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Caring For Your Own Body & Mind – Winter Retreat. 28 – 29th January 2023

January 28, 2023 @ 10:00 am - January 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

‘Time & Space’ to reconnect with your own body’s wisdom. Recharge yourself in this two day retreat & leave with practical life resources.

Tamalpa Winter Retreat – in person with Lian Wilson RSMT/RSME – 28th / 29th January 2022

Stepping into 2023 what are the changes you wish to make in your life?

What are you ready to let go off, clearing the way for new energy and insights?

What are the opportunities and lifestyle choices you wish to create?

Gift yourself or a loved one the opportunity to discover further and indulge in this two day in person retreat on the Kent coast, facilitated in a safe and compassionate way.

The retreat is facilitated with guided somatic movement explorations and creative activities designed to support you to leave the weekend feeling recharged and equipped with practical resources to support your goals for the year ahead.

“I found the Tamalpa tools helped me to cut through the clutter of everyday life and be kind to myself for a couple of days. I had time to relax and evaluate what was important to me and create some positive ideas to make space in my life for the things that have real meaning to me, amazing!” ~ Retreat participant

The Tamalpa Winter Retreat is a dynamic embodied experience of the Tamalpa Life Art Process®, it can be used as a stand alone experience or a an introduction to the larger Tamalpa trainings. (Required for anyone contemplating the Level 1 Personal Embodiment training)

What you will need:

  • Note book and pen
  • Layers of clothing to keep you warm between art activities
  • Bottle of water
  • Travel Mug
  • 2 x Negative Lateral Flow tests, one for each day

Date: 28th – 29th January 2022

Time: Saturday 28th 10.00am – 5.00pm

Sunday 29th 10.00am – 4.30pm

Cost : £195(concession rates £165 available)

For further information please contact:  info@tamalpa-uk.org

An opportunity to unwind, relax and recharge, physically, emotionally and mentally.

Example of a typical retreat day:

Morning session 1

10.00am – 13.30pm (includes a short break)

• Arrival and welcome

• Guided somatic movement explorations – ‘Arriving in Your Body’

• Creative drawing & writing explorations – ‘Identifying A Core Life theme’

13.30: Lunch Break – 1 hour

Afternoon session 2

14.00pm – 17.00pm (includes a short break)

Guided movement explorations – ‘Reigniting Life Vitality’

• Introduction to a key basic Tamalpa Life Art Process® tool

• Further expressive art explorations – ‘Identifying Life Resources’

• Digestive quite time

• Closing activities

17:00: Finish

Lian Wilson RSMT/RSME – Creative Director of Tamalpa UK

Lian is a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist RSMT and Registered Somatic Movement Educator RSME with ISMETA (International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association) A Tamalpa Practitioner and Dancer. Lian is the Creative Director of Tamalpa UK and an internationally respected Tamalpa teacher.

Her primary interest and passion is in the development of health and wellbeing in individuals and diverse communities through the participation and education of the benefits of dance and somatic movement based expressive arts, notably through the Tamalpa Life Art Process ®.

She was an Assistant Researcher at the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health, Canterbury Christ Church University, supporting research into the benefits of Dance and Dementia and Dance for Falls Prevention.

In her personal & professional life Lian draws upon her love of movement, creativity, nature and ongoing daily practice of living and sustaining a healthy life.


January 28, 2023 @ 10:00 am
January 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm


Chicester Memorial Hall
70 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate, Sandgate
Folkestone, Kent CT20 3AR United Kingdom