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Soul's Body Center



For More Information:
Visit http://www.authenticmovement-bodysoul.com/
or  email Dr. Stromsted at
Tina@AuthenticMovement-BodySoul.com

Tina Stromsted, Ph.D., MFT, LPCC, BC-DMT, RSME/T is a Jungian Analyst, licensed psychotherapist, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, and Somatics Educator. With forty years of clinical experience, she offers Somatic psychotherapy, Jungian analysis, private groups, international workshops, and consultation. Her numerous articles and book chapters explore the integration of body, brain, psyche and soul in healing and transformation.

Dr. Stromsted is the developer and founder of Soul’s Body® Center, providing a unique integration of Jungian Depth Psychology and embodied practices including Authentic Movement, Marion Woodman’s BodySoul Work®, Somatics, the Creative Arts Therapies and other conscious practices that engage body, brain, psyche, soul, nature & community.

Dreamdancing®, developed by Dr. Stromsted in the 1980’s, integrates verbal dream sharing with embodied methods such as Authentic Movement, structured movement explorations, Formative psychology, somatic awareness, vocal work, drawing and writing. These practices engage the energies, feelings and action of the dream to help bring the dream’s message to consciousness through lived experience.

Programs:

Programs involve workshops, week-long intensives, workshops, and consultation. Topics include:

  • Authentic Movement as a pathway to transformation
  • Embodied Alchemy
  • Dream Dancing
  • Active Imagination
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Body Soul Work & the Dance of Three
  • Witnessing Practice: Developing Embodied Presence 
  • Healing trauma through movement
  • Marion Woodman & the Embodied Soul
  • The Divine Feminine, Masculine & the Sacred Marriage– Healing trauma through movement
  • The Living Body in Analysis
  • Jung Embodied
  • Transforming the Creative Shadow
  • The Dreaming Body
  • Embodied Wisdom: Jung, Neuroscience and Authentic Movement
  • Dancing our Spirit Animals
  • Birthing the Moment: Initiation and Creativity in the Therapeutic Process


Who Can Benefit:

Therapists will have an opportunity to gain an embodied understanding of the somatic intricacies in the therapeutic relationship, enhancing their ability to be present in a more vital, compassionate, and increasingly conscious way.

Health Care Providers gain access to embodied resources, enhanced self-care, & intuitive and creative avenues for addressing health care challenges.

Artists will have an opportunity to move through old patterns, and to reconnect with the freedom, uniqueness, & lifeblood of their own aesthetic impulse.

Educators may replenish by returning to the wisdom of the body as our original text - as the senses provide pathways to knowledge, and engage a variety of leaning styles.

Those who seek will have an opportunity to embody questions of the spirit, openness to the unknown, and appreciation for the life's sacred dimension.

Social Activists can explore the roots of their own biases - beneath words - engaging an embodied sense of freedom, empowerment, agency, and compassion in themselves and in others.  Finding their voice and building connection between individuals, groups, and communities to help create awareness and influence social change.  

Eco-Activists may experience their bodies as a microcosm of the macrocosm of the Earth’s body – a vital, sacred source. Awakening ecological consciousness toward a more sustainable lifestyle in harmony with nature, while furthering education and social action to champion the environment.

Upcoming Programs:

Get event details for:

Webinars Available Now! 

Coming Home to the Body: A five-class online course with the Jung Platform

Dream Summit, Online Jung Platform: January 2021

Body as Compass: Dreams & the Soul; Online, San Francisco C.G. Jung Institute, CA; February 6, 2021; 6 CEUs

Dreamdancing® course, Online Jung Platform, Summer 2021

Marion Woodman & BodySoul work course, Online Jung Platform, Autumn 2021

International Authentic Movement Retreat for Experienced Movers.  Tuscany, Italy: June, 2022


Please Visit Tina’s Website for More Information:

Workshops:  http://www.authenticmovement-bodysoul.com/workshops 

Webinars for California CEUs:  https://www.authenticmovement-bodysoul.com/trainings

Interviews/Radio Podcasts:  https://www.authenticmovement-bodysoul.com/resources 

ADTA TalkDance/Movement Therapy: Authentic Movement in Clinical Practice.

An Interview on the Shift Network’s Dream Work Summit:  "DreamDancing: Embodying Your Dreams":  https://www.authenticmovement-bodysoul.com/resources/videos/

Publications and  articles:  http://www.authenticmovement-bodysoul.com/publications/

Video clips:  http://www.authenticmovement-bodysoul.com/resources/videos/


Here are a few articles that give some background for this work:  

Stromsted, T. (Spring/Summer, 2020). Embodied wisdom: The dance of three. International Body Psychotherapy Journal: The Art & Science of Somatic Praxis, 19(1).

Stromsted, T. (2019). Witnessing Practice: In the Eyes of the Beholder. In H. Payne, S. Koch, J. Tantia, with T. Fuchs (Eds). The Routledge International Handbook: Embodied Perspectives in Psychotherapy: Approaches from Dance Movement and Body Psychotherapies (pp. 95 – 103). London, UK: Routledge. (Available for purchase here).

Stromsted, T. (July, 2018). Embracing the Body, Healing the Soul, C.G. Jung Society of Atlanta Newsletter.

Stromsted, T. & Seiff, D. (2015). Dances of psyche and soma: Re-Inhabiting the body in the wake of emotional trauma. In D. F. Sieff (Ed.), Understanding and healing emotional trauma: Conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers. London, UK: Routledge. (available on Amazon Books). Read chapter summary here.

Stromsted, T.  (2015).  Authentic Movement & The Evolution of Soul’s Body® Work. Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices: Authentic Movement: Defining the Field, Intellect, vol. 7.2. Read abstract here.

Stromsted, T. (2014). The alchemy of Authentic Movement: Awakening spirit in the body. In Williamson, A., Whately, S., Batson, G., & Weber R. (Eds.), Dance, somatics and spiritualities: Contemporary sacred narratives, leading edge voices in the field: sensory experiences of the divine (pp. 35-60). Bristol, United Kingdom: Intellect Books. (available on Amazon Books)

Stromsted, T. & Homann, K. (2011). Dancing Body, Brain, & Soul: The Dance of Three. In Collaborations: Different Identities, Mutual Paths, Proceedings of the 47th American Dance Therapy Association Annual Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota, October, 2011, CD.

Stromsted, T. (Summer, 2009). Authentic Movement: A dance with the divine. Body Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy Journal. 4(3), 201-213.

Stromsted, T. (2007). Embodied imagination: Form grows from emptiness. In P. Ashton (Ed.), Evocations of Absence: Interdisciplinary Encounters with Void States. New Orleans, Louisiana: Spring Journal Books.

Stromsted, T. (2007). The Dancing Body in Psychotherapy: Reflections on Somatic Psychotherapy and Authentic Movement. In P. Pallaro (Ed.), Authentic Movement: Moving the Body, Moving the Self, Being Moved: A Collection of Essays. Volume II. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 202-220.

For additional resources please see: https://authenticmovement-bodysoul.com/publications/














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