Everyday Eurythmy: Exercises to Calm, Strengthen, and Centre: A Workbook for Daily Practice
“Eurythmy, if you have heard of it at all, is more than you realize.
It is certainly different from how it usually appears…”
With no previous training or knowledge required, Sivan Karnieli’s handy workbook presents a range of focused, practical exercises to calm, strengthen, and center. Accessible to all, it gives instructions for daily practice that can effectively counteract stress and burnout, psychological blocks and other symptoms of modern life. Whether you work with these exercises for five minutes or an hour a day, they help harmonize body, soul, and spirit, enabling you to find your true self.
This straightforward guide to the art of eurythmy has a huge amount to offer everyone. Rather than delving deeply into theory, it invites you to be active and to make an immediate start!
Introduction, with Some Practical Tips
1. The Technique of Eurythmy is Love
2. The Outer World Is within Me
3. Every Person Wears a Crown
4. Dow We Still Feel Our Lives?
5. Moving with Love
6. The Heart—An Organ of Perception for Destiny
7. Consciousness Creates Reality
8. Fully Present in Life
9. Wholeness within Polarity
10. Resilience in Daily Life: Spirit-imbued Matter
Areas Where Eurythmy Is Used
Education / The Workplace / Medicine and Therapy / Stage Work
Further (possible) Fields
For Additional Problems / “Thinking in Movement” in Academic Institutions / Music College
About the Author
Sivan Karnieli was born in Zurich in 1977. She loved eurythmy from childhood, studied philosophy and psychology in Zurich, and then trained as a eurythmist in Dornach. Her professional work includes education, adult education, and stage performance. With her latest book Unternehmung Eurythmie (‘Eurythmy Enterprise’) she offers eurythmy in the workplace and also as a remedy for daily stress. She is married and lives near Basel.
Nina-Sophie Jutard-Graewe was born in Göttingen, Germany, in 1980. She studied painting at the Assenza painting school in Muenchestein from 2002 to 2006. Her daughter was born in 2007. She has been working as an art teacher at the Rudolf Steiner school in Basel since 2009.
Matthew Barton is a translator, editor, teacher, and poet, and taught kindergarten for many years at the Bristol Waldorf School. His first collection of poems was Learning To Row (1999). He has won numerous prizes for his work, including an Arts Council Writer’s Award and a Hawthornden Fellowship.