What the Body Wants: From the Creators of Interplay [With Full-Length CD, Like Breathing]

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Readers can learn the practice of InterPlay - a practice for creative and spiritual development that re-intergrates the body into all aspects of life. A full-length audio CD is included with the book.
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Overview


Readers can learn the practice of InterPlay - a practice for creative and spiritual development that re-intergrates the body into all aspects of life. A full-length audio CD is included with the book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781896836669
  • Publisher: Wood Lake Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author


Cynthia and Phil Porter are philosophers, speakers, teachers, and performers who have collaborated for the past 22 years. They began developing the InterPlay practice and philosophy in 1989 and have been sharing it ever since.
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Table of Contents

Foreword: An Ethic of Play 11
You & this Book 13
InterPlay Glossary 18
What the Body Wants
1 What Your Body Wants, and Barbara Walsh's story 21
2 The Opposite of Stress, and Jim Gunshinan's story 28
3 Risking InterPlay, and Jeanette Stokes' story 40
Easy Body, Easy Soul
4 Finding Your Easy Body, and Anne Bailey's story 47
5 BodySpirit Reunion, and Chuck Selner's story 53
6 Reawaken Your Spirit Dance, and Jo Lin's story 58
What if the Hokey Pokey Really Is What It's All About?
7 Give Yourself A Hand, and Johannas Asmussen Jordan's story 67
8 Swing, Thrust, Shape, Hang; and Arthur Turbyfill's story 72
9 A Full Body Yes, and June Goudey's story 78
Leaping Speed Bumps: Getting Past Our Worst Fears of Being Seen & Known
10 Was Blind, But Now I See; and Cornelia Lee's story 85
11 The Power of Feeling, and Jane Siarny's story 97
12 Choosing Touch, and Rod Pattenden's story 104
When Life Drives You Out of Your Mind, Enjoy the Ride: Body Intellectuals
13 Taking Your Mental Lid Off, and William Frost's story 115
14 Liberating a Made-up Mind, and Leah Mann's story 119
15 Become a Body Intellectual, and Pat Pothier's story 126
Words, Voice, Stillness: Let 'Em All Play
16 Babble On! Freeing Your Words, and Bob Kaplan's story 133
17 VocalBodies, and Jonathan Leavy's story 139
18 Stillness Is Our Friend, and Cynthia Winton-Henry's story 146
Ecstatic Community: The Group Body
19 Contagious Community Health, and Brent Bisette's story 155
20 Ecstatic Following, and Tom Henderson's and Ginny Going's story 162
21 Joyous Diversity, Peace through Play; and Masankho Banda's story 170
Play That Heals
22 Play Heals, and Susan Cubel's story 181
23 Creating on Behalf of Others, and Barbara Levenbrook's story 188
24 Free Time: Going the Speed of the Body, and Sr. Mary Foy's story 193
Dancing Life's Difficult Dances
25 Dancing Life's Difficult Dances, and the stories of Sheila Collins, Don Moseman, Krista Gemmell Harris, Peggy King, Beth Hoch, Cynthia Winton-Henry, and Cecilia Trang Le 203
Afterword: Fear of the Body 216
Gratitude 219
Index of Meditations, Journaling, Practices, and Play 221
Resources 223
Bibliography 224
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