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"The great sea has sent me adrift;
it moves me
like a reed in a great river.
Earth and the great weather move me,
have carried me away,
and fill my inward parts with joy." - Uvavnuk, an Iglulik Eskimo woman shaman

"Whenever we touch nature we get clean. People who have got dirty through too much civilization take a walk in the woods, or a bath in the sea. Entering the unconscious, entering yourself through dreams, is touching nature from the inside and this is the same thing, things are put right again." - CG Jung

Embodying Nature Retreat & Training

September 7-15, 2019 The Sea Ranch, CA

Course begins at 3pm on September 7 and ends at noon on September 15

This training is designed for the experienced professional who is interested in the confluence of somatics and the expressive arts (dance, song and creative writing) in the natural environment. The Embodying Nature protocol has been developed and refined over the past 30 years, making it accessible, inclusive, and easily adaptable for different environments and interest groups

The fees for this training are purposefully below standard rates to encourage dedicated participation at all levels. As this work continues to grow, documentation and application are important aspects of transmission. Each participant will be responsible for a day's worth of documentation to be shared with the group after the training. An individual consultation with Jamie online is included in the fees for transition and assimilation post-training.

Fees: Shared room: $1075 - Single room: $1300

These fees are for registrations received by July 1, 2019; $100 additional afterwards if space is still available

Fees include: Teaching, lodging, audio recordings of theory, Embodying Nature manual*, collective documentation, and individual consult online with Jamie after the training.

Not included in fees: Food and transportation. Due to the wide range of dietary considerations, each person is responsible for their own food, with meals prepared as desired - solo or with others.

*The Embodying Nature manual is a curated collection of resources, activities, and various progressions of this method that have been used over the years.

Group size is limited - register early to guarantee your place. A $300 deposit + application will hold your place.
Application HERE

Payments: 50% of balance due July 15; remaining balance due August 15 unless prior arrangements are made

Food: Everyone will bring their own food and/or shop at the local market, and collaborate with others as they wish on meals

1 partial work-exchange position available - contact Jamie for information