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Guest speaker biography

Horia & Elena Francisc Turcanu

Transpersonal Therapists, Mentors

Horia Francisc Țurcanu (HFT) is a Transpersonal Therapist, a Guide in the expansion of consciousness journeys and a Mentor for those in a psycho-spiritual transformation.

He creates and facilitates Personal Integrated Development workshops. He structured and integrated the assembly of experiential practices and theoretical conclusions named Journey of the Inner Master, and orientations like Conscious Breathing Practice and State of Presence or The Breath of the Heart.

HFT passion is working with the deepest contents of the human psychic and bringing them to Awareness for ontological, therapeutically and interior transformation purposes. He creates and guides Consciousness Exploring Sessions, both personal and in groups. Writer and poet, he published numerous articles, essays, interviews, coverage on transpersonal psychology, personal development, on spirituality and philosophy. He holds Conferences on Expanding States of Consciousness and Spirituality and he is the Creator of The Consciousness Spherical Model, the theoretical foundation of the Inner Master School.

With Elena Francisc Turcanu he is senior editor at the Inner Master Books and co-president of the Association of Transpersonal Therapies. Before creating with EFT The Journey of the Heart he was a journalist, TV documentary and news producer and director.

Elena Francisc Turcanu (EFT) is a Psychologist and a Transpersonal Therapist, a Guide in journeys of Expanded States of Consciousness and a Mentor for those going through a psycho-spiritual emergency. She creates and holds workshops on Integral Personal Development. She structured and synthesized important orientations of the Journey of the Inner Master like The Practice of the Feminine Power, The Dance of the Heart and the Heart Breath.

Her passion is working with vital and physical body’s energies, as a mirror of the entire Body of Consciousness with healing and inner transformation purposes. And a deep passion for working with Sacred Plants. Urban Shaman, she is known as.

A Master in working with the refined energies of Being, a Teacher and a Holistic Healer. She studied with Stanislaf Grof and she brought the Holotropic Breathwork in Romania. Along with Horia Francisc Turcanu she dared to take this method to a new level of depth, experimenting and integrating it into the Journey of the Inner Master.

Her vocation is working with the feminine dimension of Existence. She loves creating Community and Communion as means of collective transformation of the human experience. She guides sessions of exploring Consciousness, sessions of individual and group healing.

She has written many articles on experiential psychology, personal development and spirituality and she holds conferences, workshops and seminars on Expansion of Consciousness and spiritual transformation. She is the creator of Elena Francisc Publishing House and of the Association of Transpersonal Therapies.

Before creating The Journey of the Heart with HEFT she was a psychologist and The Editor in Chief of an international magazine.

Conference session

The Simple Means of Spiritual Experiences

Introduction in the Practice of The State of Presence

We create our identity from what we can perceive of Reality. Referring to a world of forms, creates a linear identity, known as ego. “I’m searching for myself” is the standard message of the modern Consciousness explorer, the one who tries to perceive beyond the form. It is the purest expression of duality. The dual perception and the inner breaking point.

Consciousness inflects Perception. The deeper we perceive the Reality, the larger Consciousness becomes. The measure with which we perceive the Reality, depends on our level of Consciousness. In the history of Humanity there were always “Technologies of the Sacred” that enlarge the perception and give access to a deeper living of Reality. In the centre of any expansion of consciousness there is the State of Presence.

This is an invitation to Centering, Attention and Openness and it refers to the attitude. The State of Presence opens the doors of perception and consciousness. It is the soul foundation of any experience of enlarged state of consciousness.
This Journey is an introduction in the simple technology of Presence. Its goal is to explore a new magnitude of perception and to connect with the most dense and refined dimensions of Being. The purpose of this openness, towards different dimensions of the Consciousness’s Body, is to demonstrate that Consciousness Expansion is accessible to anyone who’s willing to live it. Not long ago the challenge was the access to this kind of states. Nowadays the challenge is to incorporate those discoveries to the everyday life.

The benefits of Practicing The State of Presence are enormous and have impact on all aspects of life. It relaxes the physical body, giving it back its natural fluidity and setting away fatigue or pain. It calls to put us back into contact with the energetic dimension of Being. It offers ways to administrate difficult emotional and mental contents and it is a very effective way to escape from the compulsive labyrinth of the mind. It transforms the way we relate to ourselves and with others, it opens the gates to intuition and self trust, of authenticity and free expression. And last, but not least, it is the gate to spiritual Vision.

The Practice of Conscious Breathing and The State of Presence represents the basic approach of the Inner Master School. Incorporating this Practice in the everyday life is a fast way to inner transformation, gives access to the truth within us and the truth about our true nature of Being, which transcends, by far, the dimension of forms. It is the way to regain the meaning of Life, the joy of living and the creativity. Thousands of people from all over the world use the simple means of spiritual living to enrich all areas of life.

This Journey’s goal is to open a Gate that you can use every time you will need it. It is an Inner Gate whose keys are:
- The Attention, modulated in a specific way,
- The Conscious Breathing
- An open Attitude which is always a choice.