Time & Location
17 May 2023, 12:00 pm GMT-6 – 21 May 2023, 6:00 pm GMT-6
California, 4500 Bloomfield Rd, Sebastopol, CA 95472, USA
About the Event
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A hybrid model, where you can do an online portion of Anatomy and Physiology (8 hours) before in person training.
This 5 day training is designed for the bodyworker who has completed an Arvigo® Self-Care Training and now wants to deepen into their understanding of this work by being able to offer whole body treatments to their clients. In addition to addressing basic anatomy and physiology of the abdomen, structural alignment of the hips and sacrum - herbal and nutritional support will be explored.
A beautiful peaceful retreat center located 10 minutes from Sebastopol, CA town center. One hour north of San Francisco, near Sonoma, Napa, and Santa Rosa.
In order to do this training you are required to have taken the Arvigo® Self Care course either in person or online AND hold a license to practice bodywork in your state/country, if applicable. Please direct any queries about applicable licensing requirements to your teacher.
Successful completion of PCT allows the participant to move on to Certification and/or Pregnancy & Postpartum Care Training.
$1,800 USD without onsite lodging.
$500 deposit, balance due ($1300) by April 1, 2023
Onsite lodging available at additional cost.
Open Sky Retreat Center is located on eight acres with gardens, panaramic vistas, and trees. Lodging available onsite.
$150 a night private bath, $125 a night, shared bath, $75 a night for casita with nearby bath (short walk), camping also available, tent spots, $20 night, spots to park vans, small campers.
Two dinners will be provided, opening day and eve before departure day.
Kitchen facilities available, shared meals (potluck style) encouraged. Ample time for meals will be built into schedule. Snacks and tea station provided every day of the training.
Overnight lodging limited so reserve soon if you want to stay onsite. Airbnb choices in Sebastopol are numerous if you choose this option.
May 17, 12pm - 6pm
May 18-21, 9 am - 6pm
(with 90 min lunch)
This class will be taught by Kathleen Lawler. Please email Kathleen to register.
Kathleen Lawler is a deeply experienced Bodyworker and Western Clinical Herbalist who has been in practice for over two decades. She spent ten years working in a hospital setting, coming face to face with the profound breadth of human health needs and the ways in which they could be supported. At this time, Kathleen has a private practice in Boulder, Colorado and in addition facilitates retreats, trainings and immersive experiences.
10% of the total cost of every for class is tithing. This tithing is split three ways. A third goes to the Itzamna Society - Don Elijio's descendants who protect the sacred forest at the Elijio Panti National Park in Belize. A third goes to Walter Cholotio, a Tz'utujil Maya Fire and Daykeeper in Guatemala. The final third goes to supporting indigenous healers and/or environmental care projects on the land trainings are held. You can learn more at our Giving Back page.