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Awakening the Dream: A Creative Dreamwork Intensive in the English Countryside

Kim Gillingham

July 13, 2018 - July 20, 2018

Hereford, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

“The way to healing lies in finding a connection between body and soul. Soul needs body as much as body needs soul. Each is out of context without the other, an abandoned fragment of what it is.”
—Marion Woodman

Awakening the Dream- Inviting both artists and analysts to creatively explore Inner Work

Together Creative Dreamwork and WMIP present a summer intensive in the beautiful surroundings of the English Countryside. This intensive offers the unique opportunity for artists and analysts to work together. Gathering an equal number of participants from each of these inherently linked disciplines, together we will drop into a sustained exploration of inner work and its creative expression.

This intimate residential workshop is informed by the teachings of Marion Woodman and seeks to encourage integration of body, mind and soul. The intensive works with unconscious creative energies seeking release. Through exploration of bodywork, the breath, dream expression, movement and the unfolding creative activity of mask making this offers the extraordinary potential for personal and professional development. All set within a containing, reflective space supported by a Jungian-oriented framework this is the opposite of an academic or talking workshop, it is about the transformative power of the body.

We will have exclusive use of Brinsop Court – a 13-century private manor home near Hereford, England. The estate sits on 800 acres of private land with meadows and forests and sheep. For a full week we will remain nestled in this country side as we turn within and explore our work.

Prerequisite: This intensive invites both seasoned artists and psychotherapists to participate. Please send a brief statement about why you would like to attend. Please include your professional, somatic and artistic experience.

Dates: July 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - July 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

Led by

Kim Gillingham

Accommodations: We will have full access to the manor including its lovely gardens, sitting rooms, library and dining areas. Shared and private accommodations are available. All meals will be provided.

Fee: Full retreat packages range from $2,500-$2,800 (includes meals). The program is limited to 12 participants.

For More Information or to Register: Please send a brief statement about why you would like to attend. Please include your professional, somatic and artistic experience. Contact tori@creativedreamwork.com or Kim Gillingham at kimgillingham@gmail.com


July 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
July 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
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Brinsop Court
Hereford, Herefordshire HR4 8LS United Kingdom
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