How do we enable connection with nature from a deep understanding that we too are part of nature? How does this change how we work with groups?
How do we enable connection with nature from a deep understanding that we too are part of nature? How might we co-facilitate with the places we work in? How does presence and connection in ourselves change how we work with groups?
This workshop introduces creative practices and simple inquiries to help open deeper connections within the natural world. The day will include some basics for working with groups in this context, as well as opportunities for finding your own approach to facilitation in this field. Looking at outdoor and indoor settings, we will explore how to lead a group into a more vital and inquiring relationship with ecology, place and sustainability.
We will explore themes such as:
The day will include:
This course is for you if:
* rates for individuals / voluntary-charitable organisations / businesses
COURSE TUTOR: TONI SPENCER
Toni is an educator, mentor and artist working with questions of deep ecology and ‘a politics of wonder’. As a lecturer, and course leader Toni has taught on the faculty of Schumacher College (Educational Practice, Ecological Facilitation as Leadership, Embodied Eco-literacy); at Embercombe and at Goldsmiths, (Eco Design). As a participatory artist she has worked with Encounters Arts and The Feral Kitchen, also taking ‘The Work That Reconnects’ to activist communities at Occupy London and elsewhere. She is a Trustee at ProcessworkUK and was on the Embercombe Council for 8 years.
Toni brings a varied basket of skills and practices from many years of studying, dancing, foraging and ‘living life as inquiry’. She is a mentor and teacher for Call of The Wild with Wildwise / Schumacher College.
We have filled our Seasonal Assistant posts now but we are still looking for volunteers. Come along to our Volunteer Information & Induction day on Dartmoor on March 23rd. Lunch included! Find out more here…