Celebrating Anna Halprin’s 100th – A Life of Dance

Save the date Saturday 27th June from 12 – 16.30pm “Few dance artists have been as influential as Anna Halprin. In her nine decades as a dancer, she has redefined the art form, abandoning conventions and embracing the wide open field of creative expression. She has brought the healing power of embodied creativity to people…

Tamalpa Experience – Exploring an Embodied Life Art Practice, 28th & 29th March 2020 – CANCELLED

****** IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – This workshop has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak ****** This 2-day intensive Tamalpa workshop is designed to give participants an experiential understanding of our work in movement-based expressive arts, as well as provide an opportunity to relax and recharge physically, emotionally and mentally. Consciously & creatively support the new…

Tamalpa Experience – Exploring an Embodied Life Art Practice, 28th & 29th March 2020 – CANCELLED

****** IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – This workshop has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak ****** This 2-day intensive Tamalpa workshop is designed to give participants an experiential understanding of our work in movement-based expressive arts, as well as provide an opportunity to relax and recharge physically, emotionally and mentally. Consciously & creatively support the new…

Next Level 1 training programme starts 10th September 2020

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The next Level 1 Personal Embodiment training starts 10th September 2020 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…

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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.