InterPlay Blogs

Excerpts from all InterPlay blogs.

InterPlay: Unlocking Body Wisdom

Basic body wisdom for individuals and groups written mostly by InterPlay co-founder Phil Porter

Cynthia’s Monday Morning Emails

This is a collection of the emails that InterPlay co-founder Cynthia Winton-Henry sends out to the core InterPlay community on occasional Mondays.

Virtual Friday Morning InterPlay

For a period of time, Cynthia was creating a “virtual” InterPlay experience with stories, images, videos, music and suggestions for movement. This blog accumulates those virtual sessions.



News: What I saw looking back at the 21st Century

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 9:57:58 PM CDT
Future news: In the 21st century cadres of grace operatives systematically co-evolved world change. Surprisingly, they discovered ways to reactivate states of grace and change the social field from bo

Comment on InterPlay, Meditation, and Mindful Leaders by Cynthia Winton-Henry

Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 5:36:34 AM CST
  “Stillness is our friend.”

Comment on InterPlay, Meditation, and Mindful Leaders by wedding facts

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 12:51:46 PM CST
  “Stillness is our friend.”

InterPlay, Meditation, and Mindful Leaders

Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 9:25:53 PM CDT
  “Stillness is our friend.”

InterPlayers Offer Voice to the Voiceless

Monday, April 11, 2016 at 10:47:25 AM CDT
In Cambodia Trish Watts  listens to descendants of the Pol Pot genocide. The loss of so many artists, singers, dancers, intellectuals, and elders left kids without art mentors or knowledge about g

All of the Gifts in InterPlay Are People!

Monday, January 4, 2016 at 11:33:50 PM CST
We are lucky in InterPlay circles to be surrounded by the unbelievable beauty of being human. People say, “How did you get such amazing people together?” The reverse is true. Visionary, wise, com

The New Word is WE: InterPlay Uprising at the Parliament of World Religions- Part 1

Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 8:24:17 PM CST
There is no such thing as a non-living thing. Everything on the surface of the earth and inside the earth is alive. As long as we see ourselves as separate from the earth, higher than nature, we will

InterPlayers in a Side-by-Side Story with the Dalai Lama at upcoming Parliament of World Religions!

Monday, September 21, 2015 at 10:54:13 PM CDT
OK, well not exactly at the same exact moment in the same exact location, but pretty close to it. More than 20 InterPlayers are signed up to play at the Parliament of World Religions October 14-19 i

6th Annual Art & Social Change inspires participants in work and play

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 11:34:37 PM CDT
Fifteen Millennials from across the United States and from Europe, Mexico and Canada converged at InterPlayce July 20-July 31 for InterPlay’s 6th annual Art & Social Change gathering for young a

Radiate from the center of your universe

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 12:04:59 AM CDT
Excerpted from: Slightly Mad Rantings of a Body Intellectual, By Phil Porter   I am the center for the universe!

Comment on Jumping Into the Pool by Body + Spirit = Having it all | InterPlay Body Wisdom

Monday, July 13, 2015 at 11:52:23 PM CDT
by Phil Porter InterPlay can change your life in large ways or small, it just depends on which end of the pool you choose to jump into.

Body + Spirit = Having it all

Monday, July 13, 2015 at 11:52:20 PM CDT
by Phil Porteran excerpt from his book The Slightly Mad Rantings of a Body Intellectual Part One Someone in the past, long since dead, or maybe a committee of the faithful, also long since dead, dec

What’s your 90/10 body relationship?

Monday, July 6, 2015 at 10:43:41 PM CDT
by Phil Porteran excerpt from his book The Slightly Mad Rantings of a Body Intellectual Part One My crackpot theory is that when thinking of our bodies we spend 90% of the time plotting ways to fix

Comment on What is a body intellectual? by fridaymorninginterplay

Monday, July 6, 2015 at 10:41:56 PM CDT
by Phil Porteran excerpt from his book The Slightly Mad Rantings of a Body Intellectual Part One The difference between your run-of-the-mill intellectual and a body intellectual is the difference

Comment on Is it time to bathe in grace? by fridaymorninginterplay

Monday, July 6, 2015 at 10:38:50 PM CDT
Excerpted from: Slightly Mad Rantings of a Body Intellectual, By Phil Porter   If you knew what stress felt like in your body, you could probably name the physical experiences that signal this char

Comment on Is it time to bathe in grace? by pwll

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 5:17:28 AM CDT
Excerpted from: Slightly Mad Rantings of a Body Intellectual, By Phil Porter   If you knew what stress felt like in your body, you could probably name the physical experiences that signal this char

Is it time to bathe in grace?

Monday, June 29, 2015 at 10:30:56 PM CDT
Excerpted from: Slightly Mad Rantings of a Body Intellectual, By Phil Porter   If you knew what stress felt like in your body, you could probably name the physical experiences that signal this char

Comment on What is a body intellectual? by pwll

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 10:04:59 AM CDT
by Phil Porteran excerpt from his book The Slightly Mad Rantings of a Body Intellectual Part One The difference between your run-of-the-mill intellectual and a body intellectual is the difference

What is a body intellectual?

Monday, June 22, 2015 at 11:43:18 PM CDT
by Phil Porteran excerpt from his book The Slightly Mad Rantings of a Body Intellectual Part One The difference between your run-of-the-mill intellectual and a body intellectual is the difference

Jumping to Conclusions

Friday, June 19, 2015 at 12:00:42 AM CDT
by Phil Porteran excerpt from his book The Slightly Mad Rantings of a Body Intellectual Part One In the beginning is experience.

Comment on Left Brain/Right Brain/Everybody’s Got Both by FR PRASHANT OLALEKAR-INTERPLAY AND LIFE POSITIVE | ephesians-511.net

Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 9:20:57 AM CST
by Phil Porter For the longest time, I wasn’t big on that left/right brain thing. Seemed a bit simplistic to me and besides, I could never remember which side did what! I had heard people debunk it

Comment on 8 secret powers useful when change is afoot (no pun intended) by Sophia van Ruth

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 5:30:12 PM CDT
Phil Porter, Cynthia Winton-Henry photo: Carly Rosin Somewhere in the midst of improvising with body and soul, listening to life, and honing 26 core InterPlay practices Phil Porter performed 8 of ou

Comment on 8 secret powers useful when change is afoot (no pun intended) by Sara Hodge

Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 10:05:49 PM CDT
Phil Porter, Cynthia Winton-Henry photo: Carly Rosin Somewhere in the midst of improvising with body and soul, listening to life, and honing 26 core InterPlay practices Phil Porter performed 8 of ou

Comment on 8 secret powers useful when change is afoot (no pun intended) by Laurel Simon

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 9:45:43 PM CDT
Phil Porter, Cynthia Winton-Henry photo: Carly Rosin Somewhere in the midst of improvising with body and soul, listening to life, and honing 26 core InterPlay practices Phil Porter performed 8 of ou

Comment on InterPlay Quickens Dreams in 2012 by cynthia winton-henry

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 1:56:09 AM CDT
To dream big is to adventure into the wild, holy daylight where Edger Cayce said, “Dreams are answers to tomorrow’s questions.” What are you dreaming? Share in the comments below! InterPlay conn

Comment on InterPlay Quickens Dreams in 2012 by Jane Tintle

Friday, March 23, 2012 at 10:45:16 PM CDT
To dream big is to adventure into the wild, holy daylight where Edger Cayce said, “Dreams are answers to tomorrow’s questions.” What are you dreaming? Share in the comments below! InterPlay conn

Comment on InterPlay Quickens Dreams in 2012 by Dyck

Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 8:07:07 AM CST
To dream big is to adventure into the wild, holy daylight where Edger Cayce said, “Dreams are answers to tomorrow’s questions.” What are you dreaming? Share in the comments below! InterPlay conn

InterPlay Quickens Dreams in 2012

Monday, January 2, 2012 at 9:14:04 PM CST
To dream big is to adventure into the wild, holy daylight where Edger Cayce said, “Dreams are answers to tomorrow’s questions.” What are you dreaming? Share in the comments below! InterPlay conn

Comment on 8 secret powers useful when change is afoot (no pun intended) by Adam Blatner

Monday, January 2, 2012 at 6:55:44 AM CST
Phil Porter, Cynthia Winton-Henry photo: Carly Rosin Somewhere in the midst of improvising with body and soul, listening to life, and honing 26 core InterPlay practices Phil Porter performed 8 of ou

The Spirit of InterPlay Awards

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 12:49:24 AM CST
Drumrollllllll please!!!!! On November 5th, 2011, at a festive San Francisco Bay Area Million Connections Fun-Draising Brunch celebrating InterPlay Outreach, we presented our 2011 Spirit of InterPlay

Comment on Economics of Happiness = Localize Goods + Body + Spirit by The economics of happiness: a new film – Forbes « Mind Your Business

Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 4:27:53 PM CDT
InterPlay is a leader in the movement to enjoy life where we are, increase grace, connect with neighbors, and C E L E B R A T E creativity in all forms! Check out a new movie on changing our economy!

Comment on 8 secret powers useful when change is afoot (no pun intended) by cynthia winton-henry

Friday, September 30, 2011 at 9:05:46 AM CDT
Phil Porter, Cynthia Winton-Henry photo: Carly Rosin Somewhere in the midst of improvising with body and soul, listening to life, and honing 26 core InterPlay practices Phil Porter performed 8 of ou

Comment on 7th grade InterPlay rocks homeroom! by cynthia winton-henry

Monday, September 12, 2011 at 10:19:24 PM CDT
To avoid freaking out a real or inner 7th grader… offer  a) heaps of affirmation b) solid teaching techniques c) and a leader who can have fun. Some lucky kids head into their bumpy teens with Int

7th grade InterPlay rocks homeroom!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 10:50:47 AM CDT
To avoid freaking out a real or inner 7th grader… offer  a) heaps of affirmation b) solid teaching techniques c) and a leader who can have fun. Some lucky kids head into their bumpy teens with Int

Economics of Happiness = Localize Goods + Body + Spirit

Monday, August 1, 2011 at 9:40:23 AM CDT
InterPlay is a leader in the movement to enjoy life where we are, increase grace, connect with neighbors, and C E L E B R A T E creativity in all forms! Check out a new movie on changing our economy!

Improvisation is a Divine Love Thing

Monday, July 25, 2011 at 11:06:24 AM CDT
I spent the weekend in New Mexico with Richard Rohr and Cynthia Bourgeault learning about soul-stirring, heart opening, divine love in real people. How we find the real deal. In ancient practice thre

Depression is not funny

Monday, July 11, 2011 at 10:10:11 AM CDT
I once got in trouble in group therapy for cracking jokes about feeling bad. I was not the leader and it was the day I planned to leave the group. I don’t think the leader wanted me to go. Laughing

Comment on About by Wren

Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 10:29:55 AM CDT
InterPlay is an active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of the body. It playfully reintegrates body, mind, heart and spirit and provides simple tools and practices that promote ease in both individu

Powerful India Video: Rising before we die!

Monday, June 20, 2011 at 5:52:28 AM CDT
In India we saw it. InterPlay could make miracles happen. Traveling into places of great need, over and over caregivers would question whether their community would respond. Repeatedly, men, women,

admitted we were powerless…

Monday, June 13, 2011 at 9:30:11 AM CDT
Ever been in utter overwhelm, down-on-your-knees-I-give-upness? You may have discovered that the first step is to admit it. I am always glad when I get to that place. Why? Because spaciousness soon f

72 year old found Color of Hope @ InterPlay

Monday, June 6, 2011 at 10:27:58 PM CDT
It is a strange gift to overhear people who don’t know me say that after struggling with heavy hearts, stormy lives, and depression, for the first time in a long while in an InterPlay class someth

Comment on Signs that you may need some InterPlay by Lynda Yvonne Letourneau

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 8:54:04 AM CDT
by Phil Porter If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, you might could use some InterPlay!

GIMPING to GLORY!

Friday, October 8, 2010 at 5:00:49 PM CDT
______________________ Take a deep breath and let it out with a sigh… Are you in your body?

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Saturday, August 7, 2010 at 5:03:18 AM CDT
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You Have a Gold Mine Right in Front of You

Saturday, July 3, 2010 at 10:52:36 PM CDT
Look around at the people in your organization or group or staff or team. They contain a gold mine of possibilities that you have hardly tapped. Each of us has a wealth of experience, ideas, dreams,

“Sucking It Up”

Monday, May 24, 2010 at 11:30:13 PM CDT
“Male” and “corporate.” Those two words, used in a relatively narrow and traditional sense, can easily be used to describe many of the expectations we have of how we are supposed to behave in

InterPlay India Peace Pilgrimage Blog

Travelers from the US, Australia and India are making a peace pilgrimage to various locations in India from Jan 6-20, 2011. Read their stories and see photos and video.

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