SpiritPlay

Playing on the way to Church!
Betsey Beckman

Seattle, WA

One Tuesday morning a month from 9:30 - 11:45 am. October 2017 - May 2018 / Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, Jan 16, Feb. 13, March 27, April 17, May 15

SpiritPlay has become a staple of Seattle’s InterPlay offerings! Now in our seventeenth year, we have developed a wonderful community of faith and foolishness. If you'd like to explore how the spontaneity of InterPlay interfaces with the tradition of Christianity - come on in! We'll be diving into the lectionary, exploring sacred stories, dancing through the cycle of seasons, loosening our tongues, singing our souls and improvising in prayer. Together, let’s open the doors to an embodied church!

Cost: $175 (paid in full) or $25 per class

Registration/Information: To register email Betsey Beckman.

Venue

Phinney Neighborhood Center

6532 Phinney Ave. N. ( Room 35 - Brick Bldg.)
Seattle, WA 98103
Phinney Neighborhood Center has two buildings, one is a blue wood building on Phinney Ave. and the other is a Red Brick building on N. 67th St. (east of Phinney Ave. N.) Room 35 is in the Red Brick Building. Enter the parking lot from N. 67th. Choose either door, go up to the 3rd floor and look for Rm. 35.
Leaders
Betsey Beckman
Betsey Beckman, MM travels internationally and brings the tools of InterPlay wherever she goes - as dancer, storyteller, and spiritual director, as well as retreat, workshop and pilgrimage leader. With her extensive background in performance, movement therapy, ministry and InterPlay, she is regularly featured as artist/presenter at national conventions as well as local churches. Betsey’s storydance series of DVDs feature riveting performances and include participatory InterPlay workshops to break open the scriptural stories with embodiment. Betsey's co-authored book, Awakening the Creative Spirit: Bringing the Arts to Spiritual Direction, offers numerous InterPlay exercises for integrating into soul-care ministries. She has been leading SpiritPlay classes in the Seattle community for the past 17 years, and has been a member of the local InterPlay Sounding Board for the past 12 years. Betsey offers the gift of playful improvisation whenever possible!

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