2018 Summer Hakomi Workshop


Welcome to our 8th annual summer Hakomi workshop on Salt Spring Island.

We hope you will join us this summer to enjoy learning and practicing Hakomi in a beautiful setting. The workshop is an opportunity to enter an atmosphere of Loving Presence and curiosity, where each of us can engage with the Hakomi method, Ron Kurtz’s life’s work. The workshop is suitable for anyone with an interest in learning more about Hakomi, from complete beginners to those with many years of experience. The workshop will be primarily experiential, with some discussion and theory. Participants will have the chance to experience Hakomi as a ‘client’, to practice live sessions in the role of ‘therapist’, and to receive coaching from Senior Hakomi Trainers. Bob and Marcia will gently encourage and guide participants to explore the method at their own pace.

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“Bob and Marcia are two of the most amazing Hakomi practitioners and trainers in the world. They totally embody the work individually and as a couple.  I highly recommend any Hakomi workshop or training they are offering to anyone wanting to experience the essence and spirit of Hakomi as well as the practical application of the method.”
–Donna Martin, Ron Kurtz’s most Senior Trainer and Legacy Holder

“They have a talent for holding space with deep attention, elegance and humbleness, and in this space I witnessed deep healing and learning, in myself and in others. My practise as a psychotherapist has been tremendously enlivened by Hakomi skills and more often than not these days, I now am able to enter into direct exploration of the unconscious in my clients, in a way that is safe, respectful and full of heart.”

“I cannot say enough about Marcia and Bob- they are not just highly skilled practitioners and teachers of Hakomi method, they are both genuine, kind and full hearted people with whom you just want to hang out, and in whose presence, it is easy to feel that the world is all right.”

I have experienced remarkable changes in myself in the time I have been studying with Bob and Marcia. Being a therapist for twenty years before being introduced to Hakomi practice, I found that my previous training and experience both enhanced and interfered with my ability to practice in a Hakomi way. I am grateful for the challenge and the gift.

“Hakomi has helped me to experience far greater compassion and loving presence with clients and myself. Bob and Marcia are gifted teachers and model their skills within their humour and humility. Learning and practicing in their presence is a gentle, affirming experience.”

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DATES:  Friday,  August 10th  –  Monday,  August 13th

REGISTRATION:  Please register at least 7 days before the event (by August 3rd), with a $100 non-refundable deposit to hold your space.  Payment can be made by eTransfer to the contact email address below.

COST:  $375

VENUE:  The Yurt at Ram Spring Wellness centre, Salt Spring Island

ACCOMMODATION:  Each participant is responsible for making their own accommodation bookings, separate from workshop registration.

Some options may be available at Ram Spring Wellness, (the venue where the workshop is held).  Or check here and here for other possibilities on Salt Spring Island.

CONTACT:  Rebecca Finlay at abecca2011@gmail.com                                                  (For registration please send a $100 non-refundable deposit by eTransfer to this email address.)

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