(I wrote this back in 2010 for a blog by Bridget Pilloud called, "Viola".. who can now be found on Intuitive Bridge. As I think the idea is still relevant, I thought I'd rescue it from Internet Oblivion and repost it here. Enjoy!)
Yeah, I'm a bodyworker. Shiatsu to be exact. So, theoretically I should know a thing or two about being present in the body.
But I'm learning all the time what this really means.
For example, I recently taught a class to couples on Valentine's Day on how to give each other a basic whole body shiatsu treatment. Seemed straightforward enough, until I started contemplating the all different types of touch there are and the multitude of intentions behind them...