Charlotte Hatch

Charlotte Hatch

Charlotte Hatch, a dedicated practitioner of ITP, has been practicing ITP since its inception in 1991 when she was a member of George and Michael’s “experimental group.” She is an ITP Mastery teacher, founder of ITP San Francisco in 2006 and is a 5th-degree black belt in Aikido. Charlotte has been instrumental in the design and implementation of the Mastery, Integral Leadership and the Ki of Cooperation trainings and leads workshops in LET and ITP. Charlotte leads our Annual ITP Practice Challenge.

Gifts from GRACE

By Charlotte Hatch
The practice of GRACE before the Kata sometimes runs through our minds automatically. But greater gifts come with closer examination. ITP Mastery teacher Charlotte Hatch takes us step-by-step through the best of her practice and reflects on how it affects her life.

Demonstrating GRACE

By Charlotte Hatch
Charlotte Hatch leads the practice of GRACE as a series of affirmations and follows it with the Kata.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Fall 2023

Our fall newsletter focuses on how we live our practice, different for each of us as ITP is not a "one size fits all practice." In this issue, members of our ITP teaching team write about the changes they are awake to in each aspect of their integral being - body, mind, heart, and soul.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Summer 2023

In our summer newsletter, we examine the various facets of the philosophy that shape our practice and learn from contributors about their interpretation of ITP’s worldview.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Spring 2023

Spring is in high bloom here in Northern California, prompting more time outdoors to stretch, garden, connect and soak in the beauty of the season. What awakens inside of you this time of year, wherever you are on our precious planet?

Messages from the Heart

By Charlotte Hatch
Messages from the heart can show up in everyday places. Thanks to her ITP practice, Charlotte Hatch took notice of her heart's messages.

Energy Arm – Leonard Energy Training Exercise

By Charlotte Hatch

Explore how the powers of clear intention and relaxation allow your personal spark of the divine to be realized. In this LET exercise led by ITP and LET teacher Charlotte Hatch, notice how your body can align harmoniously with what you hope for yourself and others. This practice, based on the martial art of Aikido, demonstrates the extraordinary abilities resting inside ourselves waiting to be tapped into for greater wholeness and empowerment.

Walking Through Eternity: An LET Walking Practice

By Charlotte Hatch
Most of the time, we walk with a goal - a fitness mission or a destination we have in mind. Try this Random Walk, led by Charlotte Hatch. It’s walking for its own sake – balanced, centered, and allowing the open spaces to call to you. Once you experience this practice, you can transfer it to your daily life. Walking in a crowded space may now feel different.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Winter 2022

Personal, community and global evolution This first issue of our 2022 quarterly newsletter touches on the theme of personal, community and global evolution. Our integral transformation inevitably inspires a ripple effect to include our relationships and beyond.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Autumn 2021

The power of inquiry and research In this issue, read about the spirit of possibility that launched ITP's first experimental class and the research our co-founders employed to verify ITP efficacy, along with subjective findings.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Summer 2021

In our Summer issue, we honor ways community nurtures our ongoing growth and breathes new life into us. Enjoy viewing the videos and reading the articles about the riches found in our community. This may be an ideal moment to pause and reflect on what community means to you and to experience gratitude for the blessings of it in your life.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Spring 2021

In our Spring issue, we continue to explore what makes ITP distinctive, generative and ever-evolving. Imagine the practice of ITP as a 4-legged stool with these sturdy legs: theory, practice, community and research. These components are designed to provide a balanced approach for our transformative journey. Let's take a peek at those elements now.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Winter 2021

This Quarterly issue focuses on the power of vision and the worldview that informs our practice. The stories below honor our roots and illustrate how the four legs of ITP - Vision, Practice, Community and Research - continue to inform and evolve our pioneering endeavor.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Fall 2020

2020 marks our 15th year as a non-profit organization. In honor of this occasion, we spotlight the ITP 9 commitments in this issue, which form the basis for our practice. Enjoy viewing video clips and reading articles submitted by our wonderful ITP teachers, as each reflect on the personal impact of the commitments on their lives.

ITPI Practice Resources for Lasting Change - November 2020

Embodying a Sense of Gratitude – As we come into the holiday season, we encourage you to explore and embrace gratitude in your daily experiences. We hope this month’s newsletter revitalizes you with practices in noticing the magic in the everyday moments of life. Enjoy a conversation with Tomas Marconi and Michael Murphy on food as a vehicle for experiencing the divine; a poem to keep us tuned toward possibility and a LET practice to tune in to the shared energy of our family, friends and community.

ITPI Practice Resources for Lasting Change - October 2020

A Deeper Look at the Worldview that Informs Our Practice – Understanding the underlying foundation of Integral Transformative Practice can be helpful in staying on the path of personal growth, as well as course correcting when necessary. This month’s Practice Resources Newsletter sheds light on the worldview or theory that informs our practice, as described in the white paper written by Michael Murphy, The Emergence of Evolutionary Panentheism. This worldview, that the divine is both immanent and transcendent, sets the stage for awareness of our extraordinary capacities - that we, and all life forms, are evolving towards a greater realization of our divine, inherent nature.

ITPI Practice Resources for Lasting Change - May 2020

Stepping into GRACE – In this month's practice resources newsletter we honor the core of our practice, the ITP Kata. Enjoy a guided video segment on stepping into GRACE, revisit George Leonard's guidelines for the practice and listen to an ITP original song inspired by this powerful series of movements.

ITPI Practice Resources for Lasting Change - August 2019

Your integral nature through mindful movement – Step on the path and enjoy your practice! This month's theme focuses on the body and your integral nature through mindful movement. We hope you find the information below helpful and inspiring.

ITPI Practice Resources for Lasting Change - July 2019

Your integral body and ongoing transformation – The summer season is an ideal time to enjoy a deeper focus on your integral body and ongoing transformation. This month's issue of resources puts this awareness into action with tips for moving past any resistance to change, key questions for reflecting on your integral fitness and an LET exercise to go deeper in your practice.

ITPI Practice Resources for Lasting Change - June 2019

Your integral nature through mindful movement – Step on the path and enjoy your practice! This month's theme focuses on the body and your integral nature through mindful movement. We hope you find the information below helpful and inspiring.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Spring 2017

This issue features articles on the powers of practice. From creating your vision, to crafting intentions that are strengthened through conscious practice, we are able to navigate life's challenges with greater effectiveness, creativity, ease - and joy.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Summer 2016

Read about the "extraordinary" in this issue as well as "Spirituality and the Sporting Life," the making of the LET video, George Leonard's "In the Beginning" in which he talks about the evolution of the human brain.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Winter 2016

Our ITP newsletter contributors - practitioners with their own flavor of creative genius - share how the creative process flows through them, aided by their practice. Enjoy this exploration, which includes poetry, art and creative interpretations of the Kata and Leonard Energy Training. Learn how even Mastery in the Heartland is also an outgrowth of the creative process.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Fall 2014

In this issue, we focus on ways to nurture the body----to honor its wisdom and what it needs to recharge and be nourished. Please take a few moments to learn from our inspiring contributors about the interplay of LET and tango, sustainable fitness, integral practices in the field of sport and a special feature on the wisdom of the body by George Leonard.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Fall 2013

Enjoy reading the stories in this issue of how ITP teachers, practitioners and group leaders have embarked on their path of practice and are making a difference in the world. Step inside their lives and see how we are all growing and lighting up the planet together.

ITPI Newsletter Articles - Spring 2013

Explore ITP's roots in India along with a recounting of one group member's experience on a pilgrimage to this country; be inspired by ITP Houston's unexpected turnout for their open sessions; and learn more about why we change from Cassi Vieten, IONS CEO.