Essential Embodied Arts Training 2013 ~ Boulder

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20 Hr. Embodied Arts Professional Training with 3 Master Teacher/Performers of Lineages from Voice Movement Therapy of Paul Newham, LifeArt Process of Anna Halprin & Butoh Dance of Kazuo Ohno
Public Embodied Arts Performance: January 13th, 7pm @ Wesley Chapel on CU Campus


~20 hours of professional level training featuring 9 ESSENTIAL TOOLS invaluable for your powerful ongoing Embodied Arts practice, performances and session work.~ A premiere collaboration uniting THREE MAJOR LINEAGES from 3 diverse continents that synergistically enhance one another through second generation experts of the work who distill & strengthen practices with first generation masters.

~Personal breakthroughs & transformation with specific goals & intentions related to BALANCING THE MASCULINE & FEMININE in your life, voice, body and art.

~Awakened attention, increased sensation & active imagination.

~PRACTICAL TRAINING in creating transformative scores & authentic performances that are directly accessed from YOUR UNIQUE SOUL & BODY.

~Accelerating intimacy & authenticity in relationships and communications with SELF, OTHERS and NATURE.

~Initiating an ON-GOING loving COMMUNITY of like-minded practitioners for regular support.

~Freeing up conscious & unconscious inhibitions & blocks to full bodied

~THREE SEASONED Professional Instructors:

CHRISTA RAY, MFA, VMT has taught Voicework for 20 years. She is a professionally trained Voice Movement Therapist since 1996 and studied directly with Paul Newham, creator of Voice Movement Therapy in England. Other vocal trainings include Roy Hart, Fitzmaurice, and Linklater inspired voicework. She is also a theater artist with a MFA in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University. Her theater company Giving Voice Productions has performed award winning original plays in festivals, bathrooms, universities and theaters. Additionally, Christa is an energetic sound healer, a ceremonial shamanic singer and wellness educator with a private practice in Boulder, CO.MAUREEN Momo FREEHILL, MFA CYI is an internationally recognized Dancer, Asian Theater & Butoh Professional with over 30 yrs. experience as teacher & performer including 5 yrs in Japan working with Butoh founders Kazuo & Yoshito Ohno. She founded & directs land-based retreats at BUTOPIA: the Pacific NW Center for Embodied Arts in Nature on Whidbey Is. WA ( Her solo & educational works have been produced in 22 states & 6 countries & seen by thousands worldwide through her 600 on-line dance films ( Her MomoButoh Dance Company & Suspension Yoga practices directly mentor individuals & groups in LifeArtMastery, Fitness & Wellness.

MELINDA HARRISON, Melinda Harrison is co-founder/artistic director, with her husband David, of Boulder based organizations Dance for Diversity & NatureMoves. Her work brings forth a creative interaction between the human body & imagination, and its environment and utilizes various art mediums: drawing; journaling; and movement in nature to explore personal myths and universal metaphors.
She guides annual Wilderdance retreats & organizes site specific dance events like the Planetary Dance. She is strongly influenced by the life work of her mentor Anna Halprin, co-founder of the Talmalpa Institute and values greatly the Life/Art process, of which she is a certified program graduate.

Friday, January 11, 6-9pm
Saturday, January 12, 10am-4pm
Sunday, January 13, 10am-4pm
Sunday at Wesley Chapel, 7-8:30pm

Early Bird Tuition paid in full by Dec. 11th: $175;
Full tuition after 12/11 is $225
Space is limited to 15. Pre-Registration is required.

All payments are non-refundable 2 weeks prior to workshop.
Please contact Maureen Freehill for registration & tickets:
phone 206 855 5836
email – momo at butopia dot net

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