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Tamalpa Teacher Training Graduates Advanced Course 8th & 9th June 2024

June 8 @ 10:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm

£165.00 - £195.00
Advanced course for Tamalpa Teacher Training Graduates & Tamalpa Practitioners

This Advanced Course is open to Tamalpa Teacher Training Graduates & Tamalpa Practitioners only.

The two day weekend on 8th – 9th June, will be dedicated towards recharging ones personal practice and developing professional application of the Tamalpa Life Art Process®.

Themes of the weekend:

  • Restorative time to recharge, connect, inspire and support each other as advanced peers
  • Further development of own personal and applied practice
  • Lively Performance Scores, tips and resources to use in graduates own work
  • Core themes of the weekend will be collaborated together for relevant Peer Learning on points of interest and current topics
  • Supporting next steps towards Level 3 and beyond

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Cost: Full price ticket £195 (Concession rate £165) 2 for 1 deal available on Full Price Tickets

(Early bird ticket £145 for registration by 5th April 2024)

Time: Saturday 10am – 5.30pm GMT, Sunday 10am – 4.30pm GMT

Further information please contact us directly or via www.tamalpa-uk.org

P lease note we have two work exchange positions available for the advanced course, please contact us for further details.

About the Facilitators

Lian Wilson MSMT/MSME

Lian is a Master Somatic Movement Therapist MSMT and Master Somatic Movement Educator MSME 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 Arts & Health, 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.

Lauren Dowse

Lauren is a Tamalpa UK Associate Teacher and Tamalpa Practitioner. She has worked in the field of dance/performance for the past 25 years.

She started her training at the National Centre for Circus Arts, London, and her professional career began as a collaboration with music producer Sven Vath, where she devised, directed and choreographed large scale live art and music events. Lauren continued working with numerous artists in many contexts for stage and television. She then took her work into the education and outreach sector devising and delivering projects for young vulnerable women, disadvantaged families and young adults with Autism.

Lauren teaches creative movement classes and expressive arts workshops and has taught in many settings including The Royal Shakespeare Co, University of Brighton and Clean Break, a theatre-based education company supporting the rehabilitation of women with experience of the criminal justice system. Lauren has spent the last 7 years devising and developing projects for people in recovery from all forms of addiction and her work is sponsored by Create Recovery Arts Charity. Lauren is also a Creative Coach and Wellbeing Mentor at the Academy of Contemporary Music, London.

Lauren graduated from Tamalpa UK in 2013 and was awarded an ArtCorps Scholarship to complete her Level 2 & 3 training with the Tamalpa Institute in California, USA. Lauren has a first-class BA Hons in Dance and Visual Art, from the University of Brighton.

Through working with numerous artists and collaborators over the decades Lauren developed a passionate commitment to raising awareness of supporting recovery from all forms of addiction using the arts, having experienced the impact that creativity had, not only on her own wellbeing, but on the people she worked with. Lauren is currently presenting expressive performance-based lectures on addiction through her own autobiographical enactment of recovery, she is also a visual artist and writer, her poetry and artwork have been used for various publications, including Soul and Spirit in Dance Movement Psychotherapy by Dr Jill Hayes, Jessica Kingsley Publishers.


June 8 @ 10:00 am
June 9 @ 5:00 pm
£165.00 - £195.00


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