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Remembering Your Body – Wednesday Tamalpa Class

February 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Tamalpa UK Lockdown series. A weekly Tamalpa class to reconnect with your body: unwind – recharge – revive and uplift your get up and go!

Every Wednesday morning 11.00am – 12.15pm (GMT) from 17th February to 17th March 2021, Tamalpa UK will be offering a mid week Tamalpa class for anyone stuck at home wanting to look after their own physical, emotional and mental health in an embodied and creative way.

  • Take time to unwind a busy mind
  • Soften into any tense places in your body
  • Warm up stiff and aching joints
  • Channel emotions through movement, drawing & creative writing
  • Revive & connect to positive life energy through breath, somatic movement and creative natural movement and dance
  • Release stress through guided movement explorations

No movement, dance or art experience is required. This simple Tamalpa class is open to all and is being offered to support participants to unwind and recharge themselves midweek. Whether it is breaking up a busy work schedule, supporting connection during a time of isolation or taking time out to try something new.

What you will need

  • A room with space to move in safely in. (i.e can you lie on the floor and roll over at least once with out knocking into furniture? )
  • Oil pastels/ coloured pencils or pens
  • A2 Paper or A3 prefared, however standard A4 is also workable
  • A note book/journal and pen
  • Comfortable clothes to move in

The weekly Wednesday class can be a drop in class, or a series of 5 classes all together.

About Lian Wilson

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 Artistic 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 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.