Designing & Leading Transformational Workshops:
The Craft of Mind-Body Teaching
Ken Nelson, Lesli Lang, David Ronka and the Life-Changing Workshops Team. For anyone interested in experiential teaching and leading groups.
Learn to create the conditions for extraordinary outcomes, optimal learning, creativity (and fun!) in your workshops, retreats, and trainings. Design and present mind-body experiences that touch the heart, move the imagination, and inspire self-discovery. Immerse yourself in this life-transforming training and forever change the way you lead groups and guide people to self-empowerment.
You will take away:
This program is part of a comprehensive, three-part training series. Each training in the series can stand alone or be taken in any order. See www.life-changingworkshops.com
You'll also learn how to use tools for the design and creation of your workshop, such as:
Our training is designed to scaffold your learning so that you’ll gain skills and confidence. You will design and lead two mini-workshops (one 20 minutes and the other 30 minutes) to a small group of peers. You will get compassionate feedback to celebrate your accomplishment and leave you with a clear idea of your strengths and one or two pointers on how you can do even better. For most participants this is the highlight of our week together!
Creating Transformational Workshops:
An Introduction to Experiential Mind-Body Learning
Ken Nelson, Lesli Lang, David Ronka and the Life-Changing Workshops Team
When you’re clear about your calling and you’ve got the right tools, you’re in a powerful position to serve others. This weekend you’ll harness your dreams and explore your purpose and path as a leader.
We’ll explore these questions:
If you lead, or aspire to lead, life-changing workshops, trainings, or retreats, come and find out how to bring what you’re passionate about into a group setting—in a way that makes your heart sing and lights up your participants. Foster your confidence and skills in using interactive techniques to energize, connect, and empower people. Set the stage for creative leaps, deep learning, and fun, by drawing on the wisdom traditions and the latest mind-body science. Experience how original thinking and breakthrough solutions emerge from group synergy—to reveal your strengths, sharpen your vision, unfold your ideas, and help you develop an action plan.
Recommended reading Designing & Leading Life-Changing Workshops: Creating the Conditions for Transformation in Your Groups, Trainings, and Retreats. (Ken Nelson, David Ronka, Lesli Lang, Liz Korabek-Emerson, and Jim White)
Note This program—suitable for anyone interested in the science and art of mind-body learning—is part of a comprehensive, three-part training series. Each training in the series can stand alone or be taken in any order.
See www.life-changingworkshops.com for more information. Tuition includes a training workbook.
Slow Yoga & Qigong: Relax & Restore RETREAT
Leaders: Ken Nelson and John Haggerty
For all levels; no yoga or qigong experience necessary.
Join Kripalu legacy and leader in mind-body practices Ken Nelson and long-time martial artist and qigong teacher John Haggerty for a profound journey of self-discovery.
Experience the bliss of deep relaxation through restorative yoga, guided imagery, and attention training. Explore qigong and learn to move with ease, grace, and freedom while remaining rooted and centered. Nourish your vital energy, calm your mind, and practice living in the moment, with a wise and loving heart.
In this nurturing retreat you will experience
Leave feeling energized and in the flow with daily practice to sustain you once you return home.
Ken Nelson, PhD, is dedicated to helping people heal, grow, and awaken with mind-body practices and the wisdom traditions. He teaches gentle yoga, qigong, and meditation. Ken is a long-time Kripalu faculty member, and a former Fulbright lecturer and Kripalu Scholar-in-Residence. He has offered workshops worldwide since 1975. His CD, Yin Yoga, and DVD Qigong & Taiji for Healing & Vitality are Kripalu best sellers. Ken is coauthor with David Ronka, Lesli Lang, Jim White, and Liz Korabek-Emerson of their best-selling book, Designing & Leading Life-Changing Workshops: Creating the Conditions for Transformation in Your Groups, Trainings, and Retreats.
John Haggerty has been studying and teaching East Asian martial and energetic disciplines for thirty years. He undertook an intensive study of qigong and Yang style Taijiquan in the tradition of Yang Cheng-fu twenty years ago, and has been teaching the Yang long form, pushing hands, and weapon sets, as well as several qigong sets, for about fifteen years. He also teaches Isshin ryu karate and Chinese hard style martial arts, and has studied widely among other traditional East Asian disciplines and philosophies. John is devoted to sharing the strength and wellness of body, mind, and spirit that traditional internal practices can bring to the sincere student.
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