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Embodied Feminine Workshop : The Hera Archetype

Goddess of Marriage and Commitment Maker, the Hera Archetype provides woman's ability to bond, to be loyal and faithful, to endure and go through difficulties with a partner.

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Embodied Feminine Workshop : The Hera Archetype
Embodied Feminine Workshop : The Hera Archetype

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Studio Valencia, 455A Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

About The Event


Women have traits that are multifaceted, strong, vulnerable, and colorful, just like the rainbow of qualities we can find in the archetypes of the Greek Goddesses. Join this all-women workshop to explore together and celebrate the spectrum of our female identity.    

The archetypes, just as the inner archetypes of the Greek goddesses, are powerful inner patterns, forces within that influence what we do and how we feel and can reveal intimate truths about ourselves. When we are able to understand them, we gain powerful insights that provide the key to self-knowledge and wholeness.

What we do: 

In this Female Rainbow Workshop, the fourth of its series, we start by reading and reflecting upon the myth of Hera. Hera, as the Goddess of Marriage and Commitment Maker, was revered and reviled, honored and humiliated. She, more than any other goddess, has markedly positive and negative attributes as a result of her intense feelings. The same is true for the Hera archetype, an intensely powerful force for joy or pain in a woman's personality. In our circle we delve into the relationship-oriented qualities of this archetype to deepen our capacity to bond, to be loyal and faithful, to endure and go through difficulties with a partner.

We work individually, following a guided exercise that will help you explore all your feelings around a commitment of your choice. From this state of emotional awareness, we move on to using playfully a variety of art materials, including drawing, creating with clay and collage. Through this personal exploration, each participant deepens their connection to the qualities of Hera. Lastly, we use Authentic Movement, creating a safe, non-judgmental space where you are free to move and listen to your body’s wisdom. This way you open yourself to receiving insights that can encourage you to grow beyond the role of wife/partner and transform rage, jealousy and pain from troubled relationships into creative work.

Please bring: Comfortable clothes that you can easily move. Your open presence and beginner’s mind as this workshop is mainly experiential. Movement explorations are adaptable to all physical abilities and conditions. Quality art materials will be provided. Participants are welcome to buy the book of Jean Shinoda Bolen “Goddesses in Every Woman”, but it is not required for the workshop.      


Structure:   Group is intimate with a maximum of 16 participants. 

Quality Art Materials and healthy snacks are provided.  


Tier I - Students, single mothers and others with income less than $50K -  $55   - 2 spots available

Tier II - Mothers and others with income less than $100K - $88 - 3 spots available

Tier III - Women with income over $100K -  $110 - 3 spots available



This workshop is the fourth one of the series Authentic Movement Workshops for Women: A Female Rainbow

To learn more about the complete series   click here

Each workshop is independent. However, participating in the whole series will help you better understand which goddess is more active within, which you may need to cultivate, which to overcome, and how to tap the power of these enduring archetypes to become a better “heroine” in your own life story.      

If you would like to have a more immersed experience check out also The Female Rainbow Retreat in Greece: Embody Your Femininity , on July 3 - 10, 2022.


Responsibility statement:  While we will be using practices for self-exploration this workshop is not a psychotherapy group or a replacement for working directly with a healthcare practitioner. A liability form will be signed at the day of the event.     


For questions: Please Contact Me at 415-425-7428 or            

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  • Tier I - 2 spots

    For students, single mothers and women with annual gross income less than $50k

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  • Tier II - 3 spots

    For mothers and women with annual gross income less than $100K

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  • Tier III - 3 spots

    For women with annual gross income over $100K

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