BEING IN BODY Report from MmM&F @ 20/06/2022

During this meeting, Johanna Olberding focused on the body with all participants. With exercises on pressure, speed, breathing and awareness, the participants were able to feel themselves and share their experiences in small groups. Two of the exercises will shortly be described below – so you can easily do it yourself.

We invite you to these meetings to create a space for international encounters. Each meeting includes impulses and is moderated. 

We kindly invite you to our next Members meet Members & Friends Meeting! 

Monday, 1st of August at 6 p.m. CET 
Monday, 12th of September at 6 p.m. CET


Meeting-ID: 886 9432 7057
Kenncode: 745130

This is a time of connecting with each other. We will meet for about 1,5 hours. We provide simultaneous translation EN-RUS
Save the Date for the next Members meet Members & Friends-Meetings: Monday, 1st of August 6 p.m CETMonday, 12th of September 6 p.m. CET

Sending warmth
Jacomien Ilbrink, Gerda Mävers, Valentina Skliar, Johanna Olberding, Manfred Jannicke, Ilona Görög and Anna Bielanska


For both exercises find a calm and save place. Switch off electronic devices and make sure you`re not disturbed.


O – Orientation
Get oriented in using all of your senses. Visual, Smell, Temperature, Taste, Sounds of your Surrounding.

M – Movement
Whatever your start position is start to move. Follow the impulses of your body in speed, duration and size.

G – Grounding
Get connected to the ground and feel the weight of your body being carried by the ground you are sitting, lying, standing on.

“4-7-8” breathing technique

  1. Exhale with sound through the open mouth.
  2. Close your mouth and press the tip of your tongue against the root of your incisors and at the junction with the palate.
  3. Breathe in for 4 seconds through your nose.
  4. Hold your breath for 7 seconds.
  5. Open your mouth and breath out for 8 seconds.

6. Repeat steps 2-5 at least 4 times.


Finish the exercises slowly and carefully.