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The Four Movement Patterns

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Understanding the Four Movement Patterns, popular in InterPlay, can support you, your family and team to think and play in embodied ways.  Discover who acts like a

  • Thruster/Driver?
  • Shaper/Organizer?
  • Swinger/Collaborator?
  • Hanger/Visionary?

Would you like to learn an embodied, practical way to work with personality strengths and weaknesses? Take the mini free FEBI here.

As certified FEBI coaches, either Nancy Pfaltzgraf or I help you access the online FEBI instrument. The cost is $75.00 and requires twenty-minutes to take. When complete, we retrieve the results and email them to you. They’ll describe how to better sync with family, partners, work and culture. 

We suggest coaching to read the results, reflect and empower weak areas and celebrate strengths. With 1-4 coaching sessions you can maximize your learning. 

One hour consults are 85.00. 75.00 for Hidden Monastery members, those who have been on retreat, in spiritual direction or classes.

More about the Movement Patterns

Understanding the basic differences in our movement patterns offers you new ways to move and understand the movement of others. When I first discovered them, I discovered how to better organize my energy and began practicing new ways to claim my wisdom and embody more ease.

Kinesthetic reality is at the base of how we operate, what we want, how we relate to others and to the Divine.


Your body is smart. With mental, physical, and spiritual health your system seeks a satisfactory balance. If one pattern dominates it prevents full wisdom.

With this tools you can learn ways to

  • Increase energy
  • relax judgment about behaviors
  • find your own peace and balance
  •  enjoy family, friends, and coworkers more
  •  improve overall wellbeing
  •  uncover hidden strengths
  •  deepen relationship with the Divine


Our Sources:

Ginny Whitelaw with Betsey Wetzig wrote Move To Greatness: Focusing the Four Essential Energies for Whole and Balanced Leaders. This book shows how to use these energies at work.

For the spirit inclined, Dr. Marcia McFee wrote a Ph.D. on the “primal patterns” in ritual. Her research helps people come closer to self, others, and God and to diversify their ritual patterns to include more types.

The patterns are applicable in education, family systems, healing, community work, and anywhere you want to teach peace, expand resources, and offer a way to use and understand diverse energies and patterns.

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