Personal & Group Retreats

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Restoration & Resilience: Hot Springs Healing Retreat

on Amah Mutsun land, at Mercey Hot Springs, 2.5 hours south of the SF Bay Area and 3.5 hours north of LA

Friday afternoon

Arrive and settle in
Opening ritual
Free time, hot spring soak
Dream incubation, sleep

Saturday

Breakfast
Free time, hot spring soak
Somatic Therapy or Ancestral Healing session
Lunch
Rest, free time, hot spring soak
Dinner
Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy
Dream incubation, sleep

Sunday

Breakfast
Free time, hot spring soak
Somatic Therapy or Ancestral Healing session
Lunch
Closing ritual

 

Supporting Movement Work: Somatic Leadership & Facilitation for Groups & Collectives

Customized workshop bringing cutting edges tools and exercises from the work of Somatic Experiencing®, Prenatal, Birth & Attachment Therapy and trauma resolution somatics to optimize individual and group health, communication, empowered vulnerability, competency and productivity. Geared towards groups and collectives of all kinds, including those working in health care, social justice, and spiritual communities. Utilizing somatic facilitation skills to empower leaders and strengthen teams in communities, organizations and companies.

objectives

  • Learn and practice principles of healthy group dynamics that cultivate a culture of mutual support and cooperation, clear communication, healthy boundaries, self care, and safety

  • Learn tools for grounding, orienting and settling, as individuals and in a group

  • Understand autonomic nervous system physiology and how you can optimize work, rest and play

  • Identify and develop a list of internal and external resources for the individuals and the group as a whole

  • Practice exercises for moving through challenge or conflict and build awareness of the five phases of an experience or task with understanding, vulnerability, and potency

  • Learn tools to reduce overwhelm and increase a felt sense of competency

  • Deepen reflective writing and narrative practices to support the whole group in communication and listening