Misty Eve Hannah

Compassionate Accompaniment helps you create self care practices that you can use in your daily life. 

This practice encourages compassion and self care through listening to ourselves and to each other on our life path.

Compassionate Accompaniment embraces what it means to be mindful and present with oneself and others at the same time as we move through life. The word accompaniment can mean a part of a musical composition designed to support other parts. Like music our bodies resonate and are always receiving and emitting vibrations. The attention we give to these vibrations can affect our health and our interconnectedness with the world.

Slowing down, tuning in . . . Much of our lives are spent in search of something outside of us, yet there remains a vast, unknown universe within us. When we slow our usual pace and learn to move with awareness we have more opportunities to sense what is happening in us and around us. This helps to restore balance to our body and our life.

When I first began researching/studying dances the focus was on finding connections through migration, threads and patterns that they share. However, it became more about what it is to be human and the exploration of that through movement. And so this exploratory approach continues and greatly informs my teaching and practice. Throughout the centuries movement has been a voice of humanity, endlessly connecting and reminding us of what it is to be human, of our relationship with ourselves and the world...thank you for being here.

Qualifications:

MA with Distinction: Dance and Somatic Well Being (University of Central Lancashire)

Taiji and Qi Gong Instructor certificates, registered with Tai Chi Healthways

Professional Member of the International Somatic Movement Education & Therapy Association ISMETA

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Continued studies:

Taiji and Qi Gong (with Pearl Huang and Jesse Tsao

Sensory Awareness (Sensory Awareness Foundation)