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True Freedom: Partnering with Horses to Restore our Authenticity and Heal the Multigenerational Imprints of Patriarchy (Workshop is Full)
February 8, 2024 – February 11, 2024
Facilitated by Linda Kohanov and Dr. Val Rein
Women’s true freedom and authentic expression have been impacted for millenia by our collective experiences under patriarchy. Recent discoveries in the field of Epigenetics show how the imprints of such experiences are passed down from generation to generation. We live at a time in our culture when women can be all we desire to be. However, so many of us face inner hurdles on our quest for true freedom and authentic expression. The majority of these hurdles did not start with us, but stem from the imprints of the multigenerational, collective experience of oppression that we have inherited.
In this workshop, we’ll be unpacking what has been the missing piece on the personal development and healing journey for so many of us – the intergenerational, collective imprints of oppression in our subconscious and conscious minds, our bodies and nervous systems – in order to restore our authenticity and experience true freedom.
Horses are incredible partners on this journey. They embody freedom and authenticity and hold a powerful invitation for us to claim our own. They create a catalytic and safe space for this potent journey of reclamation.
We will be partnering with horses to explore the following areas – and more:
Our relationship with boundaries.
Our relationship with our needs and desires.
Our relationship with our power and sovereignty.
Our relationship with the feminine and the masculine.
In the powerful space of experiential, embodied learning with horses, we will explore how all these relationships have been impacted by the collective, multigenerational wounding we have inherited – and what they might look like when they’re freed from these imprints and experienced authentically instead.
About your facilitators:
Linda Kohanov is an internationally-recognized author, musician, music critic, speaker, and horse trainer. She is a pioneer in the field of Equine-Facilitated Learning, where gentle yet powerful activities with horses on the ground are employed to teach advanced human development skills, including emotional and social intelligence, creativity, nonverbal communication, personal empowerment and relationship skills.
In 1997, she founded an Arizona-based collective of horse professionals, educators, coaches, and mental health professionals exploring the healing potential of the horse-human bond. That organization, now called Eponaquest Worldwide, has grown to serve clients on six continents. Her first bestselling book The Tao of Equus was selected as one of the top Spirituality books of 2001 by Amazon.com and received appreciative reviews in publications as diverse as IONS Noetic Sciences Review, Spirituality and Health, Horse and Rider, and Strides. Four more titles followed, with her books translated into French, German, Dutch, and Czech.
While Linda often works with horses to teach people advanced human development skills, she also has a gift for helping people take “horse wisdom” into the home, the workplace, schools, and other human environments, offering equine-inspired insights on leadership, nonverbal communication, creativity, spirituality, authenticity, healing, and balance.
Dr. Val Rein is a psychologist who has discovered Patriarchy Stress Disorder® (PSD) and has been leading the movement of healing this intergenerational trauma of oppression, so that women everywhere can live their most free and authentic lives.
She holds an EdM in Psychological Counseling from Columbia University and a PhD in Psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Her bestselling book, Patriarchy Stress Disorder: The Invisible Inner Barrier to Women’s Happiness and Fulfillment has been heralded by reviewers as “the most important body of literary work of our modern times” and “perhaps the most important book of the century for women.”
Dr. Val and her partner in life and work, Jeffrey Tambor have co-developed the Thriving Method® that has helped thousands of people embark on the journey of “how good can it get?” in every area of their lives.
No previous horse experience is necessary.
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Cancellation Policy: Cancellation up to 30 days prior to the event start date results in a credit of one-half the workshop tuition. There is no tuition credit for a cancellation 30 days or less before the event start date.