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Movement Medicine with Ali Young - Roots, Shoots and Fruits

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The Old Chapel

Steiner Academy Bristol

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Fishponds

BS16 2JP

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Movement Medicine with Ali Young - As above so below: roots, shoots and fruits

Many shamanic traditions place the Tree of Life at the centre of their cosmology. This tree comprises roots, trunk and branches. As well as corresponding to the lower world (unconscious), the middle world (everyday realities) and the upper world (dreaming space), these three aspects can also be seen to correspond to our physical roots and grounding or legs; our trunk or torso, including our heart and our branches and upper body including our arms and head. Today’s session will work with the physicality of this vertical axis, as a way to explore our own root system or unconscious and the ways in which our dreaming is showing up in what we are manifesting around us everyday reality. As ever, we’ll be exploring all of this on the dance floor accompanied by lots of great tunes and delightful companions. Last session in Bristol for 2017. See you there. Love, Ali


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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is no parking onsite as the school site is closed at the weekend but you should be able to find parking in surrounding residential area. St Matthias Campus is at short walking distance from Fishponds Road, on bus routes 17, 47, 48, 49, 48A and X49.

What can I bring into the event?

Layers, including warm clothes, a cushion/sheepskin and a blanket if you think you might need it. A notepad and pens/colours if you wish to write. A water bottle. No food allowed in the Old Chapel but we will provide tea/coffee and biscuits outside of the room.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email Monica at mfarina@hotmail.com with any queries.

What's the refund policy?

We are unable to provide refunds due to strict hall booking charges.


FAQS - ABOUT MOVEMENT MEDICINE

What is Movement Medicine?

MOVEMENT: noun – activity, impulse, a change or development

MEDICINE: noun – in tribal societies, a curative power

MOVEMENT MEDICINE is a body based movement meditation practice that will reconnect you to the wisdom of living from the heart, the joy of knowing who you are and the satisfaction of making your unique contribution to life.

MOVEMENT MEDICINE will deepen your connection to yourself, your creativity and the
integrity and guidance of your own soul.

MOVEMENT MEDICINE is for everyone who wants to wake up, discover more of their creative potential, study shamanism in a down-to-earth way, discover ecstasy without drugs, find community in a way that doesn’t require giving up individuality and find the courage to make your own unique contribution. In short, it’s for anyone who wants to include conscious dance as a way to freedom, mindfulness, awareness and fulfilment.

Re-Connection

MOVEMENT MEDICINE is shamanic medicine for our times. It gives us direct, embodied experience of the dance of life that’s going on inside us and all round us. As a species, we face enormous challenges right now that we see as arising from the story of separation; separation between body and spirit, between individuals and nations,
between the human world and the web of life we are part of and depend upon. Simply put, Movement Medicine reconnects us, deepening our capacity for empathy and compassionate being and action.

Since pre-history, dance, song and ritual-making have played an important role in the human community. Movement Medicine is a contemporary expression of this inheritance. It marries ancient and modern wisdom, and supports you to experience the transformative power of your own potential in co-creative community.

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Steiner Academy Bristol

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