School of Movement Medicine - Mindfulness in Motion
 
Issue: October 2011 All Articles
Portunus
By Roland

While many of you may be planning how you will be spending December 21st 2012 –regarded as significant by many as it marks the end-date of a 5125 year-long cycle of the Mayan calendar, my key date for 2012 will be Aug 17th for which I am already planning  my own ceremony.

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What if the whole of your life was one long creative project that you were totally in to…..
By Ya'Acov

Happy Autumn Equinox one and all. I’m writing to you from the train (as usual!). This time, I’m on the way back from a wonderful week in Orval with 12 fantastically courageous and luminous beings, namely the participants and assistants of this year’s Burial Ceremony. Although I won’t be running this workshop next year, I plan for it to return in 2013 with a new title that came out of this year’s event. It will be called Digging, Dancing and Dying, a 3D Movement Medicine special, or just 3D for short.

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Get on Your Bike
By Susannah

I had been a bit sceptical about the webinars, I must admit! I had anticipated that I might feel rather awkward speaking to people who I could not see, who are in different rooms scattered across the world. And I didn’t now how it would be for you, tuning in for a Movement Medicine moment of dubious sound and visual quality, without us being able to see you and without any explicit contact
between yourself and other participants.
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Simple gifts

By Mark Boylan

I was driving to teach a movement class and switched the radio on. A song was playing with a tune I was familiar with but with different words. The lyrics of the song – Simple Gifts - seemed to sum up some of the fundamental principles that underlie Movement Medicine more>
FROM BAMBI TO BAMBOO
This month's winner of £100 School of Movement Medicine workshop voucher

By Véronique

Once Upon a time, a human being, female sex, frightened but also fascinated by what’s going on after… life, decided at last minute to book for Burial ceremony, in the country of her feminine lineage. Last chance to die… To go there, I drove, hair in the wind, free and full of imagination from how would be the ceremony.
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Mini Vision Quest at Hengill; the volcano, Þingvalla, Iceland
By Maria Edit Antal

What does your soul dream? What are you here for? Closing her eyes she is asking deeply the question. When she opens her eyes, a black caterpillar is drawing her attention, investigating her black bag, continuously in movement and tentatively finding its way.
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Movement Medicine – How to Awaken, Dance and Live Your Dreams

Reviewed by Wendy Stokes

We have seen with delight the paintings of the dancing girls of ancient Egypt and we know that King David danced before the Ark of the Covenant, so it is with acceptance that we take a modern journey of the dance of life that connects us with all life forms. Susannah and Ya’cov Darling Khan are dance specialists and their comprehensive knowledge is presented in an articulate and interesting self development course. more>
The views expressed here do not necessarily represent the views of the School of Movement Medicine. Roland Wilkinson, Nappers Crossing, Staverton, Devon TQ9 6PD, UK Tel & Fax +44 (0)1803 762255 http://www. schoolofmovementmedicine.com