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Friday, December 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM PST
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Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 5:30 PM PST

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Where

This is an online event.




Contact

Helene Rein
Continuum Montage LLC

susanharper2012@gmail.com

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Hearth of Belonging
An Online Immersion
Michael Molin Skelton and Susan Harper

A hearth is the fiery heart of a home; a warm place where we welcome friends and befriend what is strange. In this 5-day online retreat, we engage in a multi-faceted movement range where we dance wildly and tenderly, deepen through ritual, and explore intrinsic movement. We refine the compass of our genuine longing, and realize our fundamental belonging.

In the inquiry style of Continuum, we explore through perceptual explorations, inner movement and primordial sounding. We deepen our experience of the nourishing gifts of the elemental intelligences within and without. 

Using the movement practices of Soul Motion, we nurture our experience of the silence that sings in the pause. We engage 360-degree awareness because life often comes at us from the blind side. We dance alone to find ground and our own center. We dance with a holy witness to know that we do not have to go alone. To endure the unexpected roughness of life, we water our common roots, so we can branch out and care for each other with small gestures of kindness, truth, beauty and love. 

Let us actively step into the participation required for true belonging, where we transform a world of fear into a world of beauty. Come be part of this transformation. Our world needs you. 

Format
Each day (except one 4-hour session on Monday) we will have two sessions. Michael will inspire us through poetry and spoken word, invite us to dance, and open co-creative soulful rituals. Through inspirational principles and experiential instructions, Susan guides meditative, perceptual explorations, and an extended Continuum dive (no need to look at a screen.) There will be time for questions and answers to refine the process of our soulful inquiry and for sharing our experiences. We will also make use of breakout rooms for paired exercises and smaller group dialogues.

This retreat is for those who can take this whole time and attend all sessions. If you need to miss a session you can view the recording later. This is an opportunity for you to have deep soul time for reflection, contemplation and transformation. Recordings will be provided only for those who attend this live event.

DECEMBER 4-8 

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday
Pacific Time: 9-12pm and 2:30-5:30pm
Eastern Time: 12-3pm and 5:30-8:30pm

Monday
Pacific Time: 9-1pm  / Eastern Time12-4pm

Price
Workshop Fee $450
Sponsorship Fee $500 - Help Someone Else Attend
Scholarship Fee $325 – If You Have Financial Challenge
Radically Discounted Scholarship Fee - $200

Cancellation fee: $25

Questions - please contact Helene at susanharper2012@gmail.com

What do I need to take an online class?
We will use a platform called Zoom. You’ll need a computer, ipad or iphone, and a good internet connection

  • Download the latest Zoom app: https://zoom.us/download. It is painless, fast, and free.
  • If you have a computer, choose that over the iPad or iPhone, not only will the sound be better but also you can interact more and see more of others.For better sound quality, connect to an external speaker.
How do I join online?
You will receive a confirmation email after you pay for the retreat. The Zoom information will be emailed to you closer in time to the retreat. Please do not share this link and Zoom information with anyone else since we want to ensure that the people who are registering for the class will be able to attend.

MiCHAEL MOLIN-SKELTON reaches through dance rather than teaches to dance. “Dance is not  something I do, it’s simply who I am.” He creates  Spirit Weaves events with his beloved wife, Anneli  Molin-Skelton in Port Towsends, WA, and  internationally. Michael's Full Bio

“Michael inspires us with his passionate love of movement and hisamazing capacity for full bodied, soulful articulation. He is a teacher ofintegrity who teaches with gentleness as he helps us awaken in our senses, our bodies, and in our lives”

SUSAN HARPER opens portals of exploratory consciousness. She has the ability to transmit experiences of primal and spiritual fluidity. She  inspires participation resulting in embodied  innovative discoveries. She teaches internationally and has been contributing to the evolution Continuum since 1975. She is the developer of Living Dreams, Body of Relating and Perception Trainings. Susan's Full Bio