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Experiencing Life Awaken

Complementary Health based on the work of Rudolf Steiner
Located in Byron Shire, Australia

The Twelve Senses

Founded on the anthroposophical understanding of the human being

These articles where written for Developing the Self Developing the World and are complemented by the book A Bridge to Spirit by Lisa Romero.

Please phone me if you are interested in learning or being involved in deeper conversations concerning sensory development and the effects of technology on our perceptions.

Senses that help us to perceive our own body

Compress Basics

Please take care and only use compresses when they have been prescribed. These notes accompany instructions provided in consultation or at a workshop; they do

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Touch Sense

When we touch something or something touches us, we discover where we end and where the something (or someone) begins. The touch sense makes us aware of what

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Movement Sense

The movement sense makes us aware of how our inner movement can change when we move a particular body part, and how we can abstain

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Balance Sense

The sense of balance is the experience of being in harmony. The balance sense perceives our relation to the external spatial world. Based on our perception, we adjust

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Senses that help us to perceive the world around us

Compress Basics

Please take care and only use compresses when they have been prescribed. These notes accompany instructions provided in consultation or at a workshop; they do

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Smell Sense

There are what is called four middle senses (of the twelve senses) and they are – smell, taste, sight and warmth. They all help us

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Taste Sense

The taste sense is a connection between the inner and outer world. Socialising, like eating, requires mixing ourselves with something other than ourselves and bearing

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Sight Sense

The sight sense is connected to the movement sense; the eyes use the movement sense to track the shape and the sight sense to see

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Warmth Sense

The sense of warmth is concentrated in the heart of the human being. With warmth we are participating with what is within the object perceived.

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Senses that help us to perceive the essence of other human beings

Compress Basics

Please take care and only use compresses when they have been prescribed. These notes accompany instructions provided in consultation or at a workshop; they do

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Hearing Sense

The hearing sense perceives the sounding element and reveals intimate knowledge of the nature of something. The nine year old starts to experience things more

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Word Sense

The sense of word is to perceive the being of language as a vehicle formed by the thoughts of another human being. We perceive and

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Thought Sense

We understand the meaning behind what someone else is saying by using our thought sense. The thought sense starts to mature in the late teens,

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‘I’ Sense

The ‘I’ sense is the sense of perceiving the individuality of another; to truly sense there is another human being present rather than only perceiving

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