Categories for Reenchantment

Meetings With an Auspicious Man

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  Glimpses from an apprenticeship in Physical Alchemy   Frederik Beck *** This is an idiosyncratic tale concerning my strange apprenticeship with [DW] in Physical Alchemy.  By necessity the exposition is personal and experiential.  If the reader is searching for a study guide or the Physical Alchemy ‘101’ ye shall not find’eth it here. You may, however, get a few laughs and a glimpse or two of the auspicious art that is Physical Alchemy.     [*] Wandering As a ...Read More

Physical Re-patterning Work

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I am interested in Change.  Specifically I am interested in transmutation of human beings across all levels. My studies have taken me through a diverse range of fields of inquiry:  firstly at university and crucible of the martial arts dojo; body work training and apprenticeship with an embodied philosopher; studies with jivamukta and alchemists. But before all this had happened I had a particular, profound experience regarding the physical body that set me drifting along a virtuous course. So, let ...Read More

Re-patterning Work

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We are robotic. We are of a disenchanted patterning.  Fitness, therapy, wellness, these things don’t concern me.  What concerns me is lack of aliveness, super-charged false-I patterns, humans walking around in a half-life, unable to escape the gravity of their mediocrity.  Dis-embodiment, bureaucratization, homogenization. Re-patterning Work is a framing metaphor for the use of my of physical cultivation, stretching and awareness exercises to evoke re-enchantment in humans.  The guiding principles are explicitly not those of fitness, performance, health or wellness ...Read More