Facilitator Jane Siarny, MFA, 200-CYT, Master InterPlay Leader, is dedicated to uplifting the human spirit through creativity, community and spiritual practice. She is a dancer, certified InterPlay leader, and certified yoga teacher. Her training and inspiration draws from classical & modern dance, improvisation, singing, poetry, yoga and InterPlay. Jane currently teaches InterPlay & yoga and continues to train others in the InterPlay Life Practice & Leadership programs. She was co-director of the InterPlay based OUTABOUNDS Performance Company from 1994-2014, performing and teaching throughout the U.S. Jane has also danced with professional ballet and modern companies; created/ directed touring educational programs, multi-cultural performance programs & dance schools. Jane’s InterPlay story can be found in What The Body Wants by InterPlay co-creators Cynthia Winton-Henry and Phil Porter. Her ongoing research is entitled Creativity, Play & the Search for the Divine Dance in YOGA. She hopes to inspire others with programs that create grace, ease and renewal for body & soul.
Cynthia Winton-Henry, co-founder of InterPlay with Phil Porter, has researched "what the body wants" in the arts, in jails, shelters, slums, hospitals, churches, businesses, classrooms, and doctoral programs in theology and the arts and multicultural education. She has developed somatic curriculums to address racism, leadership for the Earth, with an eye to supporting millennials. She's been a featured speaker on the Body Intelligence Summit online series and a keynoter at many conferences. Cynthia is the author of What the Body Wants, Having It All: Body, Mind, Heart & Spirit Together Again at Last, Dance: A Sacred Art: Discovering the Joy of Movement as Spiritual Practice, and Chasing the Dance of Life: A Faith Journey, , on how attuning to the wisdom of the body radicalized her relationship to her faith and worldview. Currently writing on "Ensoulment," she coaches leaders seeking spiritual intelligence for our time at Mystic Tech: see cynthiawinton-henry.com.