Marion Woodman

Marion Woodman, LLD, DHL, PhD, is a Jungian Analyst, teacher and author of The Owl Was a Baker’s Daughter; Addiction to Perfection; The Pregnant Virgin; The Ravaged Bridegroom; Leaving My Father’s House; Conscious Femininity; Dancing in the Flames (with Elinor Dickson); Coming Home to Myself (with Jill Mellick); The Forsaken Garden: Four Conversations on the Deep Meaning of Environmental Illness, Marion Woodman, Ross Woodman, Sir Laurens van der Post, and Thomas Berry, edited by Nancy Ryley; The Maiden King (with Robert Bly); and Bone-Dying Into Life. A visionary in her own right, Marion Woodman has worked with the analytical psychology of C.G. Jung in an original and creative way. She is the former Chair of the Marion Woodman Foundation and is currently retired from teaching.

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Mary Hamilton

Mary Hamilton, is one of the founding members and international teachers of the Marion Woodman Foundation BodySoul Rhythms® program. She is a pioneer in dance and theatre education in Canada. In 1973, she implemented the first secondary school dance credit course in Canada and started teaching theatre with Marion Woodman. A graduate of the National Ballet School of Canada, with a B.A. and MEd in Education, Mary is a former professor at the University of Western Ontario where she taught modern dance, improvisation, and choreography between 1976-1996. She is the author of The Dragonfly Principle: An Exploration of the Body’s Function in Unfolding Spirituality,  Under the Horse’s Ass: A Love Story Human and Divine, and one of the authors of Leaving My Father’s House: Journey to Conscious Femininity.


Ann Skinner

Ann Skinner is Head of Voice Emerita at Canada’s Stratford Shakespeare Festival and former Head of Voice at the National Theatre School of Canada. From her clown and mask training with Richard Pochinko in the 1970s, she adapted the process of working with masks to her exploration of the origins of the letters of the alphabet, and to the psychological process in the creation of BodySoul Rhythms®. Her work has taken her across Canada, the UK, Europe, and the US. The learning never stops.