John Hughes

John Hughes is an innovative composer, kora player, percussionist and vocalist whose style ranges from traditional west African rhythms and melodies to quirky and original hypnotic grooves that cross cultural  boundaries and fuse disparate influences.

Avoiding Practitioner Burnout

May 20, 2012 -
10:00am to 2:30pm

What turns our initial yearning to alleviate the suffering of others into a pressure cooker of overwhelm, resentment and self-doubt? Every practitioner faces this challenge sooner or later. Vicarious trauma and somatic transference are ever-present yet often overlooked and underestimated. This workshop addresses the cultivation of somatic awareness,  personal energy conservation and emotional management as the practitioner in relation to your clients. You’ll learn to:

1. Spot the signs of overwhelm, somatically, as they occur

Talia Shafir, MA, C.C.Ht., RSMT/ME (PhD(c) in Somatic & Spiritual Psychology)

Talia Shafir is a practicing Dynamic Embodiment Somatic Movement Therapist™ as well as a Psycho-Physical Therapist specializing in trauma, PTSD and adult developmental & attachment/bonding issues. Her training includes Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for Trauma & PTSD, Psycho-Physical Therapy (Bill Bowen), Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy (Dr. Ruella Frank),  Deep Memory Process (somatic-based past life-Dr. Roger Woolger), Alchemical Hypnotherapy, Gestalt, Hakomi, Shamanic Therapeutic Process & Journeying, Sound Healing, Psychodrama and Playback Theater.

Embodying the Other in You with Carol Swann

May 19, 2012 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

Using somatic psychology to work with the polarities we get stuck in. Learn to take on the different parts of ourselves and each other, switching roles dynamically and with authenticity. Apply this to yourself, relationships, or in groups.

Cost of Workshop: $115

TAKE ONE DAY OR TAKE THEM ALL (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) FOR A 25% DISCOUNTED RATE OF $225!

Psycho-Physical Tracking with Carol Swann

May 18, 2012 -
1:30pm to 6:30pm

Learn to pay attention to verbal language and body cues to reveal unconscious experience. Use this process to bring awareness into effective and compassionate communication and relationship. Skills come from Hakomi and other Somatic Movement disciplines.

Cost for the workshop: $95

TAKE ONE DAY OR TAKE THEM ALL (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) FOR A 25% DISCOUNTED RATE OF $225!