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Doing What Comes Naturally: A Canadian Perspective on Nature Kindergartens
Jun 4 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Antioch University New England Brown Bag Lunch Presentation: 

Doing What Comes Naturally: A Canadian Perspective on Nature Kindergartens

Professor Linda Farr Darling, University of British Columbia, Canada

Professor Linda Farr DarlingEarly childhood educators in North America have become increasingly enthusiastic about principles and practices of Europe’s Nature Kindergartens. The seminar is a virtual exploration of one such place outside Sooke, British Columbia. It is a vibrant example of learning in and through a rural environment off Canada’s west coast.

Linda Farr Darling is the first Rix Professor of Rural Teacher Education at the University of British Columbia. She helps prepare teachers for rural and small schools and supports their ongoing professional growth. Her research is on the role of place-consciousness in learning, and the ways teachers and students interact with their communities and the world outside the classroom.


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Jun 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Introduction to Awareness Through the Body- Seacoast
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – Jun 25 @ 4:00 pm

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 & Thursday, June 25, 2015

9:00am — 4:00pm

Durham Unitarian Universalist Fellowhip

20 Madbury Road, Durham, New Hampshire

Meditative AdultsAwareness through the Body is a comprehensive curriculum of exercises that aims to raise awareness and enable children–and adults as well–to become conscious of their own perceptions and abilities so that they may become self-aware, self-directed individuals. The activities are creative and often fun. Teachers, therapists, yoga and movement instructors can learn activities experientially which they can implement with their students.

In this introductory workshop, participants will have their first contact with the basis of Awareness through the Body. The themes to be explored are:

  • Attention & Concentration: exercises to direct and focus attention, and to build up the capacity for concentration.
  • Theoretical and practical exploration to come in contact with the different planes of the being.
  • Breathing: activities to develop awareness of the breath and how breath affects the different parts of the being.
  • Relaxation: exercises to enhance the capacity to consciously enter physical, emotional and mental relaxation.
  • Plates: introspective exercise that leads the participants to experience the existence of an inner and outer space and helps them to be present in both simultaneously.

Read more about Awareness through the Body, at Antioch New England and in Auroville, India.

Prior attendance in this introductory workshop is required in order to participate in any of the other workshops.

Questions regarding registration should be directed to Peg Smeltz at 603-283-2301,