06/10/2018 to 13/10/2018
About the instructor
AVROM ALTMAN has been teaching the Gurdjieff Movements for more than 40 years. He studied with Gurdjieff’s students, lived at Claymont for 10 years where he was Director of Studies of the ten-month Residential Course, taught the Gurdjieff Movements, and served as President.
As Director of Studies he led daily morning exercise (morning sitting), meditations and zikrs, and taught all inner exercises practiced throughout the day.
Avrom has taught over 125 seminars of the Gurdjieff Movements and Work.
Avrom attended the Gurdjieff Foundation in New York working in Gurdjieff Movements classes and group work.
Avrom became a Mevlevi semazen with Sheikh Suleyman Dede and sat zazen with Shunryu Suzuki-roshi at the Tassajara Zen Center.
Avrom is a professor and core faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Avrom received Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Distinguished Service Award in 2009 and the Extraordinary
Accomplishments Award as Soul Tender in the World in 2015. He is a certified Hakomi Therapist (mindfulness-centered somatic psychotherapy).
Inner Work will be emphasized while working with the Gurdjieff Movements. It supports balance in our daily lives and supports our Wish to Be for the Benefit of All Beings.
About the pianist
ROBERT PROBST, born in Munich Germany, is a pianist/singer and composer.
Throughout his career he has enjoyed the privilege of mastering many styles of music such as classical, jazz, popular, and theatre music.
He also composes and plays music for meditation.
He is a licensed QuiGong and Yiquan teacher, often improvising music to the dance that is part of the Yiquan system.
He now applies his talent and skills to accompany the Gurdjeff Movements.
SOME PRACTICAL INFORMATION
The sessions will be held at Corfu Buddha Hall, a stunning venue on top of a hill with view of sea and mountains all around, purpose-built for the Gurdjieff Movements.
The Gathering starts with dinner at 20:15 on Saturday October 6th 2018, and ends with lunch on Saturday October 13th 2018.
COSTS TO CONSIDER
- Seminar fee: 450 / 500 USD cash
- Venue Package: 350 EURO
- Accommodation indicative budget: 70 to 250 EURO
- Transport from the port/airport: between 5 and 60 Euro each way
- The venue package includes 3 vegetarian gourmet meals per day, with exclusion of 2 dinners.
REGISTRATION DEPOSIT: 100 EURO
The common language is English.
This Gathering is open to all.
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