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Frientimacy

Programs About Self-Love and Relationships

How can we keep love alive and honor ourselves? Love requires careful tending, mindful expression, and a healthy dose of playful abandon.

June 1 - 3, 2018

Getting the Love You Want

Lay the foundation for creating the thriving relationship you have always wanted together. The Getting the Love You Want workshop has helped thousands of couples worldwide move from an unconscious to a conscious relationship, rediscover safety, sustain deep connection, and experience joyful aliveness. Based on Imago Relationship Therapy, this approach views couplehood as a spiritual...

June 29 - July 1, 2018

The Art of Transformation in Couples Therapy

Untangling the web of deception, creating accountability, and shifting hostility are all crucial for helping conflicted couples grow and change. Enhance your skills for navigating some of the toughest problems encountered in couples therapy with the founders of The Couples Institute, Ellyn Bader, PhD, and Peter Pearson, PhD. You will benefit from their 30 years...

July 20 - 22, 2018

Understanding the Highly Sensitive Child and Teen

Is your child highly sensitive? An observer who asks deep questions? Easily overstimulated? Or often distressed by the injustice or suffering of others?  Over 20 percent of children have this trait often overlooked by “one-size-fits-all” parenting advice. Do you find the usual approaches just aren’t working with your highly sensitive child? Taught by Alane Freund,...

August 3 - 5, 2018

The Strong Heart

It’s been said that there are two wolves in the heart—one of love and one of hate—and that everything depends on which we feed each day. We see these dynamics in everyday relationships, including in couples, families, schools, and workplaces. Most of us find that we can live as one or the other: to be...

August 17 - 19, 2018

Wired for Love Couple Workshop

“People are complex,” says Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, clinician, teacher, and developer of the Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy® (PACT). “We don’t come with manuals that explain and automate the process of getting along.” Even if we did, we aren’t robots: what works for one person or relationship won’t necessarily work for another. Nor does...

August 31 - September 2, 2018

Frientimacy

Nearly 75 percent of us are dissatisfied with our friendships. But that isn’t because of any lack in people skills, not being likable enough, or not getting enough interaction. It’s because too many relationships lack “frientimacy”—the friendship intimacy—that we really yearn for. We don’t need more friends or more socializing—we need more safety, support, laughter,...

August 31 - September 3, 2018

Womb Mates

Celebrate and explore your mother-daughter relationship through playfulness, yoga, and communication tools that emphasize transparency and vulnerability in this workshop with intimacy expert Theresa Vargo, BA, and her daughter Lizzy Benson. On a wildly fun and healing journey, you will experience the magic of connection and learn how to have your needs met. You will...

October 18 - 21, 2018

All Your Relations

Being in relationship as a partner, a parent, a child, a colleague, a teacher, or a student provides us with some of the most fundamental challenges of being human and seeking a life of fulfillment. We often suffer in our relationships, and the real reasons for that often go unnoticed or unrealized. We sometimes believe...

October 19 - 21, 2018

Self-Love Retreat

Do you need a break from life to recharge? Do you have some inner work to do? Have you put the needs of others before your own for too long? Join Tony Gaskins, Jr., motivational speaker and personal development coach, and amp up your self-love: your life, your relationships, and your business depend upon it....

November 2 - 4, 2018

Getting the Love You Want

COUPLES ONLY Lay the foundation for creating the thriving relationship you have always wanted together. The Getting the Love You Want workshop has helped thousands of couples worldwide move from an unconscious to a conscious relationship, rediscover safety, sustain deep connection, and experience joyful aliveness. Based on Imago Relationship Therapy, this approach views couplehood as...

November 9 - 11, 2018

The Courage to Be

What is your deepest, most meaningful experience of being? What are the truest, wisest, most loving insights you’ve had in your life? And what would it look like to live from the fullness and depth of your being, every day? These are the questions that take form whenever you aspire to live from the depth...