Continuum - A Moving Inquiry Training Program

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Continuum - A Moving Inquiry Training Program

200h / 8 Modules  / 8 Continuum Teachers

Beginn on Thursday, December 7th in Berlin
Information evening : 06.10.2017 with Kai Ehrhardt & Rosemarie Kussinger-Steffes


"Our freedom to invoke the surge of our own bio-intelligence pouring welcomingly through our veins and arousing us from cultural slumber is truly a gift from the mysterious unknown. We hope that you will join us in this magnificent emergence."



_ Emilie Conrad, Continuum Founder


What is Continuum?

Continuum is a somatic approach through which we can inquire and learn to tune into our bodies as living events, as an ongoing orchestration of communication and resonance, as creative intelligence operating in every cell.

We can experience that we are movement and that the movement we are can inform the movement we do. We can also experience direct sensory contact with an all-pervasive regulatory dynamic.

To do so, we use breath, sound, subtly dynamic movement stimulation and a receptive, sensory state of attention. This allows us to notice movement impulses that arise from within. By consciously allowing these movements, we support complex, self-regulatory processes that are often accompanied by mental and emotional clarity, a sense of nourishment, connection and safety often described as "coming home". We shift our conventional, rational orientation from linear thinking to a more multi-directional embodied state of body-mind thinking, that can feel pleasurable and connect us to more wholeness and wisdom.

It can improve our sense of connection, range of mobility and general sense of wellbeing. Trust, contentment, joy and new perspectives emerge from within.


Furthermore, Continuum can support our ability:

  • to be empathic and relational
  • to be clear and decisive

  • to orient and adapt
  • to be vital and persevering

  • to self-regulate and harmonize

  • to be autonomous and team-minded

  • to act from the awareness of dynamic context

  • to process and reflect 

  • to be resilient 


Touching the history of Continuum to inquire into its future


This program - taught by 8 teachers -  integrates various decades of Continuum material. All teachers studied with Emilie Conrad who originated Continuum in the 1960’s and developed it until her death in 2014.

Emilie Conrad taught in a constant state of inquiry. While each step embedded and enfolded the previous one, it also meant students entering the work in the 80’s were exposed to different material than students entering it in the 2000’s. This program attempts to bring together various Continuum „periods“ by bringing together teachers who were introduced to the work at different times.

The very nature of Continuum is to witness ourselves as a living process, open to the ongoing evolution of teachings and applications. Even though we follow basic core principles, Continuum remains an ongoing, unfolding inquiry into the mystery of conscious human life. Through the variety of teachers in this program, we hope to encourage students to trust their own inquiry, somatic movement research and to develop their own style.


For whom is this program?



This program is for lay people, somatic professionals, therapists, teachers, creatives, leaders, innovators - anyone who has a body - anyone who wants to connect more deeply to what it means to be human.  


Certification and/or Mentorship


Somatic Academy Berlin Certification (Accreditation Model)
The Somatic Academy Berlin offers a 1000 hour Somatic Practitioner Certification program consisting of four parts: A/B/C/D.
The Continuum Moving Inquiry Training fulfills the Part C requirements of the Certified Somatic Practitioner Training of the Somatic Academy Berlin. You learn to integrate Continuum within the larger field of Somatics. For Certification all modules are mandatory.

Continuum Teachers Association (Mentor & Membership Model)
Kai Ehrhardt, director of the Continuum Moving Inquiry Training of the Somatic Academy Berlin, is a member of the Continuum Teachers Association (CTA). For more information about the Continuum Teachers Association go to: www.continuumteachers.com.

By itself this Continuum Training does not authorize to teach Continuum.


Attending for personal reasons or needs

If you are neither interested in certification or CTA membership you can pick and choose individual modules.
You do not have to attend the entire program.



General Prerequisite:

You should have some previous Continuum experience.
Please check with Kai Ehrhardt for details at ehrhardt@somatische-akademie.de


Schedule

MOD 1: Values, Principles, and Methods of Practice_07 - 10 December 2017 // Mary Abrams, USA
MOD 2: Selbstfürsorge & Selbstwirksamkeit_
15 -18 March 2018 // Rosemarie Kussinger-Steffes, Germany
MOD 3: Embodied Inquiry, Interest and Presence_
28 June - 01 July 2018 // Linda Rabin, Canada
MOD 4:
25 Oct - 28 Oct 2018 // Robin Becker, USA
MOD 5:
31 Jan - 03 Feb 2019 // Catherine Kocher, Switzerland
MOD 6:
04 July - 07 July 2019 // Megan Bathory-Peeler, USA
MOD 7:
31 Oct - 03 Nov 2019 // Jane Okondo, GB
MOD 8:
04 - 09 Feb 2020 // 6 days / Overnighter // Kai Ehrhardt, Germany

Program entry is possible anytime.
You do not have to attend the entire program.
Modules can be booked individually.


Times


Modules 1-7: Thu - Sun / 10:00 - 17:30
Module 8: Tue - Sun / 10:00 - 17:30


Cost:


Single Module: 425 €
Cost of full program: 3400 €
Earlybird of full program: 2900 € (Until September 30th 2017)
10 Installments full program: 10 x 340 €
20 Installments full program: 20 x 180 €

Contact & booking: info@somatische-akademie.de