Get out of your head and experience your world through the enteric brain in your belly which will give you a grounded sense of reality and an ability to be present to what is actually happening around you. Philip Shepherd, author of New Self, New World – 9 years in the writing is a primer on the freedom, creativity and true presence that is available to us when we reunite to our core intelligence. Redefine your own humanity and your relationship to your life with easy to learn exercises that will help you feel your way back into the intelligence and wisdom of living in a body. Don’t miss this conversation- truly a renaissance experience of rediscovering the life you have been longing for.
Philip Shepherd has been called a Renaissance Man Best known as the author of New Self, New World: Recovering Our Senses in the 21st Century, he has worked as a writer, actor, workshop leader, director, editor, personal coach, house builder, dance dramaturge, teacher and lecturer. Since the publication of his book, he has earned an international reputation as a workshop leader, lecturer and coach. Philip is currently a faculty member of The Institute for Sacred Activism, which is based in Chicago.
Among his many international adventures, Philip cycled alone through Europe, the Middle East and Iran to arrive in India, where he studied Kathakali – an ancient form of dance drama that tells stories from the Mahabharata and Ramayana. He then went on to Japan to study classical Noh theatre. He has co-founded and written for an arts magazine, Onion; co-founded and directed an interdisciplinary theatre company; written two internationally-produced plays and a documentary for CBC television; acted in several feature films opposite such talents as Mandy Patinkin and Delroy Lindo (Strange Justice) and Jon Voight (Jasper Texas); studied for five years with energy healer Denis Chagnon; earned a reputation as a corporate coach. He has also designed and built several houses including the one he lives in currently with his wife and two daughters in Canada.