TRANSFORMING ENERGY INTO ACTION
2017 SAC SPRING CONFERENCE
All abstract submissions for the SAC Spring Conference are due January 31st, 2017.
The concept of “subtle energy” is fundamental to many of the esotericprincipals and spiritual beliefs that have been part of our world’s cultures since time immemorial. Variously called qi (chi), mana, prana, chakra, wakan, keyoi, holy spirit, cosmic ether, life force, etc., these traditions emphasize that all things, including humans, are made up of a network of complex energies and energetic fields. The theme of the 2017 conference concerns the diverse ways in which these subtle energies can be manipulated or transformed and the significance of these practices to the world today.
We invite papers, panel proposals and workshops on topics such as:
Ø Rituals, spiritual traditions & techniques that transform consciousness
Ø Transformative healing and other energy healing modalities
Ø Phenomenology and subtle energy research
Ø Transformative power of myth and archetypes
Ø Entheogens and psychoactive substances
Ø Dreams and the transpersonal
Ø Liminal states
Ø Mind-body interaction / Interface between spirit and matter
Ø Shamanism as a path of transformation
Ø Anomalous human abilities (clairvoyance, psychokinesis, levitation, etc.)
Ø Addiction and altered states
We also invite submissions of artistic works and experiential workshops that explore the interrelationships among subtle energy, consciousness and healing. Suggestions for experiential workshops include, but are not limited to: subtle energy and creative expression, sound therapy, trance-inducing music and dance, qigong, tai chi, kirtan, chakra balancing and guided meditation.
Register here and Submit your Abstract by January 31, 2017.
Member Advanced Reg: $150
Member One-Day (onsite): $50
Non-member Advanced Reg: $170
Non-Member One-Day (on-site): $70
Student Member Adv. Reg: $80
Student Member One-Day (onsite): $25
Student Non-Member Adv. Reg: $100
Student Non-Member One-Day (onsite): $25
Questions? Please contact Program Coordinator Brian Bartelt at firstname.lastname@example.org