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5Rhythms®: Connections Week of January 15-20, 2017

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Invisible threads are the strongest ties.
–Friedrich Nietzsche
What are the invisible threads that connect you in this life? How can we use the path of the 5Rhythms to explore the connections we most want? By fostering the intimate union of breath and movement, we follow a path that leads us out of isolation and into connection. Here one learns to create the conditions for healthy connections between self, partner, and community.
In this workshop, we will integrate the stillness of Buddhist mindfulness meditation with the moving meditations of the 5Rhythms: Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, and Stillness. The Buddha encouraged us to bring wise attention to every aspect of our lives.
In sitting meditation, we have the opportunity to observe the mind and body at rest through silent introspection, and in the 5Rhythms, we engage in mindfulness while in motion. The 5Rhythms is a map that teaches how energy moves. The two polarities of moving and sitting meditation together mirror the dance of life and open the door to peace, well-being, and balance.
No experience is required. All workshop hours contribute to 5Rhythms teachers training prerequisites.

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