Updated: Nov 24
In Workshops, Workshop-Retreats, individual & group sessions, we practice the many-splendoured BODY SENSE Arts of Natural Effortless Mobility, Alert Aware Mind, Poised Self-carriage, Ease, Supple Body, Relaxedness, Impeccable Attentiveness & Presence –
clear MIND – open HEART – supple BODY – free SPIRIT
BODY SENSE: OUR ORIGINAL INTEGRITY & WHOLENESS
RELEASE THE TENSION -RESTORE THE EASE! Quietening, centering, grounding, balancing - filtering through the entire body - nervous system steadying, becoming less reactive - anxiety, tension and effort drifting out - alertness, calm, settling in. Now we're ready to think and Be and Do.
Extended weekend in The Gardens of Temenos, McGregor
WORKSHOP-RETREAT October 29, 30, 31- 2021 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ‘MINDFUL BODY - EMBODIED MIND’ ~ MOVEMENTS OF MEANING & POWER ~ ~ ~ ~ a combination & aspects of
BODY SENSE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE + BODY SENSE TAI CHI/ QIGONG +
NATURAL, CONSCIOUS WALKING
Integrating movements, principles & practice of these significant Arts & Skills, Marguerite guides us into their shared perspectives in the way that they benefit, support and inform each other – letting go of strain and tension, force and effort, thus allowing the body’s natural EASE to operate.
YOU WILL TAKE HOME practical, gentle, self-care Life skills:
FINDING stability, groundedness, centredness, balance, upwardness & openness as you STAND with me. WALK with me. REST with me. MOVE effortlessly, gracefully in all that you do - BREATHING – SENSING – FEELING Beautifully POISED, mindfully ATTENTIVE, finding RESTFULNESS & PEACEFULNESS !
Moving In accordance with the majestic intelligence of Nature - enhancing our natural coordination, overall health, mobility, composure, and potential for learning. PAUSING the busyness & strain of the treadmills of daily life! Making room for KINDNESS!
~ MOVING with EASE ~ into HEALTH – WELLBEING - Peak PERFORMANCE – PRESENCE - POWER
TEMENOS - offers us its unique environment of quietude and restfulness, allowing us intimate connection and awareness of Nature’s Garden, and the space for a personal retreat. Abiding all Covid regulations.
Smatterings of delicious food, music, meditation, me- time, deep & creative relaxedness- all support the process. With time and space for what-you-will – wander The Garden, listen to the silence or the birdlife, watch clouds, leaves and ducks, meander, write, sketch, simply ‘be’, find yourself!
T’AI CH’I CHU’AN/ QIGONG – The ultimate exercise-Arts & training. Slow, flowing, balancing movements of specific Meaning & Power- beautiful to watch and to do. Lifelong movement practices that develop Strength, Suppleness, BodyMindEmotion Balance, and support our internal, inner functioning.
ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE - gentle, therapeutic, intelligent, absorbed courtesy of the Teacher’s hands-on guidance. Body knowledge of balance, tension & ease. Learning how to USE your body as Nature designed: with effortlessness, relaxedness, true alignment. Releasing tension, strain & stress to rediscover our natural ease in daily activity as we rest, sit, stand, walk, bend, carry, play the piano, do what we do…