Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Opening to the Wisdom of the Heart

In many cultures the word for heart is synonymous with mind and wisdom is understood as centered in the heart.  This workshop will explore the physical, emotional, spiritual and mental dimensions of the heart and introduce a somatic process for opening the heart. We will draw on heart teachings from Indigenous, Buddhist and Christian traditions that support the expansion of the felt sense of the loving compassionate heart. The workshop will include experiential anatomy of the heart, embodied meditation, art-making and movement.

Where: Royston Community Hall, Old Island Highway – wheelchair accessible

When: Saturday October 15, 2016, 10 am-4:30pm
Cost: $25-$40 sliding scale

Bring your own lunch or coffee shop next door. Light refreshments provided


Denise Nadeau is a dance-movement therapist, spiritual companion, and educator whose work in the past twenty years has combined expressive arts with spiritual practice in the recovery of the sacredness of the body. She has worked in many interfaith and intercultural contexts.

Alison Fox is a creative arts therapist, counselor, nurse and educator, specializing in creative approaches to trauma recovery, grief and loss, end-of-life issues, and community healing processes. Formerly based in Iqaluit NU, Alison has been moving back and forth between the Comox Valley and the Qikiqtaaluk region of Nunavut.

Preregistration required by October 1. To register or for more information: contact Denise at or at 250-871-2401.

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