Friday, 12 July 2024 9:00am - 10:30am
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Don’t Mistake the Body for an Object—It’s Also Consciousness - Practice and Principles for Being Human

Nakther Ahad giving Breema at Hummingbird Valley Retreat Center

Navigating modern society puts us under the influence of so much information, expectation, and pressure that we rarely if ever experience ourselves as we really are. We are lucky if we get one tiny glimpse, one taste. That one taste is so powerful that it can orient us, give us guidance, direction, and desire for understanding. The practice of Breema supports us to discover, deepen, and grow essentially, directly nurturing our connection with our true nature. Join us as we discover, via the body/mind connection and Breema's Nine Principles of Harmony, how to deepen our essential connection with ourselves, each other, and with all life.

  • $20 per class 
  • Open to all levels

For more information or to register in person, call 510-428-0937 or email

Please wear comfortable long pants and socks. No fragrances, please.


Angela Porter

Breema Center staff

I have been a somatic therapist and professional counselor providing individual, couples, family, and group therapy since 1991. I was introduced to BREEMA in 1996 as the result of a profound injury/accident, and began studying in 1997. Now almost 30 years later, this wholistic, inclusive, common sense, principled practice and philosophy has become the foundation of my psychotherapeutic work. BREEMA is simple, practical, universal yet rudimentarily human, and offers us nothing less than...

Ariadne Thompson

Ariadne is a Somatic Psychotherapist, with a private practice in the Rockridge area of Oakland. 

Her therapeutic style has been most informed by the practice and personal study of both Breema Bodywork® and Formative Psychology®. Breema supports using body-mind connection to begin to come out of unconscious and reactive movement through life, and instead live with more choice, availability, and an inner authority with which we can to respond to life. Formative Psychology has supported her...