Absolutely Fabulous Jane
Jane is Absolutely Fabulous
This month we have a feast of items and stories for you. Just when we need a bit of a pick-me-up, two actresses and a writer share their thoughts on doing the Hoffman Process and how we all have the right to be 'Absolutely Fabulous'.  
  • Author Matthew Todd on his Hoffman 'holiday'
  • Jane Horrocks finds her Bubble in Ab Fab 
  • Actress Sienna Miller steps out and takes control
Plus your chance to:
  • Be part of a brainstorm session to help get Hoffman techniques into schools
  • Come to the Reconnection Day in Ireland
  • Join other grads for an evening of dance.
  • Listen to our Embodied Recycling Meditation
With love and lots of inspiration, from the Hoffman Team. 

Magical Hoffman by Matthew Todd


Matthew Todd Hoffman Graduate and award winning magazine editor Matthew Todd talks about the Hoffman Process, both in an article in Attitude magazine, and in his new book, Straight Jacket: How To Be Gay and Happy.

Matthew is best known for being the editor of the UK's leading gay magazine Attitude; he's also a playwright, stand up comedian, award-winning journalist and campaigner for LGBT rights.

Speaking of his time on the Process, Matthew describes his experience as 'hardcore', but also 'the most powerful single thing that I did in my ongoing journey of recovery. It was emotional and magical and I learned a lot about how important it is to focus on emotional and mental health.'

'It might sound ridiculous, but as someone who has found it hard to relax and enjoy holidays, this was like a holiday for me...'

We wish Matthew Hoffman light and energy as he tours the UK promoting his book. You can join him on his Matthew Todd Facebook page, and read the Attitude article on Hoffman here.
You can order your copy of Straight Jacket: How to be Gay and Happy on Amazon. Click here

Feeling fabulous with Jane Horrocks


Jane pictured here at the Ab Fab premier, with best friend and Hoffman co-founder, Serena Gordon
Jane Horrocks has been wowing us for years with her versatility as an actress.  The range of work - from Life is Sweet, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice to Chicken Run, Fifi and the Flowertots and Trollied - has earned her the reputation for being incredibly touching, funny, courageous and always willing to push the boundaries. After almost 25 years of playing Bubble in Absolutely Fabulous on television, this week she was on the gold carpet in Leicester Square for the premier of Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, now on national release. 

This autumn, Jane is appearing at the Old Vic Theatre as Regan in King Lear, with Glenda Jackson in the title role. 

Jane did the Hoffman Process in 2015. Here's what she says:
'I got to a point where I was stuck in my life and didn't know where I wanted to go. I had lost touch with my fun self. I found the Process very moving. One of the reasons I did it was I lost touch with my younger self and I felt bogged down by being a grown up and a parent. 

People go to the Process at rock bottom, but by the end you're elevated not only by yourself but by other people's honesty and courage. You emerge a more aware, happy person and more conscious of what you can achieve in the future. When I finished I didn't feel frightened by joining the real world, it was lovely to share it with my family.

Creatively I feel much brighter, and lighter and excited by things, and that's what the Process encourages you to do, to break down old habits and go out and try something new.'

You can see Jane playing Bubble in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, in cinemas now. And book tickets to see King Lear at the Old Vic Theatre in October, here 

Changing young lives 


Lightbulb with heart Come to our first Hoffman Light Bulb discussion group on 'Hoffman for young people'

'My dream,' Bob Hoffman said, 'is that this work will eventually be recognised by all scientific communities, that it will be recognised by the educational pontiffs of the world and that it will be placed into compulsory educational programmes.'
Many of you have asked whether we could do something for young people. Can Hoffman be taught in schools? If only Hoffman was available to teenagers, youth at risk, young offenders... 

This September we are going to hold an open evening, hosted by Hoffman UK co-founder Serena Gordon, for discussing exactly these issues. 

It would be great to gather as many wise minds as we can to discuss a way forward. If you are a Hoffman graduate and you work with children, are a teacher, connected to a school, youth trainer, care worker or family therapist you are invited to come along.

Date: Wednesday 7 September 
Time: 6.30pm - 9.00pm  
Venue:Bazalgette room, House of St Barnabas, 1 Greek Street,SoHo, London W1D4NQ 
Gorgeous venue and drinks provided. Click here to email Serena with your interest. 

Reconnection Day in Dublin 


Jeremy Kynaston
Jeremy Kynaston
In times of stress or transition it's good to know that the Hoffman tools help you find stability and reconnect you to your vision. 

Come along to our Irish Hoffman Reconnection/ Tools day either on your own or with a Hoffman buddy.
Led by Supervising Hoffman teacher Jeremy Kynaston, the day will give you an opportunity to  address current issues in your life by re-visiting Hoffman tools and practices,  reconnect to a sense of community,  refresh your vision and have fun!

Date: Saturday 23rd July 2016
Time: 10am - 5pm (arrive from 9.30am)
Venue: Gorse Hill, Windgates, Bray, Wicklow, Ireland
Booking: Contact Jeremy on +353 1820 4422 or email: jeremy@hoffmanireland.com
to book and to pay.
Cost: €90 per person, or €160 for two people.

5Rhythms - Dance the night away


Lemur Dancing
Who knew lemurs could dance?
Sometimes the only way to let yourself go and get out of your head is to dance... Our Hoffman 5Rhythms evening in London this month will offer you the chance to express whatever's going on through your body.

You're welcome to come along with Process friends, on your own or you can bring a friend (even if they haven't done the Process) This event is led by Hoffman Graduate Catherine Gaynor who is licensed by 5Rhythms Global.

If your Process taught you to try something different and have a bit of fun, this event is going to be the perfect opportunity for you. Click here to book.
Date: Saturday 16 July 2016
7.00pm start - 9.00pm (you can arrive from 6.30pm).

Cost: £15 per person or £8 for concessions/unwaged.
Venue: Battersea Yoga Centre, 2, Kite Yard, Cambridge Rd, Battersea, London SW11 4TA
Transport: Five minute bus journey or 15 minute walk from Clapham Junction train station. Free on-street parking at weekends. There are changing facilities and a kitchen at the venue.  


Brighton Support Group


Sam Cotton
Hoffman Teacher, Sam Cotton  
Hoffman gatherings are a fun way to keep your Process insights alive.  

Join Hoffman teacher Sam Cotton at Angel House in Brighton. You will find a safe space to share authentically, deepen your learning, build a support network of other local Hoffman graduates, and reconnect to your Hoffman Toolkit.  
The first half an hour is set aside to arrive and meet others. 

Next Meeting: Tuesday 2 August
Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm
Cost: £10 per person
Venue: Angel House, 1 Brunswick Terrace, Hove, East Sussex BN3 1HN 

Click here for more information and to book
Hoffman graduate events

Come to Closure: Thursday 14 July  
Re-experience the Closure visualisation, see some of the teachers and celebrate with new Hoffman Graduates.
Florence House, Seaford
Next date: Thursday 28 July, Florence House

Hoffman 5 Rhythms
5 Rhythms: Saturday 16 July
Lovely opportunity to use the 5 Rhythms to let go of all the clutter in your head and dance it out with Hoffman friends.
Time: 7.30-9.30pm (Doors open at 7.00pm) 
More info & to book
Hoffman Ireland
Ireland Reconnection Day: Saturday 23 July
Come and spend the day with Hoffman Supervising Teacher Jeremy Kynaston and reconnect to Hoffman tools. 
Venue: Gorse Hill, near Bray, Co Wicklow  
Time: 9.30pm - 5.30pm
Booking: Contact Jeremy on 01 820 4422 to book and pay. 
Brighton Support Evening: Tuesday 2 August  
A new Hoffman Group in Brighton, led by Hoffman Teacher Sam Cotton.
Venue: Angel House, Brunswick Terrace, Brighton
Time: 7.00-9.00pm (Doors open at 6.30 for 7pm start)

London Support Group
London Support Group: Saturday 24 September   
Join us for a dark side stomp - we might even bring some wiffle bats with us...
Venue: Battersea Yoga Centre 

7.00-9.00pm (Doors open at 6.30 for 7pm start)

The Hoffman Journal
The Hoffman Post Process Journal
A handy journal that provides you with a reminder of the Hoffman tools and techniques 365 days of the year. Start any time and keep Hoffman with you by your side.
Hoffman App The Hoffman App
If you struggle to think of the tools, let alone use them the Hoffman App could be just the thing you need. Have fun with all the tools on offer, including a Wiffle bat for a bit of energetic release! Available for iphone and android.  
Questions? please call 01903 88 99 90 or  email us 

Other Hoffman events to tell your friends

Information Phone In
Information Phone-In: Tuesday 12 July   
Call instructions & FAQs 

London Introduction Day: Saturday 16 July  
9.00am-5.30pm. The Guild of Psychotherapists, London SE1 0QA

Information Evenings
London Information Evening: Tuesday 19 July
7.30pm-9.30pm. Regent's University, London NW1 4NS

July 9-15, Florence House
July 23-29, Florence House
August 6-12, Florence House
August 20-26 Florence House
These events are a great way to share your Process experience with a friend, or come along and support those interested in hearing more.  
Any questions?  call 01903 88 99 90 or  email us

Unchain your heart...  


Break away from those stubborn patterns

Recycling is a brilliant tool to identify negative patterns and transform them.

Here is a link to a Recycling visualisation led by Tim Laurence, co-founder of Hoffman UK and author of You Can Change Your Life. Find six and a half minutes to settle down and listen as he guides you through this Embodied Recycling visualisation. Experience the freedom of letting go of old behaviours...

Click here to listen to the recording.
Click here to visit the graduate website for more audio visualisations.
(Remember, your password is: support)
Phew. Have a great July...
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