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T-Group, Ecstasis, and the Experience of Group Flow

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Make School

555 Post Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

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What do Burning Man camps, political rallies, professional sports teams, T-Groups, and the Navy SEALS have in common?

They all make use of a similar set of neurological mechanisms to induce a *collective* altered state of consciousness, one in which “our sense of being an individual ‘I’ gets replaced by the feeling of being a collective ‘we.’” In their book “Stealing Fire,” which features Consciousness Hacking, Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal refer to this phenomenon as “group flow.”

And what group flow unlocks is the experience of “ecstasis,” a non-ordinary state of consciousness in which the brain networks responsible for generating our ongoing experience of “self” begin to power down. The anxious voice in the head goes quiet, past and future dissolve, and the present moment dilates revealing a high-definition, high-voltage, all-encompassing experience of the Now.

Experiences of ecstasis can give us glimpses of our highest potential, reveal hidden, universal truths about reality, and connect us powerfully to one another. T-Group is already designed to shift us into group flow, and I have designed this immersive, experiential evening to maximize our chances of slipping into collective ecstasis together.

More about T-Group Practice:

T-Group is a mindfulness practice designed to increase interpersonal effectiveness. In much the same way as other practices like yoga and meditation, T-Group cultivates the “witnessing awareness” capacity, but it goes further by applying that capacity to the real-time process of communicating and relating with others. It allows participants to build three levels of skill simultaneously: the personal, the interpersonal, and the systemic. It gives them the tools to become personally more aware of their inner processes, and to articulate themselves in clear and self-responsible ways. This reduces the tendency towards reactivity, projection, and blame, and teaches them how to negotiate the challenges of interpersonal relationships in ways that lead to greater understanding, trust, and cooperation. Finally, the structure of the practice itself offers them the opportunity to make discoveries about how their participation impacts the group as a whole, and how their contributions can lead to greater group cohesion.

Crystallin Dillon is a life and leadership coach and founder of the Bay Area T-Group Community. Learn More about T-Group and Crystallin at: crystallindillon.com

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