01 - 03 Nov 2019 | MINDFUL BODY - EMBODIED MIND’ - MOVEMENTS of MEANING and POWER - Workshop Retre
Early morning : walks, meditation, Inspirational Mobility (Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Body Sense, other). Mornings :Workshop sessions - group Afternoons: Individual sessions - guided through the skilful, gentle, Alexander- hands-on process. Guided Activities. Free retreat-time Evenings: quiet richness of music, poetry, story, whatever the evening calls … Meals: wholesome, delicious, beautifully prepared vegetarian Meditations: in The Well, The Little Way, Temenos Garden, Mindful Walking
COST: R 3 950 - all-inclusive: single accommodation, all meals, facilities. Stay over Sunday night at no extra cost.
It’s like this …
‘watching some of the top performers in the world, in their dif-ferent disciplines, from acrobats to musicians, cirque du soleil, and many others, displaying perfect Alexander principles.’ G MThank you so much for your tender touch, clear instructions, compassionate heart and wonderful example of free movement in space.’ ( Karoo workshop)97% of people with back pain could benefit by learning the Alex-ander Technique – it is only a very small minority of back pain sufferers that require medical intervention such as surgery. — Dr Jack Stern, spinal neurosurgeon, founding partner of Brain & Spine Surgeons of New York, USA‘ i remember you asking me to stop Tai chi and yoga and after 2 or so more years when I did it again, it was a revelation. Al-though I had been doing them for many years each, it was as if I had never done them before, as if for the first time I was doing Tai Chi, understood the principles’. SOLO
Marguerite (Osler) van der Merwe is a senior teacher of Body Sense Alexander Technique and Tai Chi, with more than 30 years professional experience in the mind-body-spirit domain. She presents individual sessions, workshops and retreats countrywide.. In June 2016, Marguerite was awarded the University of the Free State’s CHANCELLOR’S MEDALLLION “for excep-tional service to South Africa and the world beyond our borders.”.
Author: ’THE ART OF WALK-ING—Path to Health & the Rich-ness of Well-Being’; ’EVE-OLUTION—Enhancing Feminine Consciousness & Body Awareness’.
RELEASE THE TENSION -RESTORE THE EASE!
-nervous system steadying, becoming less reac-tive - anxiety, tension and effort drifting out - alertness, calm, settling in, filtering through the entire body.Now we're ready to think – feel - ‘Be - and Do.’
At Temenos we're always happy to host Retreats and Workshops, for more details contact Margaret