THE RAPHAELI WALDORF & KALLOSOPHIA SERIES
WORKSHOP: African Persephone with Briar and Michael Grimley | 25 May (19h00 – 21h00) & 26 May (09h00 – 16h30) | 26 Symmonds Lane, BoDorp, George| R500 per person (entire workshop) OR R60 per person (Sat evening stories)
A Workshop with Briar and Michelle Grimley.
“A good story has power. It can encourage you, it can make you laugh, it can bring you joy. It will make you think, it will tap into your hidden emotions, it can make you cry, it can bring healing, give you peace, and change your life!” Jeff Dixon
Bathe in the rich imagery of the Greek initiation myth, Persephone; and the African version, The Return of the Princess, and be guided through an artistic process inspired by these soul deep stories of Earth’s fertility. Briar and Michael have learned the value of story and art in awakening feeling for the quality of life of the different peoples and cultures of the world. These are stories of seasonal change, drought and plenty.
Briar Grimley is an experienced teacher in both mainstream and Waldorf education. She has attended courses with Ashley Ramsden, founder of the International School of Story Telling, and tells stories rich with imagery and deep with meaning. Michael Grimley is an experienced art teacher in both mainstream and Waldorf education. After majoring in painting, graphics, history of art and philosophy – he completed a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts with a thesis on the concept of freedom in the history of art.