Santa Barbara


The United States Association of Body Psychotherapy (USABP) 2018 Conference
November 2, 2018 - November 4, 2018

  Embodied Wisdom: The Dance of Three with Tina Stromsted, Ph.D., BC-DMT, Jungian Analyst  “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.”    ~  C. G. Jung Workshop Description Participants will explore “The Dance of Three” developed by Jungian analyst Marion Woodman and […]

Marion Woodman & the Embodied Soul
May 18, 2014

Plenary Session Tina Stromsted, Ph.D., BC-DMT is a Jungian analyst whose work in embodied therapies draws upon pioneer Dr. Marion Woodman’s BodySoulRhythms® approach to integrative healing. Dr. Stromsted will reflect on Woodman’s work in bringing consciousness to the body/psyche/soul split suffered by many modern women and men, which often manifests in somatic symptoms. Healing this “disembodied” […]

Awakening Soul’s Body: Marion Woodman’s BodySoul Work® & Dreamdancing® as Pathways to the Self
May 16, 2014

9:00am-4:30pm Pre-Conference Workshop “This is your body, your greatest gift, pregnant with wisdom you do not hear, grief you thought was forgotten, and joy you have never known.” – Marion Woodman Our bodies and dreams are our closest links to the unconscious, expressing the soul’s longing through image, gesture, and the music of our speech. Movement […]

Wellsprings of Feminine Renewal X: The Seasons of a Woman’s Life- Mother, Daughter, Adult Woman, Crone
November 4, 2013 - November 10, 2013

  Every mother contains her daughter in herself and every daughter her mother — every woman extends backward into her mother and forward into her daughter. [CG Jung]   Next fall, as autumn leaves turn to gold, we invite you to join us at beautiful La Casa de Maria. A sacred retreat center, it offers […]

Wellsprings of Feminine Renewal III: Journey to the Source
May 16, 2006 - May 21, 2006

This intensive offers a unique experience for women who are committed to deepening life’s journey. The foundation of this dynamic process is grounded in Jungian psychology and Marion Woodman’s BodySoul Rhythms®; work, as created by Marion Woodman, dancer Mary Hamilton and vocal coach Ann Skinner. This approach can reawaken the wisdom of the body, light […]

Blossoms Bloom in the Fire: A Tribute to Marion Woodman
February 17, 2006 - February 19, 2006

Preconference Day: The Dance of Body & Soul: An Introduction to the Work of BodySoul Rhythms®; with Tina Stromsted, Meg Wilbur, Virginia Holmquist, and Nina Mahaffey. Full Conference Faculty includes Marion Woodman, Ross Woodman, Joan Chodorow, Robert Johnson, Ernest Rossi, Stephen Aizenstat, and Hendrika DeVries. February 17-19, 2006 This one-day pre-conference workshop will present an introduction […]

Wellsprings of Feminine Renewal IV—A Personal Adventure: “Beauty & the Beast”
June 4, 2007 - June 10, 2007

Come seek renewal at the summer solstice season. In a beautiful mountain retreat with panoramic views of the Pacific, we will travel pathways to the deep feminine. A former monastery, this site offers peaceful gardens, delicious food, and a swimming pool to nurture the bodysoul. This year, the fairytale “Beauty and the Beast” is our avenue to […]