The Foundation series is comprised of three day-long classes that explore the practice of breath, movement and voice, in contact with the three centers: body, heart and mind. We explore the basic tools and practices of embodied presence, grounding us in experiences of aliveness, authenticity and wellbeing. The Foundation series is a pre-requisite for the advanced training in the Cycle series.
Foundations: Breath is a day-long exploration of breath as a healing and transformative practice. Breath practices release tension, regulate the body, mind, and heart, and open us to the deepest levels of insight, presence, and wisdom. Conscious breath is the quickest way to decrease stress and to engage in a relaxation response. In your lifetime, you will take approximately 100 million breaths. In bringing our conscious awareness to this ongoing autonomic process, we integrate body, heart, and mind.
In our day long Foundations: Movement, we will explore the embodied language of breath in motion, learning to trust and listen for the intelligence and truth of the body as movement. We will touch what is invoked in us as we listen and respond to different aspects of our bodies in motion, relating to self, other and environment.
In our day-long Foundation Cycle: Voice, we will explore the capacity and power of the voice as an instrument grounded in the breath, that both expresses and transforms truth and experience. We will investigate the different dimensions and range of our voices, in alignment with authentic attunement to self, other and environment.