The Yogapedia Podcast
Season 2 Episode 7: Judith Blackstone - Psychotherapist and Meditation Practitioner
Judith Blackstone is an experienced teacher in the fields of nondual realization and spiritual, relational and somatic psychotherapy. Blackstone is the creator of The Realization Process, which is an integrated approach to embodiment for psychological, relational, physical and spiritual healing.
Blackstone has a Ph.D. in Psychology, Embodiment and Eastern Religion. Blackstone is a clinical psychologist, a meditation practitioner and student of contemplative traditions with more than 40 years of experience. In addition, she is the author of several books, including Belonging Here and The Enlightenment Process. Blackstone and her husband, Zoran Josipovic, founded the Nonduality Institute, which is dedicated to the science and practice of nonduality.
In our interview, Blackstone talks about The Realization Process and the radical openness that comes with nondual realization. Blackstone discusses methods for releasing tension and constriction, as well as the difference between awareness of the body and inhabiting it.
Blackstone also leads listeners in a core breath practice for settling into the body and attuning to the fundamental consciousness that is always available to us.