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Dancing to grace

It's a way to reconnect body and soul

InterPlay is both a philosophy and practice that aims to give seekers of any faith — or no faith — a sense of wholeness, holiness and connectedness.

"InterPlay takes the best from art, church and therapy. It playfully reintegrates body and spirit through new ideas and practices and is dedicated to community building, artfulness, fun and transformation for anyone," Porter explains in the 1997 book he wrote with Winton-Henry, Having It All: Body, Mind, Heart and Spirit Together Again at Last (Wing It Press, 510-814-9584).

InterPlay celebrates the physicality of human nature — and of grace. Thus it challenges the deeply rooted, if unspoken, pessimistic notions of bodily existence as an obstacle to spiritual happiness.


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