‘For the first time in his life he felt completely at one with this wide, ecological reality.’ Deep experience is often what gets a person started along a deep ecological path. - Stephen Harding
Sea Change Experience
Sea-Change Experience will be running various field courses that offer a process of deep personal transformation and reconnection.
Through cold water immersion, deep nature experiences and a series of talks, films and activities, participants will rediscover their place within the great ecological network that makes up life on earth.
The Sea-Change themes and philosophies will provide the framework through which these experiences can be expressed and interpreted, and Cape Town’s False Bay (a Mission Blue Hope Spot) will provide the inspiration.
Sea-Change Experience content & themes
- cold water adaptation and human physiology
- kelp forest ecology,
- environmental psychology
- human origins
- original design
For information on any of the below mentioned courses please contact:
Lisa Beasley – firstname.lastname@example.org
A two to three day introduction to cold water adaptation, identifying and learning about some of False Bays unique bio diversity as well as an introduction to the Sea-Change philosophy and themes. A taste of what’s to come in the full eight to ten day experience. Led by Craig Foster and facilitated by the Sea-Change team, this introductory course will be based in Simonstown, South Africa.
Sea-Change Immersion is a deep nature initiation. By supporting participants while they face their fears and self-imposed limitations, we allow them to evolve into a new understanding of themselves and the universe they are part of. This eight to ten day course is a fully immersive experience. In addition to facilitating cold water adaption and deep nature experiences, we will share our knowledge of Sea-Change theory and philosophy in a series of talks, films and activities. Led by Craig Foster and facilitated by the Sea-Change team, this immersion course will be based in Simonstown, South Africa.
Sea-Change Makers is a 10 to 22 day ocean-themed leadership program aimed at developing qualities and capacities for generating positive transformation at the individual and societal level. This course will be run by Dr. Matthew Zylstra, and facilitated by Craig Foster and the Sea-Change team.
Driven by the Sea-Change philosophy and approach, this tailored immersion program is oriented toward groups and organizations, from private and non-profit sectors to university students and community groups. The program facilities team-building, creativity and synchrony by drawing on diverse approaches, experiences, experts and environments to engage participants with cutting-edge ideas, change processes and connective learning across the social-ecological spectrum.
Sea-Change Makers+ (“plus”) adds an inland wilderness experience to the Sea-Change Makers program. Upon completing Sea-Change Makers, participants can chose to amplify their reflection and rewilding by opting to include a wilderness experience at one of several world-famous areas in South Africa. Locations currently include: the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area, Cederberg Wilderness Area, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, iMfolozi Game Reserve and the Wild Coast. These journeys are facilitated by highly experienced wilderness guides and allow for deeper exploration and connection with quintessential African landscapes and wildlife. This course will be run by Dr. Matthew Zylstra, and facilitated by Craig Foster and the Sea-Change team.
Young Ocean Explorers Society (YOES)
Together creating ocean ambassadors. A program aimed at the youth, taught by the youth. We have partnered up with the Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town to host a night of Sea-Change storytelling.
Aimed at Grade 6 learners, we are looking for youngsters with a keen interest in marine life and conservation. This overnight course introduces Marine life on our coastline in a truly unique and personable way.
YOES field trips are also available.