Peter A. Levine

Peter A. Levine

Peter A. Levine, PhD, has spent 45 years studying and treating stress and trauma. He holds a doctorate degree in medical biophysics from the University of California at Berkeley and in psychology from International University. He is the developer of Somatic Experiencing®, a naturalistic approach to healing trauma. He has practiced and taught at treatment centers, hospitals, and pain clinics throughout the world, and has dealt with a wide range of trauma, including accidents, rapes, assaults, abuse, and invasive medical procedures. Peter was a stress consultant for NASA during the development of the Space Shuttle program. He served with the Institute for World Affairs Task Force for “Psychologists for Social Responsibility” and the American Psychological Association “Presidential Initiative on Responding to Large-Scale Disasters and Ethno-Centric Warfare.” He is also the bestselling author of Waking the Tiger (published in 22 languages), as well as several other books and audio programs that teach people how to use the body as a tool in resolving trauma. Peter is the founder of the Foundation for Human Enrichment, based out of Boulder, Colorado, which now has a membership of 5,000 Somatic Experiencing® training practitioners worldwide. His current interests include prevention of trauma in children, for which he has published two books, his most recent being Trauma-Proofing Your Kids: a Parent’s Guide to Instilling Confidence, Joy, and Resilience.

In Fall 2010, he published his master opus In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness. In October 2010 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP.org).

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Wake Up Festival 2014

August 20-24, 2014

Various Presenters

5 Days of Transformation
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A Day with David Whyte

A Robust Vulnerability: The essence of what we are as the foundation of what we can become

David Whyte

David Whyte on the courage to bridge our inner and outer worlds.
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Cello and Piano Meditations

Music for Relaxation and Healing

David Darling

Jacqueline Tschabold Bhuyan

Soothing duets create a tranquil atmosphere for meditation, reflection, and relaxation.
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The Meditation Music of Peter Kater

Peter Kater

Evocative, expressive instrumental music hand-selected and sequenced by Peter Kater.
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The Honeymoon Effect

The Science of Creating Heaven on Earth

Bruce H. Lipton

An unabridged reading of the bestselling book on the secrets of blissful living.
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Meister Eckhart's Living Wisdom

Indestructible Joy and the Path of Letting Go

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An immersion into the revelations of the Christian mystic Meister Eckhart.
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The Power Path Training

Living the Secrets of the Inner Shaman

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Lena Stevens

Six sessions of audio training in shamanic practices for self-inquiry and empowerment.
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The Shaman Within

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Claude Poncelet

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