Creating Space for YOU! Workshop


                Self Care Week is an annual national awareness week that focuses on establishing support for self care across communities, families and generations. This years theme is understanding self care for life, the week runs from the 14th – 20th November. On Sunday 20th November Tamalpa UK will…

Annual graduate workshop 22nd & 23rd October 2016

Tamalpa UK -planetary Dance - inpdendent Dance - Siobhan Davies Studios

This workshop has been designed for graduates/practitioners in mind to support deepening their personal practice, recharge their TLAP skills, explore their current personal and professional challenges and blocks, reunite with peers and explore their next steps with this work personal and/or professional. Areas of focus will be developing scoring, developing personal and professional practice, movement…

5th & 6th November Tamalpa Experience weekend with Audicia Lynne Morley


Tamalpa Experience weekend workshop with Audicia Lynne Morley. This 2-day intensive workshop is designed to give participants an experiential understanding of our work in movement-based expressive arts. Held at the beautiful State Theta Galleries in Scotland. Recommended for those interested in dance and health, as well as an introduction to both the Tamalpa Life Art…

Next Level 1 training programme starts April 2017

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The next Level 1 Personal Embodiment training starts April 2017 at the Chichester Memorial Hall in Sandgate, Kent. Application process now open. Our programme maintains the high standards of an Approved Training Programme of the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association (ISMETA). Tamalpa graduates who have completed all 3 Levels of the Tamalpa training meet…

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What is Tamalpa Life Art?

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Welcome to Tamalpa UK

Tamalpa UK is one of five international “Tamalpa branches” invited by the Tamalpa Institute in California to
teach the Level 1 Tamalpa Personal Embodiment training programme. Tamalpa UK is a community interest company launched by Lian Wilson in 2012 in Folkestone’s Creative Quarter, Kent. The other four branches to launch are in South Korea, Germany, France and Latin America.

What is the Tamalpa Life Art Process?

The Tamalpa Life Art Process is an internationally-recognized expressive arts approach developed at the Tamalpa Institute in California by Anna Halprin and Daria Halprin, it combines movement, dance, visual art, and creative writing to access the innate wisdom of the body and the transformative power of the imagination. The Tamalpa work supports personal, interpersonal and social change, teaching new models of health, education, psychology and art.