Certified InterPlay Leader since 1995, Jane Siarny has an M.F.A. in Dance and an extensive career in dance performance and teaching. She is dedicated to uplifting the human spirit and finding JOY through creativity, community and spiritual practice and is embarking on her 200 hour yoga teacher training this summer. She continues to be active as an InterPlay leader, trainer in the InterPlay Life Practice & InterPlay Leader Program and performing, teaching and creates community events. Jane discovered InterPlay in 1991 through a Sacred Dance Guild Festival in Chicago. Immediately, her world of playful friends expanded and she discovered exciting new ways of expression through movement, storytelling and voice. To spread the amazing work of InterPlay, she co-founded OUTABOUNDS Performance Company in 1994 with collaborators Leo Keegan and Karen Day. She lives in a western suburb of Chicago with her husband and 16 year old son. InterPlay helps her continue to expand possibilities in relationships, self-discovery and connection with spirit. Jane’s story can be found in What the Body Wants by InterPlay’s creators Cynthia Winton-Henry and Phil Porter.
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, business's, classrooms, and doctoral programs in theology and the arts and multicultural education. She's been a featured speaker on the Body Intelligence Summit, a keynoter, and is the author or 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. Currently writing on "Ensoulment" she coaches leaders seeking spiritual intelligence for our time at "Mystic Tech" at cynthiawinton-henry.com.