The group is an open group, where people new to Focusing as well as more experienced Focusers can meet and Focus together. The format consists of an initial introduction round, short group meditation, focusing demo & question time (when appropriate, focusing time in 2’s or 3’s, final group sharing. Beginners will be given an introduction and demo prior to Focusing.
The group is facilitated by Gordon Adam, a qualified and experienced BFA (British Focusing Association) recognised Focusing Practitioner.
Meetings are generally on the first or second Sunday of the month from 10am–1pm. The group is hosted by different members each month and the location varies – see the Bristol Insight newsletter for details of the next meeting. The group is limited in size depending on available space. Please contact Gordon to book a place: email@example.com or 07796 087351
Focusing and Insight meditation have in common a willingness to sit with one’s experience from a place of presence, acceptance, warmth and curiosity. The most significant difference between the two practices is the presence of the partner or companion and the use of spoken words in Focusing to convey one’s experience to the companion. The presence of the companion and her reflection of the spoken experience of the Focuser enables a deepening of connection with, and unfolding of, inner experience.
For more information about the group please click here, and for further information about Focusing see www.focusing.org.uk and Gordon’s article “Focusing & Insight Meditation: an experiential comparison”.
Dates for the diary
The next meetings will be confirmed soon– please let Gordon know if you would be interested in hosting one of those meetings.