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In A Nutshell: The Psoas Muscle and Trauma

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“When faced with danger, muscles contract to protect the person from harm. The psoas muscles (so-called “connectors”) are the muscles that play the most important role in the fight/flight response in humans. The psoas muscles remain contracted until danger is over.” [source:] Children and animals are trembling in order to release the trauma in the body. And adults? They collect it.

There is a movement in Gurdjieff’s Sacred Movements called ‘Trembling Dervish’. There is a lot to discover in Gurdjieff’s multifaceted teaching. He had a holistic understanding of spiritual development. The dance scene is from the film “Meeting with Remarkable Men”: 🎥


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