Nature as Healer, Nature as Self: Expressive Arts Workshop
Ended May 05
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May 05
1:00 PM — 8:30 PM
Price:  This workshop is free, with donations welcome and being gifted to SafeArt

Nature As Healer, Nature As Self - a movement-based, expressive arts workshop in the Tamalpa Life/Art Process

In this three-day expressive arts workshop, we will foster our body’s capacity to heal and transform from stress and trauma through artistic expression and mindful contact with the natural world. This workshop will utilize the tools of the Tamalpa Life/Art Process; integrating movement, drawing and writing, to develop connection, communication and self-awareness. The Life/Art Process explores the wisdom of the body as expressed through movement, dance, and imagination. We will use artistic processes in a variety of media to explore and deepen our relationship to our personal narratives, inner resources, creativity, and the natural world. 

This is a free workshop for women and female-identifying participants. Donations will be accepted and gifted to SafeArt. This workshop is a movement-based experience open to all abilities and backgrounds. No prior dance or art experience necessary. Participants are encouraged to attend all three workshop days and to bring a journal. 

Each day will have a morning and afternoon session, with a half hour break. Friday: 9 AM-1 PM, 1:30-4:30 PM Saturday: 9 AM-1 PM, 1:30-4:30 PM Sunday: 9 AM-1 PM, 1:30-3:30 PM

For more information on the Tamalpa Institute visit:
Pre-registration is required - please contact our office through email: or phone call: 802-685-3138

Instructor: Tyler Rai is a performer, facilitator and somatic educator. She received her undergraduate degree in Dance and Community Studies from Bennington College. Rai studied with dance-pioneer Anna Halprin at The Tamalpa Institute and incorporates this knowledge into her work as a performer, teacher and coach. She is passionate about how the arts can help us to feel our lives more fully, and uses artistic expression as a tool for survival, healing and transformation. Find more about Tyler on her website:

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