A bow to the last breath and honouring of life! Friday 16th June 2017 London Creativity and Wellbeing week

We come in to life on our first breath and we leave on our last, in the middle is the mysterious, challenging, dance of life. As we witness those we care for deeply begin to embark on their last path towards peace how can we support our own emotionally, physical and mental health along the…

Somatic Movement Gathering 24-26th March 2017

The Somatic Movement Gatherings are an opportunity for Somatic Movement practitioners in the UK to meet. The events welcome new and established practitioners and teachers. The gatherings provide the opportunity to: Experience existing practice through workshops, sharings and dialogue circles (read more here) Share developing practice and emerging ideas. Make links locally, nationally and internationally….

Summer Tamalpa workshop – 21st/ 23rd July 2017

This three day workshop offers the opportunity to drop into the powerful intelligence of the body, to play and express with imagination through the arts, to create personal dances that have meaning, and to bring new vision to the life themes that matter to us in our daily lives. In each one of us lives…

Next Level 1 training programme starts April 2018

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The next Level 1 Personal Embodiment training starts April 2018 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.