INTRODUCTION TO SOPHROLOGY

What is Sophrology?

Sophrology is a self-development method and practice using body & mind. It is inspired by Western and Eastern techniques.  Like meditation, Buddhism, Japanese Zen and yoga as well as modern therapeutic and philosophical techniques, such as relaxation, self- suggestion, and phenomenology. It was created in 1960 by Alfonso Caycedo, a Colombian neuropsychiatrist.

The word SOPHROLOGY comes from the Greek SOS PHREN LOGOS where SOS stands for “harmony”; PHREN “consciousness/spirit”; LOGOS “study/science”.  Sophrology is the science of harmony applied to human consciousness.

Aim of Sophrology:

The practice of sophrology improves the balance of mind and body. It helps to develop a peaceful consciousness, it helps to get to know yourself better, to be connected to your desires, to your needs and to your values. By listening to your body, your feelings, it allows you to effectively manage difficult moments and stress.

Sophrology aims to boost the qualities and available ressources that you have, helping to unlock your full potential both professionally and personally. We all can solve our problems, reach our goals and be able access happiness.

One small positive thought in the morning

can change your whole day

Dalai Lama

Sophrology session:

All sessions always start with an exchange on the general state of your health, both physically and psychologically or emotionally.

The interview enables a tailored session adapted to your goal and adjust it as best as possible to your situation.

This is achieved through simple exercises accessible to all. The tools used are breathing, relaxation, physical movements, mental visualisations techniques. When practised regularly, it lead to a healthy, relaxed body and a calm, alert mind.

After the session, you can share your experience, your feelings. This is a good feedback to plan your next session.

The session takes about 1 hour. We also offer skype or zoom sessions if you are unable to come to the practice in person.

Benefits of Sophrology:

  • Accepting changes
  • Bring positivity
  • Calm and balance
  • Improve concentration
  • Improve energy level
  • Improve sleep
  • Increase wellbeing in daily life
  • Preparing for events (school exam, driver’s licence, interview, sport performance … )
  • Self development
  • Strengthen body & mind
  • Stress management
  • Unlock potentials

Sophrology is a relaxation technique support. Although the benefits of sophrology are very broad, the method does not replace any medical treatment. In addition, a sophrologist will never be able to perform a diagnosis or prescription.

2020: Komyo ReikiDoTM, training with Hyakuten Inamoto Sensei.

2019: Communication with animals.

2017 – 2018: Level 2 practitioner: Komyo ReikiDoTM, Myriam Krings, autorized by the Komyo ReikiDo of Kyoto, founder Hyakuten Inamoto.

2016 – 2017: Mindful Kids coaching, I AM –  Institute for Attention & Mindfulness (I am) , Dr. David Dewulf & Lydia Castiglione.

2016: Dharma Exploration & Vipassana retreat, Insight Meditation retreat, Christina Feldman and John Peacock

2016: Chamanism 1, “Voeding voor de Ziel”, Wapiti, Daniël van den Hurk.

2016 : Healing, “Helende handen & Helende woorden”, Equinox, Nadine Van der Aa.

2015 – 2017: Traditional Feng Shui Professional training , Be Feng Shui, Badema, www.befengshui.com.

2014 : Herbalism 1, Michel Dubray, Herbalism, Nutritional therapist, Author.

2013 – 2015: Sophrology, International School of Sophrology & Somatotherapy, Béatrice Van Elder, www.sophro-somato.eu.

2006 : Resonance Healing™ Level I & II, IARH, Pia Keiding Lic. Phil., Lic.Sc.F.S., S.T.M., is a Danish transpersonal psychotherapist and international post-graduate trainer, founding director of CITHE (International Therapy Centre) in 1984. Pia has trained with Joy Messick for more than 35 years.  She is a Senior Resonance Teacher and Trainer.

Previous studies: Master’s degree, Business Communication & P.R., IMI. Bachelor’s degree, BBA, EU Business School.

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