We welcome Joan Sleigh of the Executive Council of the Goetheanum to our shores, and invite tutors, past and current students and friends of the Seminar to a public talk tonight. Joan has a background in Steiner Education and Teacher Training, and still works in a number of places in Africa as a pedagogical mentor and educator. In her role at the Goetheanum she is responsible for caring for the Anthroposophical Society in the English speaking world. Entry by donation. Enquiries: Lynne Melbourne Rudolf Steiner Seminar.
Overcoming Fear: Going Beyond the Threshold
When faith in progress swept away mythology, Rudolf Steiner conceptualized anthroposophy, a spirituality based on science, to understand the world more deeply and to give a broader foundation to personality. The Anthroposophical Society offers the opportunity to study anthroposophy and exchange ideas. The Anthroposophical Society is a cosmopolitan society. It is based on a contemporary society of individuals. Membership is open to everyone, Since the Anthroposophical Society in America has been using online spaces to exchange ideas and work on spiritual questions despite spatial For this purpose a logo was created.
Due to the exceptional situation caused by the Covid 19 pandemic, we have decided that the academic year will take place in three trimesters, which can be attended independently of each other. They form a unit, but are designed as separate trimesters, so that they can also be attended as individual trimesters. Painting, drawing, clay, modelling, music, Speech training and Eurythmy, through the exploring and practising artistic skills, the study atat the Goetheanum. Experience and practising support the study at the Goetheanum to develop a creative approach to life and profession. The cost of excursions is not part of the study fee. Participation in courses and events of the Research Sections at the Goetheanum as well asconferences of the sections of the School for Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum can deepen the studies and personal points of interest. The Goetheanum can be viewed both as a cultural centre and a campus. Numerous events, conferences and seminars take place here. Artistic performances, exhibitions of paintings, sculpture and installations add to the programme. Over and above, the Sections of the School of Spiritual Science, as well as various artistic training programs, offer plenty of opportunity to broaden and deepen the experience.
Joan Sleigh was born and grown up in South Africa. She did her Waldorf teacher training in Germany and then worked as class teacher and Teacher Trainer in South Africa for 18 years. In she moved to Dornach to take up a position in the Executive Council at the Goetheanum.