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Title of the tutorial Self care, Body
Kind of learning session Holistic
Tutorial category Icebreaking, Energiser
Duration (hours) 45 mins
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Learning objectives Connect with the body and release physical stress accumulated these days
Methodology Exercises 1

Various stretching and tension exercises on hands / back / arms The explanatory video can be found at the following link: https://archive.org/details/BOOTSEQUENCE

Exercises: 2

Rest your eyes

Closing our eyes we perform an exercise to concentrate and rest our eyes. Women activists who work for a long time in the computer often suffer from sleep disorders, concentration and / or seen by over-exposure to computer screens. This exercise helps to lower latency and affectation in the eyes.

With our eyes closed, in a guided meditation, we are walking with our eyes an imaginary clock: 1. First we walk the clock starting with point 12, going to point 3, point 6, point 9 and we return to point 12. We stop one minute for each point, Repeat the exercise twice 2. Now we go through the clock and stop at all the numbers on the clock: we start at 12 and we run: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and back to 12. We stop Minute for each point. 3. We remain silent for two minutes with our eyes closed and we gently open our eyes.

'Exercises: 3. Release tensions in the neck and back'

Based on the technique of acupressure, we are going to help that the energy accumulated in the back and neck flow, we will press lightly with our index finger acupressure points.

Through this technique is made a direct connection with the energy of another person, therefore it is necessary to be very focused, calm and aware that we will share our energy with our partner. Before we begin, we have to concentrate with a small two-minute meditation with our eyes closed, this is also the time to protect ourselves.


1. Lightly press with your index fingers the points located on the dimple next to the shoulder blades. 2. Press lightly with your index fingers the points located at the base of the neck 3. Press lightly with your index fingers the points located in the neck just below where the neck begins 4. After releasing energy, the people who worked together are thankful ..

'Discussion: What did I notice? What did I build and need?

We shared the different emotions with which we connected the exercises. Several companions were able to release emotions they could not connect with years ago. We closed by thanking each other for their trust and we share some happy moment together.

Number of facilitators involved 1 or 2
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Technical needs relaxing area, cushions, sound system
Theoretical and on line resources Bootsequence from Hacking with care:


Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLszb1cITus