Archive for May, 2009

Robert Bosnak

Robert Bosnak

“When you pay attention  to your dreams, you inhabit a much larger part of your soul.”

– Robert Bosnak

This month I began the third year of my training program with Robert Bosnak to become an “Embodied Imagination Coach”.  It has been a wonderfully challenging and exciting program.  Robert is one of the most creative people I have ever met.  Earlier this year he was interviewed on his work.  If you are not already familiar with his work, I think that you will find this interview ot be of great interest.  Enjoy.

All In The Mind – 28 February 2009 – Dreams: the body alive! (Part 1 of 2)
Source: ABC Radio National, abc.net.au
Jungian psychoanalyst and psychotherapist Robert Bosnak is a dream worker. To him dreams are an ecosystem of imaginings—powerful bodily experiences populated by characters with their own intelligences. When you encounter the images of your dreaming mind do you find one Self, or many?


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Here is the summer schedule.  I hope you can join us for a class or intensive workshop this summer.

Out & About - Drawing

Out & About - Drawing

Color – Out & About

  • Tuesdays, 9:30AM – 12:30PM
  • May 26 – July 21 (No class June 30)
  • $180

Drawing – Out & About

  • Wednesdays, 9:30AM – 12:30PM
  • May 27 – July 22 (No class July 1)
  • $180

Weekly Dream Group

  • Wednesdays, 1:30PM – 4:00PM
  • May 27 – July 22 (No class July 1)
  • $150


Two Day Intensive Workshop

Healing Collage (sm)

Healing Collage (sm)

Healing Collage (sm) Intensive

  • July 2-3
  • 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Cost: $105 for two days


Three Day Intensive Workshops

Drawing Intensive Gay painting

  • July 28, 29, and 30
  • 9:30AM – 4:30PM
    • Day one: Ellipses
    • Day two: Clock angle tool
    • Day three: Mark making with pen and ink

Wet & Wild Watercolor Intensive

  • August 4, 5, and 6
  • 9:30AM – 4:30PM

Design Principals & Photography Intensive

  • August 11,12, and 13
  • 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Cost for 3 Day IntensivesDSCN0503a

  • $157.50 per three day intensive session
  • $55 for a single day

Information and Registration

  • Phone:  952-412-4786
  • E-mail: SheilaAsato@comcast.net


Classes and intensive workshops will be held at Monkey Bridge Arts

6801 West Lake Street

St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Out & About classes will be at locations throughout the Twin Cities.  Contact Sheila for information on the exact locations.

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Maryanna Palmer

Maryanna Palmer

Exploring Dreams in Action Through Psychodramatic Role Playing

It’s dream salon time again!  Please be sure to RSVP if you plan on coming because the dream salons have been getting very full.  I may need to ask you to bring along a chair to help out!

I’m pleased to announce that this month that my friend Maryanna Palmer, from the Integrative Healer’s Consortium, will be coming to teach us about how to work with dreams through psychodrama – dream theater. It’s going to be a lot of fun, so I hope you can join us.  See below for detailed information.

Dream Salon Description

In this month’s dream salon, Maryanna Palmer will lead us through an exercise in which a dreamer will reenact a dream as they remember it and then once again, as they would like it be.  Volunteers will help the dreamer to develop the fabric of the dream by assuming the roles of the significant people, parts or symbols in the dream.   Through the process of enactment, the dreamer, as well as the group will explore and deepen their relationship with the dream, revealing new layers of meaning and wisdom.

About Maryanna Palmer

Mary Anna Palmer LICSW, LMFT is a Certified Practitioner of Psychodrama Psychotherapy.  She is the founder of The Psychodrama and Psychotherapy Center housed at Aslan Institute in Eagan, MN.  She has worked in the mental health field since 1972 first in Milwaukee, WI and now 21 years in MN.

When and Where

Date: Friday May 8, 2009
Place: Monkey Bridge Arts
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: Free, but donations are accepted
RSVP: E-mail SheilaAsato@comcast.net or telephone 952-412-4786

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