“Awesome in the old sense of the word. Powerful!” – E.T., Asheville, NC
Archetypal Nature Introductory Webinar
Six Tuesdays beginning July 24th, 2018
7-9pm Pacific Time
ALL SESSIONS LIVE with HOST
Gary S. Bobroff, M.A.
or watch on your own time on video
(shortly after broadcast)
Come explore the archetypes that provide us with our greatest satisfaction in the world. Discover how to better understand others, give them what they really want and help them better understand you.
"It's like you've discovered this big place, like Yosemite or Big Sur . . . I'm stunned by how much it means to me."
Video recordings of each session will be available shortly after broadcast.
Each session will include time for discussion, reflection and sharing of our experience. Includes the Archetypal Nature Workshop Handbook and access to The Archetype Club – private group discussion forum where you can start discussions, find more resources, share insights and ask questions.
"Deep insight into your path and your understanding of other people's path."
"Illuminating, captivating, compelling."
Toni Wolff revealed a pair of binary oppositions in the psyche–Archetypal Nature is a modernization of her system for men and women. Each of Toni’s archetypes reveals a path by which we find fulfillment; they are eternal stories of identity; a prism by which we better understanding family and social roles; and given awareness they can become a portal for generational healing. Consciously recognizing these polarities allows us project less: we no longer imagine that everyone wants the same things that we do and we become better able give others what they really want.
In the webinar, Gary fleshes out the unique insights into personality that Toni Wolff discovered. Using film, television, historic, mythological and pop culture examples, he illustrates the qualities that define each archetype and the polarities between them. Together, we’ll explore the inherent tensions in society, looking at the nature of our relationships to: collective belonging and family; creativity, individuality and Eros; application, self-sufficiency and prowess; comprehension, problem-solving and imagination. Gary will point out possible shadows and highlight the best qualities of each archetype. Attendees will be encouraged to reflect and share their discoveries.
"Illuminating! Helpful & Absorbing! Gave me a more non-judgmental understanding of others. Truly liberating!" – Vancouver, BC Attendees 2015
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Everyone! No experience necessary! Anyone can appreciate this work because what we're exploring is part of the psyche, part of Nature. See below for a list of technical requirements: basically it's a laptop and wireless.
Using the Zoom platform, the webinar will be accessible live on Mac, Windows, iOS and Android and is viewable on iPhone and iMac. Several pre-broadcast welcome sessions will allow participants to get comfortable with the platform beforehand. Recordings in mp4 format will be available shortly after broadcast. See www.zoom.us for more info.
What are Archetypes?
Archetypes are natural structures of the psyche -- they transcend our personal history, our culture and our time. Part of the collective unconscious, they are shared worldwide. We gain sight of them in the similar themes of myth, legend and literature across cultures throughout time. In modern Western society, archetypes are especially evident in film and television. Archetypes underlie our behavior but, if we can become conscious of the particular archetypes that are living through us, we can avoid having them control us unconsciously. If we can own our story, we can keep it from owning us.
"There's nothing you can do that's more important than being fulfilled. You become a sign, you become a signal, transparent to transcendence; in this way, you will find, live, and become a realization of your own personal myth."
– Joseph Campbell
Read more in our newest blog post: Shadows & Light: Understanding Our Archetypal Nature.
Gary S. Bobroff, M.A. is an international speaker, author and workshop leader. He is a dynamic presenter and prides himself on delivering the depth of Jungian approaches in an accessible, engaging, visual-oriented and modern form. Gary has an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia, Canada and an M.A. in Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. He is the primary developer and facilitator of the Archetypal Nature workshop. His first book, Crop Circles, Jung & the Reemergence of the Archetypal Feminine, was published in August 2014 by North Atlantic Books (www.JungAndCropCircles.net). You can follow his soulful in-depth Jungian writing on modern questions at www.GSBobroff.com.
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