Event: Day Workshop: The Body and The Land.
Facilitators: Audicia Lynne Morley and Suzanne Dance.
Venue: Sanctuary, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL.
Date: Saturday 2 February 2019.
Time: Registration: 10am-10.30am. Day Workshop: 10.30am-5.15pm.
Event Description: A creative workshop and ceremony day exploring our grief and rage at what is happening to our home planet.
Facing and honouring our deep feelings of fear and our love.
Investigating what it is to inspire
Active Hope both personally and in our community.
Resourcing our understanding of how we co create our lives and participate in our conscious evolution.
"And - teach us to listen!-
We can hear it in water, in wood, and even in stone.
We are earth of this earth, and we are bone of its bone."
-- Barbara Demming, from Thinking like a Mountain, with Joanna Macy and John Seed.
During our time together we will connect with nature, reflect, and share as community. Creatively exploring our despair and our hope through dialogue, movement and dance. We will bear witness to ourselves and our feelings through ritual and ceremony and reclaim our power of expression. "To find the land within ourselves" – (Liliana Pechene of the Colombian Misak tribe speaking of the Plan de Vida) to rebalance ourselves and the Earth. Giving ourselves space for transformation, and healing, thereby empowering us to take action to heal and restore our planet Earth.
Audicia Lynne Morley: RSMT/E MRSS(T): Audicia is a fully qualified and registered practitioner and teacher with over 30 years experience in the disciplines of movement and the healing arts. She has performed with international artists worldwide and her choreographic work spans both dance and theatre. She co-founded State Theta Galleries in 2008 as an international centre for the development of Movement, Art and Health in East Lothian.
Suzanne Saoirse Dance: BA Hons. PGC M.DRA: Suzanne trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and has worked extensively in Theatre, Film, and Television in Scotland. She has worked as a director, facilitator and community worker. For the past ten years she has worked with Active Inquiry, a Theatre of the Oppressed Company. She presently facilitates and directs Shakti Theatre Company, which challenges domestic abuse.
NB: There will be no refund if you cancel your booking.
Cost: £25/£20 (Concessions)/£10 (Students). For a Registration Form: