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Power of the Heart

Do you long for greater aliveness, connection and creativity in your life? Do you sometimes feel that genuine joy evades you, or that heavier emotions drag you down? Or would you simply like your feelings to be a source of empowerment, strength and wisdom in your day-to-day life?

The key to a full, vibrant and joyful life is to connect with the power of the heart. According to studies by the HeartMath Institute, our hearts generate an electromagnetic field up to 5,000 times greater in strength than that of our brains. However, although we live our lives within our heart’s energetic field, many of us do not know how to consciously dance with it.

In Power of the Heart you will learn how to connect with the energy field of your heart by exploring and befriending your emotions through conscious dance practice. As you discover how to feel and move through the full range of your emotions, you will begin to strengthen your compassionate witness. This in turn will enhance your capacity to allow powerful feelings without being overwhelmed by them.

When we embrace the strength and vulnerability of our feelings in this way, we discover that all emotions, whatever their hue, offer us a potent source of passion and energy, and can provide a gateway to greater courage, awareness and love.

PREREQUISITES: Some Movement Medicine or related practice.

Susannah’s work with the heart integrates therapeutic and shamanic understandings of healing with new research into brain function and animal behaviour. This workshop draws on her 27 years of teaching and her 52 years of living with the wild and tender dance of her own heart.


Wow, my body, my mind, my soul are nourished. I am so touched by all the experiences I lived in these days. Thank you so much. Thank you Susannah and all the people who joined the workshop for your presence, for your strength, for your sadness, for your joy, for your compassion, for being!!! It takes courage to live one’s strength, but I got to feel that it’s worth it. Susannah thank you.Nadine Degen, Physiotherapist
I feel that the work with Susannah has been a life altering experience for me. It is an intense journey through so many different landscapes and Susannah, with her ability to weave it all together, creates a deep feeling of integration, wholeness and a feeling of belonging in the big tapestry of life.Ki-Ja, Germany

Forthcoming dates:


In this white Light – Dec 14
Power of the Heart and Power Stories – May 2016