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Secrets of InterPlay for Helping Professionals April 2021 Online

Create more ease in your life and your life's work
Nancy Pfaltzgraf, Jiling Lin, and Sharie Bowman

ONLINE

April 8-11, 2021
Thursday - Sunday PT

As a Helping Professional could you use:

Practical tools to assist clients in accessing their own creative resources?

Trauma-informed techniques that enable clients, students, and ourselves to lessen anxiety, strengthen self-confidence, and learn to trust the wisdom of our bodies?

Body wisdom practices that encourage deeper, non-verbal connections?

A more playful approach to addressing tough issues in your workplace setting?

Art-based activities to release stress, create joy and elicit fun and healing laughter while the work is getting done?

More encouragement and support as you carry out the demanding assignments of your helping profession?

Somatic skills to help navigate the work of racial equity & transformation?

Community accountability for self-care while you practice community care?

The Secrets of InterPlay for Helping Professionals is a time for self-care, self-reflection and skill-building. As Audre Lorde reminds us - “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”

Join us for a 4-day "Secrets of InterPlay" live online retreat April 8-11, 2021. Immerse yourself in the InterPlay philosophy and practice the tools of artfully unlocking the wisdom of your body in the company of a supportive and creative community.

Learn how you can use the tools and ideas of InterPlay to enhance your work and collaborations with clients, patients, students, interns and other staff. Get your body, mind, heart, and spirit together. Learn more about yourself through connection and community, and how this learning can enhance your effectiveness in your helping profession. Create more ease and fun in your life and in your life’s work.

This multiple-day event will give you direct experience in many aspects of the InterPlay system. It is also an essential element of the InterPlay Life Practice Program for Helping Professionals that will follow, should you choose to participate. This program will be a way to deepen your practice over Friday & Saturday 5-7 pm PT sessions from April 16-June 19, 2021.

You are welcome to attend this Secrets of InterPlay retreat, whether or not you are planning to do the Life Practice Program. You can attend the retreat to help you decide if you want to do the whole Life Practice Program.

Secrets will be taught through Zoom.
* A free, easy to access and use virtual platform.
*Your facilitators have extensive experience with providing online, interactive offerings.
*We have found ways to make the virtual classroom accessible, connective and restorative.

Schedule

Thursday, April 8th 5:00-8:00 pm PT
Friday, April 9th 1:00-3:30 pm & 5:00-8:00 pm PT
Saturday, April 10th 1:00-3:30 pm & 5:00-8:00 pm PT
Sunday, April 11th 1:00-3:30 pm PT

Cost
$400 tuition ($300 for repeaters) or $100 deposit when registering. Tuition for Secrets is included in full Life Practice Program tuition of $1,950 (a $300 savings while we are online).

Repeating the Program
Anyone who has previously completed the Secrets of InterPlay is eligible for the $300 repeaters rate.

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 Stephanie@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 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 tuition ($300 for repeaters) Secrets tuition is included in the full Life Practice Program tuition.

Registration/Information: Registration Questions: email Lucia@interplay.org. For financial assistance: email Stephanie@interplay.org.

Venue

Online Secrets/Life Practice Programs

ONLINE
Leaders
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 Body Wisdom - Deep Play groups for helping professionals, Retreats and Untensives, InterPlay Life Practice programs, Online Body Wisdom Tools classes, online classes and untentsives focusing on the Move to Greatness wisdom 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".,
Jiling Lin
Jiling Lin is an acupuncturist, herbalist, and yoga teacher in Ventura, CA. She empowers wild, creative, spirited health through embodied classes, clinics, and more holistic resources. Jiling specializes in treating pain, trauma, and complex chronic conditions. Passionate about living life as art, Jiling brings years of outdoor education, improvisational dance, and global adventures to her Earth- centered Interplay leadership.
Sharie Bowman
Sharie Bowman, MA is a Mental Health Counselor and Regional InterPlay Leader. She has been leading InterPlay since 2004 and has led the InterPlay Life Practice Program in Seattle for many years. She is particularly intrigued with the potential InterPlay has to support people to create healthier lives by following the wisdom of their bodies and taking the lead in their own lives. In her private practice she regularly weaves InterPlay’s life-enhancing forms and philosophies to help individuals and families thrive. For over 20 years, she has been exploring the wisdom of the body through a variety of modalities including InterPlay, Authentic Movement, Core-Energetics, and Biodynamic Psychotherapy.

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