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August 12-16

Ways of Being with Oneself and with Children, An Atmosphere of Joy: A Week with Ute Strub

5-day retreat. OPEN TO ALL – Discover new ways of being with yourself and with children through playful experiments guided by Ute Strub, assisted by Elsa Chahin and Steven Rhodes.

What if we practiced being consciously aware and experienced life as children do? What if these experiences made us understand children more deeply, ourselves more deeply, and led to a more thoughtful and harmonious existence?

Join Pikler USA in a very unique and exclusive opportunity to study with renowned physiotherapist Ute Strub, who, beginning in 1979, worked closely with Dr. Emmi Pikler. Strub leads Pikler® trainings internationally and has studied movement for decades. Her work over the years has impacted generations of babies, children, and adults.

At this week-long retreat, you will experience Strub's simple yet profound experiments, which will help you connect with the child within you.

Our event takes place at the peaceful and serene Serra Retreat, one of the best retreat centers in Southern California, August 12-16. Two attendance options are available: stay overnight (three meals included) or drive in daily and join us for the activities and have lunch with the group.

This seminar is open to anyone who wants to experience joyful play and grounding mindfulness.

Spots are extremely limited! Register today to take advantage of this rare opportunity to awaken playfulness inside you and reconnect with your body and your mind under the guidance of our esteemed experts.

August 12-16, 2019

Serra Retreat, Malibu, California,

(Registration closes on July 20)

Single room: $1,900 Four nights and meals (two meals on Monday and Friday, three meals Tuesday-Thursday).

Double room: $1,350 Four nights and meals (two meals on Monday and Friday, three meals Tuesday-Thursday). Please indicate roommate name when registering.

Commuter day rate: $1,000 Includes lunch every day.

Course begins at 10 am on August 12 and ends at 2 pm on August 16


Cancellation policy: Once enrolled, your registration fee will be forfeited if a cancellation occurs thirty days prior to the start of the event (July 12). If a cancellation occurs between June12 to July 11, you will receive 50% refund. If your cancellation occurs before June11, you will be entitled to a 75% refund.
All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Elsa Chahin at