Soul Exercises

Earth Stewardship and Imagination

By Dennis Klocek September 12, 2022
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To truly see the Earth as a living being with a soul capable of will impulses and feelings requires humans to come into contact with the way that phenomena in nature stimulate feelings and will impulses in human beings. The sequence here is sense experience creating a picture image in the nerves that leads to…

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SOUL Course Series Three: Soul and the World

By Dennis Klocek September 5, 2022
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Part 7 – Soul and Color The twelve-tone color wheel will be presented as a tool for understanding some deeper aspects of the patterns by which relationships occur between people that either unite them or present potentials for conflict. From this point of view the soul can be seen as a colored flame.  Artistic exercises…

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Surrender and Submission in the Soul

By Dennis Klocek August 17, 2022
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In dialog, our tone determines much of how our words will be received. Trust is built when we are conscious of our tone, creating a “free space” where both people feel safe enough to surrender to the other.

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SOUL Course Series Two: Soul Storytelling

By Dennis Klocek July 27, 2022
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Part 4 – Soul and Myth The use of mythic themes as a basis for social dialogue will be the focus of this session. The journey of the Sophia being from the Gnostic story of the Pistis Sophia will be the base of dyad conversation exercises focused on the healing potential in myths. Part 5…

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Overcoming Anxiety

By Dennis Klocek May 9, 2022
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A useful skill for human beings is to learn how to contact the timeless inner being who is constantly remembering how life was before things got anxious. To do this it is necessary to develop a practice to consciously draw attention away from the anxious parts of life and transform the anxiety into gratitude. Most…

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Freedom from Anxiety

By Dennis Klocek May 9, 2022
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In these times of great uncertainty, a powerful seed thought from Rudolf Steiner is the phrase “to will my thinking is freedom; to think into my will is love”. This meditative tool is valuable for overcoming anxiety. But we could ask, what does it mean to will my thinking? In everyday life my thoughts flit…

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SOUL Course Series One: Social Soul Tools

By Dennis Klocek March 6, 2022
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Part 1 – Soul and Spirit The teachings of Rudolf Steiner about the role of the human “I” or True Self as a cosmic fulcrum between the spiritual world and the manifest world. The transformation of sentient soul into life spirit, mind soul into spirit self and consciousness soul into spirit human will be the…

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Soul Breathing

By Dennis Klocek March 3, 2022
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Soul breathing exercises are useful tools for transforming stuck belief structures in the soul. The first set (Spirit Biography) addresses issues in your past that have served to form beliefs in the present. These forces in your life constitute your spirit biography. They are impulses only dimly sensed by you but that form an energetic…

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Healing Meditations Workshop

By Dennis Klocek January 21, 2022
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This is a partial transcription of the workshop’s first lecture. To listen to the entire workshop, visit the lecture page. — For students of Dennis who have an interest in prayer, this partial transcription of his Healing Meditations workshop describes a form of hygienic prayer that Dennis taught as a ritual of healing. Unlike some…

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Working Out in the Soul Gym

By Dennis Klocek January 4, 2022
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Finding it difficult to lug your suitcase upstairs? Work out a few times a week at the gym and your suitcase soon begins to feel lighter! Likewise, going to the “soul gym” every day develops your capacity to remain peaceful amidst the pressures of life. Just as workouts at the “Y” build muscular strength and…

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