Pre- & Perinatal Somatic Process Workshop, July 25-28, 2010 – Cortes Island, B.C.

The workshop setting offers the opportunity to uncover, explore and support healing, with understanding and compassion, our own prenatal and birth imprinting. By connecting to this early layer of physical and emotional experience, within a safe, sustaining environment, there is the potential to repattern our bonding and attachment, clarify, ease, and transform early trauma and current unsupportive reactions. Read More

Sensory Awareness on Cortes Island, B.C., Canada – Nature and our Nature, July 11-24, 2010

The practice of deeply exploring our sensations, our actions and interactions, can guide us back to our natural resources and lead us to more authenticity and vitality. In this workshop, participants will explore their sensations and responses internally and externally, in relationship with others, with nature and with our human nature. These explorations can bring a trust and security that may assist us in finding the ability and pleasure of responding more sensitively and authentically in our lives. Read More

Somatic Study Group in Pre & Perinatal Psychology & Therapy

Often we find that the problems we encounter in life have their roots in the imprinting we experience before and during birth, and through early childhood. These issues that arise before we are verbal need to be met and repatterned at that same level. Working somatically and experientially can offer deep, profound, resolution to problems that influence our development, bonding, attachment and interpersonal relationships. Read More

Sensory Awareness on Cortes Island, B.C., Canada – Nature and our Nature, July 2010

The practice of deeply exploring our sensations, our actions and interactions, can guide us back to our natural resources and lead us to more authenticity and vitality. In this workshop, participants will explore their sensations and responses internally and externally, in relationship with others, with nature and with our human nature. These explorations can bring a trust and security that may assist us in finding the ability and pleasure of responding more sensitively and authentically in our lives. Read More

Pre- & Perinatal Somatic Process Workshop, April 10-11, 2010 – Seattle, Washington

The workshop setting offers the opportunity to uncover, explore and support healing, with understanding and compassion, our own prenatal and birth imprinting. By connecting to this early layer of physical and emotional experience, within a safe, sustaining environment, there is the potential to repattern our bonding and attachment, clarify, ease, and transform early trauma and current unsupportive reactions. Read More

Sensory Awareness Workshop – Becoming More Whole – April 10 & 11, 2010

Sensory Awareness, the practice of deeply exploring our sensations, our actions and interactions, can guide us back to our natural resources and lead us to more authenticity and vitality. Participants will explore their sensations and responses internally and in relationship with others. These explorations can bring a trust of ourselves that may assist us in finding the ability and pleasure of responding more sensitively and authentically. Read More

T’ai Chi Ch’uan Weekend Workshop – Seattle, Washington, March 2010

This workshop is for anyone who practices at least the first section of Professor Cheng Man-Ch’ing’s short yang form. A mid-winter chance to brush up on your form, renew your knowledge and strengthen your practice. There will be morning and afternoon sessions and a chance to watch videos of some great masters in the evening. Read More

Pre- & Perinatal Somatic Process Workshop Cortes Island, B.C. June-Aug, 2009

The workshop setting offers the opportunity to uncover, explore and support healing, with understanding and compassion, our own prenatal and birth imprinting. By connecting to this early layer of physical and emotional experience, within a safe, sustaining environment, there is the potential to repattern our bonding and attachment, clarify, ease, and transform early trauma and current unsupportive reactions. Read More

The Miracle of Birth – Uniting Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science, April 2009

I was Co-chair of this Miracle of Birth Congress. We attracted people from countries that never previously had attendees. We took the Congress out of a city hotel and brought it into Nature. :-) Many said it was the best Congress ever. Read More

Teaching Adults How to Understand Babies-April, 2009

Playing roles of baby and adult in turn will give participants understandings and skills that can support health and communication during pregnancy, can set the temperament for the passage of birth, promote empathy, build healthier connections and bonding with the newborn, and develop sensitive interactions that support relationships into childhood and beyond. Read More

Pre- & Perinatal Somatic Process Workshop, October 2-5, 2008, Mill Valley, CA

The field of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Therapy has grown from research showing that babies within the womb, during birth, and post natally feel, have consciousness and memories, and react specifically to their experiences. These experiences affect greatly not only early childhood and development, but continue all the way through our lives into adulthood. Read More

Sensory Awareness: Touch and Presence – Kyoto, Japan, May 2008

How we come into contact with people, physically, emotionally and energetically lays down patterns for how our relationships will develop. How we are in touch with ourselves patterns how we will be with others and whether our presence is healing or challenging. This workshop will focus on clarifying how we are with ourselves, how we come to be with others, and how we can work on healing, helping and supporting. Read More

Sensory Awareness: Modern Life and Inner Nature – Megamiyama, Japan, April 2008

This workshop will address the contrasts between our natures and our technologically-oriented lives. Through our explorations we may discover ways to use our innate wisdom to support and even protect us and learn how to resource ourselves, with nature and with technology, to be more natural and healthy in our everyday lives. Read More

Perinatal Psychology for Health and Healing Workshop at Esalen Institute, March 14-16, 2008

In an experiential format, this program will explore embryological and infant development, the effects of various life occurrences, ways to promote healthy births, and protocols for therapeutic interventions and repairing trauma. The workshop will teach listening, acknowledging, attuning, and somatically tracking movement patterns and the fluctuation of the nervous system-thereby offering the support that may not have been there in the past and perhaps providing resolution to issues that have seemed to resist other therapeutic attempts. Read More

Sensory Awareness Workshops, February 2008

We are naturally born as vital, fully sensory beings. Traumas, tensions, even some education can diminish our vitality, creating unrest and insecurity in our lives. Sensory Awareness, the practice of deeply exploring our sensations, our actions and interactions, can guide us back to our natural resources and lead us to more authenticity and vitality. Read More

T’ai Chi Ch’uan: Aug 19-26, 2007 on Cortes Island, Canada

This workshop reviews the first section and teaches the complete short Yang form of T’ai Chi Ch’uan as taught by Grandmaster Cheng Man-Ch’ing. It is open to participants who practice at least the first section. Read More

Sensory Awareness: June 30-July 1, 2007 in Bellingham, Washington

We are naturally born as vital, fully sensory beings. Traumas, tensions, even some education can diminish our vitality, creating unrest and insecurity in our lives. Sensory Awareness, the practice of deeply exploring our sensations, our actions and interactions, can guide us back to our natural resources and lead us to more authenticity and vitality. Read More

Sensory Awareness Study Group, February 2007

In this study group participants will explore their sensations and responses internally and in relationship with others. These explorations can bring a trust of ourselves that may assist us in finding the ability and pleasure of responding more sensitively and authentically. Read More

Pre- & Perinatal Process Workshop: April 21-23, 2006 in Mill Valley, California

The workshop setting offers the opportunity to uncover, explore and support healing, with understanding and compassion, our own prenatal and birth imprinting. By connecting to this early layer of physical and emotional experience, within a safe, sustaining environment, there is the potential to repattern our bonding and attachment, clarify, ease, and transform early trauma and current unsupportive reactions. In small group settings, each participant is supported in his/her exploration of whatever issue they choose. Read More