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Stalking Wild Psoas: Womb To World ~ A Collaboration with Anna Verwaal Castricum NL
November 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm$525.00 – $630.00
The Journey that Shapes Our Life
Taste the Wild Waters of Wholeness
experience the world in new and curious ways!
Join Liz Koch and Anna Verwaal for this most extraordinary Stalking Wild Psoas Workshop ~ Womb to World: The journey that shapes our life is a process oriented workshop combining storytelling, research, and movement. By exploring how each of us is shaped, quite literally, by the field of experience in the womb and therefore of life itself, we go far beyond our personal limited experience and taste the wild waters of wholeness that is our true birthright.
Focusing on both the social and personal journey this transformational workshop is for everyone seeking to understand, heal, prevent, resolve and transcend their personal conception, prenatal, and birth imprints.
(couples planning to conceive or currently pregnant who wish to consciously give their baby an optimum start in life are also welcome to participate).
A creative collaboration:
Anna Verwaal presents her stunning photography, research, and storytelling. Anna weaves 30 + years of perinatal psychology research and her extensive professional experience to help you understand the long-term effects of your own conception, time in your mother’s womb, and your birth and early post natal experience. Discover how this experience might still be affecting you physically, emotionally, and spiritually. If your conception was unplanned, your birth induced, or via emergency C-Section; or you were born with a tight umbilical cord around your neck, you might feel more like you are surviving than thriving. But this does not have to be the way. Experience how becoming conscious of your earliest imprints helps to support your human potential, personal relationships, and creative expression throughout life.
Liz Koch presents embryologically based somatic explorations. Liz brings 43 years of sensory intelligence to encourage your ability to integrate and innovate. Using subtle primal movements we dissolve our dynamics of conception, womb memory, and birth impressions held and expressed within cellular memory without eliciting cathartic reactions. Holding a container of nourishment our prenatal imprints, which may be playing out in a variety of expressions are able to find resolution. You will discover how insistent patterns reveal your life assumptions, strategies, and desires. Using micro-movement and sound-breath we access fluid movements to dissolve, integrate, and awaken. Revitalizing the very core of your being restores and nourishes your full capacity for becoming dynamic, creative, heartfelt beings.
Our studio in Castricum is warm and welcoming. Located in the heart of Castricum (30 minutes by train from Central Station Amsterdam) this small beach town offers hotel, b & b, or airbnb in walking distance to to class. You’ll find healthy choices in food and local restaurants plus the north sea is all around…
Anna Verwaal, RN, CLE is a maternal-child health nurse, conscious conception & birth consultant, primal period educator, midwife & doula instructor, UCLA certified lactation educator and birth photographer from the Netherlands. After a 25-year nursing career in various countries in obstetric, pediatric, neonatal hospital care, and home-health settings, Anna worked with families and babies as an educator/consultant and then started her own private birth consulting practice. Anna travels internationally giving lectures, presented a TEDx Talk, and offers workshops to professionals and laypeople about the long-term effects of the conception/prenatal/birth experience, the hormonal physiology of childbirth, breastfeeding, bonding, and the deeply psychological, emotional and spiritual aspects of giving birth. Anna is a long-term member of APPPAH, the Association of Pre and Perinatal Psychology & Health.
Liz Koch is an international educator, author, and creator of CoreAwareness™ focusing on awareness as key for developing human potential and awakening consciousness. With 40 years experience specializing in the human core, Liz is recognized in the somatic, bodywork, and fitness professions as an authority on the core tissue called the Psoas. Both nationally and internationally published, her works include The Psoas Book, Unraveling Scoliosis CD, Core Awareness; Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Exercise & Dance, Psoas & Back Pain CD and Mother, Maiden, Crone: Our Pleasure Playlist. Her new book Stalking Wild Psoas: Embodying Your Core Intelligence will be available May 2019 (North Atlantic Books)
RECOMMENDED: My recent interview with Anna under PODCASTS on my website resources
CANCELLATION POLICY: International Workshop Registration is FINAL. Please read thecomplete cancellation policy available online before registering. If there is a waiting list, a transfer fee may apply.
NCBTMB/CEU: Petitioning Required
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) Approved
This is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork for 18 hours of continuing education credit (CEU). For more information on the NCBTMB, please visit their website.