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Embodied Consciousness

By Debbie Priest on September 19, 2010

Embodied consciousness….. The 13 White belt principles provide a soul map to re-member and re-cognize Self through the deepening of experience in a body.

Imaginal archetypes represented through the principles

#1 the Joy of movement…..tapping into the sensation of presence….the I am..ness represented by 1….oneness…I am the one…I am one…I am here. Connectedness to singularity present moment awareness…there is only this oneness expressing itself through this Now body as universal Joy.

#2 natural time…..relationship to other represented by 2…bone, animal, plant…touch, feel, measure…knowing self in relationship to other forms…including movement forms and relationship to the movement of energy through forms….this body form moving, creating fluid shapes in space/time.

#3 music and the 8BC system….something new comes in represented by 3…this other brings an energy that transforms the experience of consciousness and body to a new realm…sound….the creation seed….creative life force energy received by this body/mind vessel altering the perception and experience of reality.

#4 FreeDance….BMES meeting music….this lifeforce energy vessel being fully itself in motion….represented by vessel.

#5 Awareness-Dancing through Life….embodied consciousness moving being holding space/time within and without… a fluid life giving creative energetic force field that transmits/receives throughout the entirety of it’s existence….represented by bubble.

#6 The Base- merging with ground, power and source…foundation….represented by rock.

#7 The three planes of movement and levels of teaching…choices…discovering where I am now and owning it in my Now body…..represented by chameleon.

#8 The Core of the Body: Pelvis, Chest & Head…..where I live as an energy being…moving sensing aliveness…emotional energy meeting physical structure….represented by snake.

#9 The Upper Extremities: Arms, Hands and Fingers….transmit/receive express…where consciousness moves matter…to create, express and allow something new to be born in the physical realm….represented by monkey.

#10 X-Ray Anatomy…..to see…to see through…opening to visual input….represented by owl.

#11 Sacred Livelihood….making a living through soul-making work….represented by flower….the flowering of embodied consciousness.

#12 Continuing Education….on going growth and development as a living being….represented by vine.

#13 Teaching What You Sense….the distillation of living the previous 12….speaking from knowing not thinking….I am sensing…represented by cat.