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Beyond Technique: The Heart of Healing – Compassionate Attunement with Clients

Text from the series “Holistic Healing Chronicles: Nourishing Your Body, Mind, and Soul for Lasting Wellness” by Nisarga Eryk Dobosz.

Greetings to all fellow seekers of healing and self-discovery!

I’ve spent 25 years in the world of massage, bodywork, and breathwork, and I’ve witnessed something remarkable. It’s not just about the techniques we use, but something deeper, more profound – it’s about compassionate attunement with our clients.

Research has shown that a client’s belief in their therapist and the effectiveness of the healing modality play a significant role in their journey to wellness. This belief system is the fertile ground where the seeds of healing are sown. But how do we nurture this ground and foster a connection that goes beyond technique?

In my years of practice, I’ve come to understand that to truly heal, we need to compassionately embrace all dimensions of our clients. It’s about seeing their potential for empowerment, recovery, and their unique gifts.

When we hold space in this way, when we are in resonance and heartfelt attunement with our clients, we are sending a powerful energetic message: “you are okay, and you’ve done nothing wrong.” This simple yet powerful message creates a space of safety and trust. In this space, something incredible happens. The client’s body begins a self-regulating process. Our nervous systems align to enter a state known as the Ventral Vagal Complex. In this state, we experience safety, trust, self-love, and intimacy with our environment. It’s a space where deep healing can occur, a space of true heart healing.

My teacher, Osho, often spoke of love as the most important aspect in therapy, even more so than any technique. I couldn’t agree more. As a recipient of bodywork, massage, or any form of therapy, I’d choose someone who may not be the best technician but is firmly anchored in the presence of love.

Being in the presence of masters who embody both compassionate presence and technique has been a transformative experience for me. It’s not just about what they do but how they do it – with love, empathy, and a deep connection with those they work with.

More than anything, what I’ve learned through these 25 years of giving and receiving transformative bodywork is that compassionate attunement between client and therapist has a profound impact.

It becomes the heart of healing, where we create a space for trust, safety, and love. In this space, the magic happens, and profound healing takes place. It’s not just the technique; it’s the connection, the empathy, and the love that makes all the difference. And it’s this compassionate attunement that I believe holds the power to transform lives and health.



With heartfelt compassion and dedication,

Nisarga Eryk Dobosz


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Nisarga Eryk Dobosz – founder of the Integral Body Institute. He has been practicing bodywork, breathwork, meditation and tantra for over 20 years. He is a bodywork and breathwork therapist, specialising in Myofascial Energetic Release, Biodynamic Breathwork and Trauma Release and deep tissue work. An experienced teacher of Lomi Lomi Nui massage and Tantra.

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  • Autor: Ireen

    Opublikowany: 2023-11-09 09:55:06

    Beautiful! It was a bit the same in my profession; the skills of the surgeon or nurse were importent, but the dedication to do everything for the patiënt in the most friendly, empathic, honest and compassioned way were more importent and made the patient feel safe, seen and heared.