Facilitated by Christina Manchulenko BA, B. Ed., RSME/T, YT500
What is the Tamalpa Life/Art Process?
This movement-based expressive arts therapy series is based on the Tamalpa Life/Art Process, an intermodal approach which explores the wisdom of the body as expressed through movement, dance, and imagination.
Tamalpa Institute: Movement-Based Expressive Arts
Daria Halprin on the Life/Art Process
You Will Learn To:
Improvise creative movement, sounding, drawing, writing, and sharing.
Attune to 3 levels of awareness and response.
Explore and track movement.
Use the Psychokinetic Imagery Process.
Use the TLAP Communication Skills Model.
Explore body part metaphors relating to your personal mythology.
Move with resources and challenges using the TLAP 5 Part Process.
Hold the role of performer and witness.
Provide aesthetic responses and feedback.
Create and perform a self-portrait performance.
Benefits You Can Experience:
Enhanced awareness of the interplay between your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects.
Move with life in a more embodied way.
Make peace with your past traumas.
Gain insights and broaden your perspectives of your life experiences.
Connect more deeply with your core values.
Feel more compassion and express love more freely.
Embody healthy boundaries in personal and professional relationships.
Awakened creative potential.
More space, flexibility, and fluidity of movement.
Feel more aligned with higher Self or soul.
Painted Sky Studio Retreats in St. Laurent, Manitoba on Laurentia Beach
There is an infinity pool for relaxation at the end of the day, as well as the opportunity for walking on the beach, resting in the sunroom or by the wood stove in the living area, and bird watching along the marsh and beach. A morning meditation and yoga is optional each morning.
Friday 7 PM – 9 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday 10 AM – 6 PM
SERIES 1: Building Foundations
October 13 - 15, 2023
Take a Stand with Feet and Legs
November 24- 26, 2023
Open Channels of Communication with the Spine
December 15 - 17, 2023
Explore Leading and Following with Head
SERIES 2: Creative Interplay
January 12 - 14, 2024
Expand Upon Opening and Closing with Ribcage
February 9 - 11, 2024
Express Giving and Receiving with Shoulders, Arms, and Hands
March 1 - 3, 2024
Access Your Creative Power with Pelvis
SERIES 3: Embodied Integration
April 5 - 7, 2024
Process Your Life Experience with Abdomen
May 3 - 5, 2024
Create Your Self-Portrait
June 7 - 9, 2024
Make Your Dedications and Perform Your Self-Portrait Dance Ritual
All-inclusive retreat fee is $2820.00 per series (this includes tuition, shared accommodations, and refreshments and snack Friday evening, as well as healthy meals, snacks and refreshments Saturday and Sunday)
OR course fee is $1720.00 per series (this includes tuition only)
Meals are available for $90 + taxes per day. Includes refreshments and snack Friday evening, as well as healthy meals, snacks and refreshments Saturday and Sunday.
Shared accommodations are available for $75 + taxes per night.
Please complete the Registration Form and return a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 6th, 2023.