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The Metamorphosis of Giving Birth to Oneself
with Josephine Dyer, Leeanne Carleton and Marilyn Copeland

Dates: 23, 24, 25, 26 February 
18 , 19, 20, 21 May 2023

Where: Oak Maree House, 5 McNamara’s Rd., Millgrove, Victoria 3799, Australia

This workshop is an exploration from a Jungian Perspective of this process as outlined in The Pregnant Virgin by Marion Woodman.

We encourage you in this workshop to hold your tender heart in the strong protective layers of your bodysoul, as you move towards giving birth to your conscious feminine Self. The emerging feminine calls us to distill the Archetypal images in our stories and our dreams. This discovery brings greater wholeness, healing and authenticity, and a well of creativity to draw upon.


‘A life that is truly lived is constantly burning away the veils of illusion, gradually revealing the essence of the

-Marion Woodman

Workshop Leaders:

Josephine Dyer is a Graduate of the Marion Woodman Foundation BodySoul Rhythms®
Leadership Training with Body Soul Europe and has been leading the Body Soul Dreaming
Community workshops in Australia with Joan Harcourt since 2013. She is committed to the
BodyDreaming and the Treatment of Developmental Trauma process as outlined by Marian
Dunlea in her book and the Training.

Leeanne Carleton has been a regular participant in Body Soul Downunder workshops and
groups in Australia, and in 2018 attended the MWF workshop in Greece and is continuing
her training with BodyDreaming workshops and Training with Marian Dunlea and the Team.
Now as a Core member of the team in Australia she continues to bring her expertise and
skills to our workshops here.

Marilyn Copeland brings a holistic approach to healing informed by her training in Dance
Movement Therapy, Initiatic Art Therapy, Spiritual leaders Formation, and a massage
therapy. Her experience gives her a trust in the wisdom of the body and healing symbols that
arise from the soul as guides to wholeness.

Suggested Background Reading:
Woodman, Marion: The Pregnant Virgin
Sitting by the Well with Marion Woodman. 
Dunlea, Marian: BodyDreaming and the Treatment of Developmental Trauma.

Workshop Fees:

2 x $600 Includes Accommodation, Meals, Morning & Afternoon Tea.
Payment to Bendigo Bank: Account: BSB 633-000 No: 147 415 509
Account Name: J. M. Dyer Body Dreaming
Applications and payment need to be made no later than 10th February 2023
Early Bird Fee of $550 if paid by 20 January 2023

For more information and an application form contact: Josephine Dyer on 0408 370 217 or

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