Creative ReBirth: An Embodiment Workshop
December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Are you longing to feel more connected, supported and or creatively engaged in community?
Whether we are birthing projects into the world, are considering welcoming new life, are expecting or are already a parent, so often the challenges of creation and homemaking can make it difficult in our cultural context to stay connected to and engaged with others. And it is at this time that we need more energy and community to feel supported through our growth. While we cannot force our creativity and connections to show up, we can nurture the conditions to support new life to grow and emerge joyfully while being held in community.
What if you could have the support you need to feel vibrant and connected in creative ways?
What if we could support each other by creating a healing environment for learning and sharing together that welcomes all of who we are?
I’ve seen it, experienced it, know it’s possible and I’m called to help make it so . . .
What is it that you need to feel creatively alive, engaged and supported in your life?
We will explore this question as individuals and connect together as our wonderfully dynamic complex selves to guide us on this journey inward and back out into community.
Through trauma informed gentle & playful embodiment practices including mindfulness, storytelling, intuitive drawing and movement, we’ll explore the conditions that welcome creative birth and rebirth in our lives. No previous experience is needed and you’ll be guided to relax your inhibitions in incremental and safe ways to support your own embodied knowing and courage to emerge.
Who is this workshop for?: This workshop is for those who are wanting to birth creative projects, those who are considering having children, are expecting or are already parents.
Through this experience you will receive:
- Fun, playful, easeful ways to connect with your body, yourself and others
Trauma informed somatic meditation practices to gentle music that you will receive the playlists to and can use on your own time to practice self healing in a relaxing way
- Time to explore various creative practices including intuitive drawing, embodied storytelling, stream of consciousness writing to gently invite your creative self to emerge
- Welcoming, accepting and supportive community in which to take the risk to be all of who you are and cultivate trust
- Tools for dialogue and creative sharing in partnerships and groups
- Embodied Narrative training taught by Meaghan Perry RCPF, CARC and Susie Schutt, MA, MHC-A, RDT
- Interplay inspired practices
- Somatic movement practices from Body Mind Centering
- The Embody Lab online certificates in Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy, Somatic Attachment Therapy and Embodied Social Justice
- 2 decades of movement, theater and creative arts in community
- All clients & students are teachers
Here’s what others are saying:
I moved into a new realm of experience and awareness with Hilary. The combination of guided meditation, contemplation, body awareness, movement and sound was a delicious and nutritive feast for my heart and mind. By tracing the emergence of my physical being into the world I feel more connected to the creative process that continues to create and recreate me every day. What a beautiful gift.
Hilary holds a compassionate and responsibly shared space for learning, feeling, and experiencing a more integrative flow in relationship with our ancestors, the earth, her elements, and various layers of our human community – including the wild interconnected nature within!
Hilary is a deeply authentic, grounded and generous human. I felt accepted and met right where I was with no judgment or expectations- safe. She shares powerful practices & tools, a way to live that connects us to ourselves, each other and the world and elements around us. I am grateful and inspired. Thank-you!
Saturday, December 2nd at 2-4pm
at Hilary Lake Healing Arts Studio
1053 North US-31 Suite #1, Petoskey, MI
Sliding scale $20-$40
Register below and pay $5 to save your spot.
You can pay the rest in cash, check or via Venmo to @Hilary-Lake.
There is the option for childcare that is an extra $10-20.
See registration form to express your interest in this option.
This first workshop is limited to 9 participants.
Register early to ensure your spot.
There is the possibility of offering a 5 session series in the early 2024 if there is a positive response. Stay tuned!
You can reach out to Hilary at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.