Re-creating relationship between Masculine and Feminine
ARCHETYPAL PSYCHOLOGY YOGA POSTURES
FIVE ELEMENT THEORY MYTHOLOGY
This weekend retreat will give you time and emotional "space" to restore yourself, and re-frame old concepts of Self and Other within the framework of archetypal psychology and myth.
During this experiential retreat ...
get in touch with the body’s wisdom through inner sensing
experience the elements in Nature
form a relationship with hidden aspects of Self
understand mythological themes related to masculine and feminine expression
create a ritual around what we have learned in connection with others
explore yoga postures, aromatherapy, and archetypal psychology concepts to delve into hidden arenas.
utilize active imagination to relate to the process.
You will experience ways to relax the body and mind toward a more centered experience of Self by connecting with body wisdom. There will be a guided journey for exploration of our inner landscapes.
Earn 18 contact hours for this event. CEUs may be available for this workshop. But, leave your pencils at home - this is not a seminar! A certificate will be awarded at completion of the weekend.
Bridget Boylan, PT-LAc, EAMP, will lead group restorative yoga sessions and in connection with their own inner resources, will help participants explore their ideas of the five elements in nature.
Michael Bogar, MDiv, ThM, MA will explore the myth of Eros and Psyche, and discuss archetypes of masculine and feminine in myth and modern life.
Georgette Jowdy will lead the group an an inner journey as well as storytelling in the evenings to stimulate the imagination.
Suggested reading: Inner Work by Robert Johnson and The Myth of Eros and Psyche - Hillman “Revisioning Psychology”
For more information about the event, please contact Bridget Boylan: firstname.lastname@example.org 503-610-0834
COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION: Participants are asked to bring an item from the Lummi Nation Head Start “wish list” as part of their class fee. Please note, modest donations are most welcome! This is not about quantity so much as reinforcing the idea that we are here to care for one another.
Bridget Boylan graduated from Northeastern University with a B.S. in Physical Therapy and from the Wu Hsing Tao School of Five Element Acupuncture with a license to practice acupuncture. She has studied myofascial release, alchemical acupuncture and aromatherapy. Bridget combines Alternative and Western medicine to provide holistic treatments with her clients in Bellingham and Everett, Washington.
Michael Bogar has completed two graduate degrees in theological and biblical studies, and is the spiritual director at the Bainbridge Island Spiritual Enrichment Center. He teaches World Religions at Central Texas College, Seattle Center for Spiritual Living, and Seattle Unity Church. He is currently completing his doctoral dissertation in Mythology and Depth Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, CA. Michael combines scholarship, humor, and practical wisdom in his presentations.
Georgette Jowdy has an extensive background in couples communication and conflict resolution; she facilitates an individual's inner wisdom to allow integration and healing. Georgette is sought for counsel because she is known for her deep compassion, her regard for the sacredness of all life, and her respect for the courage it takes to be truly human.
This weekend retreat is all-inclusive and includes five locally-sourced meals, wine tastings and 2 nights of deluxe accommodations.
Private rooms are available for an additional fee (shared rooms with 1-3 other guests.)
If you are attending with your special someone, consider reserving the Mt. Baker room with a king bed, fireplace, 32" tv, balcony and smashing view of Mt. Baker, Hales Passage the the Canadian Cascades. + $100
The cozy Writer’s Room has a charming, full-size antique brass bed and oak rocker. There is a built-in desk if you hope to do some journaling during your retreat. +$65
Lummi Island is part of the spectacular San Juan archipelago. It is an easy drive from Bellingham (15 miles), Vancouver (43 miles), Seattle (113 miles) and Portland (221 miles.)
Thanks in advance! By registering, you are agreeing to bring an item from the Lummi Nation Head Start “wish list” as part of their class fee. The Head Start program is located on the Lummi Tribe Reservation and provides comprehensive early childhood education, nutritional services and parent support services to low-income children and their families. The wish list will be provided upon registration.
Not ready to go home?
Stay an extra night! After the retreat ends on Sunday, and most of the retreat participants have departed, stay one more night and enjoy the quiet house and the tranquil island. Dinner is on your own, and a simple continental breakfast is provided. Click below to reserve your room!