COURSES SCHEDULE 2021-22
Touch of Presence® 
This is our most current update on June 17, 2021.
During this difficult time of Covid, we continue to consult with our local students and organizers to determine current travel restrictions and safety precautions. Those realities help us decide which courses can be safely held and which need to be canceled or rescheduled.
Please stay safe!

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Click here to see information about Continuing Education Credits 

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TOUCH OF PRESENCE®

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INTRODUCTION
Biodynamic Cranial Approach (BCA)

(Provides the prerequisite orientation and preparation to join the next Intensive)

#1: July 16-18, 2021 (Friday - Sunday)

#2: July 19-21, 2021 (Monday - Wednesday)

We are offering two separate options for this course, to allow for good distancing in the classroom. Choose one option! 

Gainesville Retreat Center

Gainesville, Florida, US

Click here to register/pay directly to Giorgia Milne for this course

Local contact and registrar for all courses is: Mary Reis maryreis@me.com

Click here for optional lodging info at the Gainesville Retreat Center

September 30 - October 3, 2021 (4-day, English with German translation)

Ardas Yoga

Hamburg, Germany

Register and pay at Schule für Shiastu (see below)

Local contact is: the office/büroschule@fuer-shiatsu.de  +49 40 430 1885 

October 21-24, 2021

Dance Studio Riviera

Waryńskiego 12

Warsaw, Poland

Click here to register/pay directly to Giorgia Milne for this course

Local contact is: Anna Falkiewicz  grizzlak@wp.pl  +48 509 139109

October 28-31, 2021

Be Balanced

Prague, Czech Republic

Register and pay with the Czech Craniosacral Association  www.kranio.eu (see below)

Local contact is: Zuzana Kozáková kraniosakralniasociace@gmail.com 

October 13-16, 2022

Hamburg, Germany

Register and pay at Schule für Shiastu (see below)

Local contact is: the office/büroschule@fuer-shiatsu.de  +49 40 430 1885 

Sydney, Australia

We will reschedule Sydney courses as soon as travel restrictions and local conditions allow.

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INTENSIVE

Biodynamic Cranial Approach (BCA)

(Introduction AND teacher approval required)

When new Intensives open and you are ready to commit to 120 hours of study and practice with a cohort, please follow these 2 steps:

1. Complete and submit the APPLICATION in your preferred language (linked below).

2. If approved, you will receive an email with a REGISTRATION link and instructions for payment.

For the English online Intensive Application click here

Wenn neue Intensiv verfügbar sind und du bereit bist, dich für dieses einjährige 120 stündige Studium und Praxis zu verpflichten, folge bitte diesen 2 Schritten:

 

1) Fülle die BEWERBUNG aus und sende sie in deiner bevorzugten Sprache (siehe Link weiter unten).

2) Nach der Zustimmung wirst du eine E-Mail mit einem REGISTRIERUNGSLINK und einer Anleitung zur Zahlung erhalten.

Für die Deutsche Online Intensiv Bewerbung klicke bitte hier

APPLICATION NOW OPEN for New Intensive Courses

Step 1: Click for the Intensive Application in your language, linked above

Hamburg, Germany (4x4-day, English with German translation)

Yoga im Hof

Weeks: #1 June 10-13, 2021; #2 October 7-10, 2021; #3 February 24-27, 2022; #4 June 16-19, 2022

Local contact is: Dorothee Knief doro.knief@web.de

After your application, acceptance, and registration, click here, to see payment options.

Gainesville, Florida, USA (4x 4-day)

Gainesville Retreat Center

Weeks: #1 July 22-25, 2021; #2 December 2-5, 2021; #3 Feb 10-13, 2022; #4 May 5-8, 2022

Local contact is: Mary Reis   maryreis@me.com

Click here for optional lodging info at the Gainesville Retreat Center

After your application, acceptance, and registration, click here to see payment options.

Sydney, Australia

We will reschedule Sydney courses as soon as travel restrictions and local conditions allow.

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TOUCH OF PRESENCE 2-day Course

(Essence of BCA for anyone)

June 23-24, 2021

Highly recommended prerequisite to Embryology June 25-27, 2021

Weg der Mitte

Berlin, Germany

Click here to register and pay

Local contact is the office: berlin@wegdermitte.de +49 30 813 1040

June 8-9, 2022

Highly recommended prerequisite to Anatomy June 10-12, 2022

Weg der Mitte

Berlin, Germany

Click here to register and pay

Local contact is the office: berlin@wegdermitte.de +49 30 813 1040

September 29-30, 2022

Highly recommended prerequisite to Brain October 1-3, 2022

Weg der Mitte

Berlin, Germany

Click here to register and pay

Local contact is the office: berlin@wegdermitte.de +49 30 813 1040

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TOUCH OF PRESENCE RETREAT

(open to anyone having already participated in a biodynamic course with Giorgia)

 

April 1-10, 2022

Mountain venue TBA

Taiwan

Check back for details later!

September, 21-25 2022 ~ Wednesday afternoon - Sunday after lunch

Hof Oberlethe

Wardenburg, Germany

This is considered a Residential Retreat. For more information about the venue and costs, click below for the logistics and website details. 

Anyone NOT staying onsite overnight must pay a fee directly to Hof Oberlethe for day use of the grounds and provided vegetarian food.

Click here to register/pay directly to Giorgia Milne for this retreat

Click here for logistics

Click here for venue details and to reserve lodging

Local contact is: Dorothee Knief doro.knief@web.de

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PRACTICE FORUM 
(For students, graduates, and practitioners of Giorgia's biodynamic courses)

 

SPECIAL SCHEDULE OF GLOBAL ZOOM PRACTICE FORUM MEDITATIONS

For the indefinite future, Giorgia is offering two global meetings per week.

More dates may be offered later. Please check back on this page for timely updates.

 

SATURDAYS: 1 pm/13:00 Pacific Time

May 29 ~ June 5, 12, 19, 26 ~ July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

August 7, 14, 21, 28 ~ September 4, 11, 18, 25

SUNDAYS: Australian, New Zealand, and Taiwan Time

May 30 ~ June 6, 13, 20, 27 ~ July 4, 11, 18, 25

August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 ~ September 5, 12, 19, 26


WEDNESDAYS: 10 pm/22:00 Pacific Time

June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 ~ July 7, 14, 21, 28

August 4, 11, 18, 25 ~ September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

THURSDAYS:  European, Australian, New Zealand, and Taiwan Time

June 3, 10, 17, 24 ~ July 1, 8, 15, 22, 30

August 5, 12, 19, 26 ~ September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

 
* Find your equivalent time zone and date here

ZOOM LOGIN DETAILS

This is the Join Zoom Meeting link to use on the scheduled time and date for your time zone:

https://zoom.us/j/5975186531?pwd=RTNHNFlmL3Y2dHZDY1V3Uzk1OWdtZz09

Meeting ID: 597 518 6531

Password: stillness (as needed)

 

Click here for Zoom Meeting Directions and calling in by phone (audio only).

 

Zoom portion only for now and also in person when it is once again safe to gather in this way.

When in-person gatherings resume, they will take place at:

Ashtanga Yoga Berkeley

933 Parker St., #38, Bay 5

Berkeley, CA 94710

Contact: Giorgia Milne, giorgia@touchofpresence.com +1-831-915-5663  

*Please email Giorgia to let her know if you will attend in Berkeley.*

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CRANIOSACRAL ANATOMY ~ Distinction within the Functional Whole

(For anyone. Recommended foundation class for any CST and of great value for other modalities. Suggested pre-requisite for Brain)

 

June 10-12, 2022

Weg der Mitte

Berlin, Germany

Click here to register and pay

Local contact is the office: berlin@wegdermitte.de +49 30 813 1040

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BRAIN ~  The Matter of Mind

(CS Anatomy and CS experience recommended or teacher approval)

October 1-3, 2022

Weg der Mitte

Berlin, Germany

Click here to register and pay

Local contact is the office: berlin@wegdermitte.de +49 30 813 1040

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EMBRYOLOGY ~ Spirit & Essence

(For anyone)

June 25-27, 2021

Follows Touch of Presence 2-day Course June 23-24, which is a highly recommended

prerequisite to this course

Weg der Mitte

Berlin, Germany

Click here to register and pay

Local contact is the office: berlin@wegdermitte.de +49 30 813 1040

 

Sydney, Australia

We will reschedule Sydney courses as soon as travel restrictions and local conditions allow.

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FULCRUMS ~ Portals of Wholeness

At the Heart of every fulcrum, there is Love

(For anyone)

July 1-4, 2021

Dance Studio Riviera

Waryńskiego 12

Warsaw, Poland

Click here to register/pay directly to Giorgia Milne for this course

Local contact is: Anna Falkiewicz  grizzlak@wp.pl  +48 509 139109

FULCRUM OF BEING

“You are your most you at the moment of conception.”

Erich Blechschmidt, M.D. Embryologist

(For anyone)

None scheduled at this time

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FLUIDS AND SPACE ~ Explorations Between and Beyond

March 3-6, 2022

Yoga im Hof

Hamburg, Germany

Register and pay at Schule für Shiastu (see below)

Local contact is: the office/büro,  schule@fuer-shiatsu.de  +49 40 430 1885 

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NAVIGATION SKILLS ~ Presence and Tonality of “Verbal Touch”

(For bodywork & somatic students and therapists)

None scheduled at this time