Meditation, movement and creative expression.
Where: A residential retreat at the Mirramu Creative Arts Centre, on the shores of Weereewa, Lake George near Bungendore, NSW, 45 minutes drive from Canberra.
Date: 8-10 May 2009, registration Friday afternoon, close Sunday afternoon.
Cost: $250 (2 nights) inclusive of all meals. Early bird
registration by end of April $230.
Bookings: Mirramu Creative Arts Centre
To introduce participants to essential techniques of meditation which, when combined with body awareness and creative expression, fosters mindfulness and insights into the nature of being.
Elizabeth Cameron Dalman is a choreographer, teacher and performer in both national and international arenas. She is currently Director of the Mirramu Creative Arts Centre, and Artistic Director of Mirramu Dance Company. She was awarded an OAM in 1995 for her contribution to contemporary dance in Australia and in 1997 received a National Dance Award for a Lifetime Achievement in Dance. She instigated and was the driving force behind the inaugural WEEREEWA - A Festival of Lake George in 1999, and continues as an active Committee member for this regional festival, celebrating Art and Community and Environment.
Jeffrey Frith is a yoga practitioner and senior student of Lama Choedak Rinpoche of the Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra. He has been teaching Calm Abiding meditation in Canberra for the past four year. A practicing Architect, Jeffrey has specialized in ergonomics or human factors engineering. He has lectured in this subject at the University of Canberra and CIT. Jeffrey, inspired by the wonderful setting at Mirramu, is ‘sculptor in residence’ and draws much of his inspiration from the ‘sacred lake’ and surrounding bushland.
Dr Stuart Boag is a poet, musician and naturalist. His most recent work builds upon initiations and experiences he received in Outer Mongolia. He is a foundation member of thesoundangels – Australian performers who combine original poetry, innovative music and hi fidelity soundscapes.
(02) 6238 1492 or fax (02) 6238 0091
Mirramu Creative Arts Centre
849 Lake Road
Bungendore NSW 2621