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Full Body Presence

Grounding and Healthy Boundaries

August 27 - September 1, 2017

Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

$495 Tuition

Plus 5 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

Registration Closed

Program Description

In today’s world, we all need full access to our inner and outer resources so as to survive and thrive despite the daily demands constantly coming our way.
Tired of feeling scattered and pulled in many directions?
Interested in mindful awareness?
Love feeling grounded?
Like keeping your energy tank full?
Want to experience more resilience under stress?
Need full access to your creativity and joy?

This program reveals how to allow the deep wisdom of your body to inform and help you navigate all areas of life. Whether you are a healing practitioner or someone who feels depleted by an overwhelming schedule, this course will help you reconnect to natural energy habits that rejuvenate you.

Come spend five days with Suzanne Scurlock-Durana, a leading teacher of body awareness for more than 30 years, and return to your professional and personal life with skills that enable you to:

  • Remain fully grounded and present, even under stress
  • Create healthy boundaries that enhance your connection to the world and help you avoid burnout
  • Understand the dynamics of your own energy patterns
  • Explore the Five Principles and why they’re vital to your practice, no matter which modality you choose
  • Practice simple patterns of breathing that calm the nervous system and reduce the chronic “fight-or-flight” response
  • Learn how to hold a strong therapeutic presence that maximizes treatment outcomes and helps you enjoy your work more.
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  • Faculty Bio
    Suzanne Scurlock-Durana

    Leading authority on body awareness for healing

    Suzanne Scurlock-Durana is one of the world’s leading authorities on conscious awareness and its transformational impact on the healing process. For more than 30 years, she has empowered people with practical tools that enable them to experience joy in each moment without burning out. These skills help improve every aspect of their lives, from their health and well-being to their relationships, their careers, their creativity, and even the growth of their businesses.

    After decades of perfecting her methods of awakening the body’s innate wisdom, Suzanne created the comprehensive Healing from the Core training curriculum in 1994. Today it includes a robust selection of international workshops, webinars, speaking engagements, and audio programs.

    One of the original instructors personally mentored by the late Dr. John E. Upledger, Suzanne also continues to teach craniosacral therapy and SomatoEmotional Release® for the Upledger Institute on nearly every continent. She also collaborated with the late Emilie Conrad for almost two decades. Together, they integrated Emilie’s Continuum Movement® with Suzanne’s Full Body Presence to teach other practitioners how to accelerate and deepen the healing process.

    Known for her honest, grounded, nurturing manner, Suzanne is adept at weaving together mind, body, and spirit to create a unique environment that encourages profound healing. She is the author of Reclaiming Your Body and Full Body Presence.

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  • Why Attend
    • Discover how to assess your energy reservoir throughout the day to combat exhaustion.<br /> <br />  

    • Enhance your offerings as a therapist, teacher, or medical practitioner with new body awareness skills and practices for you and your clients.

    • Master step-by-step protocols for holding a strong therapeutic presence for yourself and others, both with and without touch.

    • Make new connections with other professionals in related fields who are interested in using mind-body awareness techniques to promote health and well-being.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.


    Recommended Reading:

    Full Body Presence and Reclaiming Your Body by Suzanne Scurlock-Durana, and listen to the audio explorations.

    Experience Level

    None required.

    CEs Available

    Massage Therapists: CEUs available (24 contact hours)

    National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) Approved Provider

    Special Interest To

    Therapists and others in the healing professions

    Special Details

    Take home a comprehensive study guide for future reference.

  • About 1440 Multiversity

    Beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz, our 75-acre campus is within easy reach of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

    1440 Multiversity is a place to spend time engaging some of life's most meaningful personal questions and to enjoy, restore, and reenergize yourself as you do it.

    You'll find new energy through immersion learning—setting aside daily urgencies and dedicating uninterrupted time to focus on important, but often elusive, priorities. Our unique collaboration with world-class faculty coupled with an original, inspirational curriculum and magnificent grounds make this a place like no other. Add in fresh, redwood-scented air, delicious and healthy food, deep reflection, fun exercise, and good sleep and you've pretty much captured what you'll experience here.

  • Accommodations

    At 1440 Multiversity, you’ll find a wide range of accommodations to meet your preferences and budget. All of our rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort, promote reflection, and foster connection with others.

    Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in.

    Per-person per-night rates include:

    • nourishing locally sourced, seasonal meals
    • daily meditation and yoga classes
    • non-ticketed evening events
    • use of all facilities, including the Fitness Center, steam rooms, and infinity-edge hot tub.

    Guests also enjoy access to woodland trails, cafés, and shops.

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