Soul

Soul Qualities of the 12 Personality Archetypes

By Dennis Klocek September 5, 2022
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In Part 6 of our Soul Course, Dennis shows us how how to use the twelve personality archetypes to begin to see into the biographical stories of people in our lives. The soul dynamics of control in each archetype will be explored through the Artist/Agent and Activist/Hermet polarities. Understanding these dynamics allows us to heal…

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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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The Alchemical Worldview

By Dennis Klocek June 7, 2022
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Esoterically the central task of the human being is to achieve what is known as the second birth, or what is known to students of Rudolf Steiner as the birth of the “I” being. Our first birth is into a body of flesh. This is given to us by nature working through our parents. The…

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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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Rediscovering the Sacredness of Nature: Interview with Dennis Klocek

By Dennis Klocek February 21, 2022
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Dennis Klocek is an artist, scientist, teacher, researcher, gardener, and alchemist. He lives and works in Sacramento, California and is Director of the Consciousness Studies Program at the Rudolf Steiner College in California. He has been a great inspiration for many people over the years and has given workshops and talks on a variety of…

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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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