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Workshop 6: Body Practices

Workshop 6: Body Practices
Workshop 6: Body Practices

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  • Embodied spirituality views all human dimensions—body, vital, heart, mind, and consciousness—as equal partners in bringing self, community...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: Sharing Names 5 Activity 2: The Story of Mind Meets Body 10 Activity 3:...
  • Leaders are encouraged to prepare for the workshop not only by gathering supplies and reviewing the workshop's activities, but also by...
  • Materials for Activity Sign-in sheet (see Preparation) Pen or pencil Name tags Bold markers Copies of Spirit in Practice Series Schedule (...
  • Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle Matches or lighter Copies of...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Microphone (preferably cordless) Preparation for Activity Be sure that participants have made name tags...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Story 1: Mind Meets Body (one copy for leader, plus several copies for participants who may wish to read...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint Markers Easel Masking tape (or other means for posting sheets of newsprint) Optional: Microphone...
  • Materials for Activity Recorded music (see Preparation) Music player with speakers Bell Optional: Microphone Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Two types of fruits or vegetables (see Preparation) Cutting board and knife Trays or plates for serving Newsprint...
  • Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle Chalice extinguisher Copies...
  • After the workshop, co-leaders should make a time to get together to evaluate this workshop and plan future workshops. Use these questions...
  • Materials for Activity Special equipment as needed (see Preparation) Optional: Microphone Preparation for Activity Several weeks in advance...
  • Follow these tips for using your body as part of your spiritual regimen: Move . This means more than just exercise. Look for every...
  • Once upon a time there was a head. Just a head. By sheer force of will—or maybe it was some kind of psychokinetic energy—the head was able...
  • Practicing Our Faith , the website connected to Dorothy Bass's book, Practicing Our Faith . Includes sections on honoring the body, healing...

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