Collective life

The Enchanted Circle is both a retreat around vocal and body improvisation, and a moment of togetherness within the framework of an ephemeral collective

Food

Cannelle and Fabien will be our cooks during the week. They will do the shopping, plan the meals and run the kitchen. In the spirit of doing things together and because they agree to come and cook for a small fee, each participant will help them cook one meal during the week.
The breakfasts will be self-catered. Everyone will bring their own morning food.

Photo credit: Abdul Karim (AK) SANGARI

Break from workshops

So there will be times during the week when some of the participants will not be participating in the workshops to prepare the food for the next meal 😉

Collaborative organization

During the week, everyone will have small roles to play to enable the group to function as a collective (role “compost”, role “broom”, role “postman”, role “decoration”, etc). Yes, we will even have a postman!

Photo credit: Abdul Karim (AK) SANGARI

Photo credit: Abdul Karim (AK) SANGARI

Shared materials

Présence à soi et au monde will provide us with basic material for activities and cooking, but we will also share various small things that some people will bring (floor mats, blankets, cushions, extension cords…).

Bilingualism

The retreat is bilingual French/English. Practical information will always be given in both languages. Workshops will be given either in French, English or both languages depending on the choice of the facilitator to be translated or not. Half of the facilitators are French-speaking and the other half English-speaking.

Photo credit: Abdul Karim (AK) SANGARI

Photo credit: Abdul Karim (AK) SANGARI

Playing without understanding

Coming to the retreat is an experience of bilingualism in the knowledge that if you don’t speak both languages, there may be times when you simply have to follow the flow without relying on an verbal understanding of what is happening!