Upcoming Events

Melting the Shame Freeze: Somatic Techniques to Create Safety and Build Attachment

Melting the Shame Freeze: Somatic Techniques to Create Safety and Build Attachment A Mini-Workshop for Therapists & Helping Professionals Sponsored by Marin… Continue reading

Mind-Body Medicine Fundamentals Training – October 14 – 18, 2016 Portland, OR

Mind-Body Medicine Fundamentals will be held at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, which is within walking distance of the top downtown attractions and features spectacular views of the Willamette River and Mount Hood. A reduced room rate is available for participants of the training. Continue reading

Upcoming Somatic Experiencing Training

This introductory SE workshop is designed for professionals who work with the effects of trauma including: social workers, mental and medical health professionals, body workers, first responders, educators, clergy, and other professionals in the healing arts. Participants will learn about the basic principles and theory of the SE model as well as more about the SE Professional Training. Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) psychobiological trauma resolution, developed Peter A. Levine, PhD, author of the bestseller, “Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma,” is a potent approach to resolving the symptoms of trauma and chronic stress. Continue reading

HEALING SHAME: The Core Workshop -In Berkeley

This workshop provides essential, basic knowledge of how to work with shame. We will learn what shame is and how it is created, and how to help our clients recognize shame, work through it and move on. We will become more sensitive to the shaming often implicit in the therapy situation and learn how to counter shame in therapy. We will be able to help clients separate feelings of shame from other emotions. And we’ll learn how to take clients back to early shaming situations and reverse the outcome, helping clients move their energy powerfully outward rather than turn it against themselves. Continue reading

Embodied Life Story Fall 10-Week Workshop

This is an invitation to take a 10-week journey that supports and unfolds your creative process through a unique blend of improvisation, embodied storytelling, writing, drama therapy and the seven levels of sacred witnessing. Continue reading

Bioenergetic Basics: Core Concepts and Basic Techniques of Bioenergetic Therapy

Introducing the Core Concepts and Basic Techniques of Bioenergetic Therapy in 6 full day sessions. Bioenergetic Therapy is a highly effective therapeutic approach that combines work with the body and the mind in the context of a therapeutic relationship to help people change at a deep level. This workshop is designed to give professionals in the healthcare field some basic functional knowledge of Bioenergetics through lecture, demonstration, and experiential processes. Continue reading

Professional Training Focused on Teaching Interoceptive Awareness

Mindful Awareness in Body-oriented Therapy (MABT) will be held in Seattle, WA November 28 – Dec 2, 2016 Continue reading

NY Society of Bioenergetics 2016 – 2017 Schedule

Find the right workshop for you. Below are the New York Society’s 2016-17 events Continue reading

Breema: The Art of Being Present – June 17, 2016 – June 19, 2016

When Experience Breema (FREE!): Friday, June 17 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm Workshop 1: Saturday, June 18 – 10:00am to 1:00pm… Continue reading

May 22 – 27 Love, Sexuality, Relationship and The Will of Your Heart™

This workshop is for individuals and couples. The work in Core Evolution® explores how the aspects of body, emotion, mind, consciousness interact with each other. The experience of love unifies all these aspects. A person in love and sexual harmony communicates and creates from a place of well-being, peace, joy, and a sense of fulfillment. Continue reading

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone & Other Acts of Courage – June 26

  June 26 – July 1, 2016 Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health Stockbridge, MA “In the end we only… Continue reading

Healing Retreat – May 12 – 15, Truro, MA

Join us for this uplifting and healing experiential weekend that helps you release traumas so you are able to live a fully engaged, feeling, thoughtful life. The weekend begins with naming what you would like to change in your life.
Over the course of the three days we will work together, utilizing the wisdom of the body and the power of the collective to release and shift these limitations and enhance our capacity to live a vibrant, joyful life – bringing us to a re-membering of ourselves. Continue reading

Dance of the FOT Therapist: Attuning to the Experiential Process with Helene Brenner, PhD

Many therapy clients do not come to therapy ready to open to their inner experience. They come feeling a lot of confusion and pain, with a problem in their feelings or their lives (or both) that they want to fix. How do we as Focusing-oriented therapists meet them where they are and help them move forward? How do we not get caught in their habitual ways of defining themselves and their problems? Continue reading

Focusing and Mindfulness with David Rome

The popular interest in mindfulness has exploded in recent years, yet it is also an ancient Eastern practice with thousands of years of history. In this new course, taught by a man who has been immersed in both mindfulness and Focusing for much of his life, we offer you the opportunity to explore how mindfulness and Focusing can enhance and support each other, in a new fusion of the two that David Rome calls “Mindful Focusing.” Course taught by phone. May 17 to June 14, 2016. 5 Tuesdays, 4:30PM – 6:00PM Pacific Time. $195 through end of day May 9. Continue reading

The Core Evolution Summer Intensive

The Joy of Aliveness as Foundation for Integration and Healing. Join us and rejuvenate in a personal retreat while deepening your learning in an inspiring environment with wonderful people in a beautiful villa in Tuscany. Reconnect, affirm and strengthen your qualities and capacities. These Intensives are open to beginners as well as experienced participants on the conscious path. Every year is a new experience with a new quality. The work is integrative, body-oriented and mindfulness-centered. Continue reading

“Healing from the Inside Out: Relationship, Body & Mind”

As children, many of us had to compromise our aliveness and energy in order to feel loved and accepted by our parents. As adults, many of us struggle with low energy, anxiety, depression, and feelings of disconnection from others, resulting from how we deadened ourselves. In this conference, we will explore the state of aliveness in each of us and what blocks that aliveness from emerging. How did these blocks develop? What might the process of recovering this aliveness look like? In small groups, workshops, and keynote talks, we will explore these questions. Please join us at the serene and beautiful Essex Conference Center for a three day experience with Bioenergetic therapists, trainers, and partners, Robert and Virginia Hilton. Continue reading

Bringing the Body Alive in Therapy

By actively working with the body in therapy, (in addition to talking), we can help our clients uncover emotions, beliefs and experiences that may be blocked and unavailable to their consciousness. This gives us more tools to assist them in accessing a deeper sense of calm, developing more ways to respond to people and situations and increase their capacity to fully experience life. This workshop will be experiential and didactic. Continue reading

Basic Principles of Somatic Experiencing – Full Day Live Workshop

Learn about Somatic Experiencing and the SE Professional Training This introductory SE workshop is designed for professionals who work with… Continue reading

Empowering Creativity through Movement & Dance

In this 5-day workshop Anna Halprin will present her approach to body and movement that connects the science, philosophy, and art of dance. This workshop offers time to feel and to listen deeply to the powerful intelligence of the body, to play and express with imagination through the arts, to create personal and collective dances that have meaning, and to bring new vision to the life themes that matter to us in our daily lives. Maria Luisa Diaz de Leon, Tamalpa Institute faculty member, will be facilitating several of the afternoon sessions.

This is a special workshop with Anna, now in her 95th year, at the historic Mountain Home Studio designed for her by her husband, famed architect, Lawrence Halprin. Mountain Home Studio is set amidst redwood and oak trees on the flanks of Mount Tamalpais in Kentfield, California. It is a short drive to San Francisco, Berkeley, and the Sonoma and Napa wine countries. Continue reading

Creative Embodiment: Exploring the Landscape of the Body, Nature, and Imagination

Cultivate more artful relationships with yourself, others, and the land using the transformative tools developed by Tamalpa Institute co-founders, Anna Halprin and Daria Halprin. Engage in dance/movement, drawing, and poetic writing to discover the stories living in your body. Harvest new insights and options for your Life/Art in both the studio and the natural environment of Earthdance in the Berkshire hills. The workshop will culminate with self-portrait drawings and improvisational rituals in which you embody the new resources you have gained.

This workshop is designed to give participants an experiential understanding of the work of Tamalpa Institute, and is recommended as an introduction to their training programs. No prior experience necessary. Continue reading

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