Returning Home to Our Bodies

Reimagining the Relationship Between Our Bodies and the World

Author: Abigail Rose Clarke

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For readers of adrienne maree brown, Staci K. Haines, and Robin Wall Kimmerer

A body-based healing model that interrogates what we’ve been taught about unfair hierarchies of the body—and pushes back against the white supremacy, colonialism, patriarchy, and capitalism embedded in modern embodiment practices.

Pushing back against a consumerist, pleasure-centric somatics industry that privileges product over process, Abigail Rose Clarke reminds us that truly impactful embodiment experience must never ignore the toxic forces that shape our culture.

Combining the rigor of the scientific method with the poetry and lyricism of movement and somatic studies, Clarke’s somatic learning system—The Embodiment of Life Method—centers the body as a guide through today’s most seemingly intractable social and environmental challenges, reclaiming the body as a source of liberatory comfort in times of great uncertainty and yet, possibility.

With tools and practices to help us better understand and dismantle the many ways our bodies are weaponized to serve domination systems, topics covered include:

  • Harnessing the vitality of curiosity and experimentation
  • Using nature as a guide to possibility
  • Embracing the necessity of difference
  • Exposing the lie of universal isolation
  • Dismantling the fallacy of hierarchy
  • Uncovering the truth of endless capacity
  • Awe as a driving force for transformation

With methods honed over decades of inquiry, teaching, and practice, Returning Home to Our Bodies provides a lucid, body-based model of healing and restoration, imagining a world beyond systems of domination, marginalization, and isolation.

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Weight 0.8125 lbs
Dimensions 0.000 × 0.000 × 0.000 in

ebook, paperback

Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 288
Release Date: 2024-01-09
Paperback 9781623179380
Ebook 9781623179397

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