Resourcing and Self Care – Tamalpa workshop with Helen-Jane Ridgeway. 13th December 2020

“If your body could speak, what would it say?” – Daria Halprin In these turbulent times, in which we are living, it is vital that we find ways to ground ourselves, extend our self-care & come home safely to our bodies. This can provide the needed resources to navigate some of the challenges we are…

Breath and Embodied Movement – A Tamalpa Life Art Process Workshop with Helen-Jane Ridgeway. 14th November 2020

“Movement is breath made visible” Anna Halprin BREATH & EMBODIED CREATIVE MOVEMENT – A TAMALPA LIFE/ART PROCESS WORKSHOP WITH HELEN-JANE RIDGEWAY This is a one day online workshop that will bring the opportunity for participants to re-connect with the healing potential within each of us through the Tamalpa Life Art Process and the practice of…

COVID 19 update

Coronavirus (Covid-19): advice for Tamalpa UK students, staff and public participants  Tamalpa UK  has taken precautionary measures to safeguard our community and the wider public. This requires some important changes to our operations. Please read this information carefully. Tamalpa UK is following all advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO), the NHS and Public Health…

New ONLINE Level 1 Personal Embodiment training programme starts 7th January 2021

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A new Online Level 1 Personal Embodiment training starts 7th January 2021.  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 all requirements to become Registered Somatic…

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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.