These three lectures are on the theme of how to avoid burnout when dealing with the demands of students, colleagues and parents. For the educational task of dealing with students the use of imagination in forming pictures of the destiny of the students will be addressed. For working with parents the use of imaginative perception in structuring productive conversations by asking questions will be the focus of a lecture. For working with colleagues the imaginative perception of placing issues into sleep will be addressed in the last lecture.
- Lecture 1
Working Meditatively / Students: The creation of moral imagination, seeing into the potential of students, sentient soul, mind soul and consciousness soul in teaching, the role of the sentient body in adolescence
- Lecture 2
Working Meditatively / Parents: The alchemical nigredo state of consciousness, thinking backwards to master the art of timing, overcoming reaction, the daily review exercise, the difference between discipline and nagging, content and intent in evaluation process, paper trails
- Lecture 3
Working Meditatively / Colleagues: Establishing the ability to mirror another, working with the alternation of silence and dialogue as social process, authentic prayer
Dennis Klocek, MFA, is co-founder of the Coros Institute, an internationally renowned lecturer, and teacher. He is the author of nine books, including the newly released Colors of the Soul; Esoteric Physiology and also Sacred Agriculture: The Alchemy of Biodynamics. He regularly shares his alchemical, spiritual, and scientific insights at dennisklocek.com.
In this weekend workshop, Dennis shares living pictures of the heart as a future organ of perception, diving deep into the physical, etheric, astral and spiritual aspects of its becomings and function. Methods for healing and inner work are presented.
This lecture presents a much-needed introduction to the real biodynamic work given within the context of the four elements, the archetypal patterns of creation unfolding within every phenomena of nature. It is essential listening for the biodynamic practitioner seeking true understanding as well as for anyone serious about comprehending the worldview behind the work of…
In the yearly cycle the events of Holy Week can be the source of profound meditations on the relationship between pain and suffering on one hand and joy and gratitude on the other. Using indications from the work of Emil Bock on the daily events of Holy Week as a foundation, this weekend workshop will be composed of meditative pictures from alchemical sources of the planetary forces that serve as backdrop for the Christ drama. The focus of the work will be to explore alchemical imagery that is in harmony with the Easter celebration of the victory of life over death.