Weekly Tamalpa classes for Folkestone Mind

The focus and intention of this weekly Tamalpa class is to support individual and collective mental health and wellbeing.  The class allows participants to unwind and recharge their physical body, enliven their energy and quiet their mind – through movement, dance, drawing and creative writing.  No art or dance experience necessary. Quotes from participants so…

Tamalpa Foundation Weekend 29th & 30th September 2018

For students who have already participated in a Tamalpa Experience and/or Summer workshop and are familiar with the basics principles of the Tamalpa Life Art Process. In this two-day workshop participants will delve deeper into the Tamalpa Life Art Process working more extensively with the Tamalpa tools – five part process and three levels of…

Tamalpa Experience 8th – 9th September 2018

Tamalpa Experience – workshop with Lian Wilson. This 2-day intensive workshop is designed to give participants an experiential understanding of our work in movement-based expressive arts and as well as provide an opportunity to relax and recharge physically, emotionally and mentally. The Tamalpa Experience: introduces an approach that enlivens dialogues between body and imagination, life…

Next Level 1 training programme starts 11th April 2019

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The next Level 1 Personal Embodiment training starts 11th April 2019 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.