COURSE

Open your balls

Do you have the balls to be authentic?

REVIEW:

If you are or feel as a brave man who wishes to

♡  connect with your inner world without fear
♡  free yourself from the implicit norms of “being a man”
♡  connect with your “essence” and the “authentic” man you are

With sense of humor and respect I allow myself to:

⦿ connect with my vulnerability and emotions
⦿ integrate my sensitive and strong parts
⦿ integrate my rational and intuitive parts
⦿ accept and love myself with all that I am
⦿ learn how to nurture healthy relationships with myself and others

ꕤ Gestalt therapy dynamics
ꕤ A variety of artistic and self-knowledge tools
(body expression, meditation, dance, collage, improvisational theatre)
ꕤ Psychotherapy, Bach Flowers and Energetic Healing

✓ A face-to-face course with 30 hours of workshops
✓ A residential format in two weekends
(or 4 intensive holidays) in a natural environment
✓ Full board accommodation
✓ A stable and safe group to be yourself
✓ Accompaniment of two professionals

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU IF

In this course we provide you with an intimate and safe space, where you can free yourself from imposed roles. With a sense of humour and respect, you will connect with the authentic man that you are, accept and integrate your polarities, so that you can held an healthy relationship with yourself and with others.
“Men don’t cry. Don’t be a pussy.”
“We’re going to fix this with a bunch of punches.”
“Men have to be the financial providers for the familiy.”
“I bet you have no balls.”
“It’s all right. With a few beers, you’ll get over it.”
“Be strong, don’t show your weakness.”
“Don’t play with dolls, play war!”
“Don’t be a girl.”
“Stay out of the kitchen, you’ll hurt yourself.”
“We hug, but no fags!”
“Don’t show your emotions.”
“Fulfill your duties as a man!”
“Men don’t cry. Don’t be a pussy.”
“We’re going to fix this with a bunch of punches.”
“Men have to be the financial providers for the familiy.”
“I bet you have no balls.”
“It’s all right. With a few beers, you’ll get over it.”
“Be strong, don’t show your weakness.”
“Don’t play with dolls, play war!”
“Don’t be a girl.”
“Stay out of the kitchen, you’ll hurt yourself.”
“We hug, but no fags!”
“Don’t show your emotions.”
“¡Tienes que cumplir como hombre!”

⦿ being the stronger sex
⦿ pretending that everything is okay
⦿ repressing parts of yourself
⦿ crying in intimacy
⦿ having to be the best (lover, worker, parent)

⦿ being judged for showing affection towards other men
⦿ not being able to dress yourself the way you want to (skirt is for women)
⦿ being judged for taking care of your skin (facials etc.)
⦿ having to go to the gym to be a muscleman

⦿ adapting to other people
⦿ not making yourself respected

♡ let go of your mind a little
♡ connect with your intuition
♡ listen to your feelings
♡ share your emotions

♡ connect with and accept your vulnerability
♡ let go of your shame
♡ show your needs
♡ heal the wounds of the past
♡ show your sensitive and empathic side

♡ let go of your mind a little
♡ connect with your intuition
♡ listen to your feelings
♡ share your emotions

♡ connect with and accept your vulnerability
♡ let go of your shame
♡ show your needs
♡ heal the wounds of the past
♡ show your sensitive and empathic side

ꕤ without hiding your vulnerability
ꕤ in which you show your affective responsibility to others
ꕤ in which you are responsible of your own fears (fear of commitment, fear of being hurt, fear of doing harm etc.)

In this course we will EXPLORE

1. HOW I IDENTIFY AND SHOW MYSELF

⦿ I am a ….man

2. MY VULNERABILITY

⦿ How do gender beliefs limit my authentic self?
⦿ What aspects of myself do I reject?
⦿ How can I overcome my fears?
⦿ What is my core trauma? (trauma of abandonment, rejection, fear of authority or abuse).
⦿ How does it affect my relationships?

3. MY AUTHENTICITY

I explore and discover my

⦿ strengths and gifts
⦿ my essence and authenticity
⦿ my passions and life purpose

4. ME AND RELATIONSHIPS

✓ What are my greatest fears?
✓ Do I maintain a balance between giving and receiving?
✓ Am I assertive enough?
✓ Do I know how to set limits and boundaries?
✓ What is my attachment style?

✓ What expectations, needs and desires do I place on relationships?
✓ How do I want to be loved?
✓ How do I want to relate with others?
✓ How do I live my sexuality and sexual relationships?

5. I ACCEPT MYSELF AS I AM

I let go gender stereotypes and beliefs:
⦿ “I am a strong and weak person”.

I accept what I am, my thoughts and feelings:
⦿ “I can be myself, so I fall in love with myself”.
⦿ “You can be yourself, so I fall in love with you”.

A PRACTICAL, EXPERIENTIAL AND RESIDENTIAL COURSE

This is a residential, practical and experiential course in which we will use a variety of tools and dynamics to increase self-awareness and self-growth. We will use:

⦿ Gestalt Therapy dynamics
⦿ Meditation and mindfulness
⦿ Various games to make you laugh
and free yourself
⦿ Dance and body expression exercises
⦿ Artistic tools as painting and collage
⦿ Improvisational theatre, clown
⦿ Exercises to connect with nature
⦿ Several surprises

WE OFFER YOU

WE OFFER YOU

⦿ A residential and experiential course
⦿ Full board accommodation
⦿ Two weekends (or 4 intensive public holidays)
⦿ A natural environment
(with outdoor swimming pool)
⦿ A small group of men
⦿ A stable and safe group to be yourself

⦿ Vegetarian/vegan food
⦿ Tools for self-awareness
⦿ A whatsapp group to share experiences

⦿ 30 hours of intensive group workshops during the two weekends (of four intensive public holidays)
⦿ Face-to-face therapy with
– Group psychotherapy,
– Energetic Healing
– Bach Flowers to release blockages and connect with your gifts.

⦿ Taught by:
✓ Jaume Girbau
(workshop facilitator and physical dance-theater performer)
✓ Iris González (psychologist and Gestalt therapist)

Does the course sounds interesting to you?
Contact us for more detailed information and we will inform you about dates and prices.