John Veltheim is the founder of The BodyTalk System. He is cofounder of both the International BodyTalk Association and the International BodyTalk Foundation, which helps fund research and offers BodyTalk Access to people in places where healthcare is not readily available.
He is formally trained as a chiropractor and acupuncturist and served as Principal of the Brisbane College of Acupuncture and Natural Therapies for five years. Dr. Veltheim's extensive postgraduate studies include applied kinesiology and Bioenergetic therapy. He has also studied osteopathy and sports medicine.
His other areas of expertise include counseling, comparative philosophy, and theology. John also has extensive knowledge in the field of quantum physics and consciousness and has spent much time lecturing internationally on these topics.
Dr. Veltheim has written numerous magazine and journal articles on BodyTalk and his other areas of expertise. Recently, Dr. Veltheim’s work was published in the Journal of Alternative Medicine Research. The journal’s publishers were so impressed with his development of The BodyTalk System, they dedicated an entire volume solely to articles about BodyTalk.
He is the published author of several books on the topics of Reiki, acupuncture and BodyTalk. He has created numerous BodyTalk courses and developed the PaRama BodyTalk program where science meets healing at the highest level.
"Our whole past experience is continually in our consciousness, though most of it sunk to a great depth of dimness. I think of consciousness as a bottomless lake, whose waters seem transparent, yet into which we can clearly see but a little way."
–Charles Sanders Peirce
This study group is designed to solidify your understanding of Consciousness as we address it in Principles of Consciousness.
It will provide some background into the development of the course; examine the connection between consciousness and the five senses; explore the different levels of Consciousness; and expand
your knowledge of the relationship between the Consciousness states of the bodymind. John will also provide different ways in which the Consciousness techniques can be applied.
The course is divided into three separate study group lessons:
1. The 5 Senses
2. Pathological Consciousness in the Bodymind
3. General Consciousness
Upon completion of this course the participant will:
1. Gain a deeper understanding and a different perspective on the key concepts presented in the 5 senses course material.
2. Gain a deeper understanding and a different perspective on the key concepts around Pathological Consciousness in the Bodymind.
3. Gain a deeper understanding and a different perspective on the key concepts around General Consciousness work.
4. Understand the various levels of Consciousness and the relationship between those levels.
5. Develop the ability to utilize the Consciousness techniques in different ways.
Prerequisites: Principles of Consciousness Course
This course counts for 9 hours of continuing education for Certified BodyTalk Practitioners' requirements.