4 days of deep play and leadership wisdom

InterPlay Leaders Gathering 2017

Open to all Life Practice and Leader Training participants and grads
Phil Porter and Cynthia Winton-Henry

Racine, WI

Aug 9-13, 2017 • Wednesday dinner–Sunday lunch (Board meeting Aug 7-9, beginning with dinner on Monday)

Come for deep and satisfying play with Cynthia and Phil and others with years of InterPlay experience. The wisdom in the InterPlay community of leaders is deep.

Bring your own ideas for workshops to be set up on the spot. Have a chance to organize conversations with other leaders about InterPlay issues that move you. Get new skills for education, spirituality, diversity training, art-making and leading your life. Discover new forms! Get met in your glory, humanity, artistry, and body wisdom.

Lots of opportunities to play, create, perform, connect, converse, eat and relax. And laugh!

This event is open to all Life Practice Program and Leader Training Program grads as well as those currently taking part in either program (or who took part in earlier versions of either program.)

Charming and comfortable rooms and three meals a day that you don’t have to cook.

We return to Dekoven Retreat Center, one hour away from Chicago, a charming venue with a grand view of Lake Michigan, beautiful grounds and easy access to historic downtown Racine. We will be doing some transportation coordination from and back to nearby airports (Chicago, Milwaukee).

Register early and save!

Special discount! Register by June 30 and get $70 off!

Tuition: $390 by June 30/$460 after June 30
Room and Board: $350/double, $450/single
The commuter rate is $120 (1 meal/day), $160 (2 meals/day) or $200 (3 meals/day).

Nonrefundable $100 deposit or first monthly installment required to register.

Special Payment Plans

Payment plans available: 6 monthly payments or 8 payments by credit card. A 5% processing fee is included. A payment plan must be in place no later than the end of July.

For Body Wisdom Board members who will be attending the Board meeting before the gathering, room and board is $450 for a double, $510 for a single. Payment plans also available. The Board meeting begins with 6pm dinner on Monday, August 7.

Cost: See above.

Registration/Information: Call the Body Wisdom Office at 510/465-2797 to register, or contact info@interplay.org


The DeKoven Center

600 21st Street
Racine, WI 53403
Phil Porter
Phil is one of the founders of InterPlay. He is a teacher, performer, writer, and organizer. With Cynthia Winton-Henry he is the co-founder of WING IT! Performance Ensemble, and has written several books, some in collaboration with Cynthia, including Having It All: Body, Mind, Heart & Spirit Together Again at Last and The Slightly Mad Rantings of a Body Intellectual Part One. Phil is particularly interested in the use of InterPlay in organizational life, and believes that InterPlay can be a powerful tool to create communities of diversity and peace.
Cynthia Winton-Henry
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, doctoral programs in theology and the arts, and in multicultural education. She develops somatic curriculums to address racism, leadership for the Earth, and spiritual intelligence with an eye to supporting millennials. A featured speaker on the Body Intelligence Summit and a keynoter at 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,. Currently writing on "Ensoulment," she coaches leaders seeking spiritual intelligence for our time at cynthiawinton-henry.com.

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