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Secrets of InterPlay Seattle 2023

Unlock the Wisdom of Your Body
Janice Eng, Sharie Bowman, and Stephen Condit

Seattle, WA

January 27-29, 2023
Friday 6:00 pm to Sunday 6:00 pm.

Learn how you can use the tools and ideas of InterPlay to unlock the wisdom of your body. Get your body, mind, heart and spirit all on the same page. Learn more about yourself through connection and community. Create more ease and fun in your life.

This multiple-day event will give you direct experience in many aspects of the InterPlay system. It is also an important element of the InterPlay Life Practice Program offered in Seattle February through May 2023.

Covid Policy: Masks are welcome and optional. Please do an at-home Covid test before attending the gathering and do not attend if you have symptoms of illness.

Schedule
Friday: 6:00-9:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday: 1:30-6:00 pm

Repeating the Program
Anyone who has previously completed the Secrets of InterPlay may repeat it at a reduced tuition of $300.


Financial Assistance
Diversity is a great gift in the InterPlay experience. Based on our commitment to Racial Equity and Transformation (read our statement here) and our understanding of other structural and personal inequalities that exist, Body Wisdom is committed to making our programs financially accessible.

Financial considerations need not be a barrier to your participation. Financial support and flexible payment plans are available. Please email info@interplay.org (or call 510/465-2797), or feel free to speak to one of the leaders of this program.

Continuing Education Credit
Up to 15 CE credits (or 55 with the entire Life Practice Program) for various healthcare and allied healthcare professions are available for those practicing throughout the U.S. and for educators only practicing in Illinois. CE pre-registration is required before the start of your event. Email Jane Siarny at interplaychicago@sbcglobal.net to APPLY for CEUs. There is a charge of $25-$40 per program. CEUs are offered through Continuing Education Institute of Illinois or R. Cassidy Seminars.

To Make Tuition Payment or Deposit
Note for Office

Cost: $400/$300 for repeaters (Secrets tuition applies toward Life Practice Program)

Registration/Information: Registration questions: office@interplay.org; Financial assistance: info@interplay.org; General Questions: Sharie at interplaynorthwest@gmail.com

Venue

St. Paul United Church of Christ

6512 12th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98117
Leaders
Janice Eng
Janice has been a massage therapist for over 30 years and teaches Nonviolent Communication in the community as well as in prisons for over 20 years. She facilitates restorative circles in organizations and is in school to work with addictions. She has a passion for racial equity and transformation and is currently part of the Interplay Racial Equity Team. When she found Interplay she saw it as a fun and unique way to access our body intelligence, to become more embodied, and to have just plain have fun and deeper connection with others.
Sharie Bowman

Sharie Bowman, MA, LMHC is a Mental Health Counselor and also InterPlay's Regional Coordinator for the Pacific Northwest.  In 2006, Sharie completed her training as an InterPlay leader and also received her degree in mental health counseling, so InterPlay and counseling have been woven together in her bodyspirit from the start.  She finds InterPlay to be foundational in building and maintaining her personal resilience, as well supporting her work with clients.  In her private practice she regularly weaves InterPlay’s life-enhancing forms and philosophies with counseling wisdom to help individuals and families thrive.

Prior to 2006, Sharie worked as a high school math teacher and found InterPlay to be the best Teacher Training she ever received.  The improvisational skills that she developed immediately brought more play, creativity, and expression to her teaching as well as to classroom management.

Now Sharie finds great joy in bringing her organizational and instructional skills to the InterPlay classroom, and she often leads the foundational InterPlay Life Practice Program and mentors new leaders. She relishes sharing the joy of InterPlay far and wide, and supporting each participant in integrating InterPlay into their own lives!

Stephen Condit
After decades in higher education and technology, Steve rediscovered life-below-the-neck through movement and the embodied voice practices of Gabrielle Roth's 5Rhythms® and Chloe Goodchild’s The Naked Voice. His explorations have also included taking Aikido with his son and studying embodied leadership with Richard Strozzi-Heckler. But all this was just a prelude to InterPlay. Steve says “for me, discovering InterPlay was like coming home. InterPlay combines my major life interests, movement, voice, storytelling, and stillness and has opened new, easier paths for my personal and spiritual growth, all in the context of play. It has provided balance to my intellectual and serious approach to life and restored my joy and creativity.” Steve has co-facilitated Secrets of InterPlay and the Life Practice so that others may rediscover the joy of play and learn that transformation does not have to involve struggle.

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