Holt & Stutsman Alchemy Workshop

March 27th-28th, 2009 – Rose Holt and Deborah Stutsman presented an Alchemy lecture/workshop that was to be experienced to be believed!  From live Alchemical demonstrations/experiments to a concise breakdown of the concepts/terminology to the experience of expressing the Alchemical processes through art.  What a weekend!  Click here to see Rose and Deborah’s PowerPoint presentation. After the volcano All projects in the center Art resourcesDebby & Rose Discussion of projectsLight sculptureHomemade “slime”Work in progressSalamander in the fire Shirley’s project

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Carl Greer on Shamanic Tradition

February 20th-21st, 2009 – Dr. Carl Greer created and held a palpable energy and sacred space in which to share the gifts from a Shamanic tradition and how they might relate to a Jungian world view. Some of the attendees during the evening event Workshop participants during a “journey” led by Carl Greer Mimi, Shirley and Sandy in discussion with Carl Greer Shaman mesa; a closer look Shaman mesa and fire Mesa during the evening event

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2009 Annual Friends Meeting

January 23rd, 2009 – Our annual Friends Meeting gave Members an opportunity to participate in the direction of the Society.  Warmth from the fire as well as from the hearts of the attendees gave energy and new ideas to the board.  We are grateful to those who attended and contributed.  Even though you may not have attended, we are still interested in what you’d like to see from the Society.  You are welcome to email us with feedback and suggestions!

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Mary Barron on Art, Symbol, and Alchemy

November 15th, 2008 – Mary Barron gave an intriguing look into two artists work and the connection to symbol, metaphor and alchemy.  What beautiful, rich and colorful images for such a dreary day.  Thank  you Mary!

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Pat Berry: The Hole in the Heart

October 24th-25th, 2008 – Pat Berry gave a lecture on “The Hole in the Heart” in regard to relationships and why they fail.  Many excellent examples from early literature were used to great effect, as well as examples from the movie “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” (quite humorous at times due to how well we can all identify with various stages of relationship in this film!).  She also gave a wonderful workshop the following day on Fairy Tales.  Hansel and Gretel was…

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Rose Holt: An Evening with Carl Jung

September 19th, 2008 – Rose Holt’s “An Evening with Carl Jung” was a comprehensive yet concise look at Jung’s major concepts through a PowerPoint presentation, lecture and discussion.  The relaxed setting and open forum gave many a unique opportunity to get answers to any questions on Jung’s key ideas.  Rose eloquently distilled these complex ideas into clear thoughts for a curious and attentive audience.  Excellent job Rose!

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Lionel Corbett

July 18th-19th – With gentle voice but thunderous ideas, Dr. Lionel Corbett gave us a weekend that has us contemplating some very big plans!

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Retreat

June 28th – Many board members attended a retreat at Toddhall Retreat and Conference Center.  This overnight event was time for us to leisurely reflect, contemplate and look forward on ideas, inspiration and direction of the Society.

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Jenny Yates

April 25th-26th, 2008 – Jenny Yates’ events were warm, related and intelligent.  Her depth and breath of knowledge on the topic, and her ability to tap into that upon making her points as well as answering questions, made these events a joy to attend.  Many participants have already requested that we have her back again!

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Jean Shinoda Bolen

February 8-9th, 2008 – We were proud and honored to have Jean Shinoda Bolen! A quote from Dr. Bolen (from her Introduction to the 25th Anniversary edition of The Tao of Psychology: Synchronicity and the Self) which expresses the energy our Society has been experiencing: “When kindred spirits work together for a common good, it can feel as if there is an upwelling of energy available, like a big wave is forming under the surface that can carry us and our…

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