Global Gurdjieff Movement Gathering 2018 - The Inner Life of Remembering
～with Avrom Altman & Melanie Monsour
Venue: Dansui, Taipei
G. I. Gurdjieff called himself a "teacher of dancing."
Gurdjieff also said “Remember Yourself Always and Everywhere."
We ask How?
How do we to work with the Gurdjieff Movements in a way that helps us Remember Ourselves?
During this Gathering, we will focus on the link between the Gurdjieff Movements and the Inner Life of Remembering. This link directly affects our daily lives.
This is the key: Always and Everywhere means our Daily Life, not just a Movements Gathering.
This is our aim: To help participants take the Inner Life of Remembering home.
We invite you to join us.
Let’s work together with the Gurdjieff Movements and the Inner Life of Remembering.
Course Fee: US$960 Early Bird Price US$860 (if a deposit is paid by 5/30)
* Course fee not including food and lodge
* On-site accommodation is NT$800/night, there are also many hotels and B&B around Dansui Metro station
* Food package will be NT$400/day including three meals
For booking or more information, please leave a message below or phone +886931361603
About Avrom and Melanie
Avrom Altman has been teaching the Gurdjieff Movements for more than 40 years. He studied with Gurdjieff’s students, lived at Claymont for 10 years where he was Director of Studies of the ten-month Residential Course, taught the Gurdjieff Movements, and served as President. As Director of Studies he led daily morning exercise (morning sitting), meditations and zikrs, and taught all inner exercises practiced throughout the day. Avrom has taught over 125 seminars of the Gurdjieff Movements and Work.
Avrom attended the Gurdjieff Foundation in New York taking Gurdjieff Movements classes and group work. Avrom became a Mevlevi semazen with Sheikh Suleyman Loras and sat zazen with Shunryu Suzuki-roshi at the Tassajara Zen Center.
Pianist/composer Melanie Monsour has been playing the music of Gurdjieff/deHartmann since
1992. In addition to a long career as a Movements pianist, she has performed the concert repertoire in venues around the world.
She was the pianist for the first Movements Intensives held in New Mexico, where she began working with Avrom Altman, Deborah Rose Longo and James Tomarelli. For 20 years she has been the pianist for the International Movements Retreat.
Melanie brings an intuitive and commanding quality to her accompaniment and contributes her distinct musical expression throughout the event.
For booking or more information, please write to: [email protected]