Dreaming & Healing: Many pathways Pre-Conference workshops
The Dreaming & Healing Conference explores many pathways toward healing through working with the unconscious and the imagination. Through panel and round table discussions, hands-on dreamwork, circle work, creative and experiential activities, gain greater insight into dreams, waking life, and health.
We proudly offer the following pre-conference workshops for your enrichment and to enchance your Dreaming & Healing conference experience in San Miguel de Allende:
Psychosynthesis and Imagination with Dr. Dorothy Firman
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:00AM-2:00PM
An introduction to Psychosynthesis, the journey toward wholeness, through Roberto Assagioli's Star Diagram. Anchored in imagination and dreams, you will discover and learn how to engage all aspects of your Self to support your personal evolution and come into greater alignment with your life's purpose.
Dr. Firman has worked in the field of psychology and counseling for over thirty years and teaches internationally. She specializes in psychosynthesis, a spiritual psychology, and offers a Board Certified Training Program in Psychosynthesis Life Coaching. She is a retired professor of Graduate Psychology and Counseling. Dr. Firman and her books have been featured in Oprah, Fox News, New Morning, Wisdom Television, Nightbeat, Eldervision, Time for Spirit and the CBS special Family 2 Family, among others.
Tending the Fire: Women, Ritual + Self-Care with Jenny Clarke, MATP, RYT, LMT
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 4:00PM-8:00PM
Make self-care a priority in your life and join this Women's Wisdom Circle that will provide authentic connection by holding "circle space." You will be guided through specific practices that will become essential tools you can easily integrate into your everyday life: Sisterhood and the Circle to honor our unique wisdom medicine, nurturing embodiment practices for restoring a connection to our "root," igniting the creative spark and reclaiming the Wild Woman through storytelling and expressive art.
Jenny Clarke, MATP, is a mother, artist, life coach, yoga instructor, and sacred circle workshop facilitator on a mission to empower and inspire curious, soul-seeking women to express the beauty, wisdom, and wildness of their deepest heart's longings.
The Astrological Moon: Adventures with the divine feminine with Matthew Wyman, PhD
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:00AM-2:00PM
The first astrology humanity had was lunar, and all cultures have worshipped a moon goddess. We now live in a solar world, where these roots are ignored and our natural cycles, intuitions, emotions and creativity are neglected. Hands-on and interactive, no previous astrological knowledge necessary, this workshop explores your own astrological Moon through moon phases and life cycles, lunar myths, moon signs and their emotional habits, and your pre-birth lunation and finding your life's purpose.
Dr. Wyman is an experienced educator, astrologer, and essence practitioner from Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom. He works at Keele University, where he has received numerous awards for his teaching activities. He has been a practicing astrologer since 2010, working with clients across Europe and the Americas and running several workshops and training programmes.
Dream Weaving with Herbal Allies with Lauren Herold, LMT
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:00PM-8:00PM
Everyone of us can dream, can remember our dreams, and can work with our dreams; this is a birth rite of all. The dreamtime is a time when the mind laid to rest, gives rise to the voice of soul. Learn how dreaming is a time when you are in deep conversation with the soul that you are, and how to be in relationship with this aspect of yourself. Learn simple tools and techniques for quieting the gatekeeper of the mind to access the well of wisdom available in the dreamtime. Discover your herbal allies (plant medicines) to help improve dream recall, lucid dreaming and dream weaving. Learn to incorporate plant medicines into your dream-weaving walk.
Lauren Herold, LMT, is an energy healer, hypnotherapist and herbalist in Seattle, WA, who offers healings, readings, and facilitates ceremony. She finds great joy in holding space for folks to remember and reclaim their relationship with the Sacred, reclaiming the potency of dreamtime as powerful tool for personal awakening and empowerment, and relying on plants as stellar allies that support and ground this healing and remembering.
Voice Alchemy in Dreamwork with Sven Doehner, PhD, MFA
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:00PM-8:00PM
Experience transformation while exploring dream images with your own voice. Exercise the imagination to hone the perceptive abilities required to actually see what you hear and listen to what you see. Replace interpretations with different ways of resonating with your dreams, making palpable contact with invisible aspects of your images beyond the perceptive abilities of your ordinary state of consciousness. Discover the vocal sounds implicit to your dream images; it is an unexpectedly fresh and deeply transformative experience.
Sven Doehner, PhD, MFA, is an Archetypal Junguian Psychoanalyst from México City, also trained as a Somatic Movement Educator. He founded the “Instituto de Psicología Profunda en México” in 1991 and is now also the Director of the “Instituto Macuil: Educación Transpersonal”, offering quality training in Transpersonal Psychology in México.
Dreams: a Guide to Our Love Relationships with H. Dean Lee, MA
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 10:00AM-2:00PM
Dreams are your one of most reliable and faithful guide in the twists and turns of your pursuit of love relationship. Good relationship advice comes from your true self. Learn how to work with your dreams as the spokesperson of our true self in order to receive the well meaning messages embedded therein and stay on your path of evolution and fulfillment. Discover and explore how dreams and synchronicities guide you through your relationships.
H. Dean Lee, MA, is an international educator, writer, coach, counselor, and dreamworker. He has degrees in Economics, Transpersonal Psychology, and is certified by MIPD as a dream worker.
The magical dream city of San Miguel de Allende, Cultural Heritage of Humanity, is a colonial-era city in Mexico’s central highlands known for its baroque Spanish architecture, thriving arts scene and cultural festivals. In the city’s historic, cobblestoned center lies the neo-Gothic church Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel, whose dramatic pink towers rise above the main plaza, El Jardín Principal. San Miguel de Allende was named the No. 1 City in Mexico, Central & South America and No. 3 in World's Best Cities in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2016. San Miguel was also named Best City in the World by Conde Nast Traveler.
Reserve with a discounted rate at Hotel Posada de la Aldea. Discount code: Dreaming & Healing
For more information, and for information in Spanish, please contact the Conference Coordinator.