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InterPlay Life Practice Program, Chicago 2018

Nancy Pfaltzgraf and Jane Siarny

Geneva, IL

Secrets of InterPlay Thursday-Sunday March 22-25, 2018, Monthly Meetings April - June, September-October, 2018

The Life Practice Program creates opportunities to:

* Discover new ways of getting what you really want in life based on an ethic of play;

* Deepen what it means to live from your natural, embodied self;

* Connect to the wisdom inherent in the creative expression of the body;

* Rest in a community that respects and affirms the wisdom of each individual;

* Expand your sense of connection, play and possibility in the areas you are called to serve in the world.

Each month, we will play with some of the 8 InterPlay Tools and deepen our practice of the InterPlay movement, storytelling, and vocal forms. The experiential format includes individual, paired and group forms, presentations, discussion and focus sessions. In between meetings, you'll have brief reading, reflection and writing assignments designed to support your integration and learning.


Secrets of InterPlay Retreat

Thursday March 22 - Sunday March 25, 2018

(Joint Secrets Retreat with Michigan. For more information about the retreat location and registration click here.)

Monthly Meetings

Fridays 7:00-9:30pm & Saturdays 9:00am-9:00pm

April Through October (exact weekends to be determined)

Continuing Education Units

44 CE credits for RNs, MSWs, LPCs, MFTs are pending approval. *No partial credits will be given. Notify Body Wisdom staff at time of registration that you want CEs. A CE fee of $25 will be due at time of preregistration.

CEs are offered through Commonwealth Educational Seminars. Please see the Commonwealth website for specific information regarding disciplines covered.

Cost: $2150 (includes $350 tuition for Secrets) + space useage, room and board (exact Chicago area location & weekend dates TBD)

Registration/Information: Contact the Body Wisdom Office at 510/465-2797, Local contacts: Jane Siarny or Nancy Pfaltzgraf at


Geneva United Methodist Church

211 Hamilton
Geneva, IL 60134
ample parking, wheelchair accessible, 1 hour West of Chicago
Nancy Pfaltzgraf
Nancy Pfaltzgraf has been joyfully leading InterPlay classes and retreats in local and national settings since 2006. Having discovered InterPlay and the Life Practice Program helped her discover ease and joy in her professional life as the pastor of progressive Christian congregations. Her experience as an RN and a Hospice Chaplain has also given her a unique perspective on the way InterPlay can relieve stress and empower people in the helping professions to live and work with more grace and ease. Since leaving pastoral ministry it has been her delight to continue to offer her gifts through drop-in InterPlay classes, Body Wisdom - Deep Play groups for helping professionals, Retreats and Untensives, InterPlay Life Practice programs, Online Body Wisdom Tools classes, and an Online Interfaith Dance Chapel. Nancy holds coaching certification using the FEBI® [Focused Energy Balance Inventory] and Appreciative Inquiry and delights in both one-to-one and group Soul Coaching. Although her home base is in the Chicagoland area, her mastery of online communication forms allows her to serve people wherever they are. All this allows her to fulfill her life mission to "lead with love, follow with trust and dance with joy with those ready to step into the life-giving rhythms of grace".,
Jane Siarny
Jane Siarny, MFA, Master InterPlay® Leader, Certified Yoga Teacher CYT-200 is dedicated to uplifting the human spirit through creativity, community building and body-wise practices. Her training and inspiration draws from classical ballet & modern dance, improvisation, singing, poetry, yoga and InterPlay. Currently Jane leads InterPlay & Yoga in a variety of settings and is the InterPlay Life Practice Program Coordinator. She led her first Life Practice group in 1999 and has led numerous groups since. Jane’s experience with InterPlay began when she was transitioning out of dance performance and looking for a more holistic approach to movement education and her own experience. She was about to enroll in a Masters of Dance & Movement Therapy when she discovered InterPlay’s therapeutic, community building approach to celebrating the wisdom of the body. From 1994-2004 she was co-director of the InterPlay based OUTABOUNDS Performance Company, 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. Her research for her yoga teacher certification at Prairie Yoga is entitled Creativity, Play & the Search for the Divine Dance in YOGA. Jane’s story can be found in MOVE: What the Body Wants by InterPlay co-creators Cynthia Winton-Henry with Phil Porter.

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