California Coast Workshops 2018-2019

California Coast LifeWays® Workshops

During our year-off from the full-year California Coast LifeWays Training we are delighted to offer more of what you have loved about LifeWays these past 10 years…as monthly workshops, classes and conversations! All classes are open to anyone interested with the exception of the LifeWays Community Alumni Day. For questions contact Marianne Alsop or Kate Hammond

Enrollment for our 11th California Coast LifeWays year starts January 1, 2019 for the August 2019 to June 2020 session.

Media in the Family

With Christine Margetic and Kate Hammond

Saturday, January 12, 2019 10am to 3:30pm
Marin Waldorf School

In this workshop we will explore the vital questions of how best to handle our children’s exposure to media and technology in our homes as well as in the world at large. While all family situations are unique, we will come to a common understanding of the physical, soul and neurological effects of screen time on the young child.

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Pixie Puppet Workshop

with Marianne Alsop and Barb Kobabe

Saturday, January 26, 2019 – 10am to 4pm at Marin Waldorf School
$45.00 per person, all materials and a light lunch included

Join two experienced handwork teachers and make a 9” wool felt hand puppet for your child or yourself! Each puppet has a place for hand or fingers, Tommy Tiptoes, shown here in blue with a star collar, is the easiest and suggested for those new to toy making. Pixie is a bit more complicated and ideal for those with more experience. Patterns will be shared for both puppets! Enrollment is limited!

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Introduction to the LifeWays Training Feb 2, 2019


With Kerry Ingram and Kate Hammond
Saturday February 2 , 10 am to 2pm
Marin Waldorf School

Learn about the full-year LifeWays Seminar and how the rhythms of day, week and year together with the living arts create a nourishing, inspiring foundation for your home life and/or your home based program for children birth to age 5. Plenty of time for questions!

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Food, Family, Cooking and Eating

With Stacy Ito

Saturday, March 2, 2019 – 9am to 3pm at Marin Waldorf School

In this workshop we will look at mealtimes, meal planning, fussy eaters and share strategies for bringing joy to cooking and serving food! How do we deal with children who won’t eat what is prepared for them?

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Growing Through Conflict

With Kate Hammond and Donna Stusser

March 23, 2019 – Saturday, 9am to 4pm at Marin Waldorf School

How do we facilitate conflict resolution between children? How do we make conflict an opportunity for growth and learning? Is there a difference between conflict between toddlers and that of 5 year olds? What strategies can we use?

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