and the demonstrations.
Students will receive study guides, full access to lead through videos and videos of classes for review.
Students may take classes live to participate in Q&A's or at their convenience.
who complete the above requirements, answer a take-home review, and do
the required outside sessions will earn a certificate of achievement.
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Good question... Hanna who asks what do I mean by “modular" classes?
Modular may be defined as…"a number of distinct but interrelated units which comprise a larger whole”
I will be using a combination of live and recorded classes.
Module 1 Mantra Yoga: 9:30-10:30 Mantra Yoga…Live Class will be recorded & you can replay it when convenient.
Module 2 Energy Medicine Principles & Practices: 10:45-11:30, Live
Class will be recorded & you can replay it when convenient.
Module 3 Energy Medicine Session Demonstration: 11:30-12:15, Live
Class will be recorded & you can replay it when convenient.
Module 4 Questions Discussion 12:15, Live Class will be recorded & you can replay it when convenient.
It is best If you can take the class with a partner, so that you can receive as well as give the work each week. To encourage this we are offing a special $250 price for dual registration.
You will be required to give and receive each of the weekly somatic sessions...
before the next weeks class.
I hope this clarifies things...Please don't hesitate to contact me with your questions…
Our Programs Earn
Therapy Association: APP-Associate Polarity Practitioner
Education Alliance:EPP- Energy
Principles Practitioner, and PTP- Polarity Therapy Practitioner
Board For Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork:
Board Approved Continuing Education
Provider (CEH): Number 451667-11 , Expires 7/1/2023
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invited to join our hands-on energy balancing workshop
Healing Power of Presence” with Bruce Burger, MA, BCPP.
be sharing an understanding of the energy dynamics
therapeutic presence and the unity and divinity of all life.
will learn to facilitate a Sattvic Energy Balancing Session.
the Sanskrit word for the energy of the Source and is the force of
equilibrium in Nature and the cosmos.
The class will include an introduction to mantra yoga and chakra balancing through toning with yogic bija mantras.
You will learn a powerful invocation of the Goddess Saraswati and will be tutored in her esoteric significance.
will be introduced to Somatic Emotional Clearing, a simple, safe,
yet deeply effective technique for using Therapeutic Presence
to clear stress,
armoring and trauma from the cellular memory of the nervous system and
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if you are at all inclined to study with Bruce, I have to persuade you!!!
You absolutely need to do it!!!
This was my fourth course, going deeper every single time.
Honestly, I mostly wanted to be in presence of this incredible teacher and a part of the divine community he creates.
work by itself is not just an amazing tool for any and all kinds of
trauma healing you might come across but also a huge leap on your path
of personal growth.
will feel so much more whole, awakened and aligned with your purpose!
You will be charged and ready to put this work into practice.
healing of a wounded inner child and his/ her rescue to safe and loving
environment is my favorite part of Polarity Therapy. Our hurts and long
time buried traumas don’t need to be part of our present
experience. You will learn how to release them and how you can be free
to thrive right now.
classes are being held outside the holy town of Tiruvannamalai, just
at the base of sacred mountain Arunachala. This by itself is like
nothing else I ever felt.
I can not recommend this course enough!!! The depth and profoundness of
it blows my mind every time!! No matter if you are an established body
worker or a newbie, you will benefit immensely.
So many gifts, so many friendships and many many true deep healings happen here.
See you in Tiru next year!!!!
Love and Namaste to all you Goddesses and Gods!!!
"Bruce's Energy Medicine and
Somatic Emotional Clearing workshops are really a life changing
experience for personal growth as well as for your healing arts
practice. What stands out most is the compassionate sacred space that is
held for everyone to explore their own healing journey as well as the
wisdom of learning from a heart-centered teacher with several decades of
professional experience. The first time I saw Bruce Burger at Heartwood
Institute, the healing arts school he founded, I knew I
wanted to study with him because of the light and energy in his eyes.
Its wonderful study with someone who has a depth of many years of
spiritual practice that you can feel in the space.
I just attended the Somatic
Emotional Clearing workshop and was struck by how profoundly deep these
therapies are to get right to the root layer of what causes our pain and
dysfunction. I really resonate with the Somatic psychology approach
that informs the work. Many years ago I attended the Polarity courses
and regularly integrate the techniques into my massage and bodywork
practice as well. Very affordable rates for classes too!"
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can not do justice to the profound transformative experience that
transpired over three weeks with Bruce in India. I had taken the basic
polarity training with Bruce in California in 2012 and was deeply
touched by the work. I began to integrate some of the basic polarity
therapy into my therapeutic massage practice and always knew that I
would further my training with Bruce one day.
the day came and even having had a taste of the magic of polarity
therapy/somatic emotional release 'a la Bruce' in 2012, I could not
have imagined HOW MUCH DEEPER this work would take me into my own
authentic way of Being in this body and in the world as well as with my
work as a massage therapist, now polarity/somatic emotional release
Bruce is truly a shining example of Divine Intelligence in action. My
gratitude for his ability to lovingly share the profoundly
transformative potential of this work with such grace, intelligence and
PRESENCE (and many puns) is inexpressible.
Since my return from incredible India where the course was held, I have
noticed a subtle source of energy and kind of inspired confidence that
I have not detected before, both in my work and life overall. I can't
quite put it to words but it has a quality of something that is surging
up in my body like a well as opposed to something I've cultivated
personally. This work opens you in ways you can't imagine and then you
yourself become an open channel for the work to assist others. It's a
Bruce, I can't thank you enough. It's exactly the 'KaPOW' I've been
wanting to add into my bodywork practice, not to mention my own life! "
OM NAMAH SHIVAYAH!
I just completed an 18 day intensive course with Bruce Burger in
Tiruvanamalai, South India. This was my first encounter with Bruce
on any level, so I entered the experience with little understanding of
the breadth of his teaching and with few expectations. It was a choice
made from an intuitive sense of rightness and ripeness,
a veteran and professional in the human growth potential, well...I have
one colleague who calls me "BTDT"---"Been There-Done That", I came
thinking that this would be a healers' refresher course for me. While
some of the techniques and perspectives were familiar to me, what Bruce
evoked in his teaching and well designed course was profoundly
personally healing and created a dramatic shift in my perspective as a
is difficult to separate what was taught in the course and who Bruce
Burger is as a highly evolved being who brings all of himself to each
moment of his teaching...both depth and lightness of being,
compassion and detachment, a sense of humor and incisive focus on
staying on track with the material he is intent on presenting.
days were full but well balanced with a relaxed flow of meals,
exercise, chanting, presentation, demonstration, practice and
integration. The flow is so well designed and orchestrated, it
seems seamless and each day builds on the previous for an organic
ripening of the learning process and its assimilation..
creates a beautiful atmosphere which is respectful, kind, playful,
spiritually nourishing & effectively educational.. It is truly
an opportunity for an immersive pilgrimage into the rich, rich culture
of Mother India as well as for personal healing and retreat and
expanding, refining and adding new tools to ones healing tool box. The
oasis of a retreat center, the beautiful host family, the sacred
mountain Arunachala, the profound Shiva energy that permeates the
region, the field trips and the deep dives into the Self make for a rich
tapestry of immersive learning, healing and and refining ones ability
to create healing for another with such a do-able price tag...I
recommend it highly to anyone felling the call."
Chezspri Fischer RN, MA