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Deepening the Sage Within Workshops2019-03-03T16:47:16+00:00

Deepening the Sage Within Workshops

Whether you are brand new to sage-ing, an old friend or colleague, or interested in our certification program, Sage-ing International invites you to join an upcoming weekend Deepening the Sage Within Workshop, formerly called Sage-ing Intensive workshop in which we will review sage-ing philosophy, tools and practices.

Sage-ing is a new approach to growing older. Our culture can present a view of aging that marginalizes us as we grow older and wiser. We are pressured to disguise the visible signs of aging, to replace respectful terms for elders with ageist euphemisms, and to retreat to the edges of life in order to make room for younger people.

Sage-ing provides skills, philosophies, perspectives, and tools to improve the second half of life not by trying to pretend we are not growing older, but by recognizing the value of experience and responding in practical, positive ways to the changes in our lives.

Sage-ing Intensive workshops provide further opportunities to explore the qualities of sage-ing and to harvest life experiences leading to further growth throughout our lives.

Intensives also meet the prerequisite for application to our Sage-ing Leader Certification program. The training program ensures that Sage-ing leaders are well grounded in the principles of sage-ing. For more information about the upcoming Intensive Workshops SI’s Education Coordinator.

For more information regarding the upcoming Sage-ing Leader Certification Program, contact Jeanne Marsh or Download the Sage-ing Certification Program Brochure.

Upcoming workshops:

Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK, March 29 – 31, 2019,  Deepening the Sage Within: The Principles and Practices of Conscious Aging. Jerome Kerner, CSL, Co-chair of Sage-ing International and Felice Rhiannon facilitate this weekend-long Sage-ing eventheld at the lovely Hawkwood College. Jerome, an architect for over fifty years learned to see and honor the uniqueness in each person. Now an octogenarian Jerome loves sharing the purpose, passion and meaning he has discovered through Sage-ing work. Felice Rhiannon, a Brighton resident, spiritual counselor and yoga therapist will assist in this presentation. F0r program information and registration click …HERE. Questions? – U.S. contact Jerome Kerner at kerner1935@gmail.com,  U.K. contact Felice Rhiannon at felice.rhiannon@gmail.com

San Juan Bautista, California, June 3-5, 2019, Deepening the Sage Within: Aging with Wisdom. Join Mary Anne Ingenthron, CSL, and Pat Hoertdoefer, CSL, at the lovely St. Francis Retreat Center in historic San Juan Bautista for a 2 night/3 day retreat that offers the opportunity to dive into the principles and practices of Sage-ing. For event information and registration, click…HERE.

Bellevue, Washington June 28 – 30, 2019, Deepening the Sage Within: Aging with Wisdom. Pat Hoertdoefer, CSL, and Mary Anne Ingenthron, CSL, invite you to join them at the beautiful Peace and Spirituality Center on the shores of Lake Washington for a weekend retreat that offers an opportunity to improve the last third of life by recognizing the value we offer and responding in practical, positive ways to the life changes. For event information and registration, click…HERE.

Longmont, Colorado October 4-6, 2019, Deepening the Sage Within: Aging with Spirit. Maureen Dobson, CSL and Elizabeth Bell, CSL offer a two day intensive retreat. Embraced by the power of circle and the support of community you are invited to deeply explore the principles and practices of Sage-ing. Maureen and Elizabeth, both Sage-ing Leaders bring a unique combined breadth of experience to facilitate this event. For information and registration, click…HERE.