Michael Lydon

Advanced Level Realization Process Meditation Teacher


A 10-day Practical Study Course for Judith Blackstone’s newest book, Trauma and The Unbound  Body: the Healing Power of Fundamental Consciousness

Trauma Unbound Body

In each class we will review one chapter of the Trauma and the Unbound Body: The Healing Power of Fundamental Consciousness and practice meditation and self-healing exercises that foster a practical understanding of chapter content.

Instructor: Michael Lydon, LCSW, Senior Realization Process Meditation Teacher & Trauma Repair Therapist.

Dates and Times:

  • January Group A: Begins Jan 14, ends Feb 14. Tuesdays and Fridays, 4:30-6pm, EST.
  • January Group B: Begins Jan 21, ends Feb 21. Tuesdays and Fridays, 1-2:30pm.
  • February Group A: Begins Feb 3, Ends March 5. Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30pm-8pm, EST.

Cost: $240. If you would like to take this class and have financial constraints, please email at michael (at) realizationconsulting dot com.

Course content includes:

  • 10 x classes, 1.5 hrs/class.  Each class: ~30 minutes: theory, ~60 minutes: guided practices that demonstrate concepts explored in various chapters, along with final Q&A
  • 1 x PDF Course Manual, which includes:
    1. Chapter summaries of Trauma and the Unbound Body
    2. Pointers regarding Realization Process practices
    3. Pointers on transformational change
    4. Common Q&A
  • Q&A and support by email outside of class
  • Recordings of non-confidential class content, which are made available to all students

Pre-requisites: Purchasing Trauma and the Unbound Body is a pre-requisite for taking this course. Click the image above to purchase through Amazon.

When you sign up, please specify the start date of the class in the notes. For example: “Unbound Body Feb 3.” Upon payment you will receive a Zoom Link via email and instructions.


  1. Day 1. How We Organize Ourselves
    1. Trauma and the fascia system
    2. Why we constrict
      1. Protection
      2. Mirroring
      3. Nurture
      4. Compliance
      5. Compensation
    3. Exercises:
      1. “Awareness of the body” vs “Awareness as the body”
      2. Attunement to fundamental consciousness
  2. Day 2. Fundamental Consciousness
    1. Awareness
    2. Emotion
    3. Physical sensation
    4. Exercise: Attuning to fundamental consciousness as awareness, emotion, and physical sensation
  3. Day 3. Inhabiting the Body
    1. Inhabiting the body and attuning to fundamental consciousness
    2. The gifts of inhabiting the body
      1. Becoming present and receptive
      2. Regaining agency
      3. Restoring resilience
      4. Developing self-love
      5. Grounding in our foundation
    3. Exercises: Foundational grounding
  4. Day 4: The Qualities in the Body
    1. Intelligence
    2. Voice
    3. Love
    4. Power
    5. Gender
    6. Sexuality
    7. Exercises:
      1. Attuning to the qualities of fundamental consciousness
      2. Attuning to the qualities within the body
  5. Day 5: Healing Trauma from the Core of the Body
    1. Our entranceway into wholeness and oneness
    2. Increasing Perspective
    3. Refining and Integrating our Breath and Energy
    4. Exercises:
      1. Core Breath with Subtle Circuitry
      2. Opening to the Upward Current of Energy
  6. Day 6: Freeing the Senses from Trauma
    1. Increasing our sensory experience
    2. Expanding our perception
    3. Exercises:
      1. Perception as fundamental consciousness
      2. Vision
      3. Hearing
      4. Touch
      5. Perception of another person
  7. Day 7: Relationships: Oneness and Separateness
    1. Fundamental Consciousness and Contact
    2. The link between contact and trauma
    3. Balancing Inward and Outward Connection
    4. Healing Our capacity for contact from our core
    5. Healing Intimate relationships
    6. Healing Relationships with groups
    7. Exercises:
      1. Attuning to the qualities within the body, with a partner
      2. Attuning to core points in groups
  8. Day 8: The Realization Process Release Technique
    1. How the Release technique works
    2. Understanding our psychological history
    3. An illustration of the release technique
    4. The importance of patience and kindness
    5. Exercises:
      1. The Realization Process release technique
      2. Finding and releasing constrictions in relation to a parent
  9. Day 9: Healing Anxiety and Depression
    1. Releasing the pattern of anxiety
    2. Releasing the pattern of depression
    3. Exercises:
      1. Advanced Attunement to Fundamental Consciousness
      2. Three attunements to fundamental consciousness: emptiness, luminosity, and bliss
  10. Day 10: Trauma and Spiritual teachings
    1. Abusive teachers
    2. The question of personal identity
    3. Free will
    4. Thinking and feeling
    5. Therapeutic presence
    6. Exercise: Releasing from the core into fundamental consciousness