PRELIMINARY PROGRAM LISTING 24 JAN 2018 (subject to change without notice)
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PRELIMINARY PROGRAM LISTING 24 JAN 2018 (subject to change without notice) Track & Type Presenters Title Summary KEYNOTES Fariba Dream Incubation and Bogzaran Creative Consciousness Lee Irwin Dreams of Knowledge: Big Dreams, Revelations, and the Supernormal Robert Sleep, Memory and Stickgold Dreams: Tying It All Together Katja Valli Avatars in the Virtual Reality of Dreams MORNING DREAM GROUPS Pool Event Bhaskar Banerji Dream Watsu - Water, This morning dream group explores gaining insights into Waves & Dreams a dream while immersed in the element of water using movements derived from the Watsu bodywork tradition. First Time Bernard Welt, Methods and Practices This morning workshop is for first-time IASD attendees. Attendees Kelly Bulkeley in Dream Journaling: A Attendees will learn a variety of methods for starting a Workshop for First- dream journal, exploring the dreams that accumulate Time IASD Conference over time, and discovering surprising potentials for Attendees creativity and insight. Attendees will be able to share their experiences and discuss common themes and questions. Dream Group Kathleen Laughter Yoga and A rousing 20 minutes of Laughter Yoga offers a way to Kenneally Yoga Nidra Practices stretch, breathe, chant, clap, make eye contact and move our bodies for boosted immunity, improved cardiac health and better pain modulation. Yoga Nidra relaxation practices support developing a deep sleep state where the mind remains fully awake and alert. Dream Group Katherine R. Experiential In this morning dream group, we will pay special Bell Dreamwork: Mining attention to the dreamer's feelings and will explore how Dream Feelings for discrepancies point to blindspots relating to waking life Waking Life Gold situations. We will address dreams from 2-3 people each morning, perhaps acting out the moment to deepen the dreamer's feeling. Dream Group Mark Blagrove Ullman Dream This experiential dream group will follow closely the Appreciation morning stages of Montague Ullman’s group dream appreciation dream group method. Dream Group Sven Doehner "Voice Alchemy" in Develop and hone perceptual skills to see through working with Dream dream images. Through the Imagination, Somatic Images Awareness and the Voice, we will relate spontaneously and creatively to our dreams. Our voice will be the dynamic medium for giving outer form to the inner (soul) sounds stirred up by the dream.
Dream Group Patrick Walsh Dream Helper Circle In four sessions, a group of dreamers agree to dream for guidance for the undisclosed challenge of a volunteer asking for assistance. The commonalities in the dreams provide the clues to develop hypotheses about the issue. Dreamers find their own personal connection to the person's dilemma reflected in their dream. Dream Group David Cielak Dream Group: The This Dream Group focuses on specific ways of accessing and Virginia Inner Self, Dreams, and the Inner Self through dreams, utilizing Seth Material* Bennett the Seth Material methods to enhance dreamers’ understanding of their dreams and gain greater access to “lived experiences” not manifested in physical reality, but which can enhance well being in both waking and sleeping existence. Dream Group Ann Bengtsson Dreams, The morning dream group will learn about the transformation relationship between specific transformation symbols symbols, chakras and and the development of the chakras. Certain animal meditation symbols, geometrical figures, earth elements and sound will be explained and through specific night meditations the participants may have dreams to share related to the theme. Dream Group Helen Morning Dream Group Morning Dream Group with Helen Landerman Landerman SPECIAL EVENTS First-Time Benjamin Connection Games: Join us for dream-themed icebreakers and connection Attendees Whitehurst Make Friends & Relax games. Are you new and looking to make friends with Welcoming with Fellow Dreamers other dreamers? Or an IASD regular looking to relax and Event make new connections? Connection Games is a gentle, fun space designed to help you relax and connect with your fellow dreamers. Circle Dance Craig Webb Universal Dream Dance A warm welcome to all! Interactive community Circle song/dance circle that blends various traditions and celebrates life through movement and music. A fun opportunity to enjoy friendly faces and charge physical and dream bodies with lots of lucid energy. Easy-going, supportive atmosphere (no skills required, so ignore your inner critic!) Comedic Katie Mason Dream Truths: The Katie uses dreams to access her journey of self- power of storytelling, discovery. She combines story telling, slam poetry and poetry and humor to comedy, paired with the backdrop of illustrative dream honor our dream voice. images. Her creative risks produce a unique cross-genre, dream performance. She inspires others to be their fullest self by dreaming big AND acting big. Art Exhibition Dream Meet the Artist Event Here is a unique opportunity to meet with one on one Exhibition for all who are interested in talking to any particular Artists artist about their work, their process and how it relates back to the dream and dreaming process. A chance to learn more about your favourite art at the show.
FOUNDATIONS Science & Robert J Hoss Science and Psychology A visually engaging tutorial for anyone interested in the Psychology of Dreaming: the fundamentals of dreaming including: when and how we Fundamentals dream; the neuroscience; the dream experience/content including nightmares, lucid, spiritual, and extraordinary; psychological theories of the function and meaning and the relationship to dreamwork, including the basics of Freud, Jung, Perls and Ullman. David Kahn Science Data on This educational presentation will highlight the Importance of REM and prevalence and importance of REM dreaming as well as Dreaming Sleep REM’s benefits and the consequences of REM deprivation. The presentation discusses how REM dreaming has, and is being studied scientifically, and gives an appreciation for the science behind dreaming. Lucidity Robert Foundation Course: Lucid dreaming holds vast potential for the personal and Waggoner The Science of Lucid scientific exploration of dreaming. In this foundational Dreaming presentation, various aspects of the scientific research of lucid dreaming will be highlighted, along with the possible future potential of lucid dreaming for emotional, psychological and physical healing. History Curtiss An Introduction to the We will explore the historical traditions around dream Hoffman (ch), History of Dreams experience, dream telling and dream interpretation. We Susannah will engage participants with rich and diverse cultural Benson, heritages that display a broad range of insights and Stanley viewpoints and reveal shifting reflections and value Krippner orientations. DREAMWORK Special Events Ronald Keith Dreaming of Nature To create a sensate experience that conveys how our Salmon dreamtime animals can help us to live in greater harmony with the Natural World, this presentation will interweave concepts of biological science, depth psychology, spirituality, and indigenous wisdom with nature soundscapes, song, poetry, and photographic images. Workshop Rose Gordy The Insights of Waking After I share The Waking Dream of My Birth at 29 and its Dreams effects on my life since then, I’ll ask the participants to share their major waking dreams. Similar to a night dream workshop, finally I’ll ask them to share how they have or will honor these dreams. Workshop Laura Prickett Interview Your Dreams This workshop will guide the attendee through a process for Insight and of identifying associations with and developing a Inspiration: a Self- relationship with aspects of a dream. From this new Directed Approach to position of relationship, the attendee will be guided in Consult Inner Wisdom seeking input from the dream regarding a topic that the attendee has identified as personally meaningful.
Workshop Jean Campbell DreamWork/BodyWork DreamWork/BodyWork is a process-oriented Workshop therapeutic model for healing trauma. This workshop will provide tools for understanding trauma and accessing the source of potential resolution. Participants will gain insight into how the body holds information, how that information can be accessed, and how dreams contain the information necessary to allow healing. Workshop Doris Snyder Numbers in Dreams Numbers have important, deeper and sacred meaning in our waking lives and dreams. In this workshop we will explore the "hidden" language of numbers and learn how to tap into their meaning in our dreams. We have an intimate connection with numbers; we just have to tap into it. Workshop Gregory Scott Understanding and I will review co-creative dreamwork as embodied by the Sparrow Working with Dream FiveStar Method before extending the model to an Metaphors from the understanding of dream metaphors. By viewing dream Standpoint of Co- content as initially indeterminate and rendered specific Creative Dream Theory in the form of metaphors during the dream encounter, one can discern the developmental tasks associated with these domains. Workshop Johanna Vedral Collage Dream Writing. In this workshop the participants will dream awake and Experiental Creative write down their personal dream narratives, emerging Workshop from supplied photocollages. Afterwards, we focus in a dream sharing circle on the emotions in the dreams narratives each participant created. Workshop Deborah The Symbolic Profile: The “Symbolic Profile,” is a Jungian analysis and Waitley Exploring and amplification tool that provides a bridge between Enhancing Your Dream dreaming and waking life. Six universal symbols reveal a Life “story” for each participant (dreamer), bringing new or enhanced awareness. Dreamers create a "map" for understanding and working with their dreams in deeper, more meaningful ways. Workshop Kirsten Shared Dreams and How do we respond creatively and compassionately to Backstrom World Change the world’s problems and pain? Dreams can help us sustain our integrity and effectiveness as we work toward positive change. In this workshop, our dreams will guide us in finding common ground, reconsidering fear, frustration and despair, and opening up new possibilities. Workshop Walter Berry Dreams and Awe: An Plunge yourself headfirst into the sense of awe that Opportunity to Become dreams bring. We will draw sketches of a dream and Awe-Full dive deep into that place of awe and bring a dream to life and experience the awe first-hand. Depth, enthusiasm and humor prevail here. This will be an awe-filled experience.
Workshop Layne Dalfen Solution Oriented If we know how to tap into the resource of our dreams, Dream Decoding: anyone can gain insight and clarity about relationships, Therapeutic Dreaming work, family and life. This workshop gives participants tools to decode and understand why we have certain dreams on a particular night and how that knowledge can enrich our lives. Workshop Sven Doehner A "Sound Imagination": A "Sound Imagination" involves linking a sensitivity to Linking Vocal Sounds to sound (including vocal expression) to working with Images in Dream-work. dream images. Fundamental ideas and particularly illustrative case material will be woven into the workshop experience, which will balance theory with practice, offering participants fresh tools with which to work creatively –soundly– with dream images. Workshop Heloisa Dreams: Theater of our Dreams can be seen as a stage where our various parts Garman Inner World (demo interact with each other, representing our inner world. workshop) Workshop participants will be able to learn how to interact with dream images, obtaining insight into their feelings, fears, perspective about other dream images and their pattern of interaction. Workshop Tzivia Gover The Mindful Way to a Participants will learn a nurturing and holistic approach Good Night's Sleep and to sleep, dreams, and waking based on mindfulness Dreams meditation and yogic philosophy. Dreams will be presented as an integral part of the sleep cycle, and dreamwork techniques will be offered as a method for daily self-reflection for personal growth and evolution. Workshop Diane Greig The Dream in Engage your dream with archetypes of Light and and Walter Labyrinth's Light Labyrinth beginning with a room filled with colored light Berry that shifts with the feel of the dream, then a Eleusinian Mysteries ritualized exercise in a 7-circuit labyrinth, this will be memorable as you delve into the subtle layer of life. Workshop Angela Grillo & Dreamcrafting: Dreamcrafting: Dreaming into Creativity offers the Susan Dreaming into opportunity to delve into a creative process using Ackerman Creativity with A unconscious material as a reservoir of inspiration and Joseph Crow’s Calling understanding. Participants will be introduced to Dreamcrafting and A Wanderer’s Way concepts and techniques. Participants will have an opportunity to practice on material they bring to the workshop. Workshop Mary Kay Dreaming Back to The This workshop explores the concepts and practices Kasper Earth inherent in working with dreams as a path to both personal and earth based healing and wholeness in tandem. How utilizing diverse earth based practices within the context of dreamwork one can create a powerful and personal healing modality that encourages ecological remembering. Workshop Athena Kolinski Dream Mythology: Reveal your dream mythology through the imagery of Journey through the the Tarot. What stories are playing out in your dreams? Tarot and into your Learn a hands-on dreamwork technique with the Major Dreams Arcana. We will explore the movement through the cards, how they interface, the figures and how they speak to you about your dreams.
Workshop Justina Lasley Leading Groups by Participants will explore step-by-step processes of Honoring the Dream organizing and leading dream groups. You will develop a template for your group -- focusing on responsibilities, creating the group, agendas, guidelines, problem solving, and mentoring personal transformation. Participants, while focusing on individual goals, will learn innovative techniques by working in a dream group. Workshop Roger Matinez Secrets of Interactive Interactive Dream Group Work utilizes all members of a & Athena Lou Dream Group group to bring a diversity of experiences to better Dynamics understand and work with dreams. In this “hands on” session, participants will experience varied experiences in which the use of Role Playing will effectively engage kinesthetic modes of internal and external processing. Workshop Linda Yael Dreams Alive! This experiential class will help you get to the heart and Schiller soul of your dream by utilizing the embodied dream play techniques of active imagination, dream theater, and psychodrama. Bring your dreams to life by re- scripting and re-storying the dreams in Iive action theater to find meanings and new outcomes. Workshop Shanee The Soundtrack of the Participants will learn five ways of using songs to Stepakoff Soul: Using Songs to interpret their dreams. (1) The Interpret Your Dreams dream was stimulated by a song heard the preceding day. (2) While writing the dream, a song comes to mind. (3) A song is featured within the dream. (4) Free association. (5) Archetypal images in songs. Workshop Benjamin Dream Circling: Based on mindfulness and authentic relating practices, Whitehurst Dreamwork as Dream CirclingSM moves beyond traditional Interpersonal interpretive dreamwork into conscious relating and Meditation meditative insight. If you are looking to invigorate your dream group, this experiential workshop offers powerful tools to build connection and open access to transpersonal states of awareness during dreamwork. Symposium Erin Amundsen, Cocreative Dreamwork We will introduce cocreative dream theory, and discuss Kathleen ways to implement it in a variety of dreamwork Kenneally, Kim settings, including general psychotherapy, trauma Phetteplace, G. resolution, expressive arts, and nontraditional healing. Scott Sparrow Symposium Theresa How to Identify and In my work as a psychologist, as a Jungian analyst for Coimbra Apply Figures of over 30 years, often patients will bring dreams that Speech in Dreams contain direct references to figures of speech, including oxymoron, hyperbole, and personification, etc. Pointing out these uses brings clarity to the dreamer´s diffuse images, enabling insights beyond the Cartesian. Johanne Hamel A 5-steps method to "A 5-steps method to work creatively with nightmares" work creatively with is a powerpoint presentation introducing a simple and nightmares efficient 5-steps art therapy and creativity method to tap into the wisdom of nightmares. We will examine 6 different types of nightmares with which this method can be used, for adults and children.
Katherine R. Bell Guided by Dreams How do dreams offer guidance? I will begin with some basic neurophysiology explaining why dreams are difficult to access and understand and also why they are so helpful. The bulk of this talk will be an illuminated exploration of my personal experience of being guided by dream feelings Marja Moors Love in Dreams; can In the Aeslepian dreamtempels, people incubated dreams help to find the dreams mainly to find answers for their healthproblems right one ? and questions about relations. Can dreams really tell us whether our lover is good for our soul ? Can they shed light on our doubts about staying or leaving when the goïng gets tough ? Symposium Jeff Armano Examining Projective This presentation will outline, compare, and contrast Dreamwork in the the theoretical and methodological components of Context of Varying Ullman and Taylor approaches to projective group Methods dreamwork. Joshua Eichler- A New Interpretation This presentation contains a new and complete theory Summers of Dreams: The of dream interpretation. The presentation addresses presentation of a the context for dreams, presents the simple and neurologically consistent method of interpretation, provides clinical informed theory with examples of the theory in use and connects this theory examples to the underlying neurology of dreaming. Emily "Hexe" Lunar Thinking: A Non- With no light of her own, the Moon is the dreamer’s Batchelder Linear Approach to dark lantern. She illuminates our dream lives in a (pending) Dreamwork cyclical pattern that can be harnessed in beneficial ways. This workshop will celebrate the Moon and introduce the concept of “Lunar Thinking” as a unique dreamwork practice. Renona Peoples Dreamball How to journal your dreams and place them on a vision (pending) board. CLINICAL Film Event Alan Siegel The Power of Dreams: Excerpts from the Discovery Channel Special featuring Discovery Channel many IASD experts. Re-enactment of dream scenes Special with special effects and extended interviews of Milton Kramer, Ernest Hartmann, Robert Bosnak, Rosalind Cartwright, William Dement, Allan Hobson and others. Research, theory and clinical applications and remarkable personal dreams from Rosalind Cartwright and William Dement. Workshop Alan Siegel Understanding and Fires, hurricanes, terrorism, war, and sexual assault Working with cause posttraumatic nightmares and other Posttraumatic psychological symptoms. Nightmares can be an Nightmares: Clinical, effective vehicle to work with trauma survivors. Clinical, Ethical, Cultural cultural, ethical guidelines, and challenges for working Guidelines with nightmares, including common themes, recovered memories, cultural issues, and applicable IASD Ethics for psychotherapists and dreamworkers.
Workshop Kristen LaMarca Lucid Dream Therapy: Lucid dreaming is an innovative therapeutic tool with Skills Development the potential to assist in many complex challenges Workshop for encountered in psychotherapy. This introduction to the Professionals art and science of lucid dreaming is tailored to mental health professionals interested in integrating lucid dream skills training into existing evidence-based practices. Workshop George Leute Bringing The Dream To This workshop will provide a presentation of Gestalt Life Therapy's orienting principles and of its approaches to working with dreams. There will be an experiential demonstration of specific techniques for embodying dream images, dialoguing between them, and constructing a dream theater. Therapeutic considerations will also be discussed. Workshop Alan Siegel Understanding This workshop will cover the common themes in Children's Dreams and children's dreams and nightmares and how they evolve Nightmares: during childhood and strategies for exploring dreams in Therapeutic, Creative, psychotherapy, the arts, and education. Includes and Cultural rescripting nightmares, dreams during traumas and life Dimensions transitions, family dream sharing, cultural issues. Relevant for mental health/health practioners, educators, parents. Symposium J. F. Pagel Treating the Nightmare While many forms of suppressive medication, insight, of PTSD cognitive and behavioral therapies, including dream- based approaches have proven useful in the short- term, PTSD is often a life-long disorder inducing decreased waking function and increased suicide risk. Potentially, longer-term benefit can be obtained by treatment of co-morbid sleep apnea, or creative/artistic nightmare incorporation. Holzinger Lucid Dreaming as a Lucid dreaming is often met with understandable Brigitte psychotherapeutic enthusiasme. But when it is used as a means for self technique development, lucid dreamers are left alone without any guidance. This presentation will start to describe first steps into this amazing field of inner exploration. Symposium Leslie Ellis Is there a universal Is there a standard way to work with dreams? There is approach to much common ground in the 14 approaches to dreams dreamwork? Common identified in a recent book introducing these methods. factors and divergences This paper will present the main common factors and in the major identify key aspects of divergence in the most popular approaches approaches to dreamwork. Susan E. Marc Chagall, Marc Chagall, through color and theme awakens us to Schwartz Twentieth Century the world of symbols and how dream images can artist and “The Dream” enhance our lives. Because Chagall’s themes are so archetypal, they can easily apply to both the collective and personal using the Jungian psychological model for interpretation.
Misa Tsuruta Dream qualities and The presenter will discuss three clients who shared psychotherapeutic their dreams rather spontaneously. In the hindsight, processes. even if therapy is not so focused on dreams, dreams can have certain effects on therapeutic processes. Dreams shared in different stages of therapy seem to have different qualities, too. Mary C. Walsh No Safe Place: Post- Three case studies present post-election nightmares of election Nightmares in clients with personal and multi-generational trauma, Traumatized Clients and describe interventions used to decrease distress and increase resilience. Challenges for both therapists and clients are discussed. DREAMS & HEALTH Special Event Rubin Naiman Losing and Finding Our REM sleep loss is a largely unrecognized public health Dreams: Managing issue that requires both clinical and cultural attention. Epidemic REM Sleep This presentation summarizes the author’s review Loss research on dream loss and discusses steps that both health professionals and consumers can take to promote healthy REM sleep/dreaming. Workshop Clare R Johnson Mindful Dreaming: Come and explore a rich variety of transformative, Transformative creative techniques for working mindfully with dreams Dreamwork Techniques for wholeness, healing, and insight. These include the presenter’s Lucid Imaging Nightmare Solution and her Lucid Writing method. We’ll bring soul-nourishing dreams into the body and we’ll play with the power of light in dreamwork. Workshop Jeanne Van Guidance, Comfort, Dreams can bring powerful opportunities for peace at Bronkhorst and Healing: How the end of life. Drawing on dreams in healthcare Dreams Can Help at the research and the presenter’s experience as a hospice End of Life social worker, this workshop will facilitate group discussions to explore how dreams can help the dying and their families. Workshop Jeanell Ruth Body Dreams and Chronic body symptoms point to key elements of a Innerarity Nightmares: Working person's "life myth". Both the symptoms and the myth with Dreams to appear in nighttime dreams. Unfolding these dreams Integrate Chronic Pain can help give meaning and purpose to otherwise or Illness with Life insufferable pain or illness. Come to learn theory and to Myth practice with your own dreams and symptoms. Panel Larry Burk (Ch), Dreams that Can Save Dreams can provide early warning signs of cancer and Kathleen Your Life: Diagnosis other diseases. Breast cancer warning dreams were O'Keefe- and Healing studied in a scientific survey and dreams of other types Kanavos, of cancer and other illnesses are being collected from Louis Hagood, around the world. Diagnostic dreams often lead to Dana Walden subsequent healing dreams and a favorable prognosis. Symposium Ann Bengtsson Heart operation, dream From personal experience I suggest that a heart valve symbols and insufficiency can be detected through dreams and that transformation the dreams change character after an operation. Besides psychological and spiritual transformation can happen as a result of the operation A short medical overview will help illustrate the symbolic relationship to the dreams.
Gary Braun The Architect of the The world is on the brink of biosphere collapse. I Future: Dreaming is a propose that most major scientific developments have required element of a occurred as a result of dreaming breakthrough viable future solutions. Now is the time to identify the breakthrough solutions that are being dreamed to create a viable future for humanity and the biosphere itself. Sharon Pastore Forgotten Dreams: We will offer case studies of the presenters’ & Tzivia Gover Dreamwork for experiences as both dreamwork professionals and as Caregivers of People caretakers to family members with Alzheimer’s with Alzheimer’s and Disease/dementia, demonstrate how dreamwork can Dementia guide decisions in the care and communication with loved ones, as well as coping/healing. Existing research on dreams and bereavement will be incorporated. RESEARCH & THEORY Special Event Matthew H. Jokes as a Serious What is refractory in dreams is often obvious in jokes. Erdelyi Model of Dreams Building on Freud (1905), I use jokes as a clarifying model of dreams, touching on: the “joke-work”; interpretation (“getting”) of jokes; relegation of taboo materials to latent contents; the centrality of context which, when underplayed, yields undercounts of taboo contents. Presentation Mark Blagrove A new theory of dream We propose that dreaming has been selected for during function: Telling evolution so that the fictional emotional simulation can dreams enhances be told to others after waking. The benefits of the empathy towards the simulation to the dreamer occur not during sleep but dreamer due to enhanced interpersonal bonding and, in particular, enhanced empathy towards the dreamer. Panel Nori Muster, Dreams About God Powerful images of God and other religious themes Shanee Across Historical and appear in the long-term dream journals of two Stepakoff, Kelly Cultural Contexts contemporary Americans and a 16th century Spaniard. Bulkeley (chair) Their dreams of God are explored using several resources, including digital tools for data analysis, cognitive science, Jungian psychology, qualitative interpretation, and metaphorical theology. Panel Justina Lasley Research 201 for Dreamworkers are often prevented from working in (Chair) and 4 to Dreamworkers: organizations because they don't have research to 6 others Research to Support support positive effects of dreamwork. Research is Your Work often in complicated jargon that neither the dreamworker nor organization understand. Dream researchers will share simple facts to help open doors in communities, i.e. hospice, counseling, PTSD, and churches. Symposium Richard Bonk, State of the Art Lucid We will present three state-of-the-art lucid dream Ryan Hurd, G. Dream Induction induction projects: an IASD-funded research study Scott Sparrow Methods exploring meditation and dream reliving with galantamine; a research project on inducing lucidity in floatation tanks; and the use of online learning management systems for lucid dream training.
Symposium Jayne Dreaming and Video Three recent studies exploring the relationship of Gackenbach Game Play: Recent gaming to dreaming will be covered. These range from (Chair), Breanna Studies and a 15-year broad correlational work of individual differences to an McDonnall, Retrospective experimental manipulation examining the nightmare Erika Estrada, protection effect. The last presentation wil Kendall Ziek Symposium Katja Valli, Myth versus Fact To Be Provided Joseph De Koninck, Robert Stickgold Michael Schredl (Chair) Symposium J. F. Pagel Dreamless sleep Is there such a thing as dreamless sleep? There is considerable evidence that dreaming is continuous during sleep. Proposals accounting for the 1/3 of awakenings in which no dreaming is reported include unstable memory traces, distance from waking, salience, personality, genetics, impaired memory systems, differing definitions, and actual non-dreaming. Willem Fermont About forgetting Dreams are easily forgotten. Quantitative data about dreams forgetting dreams are scarse. A 600+ dream report set of the present author is presented. There exists a significant relative shortening of dream reports with increasing time interval between awaking and reporting. Quantitative modeling shows that dreams are generally forgotten after two days. Symposium Michael Schredl Let’s talk about The survey studied dream sharing (listening to dreams, & Anja S. Göritz dreams: An online telling a dream) in the natural setting in a general survey population sample. Dream sharing was common, related to personality traits like extraversion and openness to experience. Mostly the dreams were shared with family members and an important motive was relief. Susanne Döll- Nightmares and their Nightmares are a common experience that differs Hentschker relation to self and individually very much. In the literature as reasons are social relationships discussed personality factors, distress, traumatic experiences, medical drugs. The present study examines the frequency of nightmares their relations to clinical symptoms, critical life events, social relations and other possible reasons or correlations. Michelle Carr Dreaming Body, The presentation will review the role of REM sleep in Sleeping Body: developing the body schema, including evidence that Exploring the twitches, eye movements, and sensory stimuli are embodied mind during incorporated into dreaming. A series of lucid dream and sleep. hypnagogic image reports will demonstrate how movements in our dreaming and sleeping bodies can influence each other.
Symposium Michelle Carr Testing a morning nap Our research is testing the effectiveness of a morning for lucid dream nap for inducing lucid dreams in both frequent induction in nightmare nightmare sufferers and control participants. The study and control incorporates pre-sleep training in several lucid dream participants. techniques and also utilizes a lucid dream mask to send audio/visual cues to a participant during REM sleep. Karen Konkoly & How do cues played In this presentation, I will discuss results from two Michelle Carr during sleep affect studies examining how cues played during sleep may dream content? affect dream content and lucidity. Michael Schredl Measuring lucid Based on previous published questionnaires measuring and Janina dreaming skills (LUSK): lucidity in a single dream, we developed a 10-item scale Rieger A new questionnaire (LUSK) to measure lucid dreaming skills (e.g., ability to manipulating dream content) based on all lucid dreams the person can remember. The findings clearly indicate high inter-individual variability in lucid dreaming skills. Remington What is optimal A preliminary goal of lucid dreaming research is Mallett circadian window for efficient laboratory induction methods, and it is unclear laboratory lucid dream as to what time of day is optimal for this aim. This dreams? presentation includes a review of past work, and data from our research that attempts mask-assisted lucidity induction at various times of day. Theory Nigel Hamilton The personal and The therapeutic potential of dream space for personal Symposium (chair) & Robert therapeutic and spiritual transformation is explored. In particular, Waggoner significance of moving by consciously interacting with the dream space in a & interacting within lucid dream, i.e. by following a perceived sense of the space of a lucid direction in their dream, a positive ch dream Nigel Hamilton The significance of directional movements in Lucid dreaming Robert Lucid Dreams and the Waggoner Significance of Space Theory Marzena Checking Reality. This paper presentation concerns philosophical value of Symposium Adamiak Through the Methodic research on lucid dreaming. Especially on the practice Doubt of Descartes to so-called “reality check” comparing it with the Lucid Dreaming as a Cartesian “methodic doubt”. I consider here both of Philosophical Tool these methods as an attempt to overcome the “natural attitude” in taking reality. My approach is theoretical, especially phenomenological. Richard Russo Ordinary, Extraordinary dreams can be distinguished from Extraordinary, and ordinary dreams by their content and by specific Hybrid Dreams phenomenological qualities. Current theories of dreaming provide a convincing explanatory model of ordinary dreaming, but not of extraordinary dreams. Hybrid dreams, which combine aspects of both types of dreaming, further complicate the picture.
ARTS & HUMANITIES Film Event Eric J. Juarez From dream to screen In this presentation, I describe the process of adapting (Big Dreams part #2) a dream to the silver screen along with a screening of the short student film. The dream upon which the film is based was itself a meditation on adaptation and was featured in the IASD publication, Dreams that Change Our Lives. Poetry Event Richard Russo Dream Poetry Reading Dreams are an ongoing source for contemporary Circle poetry. The presenter will begin by reading several dream-related poems by well-known poets. An open reading circle will follow, with participants each having a chance, if they so choose, to read a dream poem (their own or the work of other poets). Workshop Joan Gelfand Dreams to Art Following the presentation of a short film created from three dreams, the facilitators will work with recall techniques, meditation and writing prompts to assist workshop participants to craft a creative work from dream imagery. All creative works (poem, story, script idea, visual representation or musical score) are included. Workshop Jason Kravitz Big Dreams, Big Photos, If you enjoy imagery and would like to delve deeper and Leslie finding the Resonance into the connections, personal mythos, and rich Horacek language of your symbols between a photograph and a dream, join us for this engaging creative workshop where we will explore these intersections using a fun digital collaging tool called Aminus3 Photo Resonance™. Workshop Jeannette Creating music with I will discuss my creative process and how I use my Lambert, Reg our dreams dreams as a starting point for composing songs. This Schwager short introduction will be followed by a jazz jam session (guitarist) created out of the participants' dreams. Workshop Susan Tiny Objects of the This workshop offers a hands-on, mixed media Armington Dream - creating and approach to working with dreams. While the creative working with "seed process is quite simple and quick, it results in evocative objects" and unique “seed objects” which act both as living links back to the dream and as 3-D visual anchors for further exploration. Workshop Victoria Tracing The Journey; Initiate a dialogue between the image-making function Rabinowe Invoking The Muse; of the mind and its capacity for expression through Illuminating The Dream guided DreamWriting and collage. Associations will Journal present themselves in the way they come to us in dreams, language will find its place. Engage in a receptivity that invites a visit from the muse. Panel Deirdre Barrett, Dream Artist Panel Dream Artists will share their creative process and how Jason Kravitz, it relates to dreams. An intimate opportunity to see Julie Nauman- works by Artists who in some way relate their creative Mikulski & 2 expression back to the Dream, Dreamer and/or Artists TBD Dreaming. Each artist will take you visually through a journey and tell their personal story.
Symposium Remington Dreaming, Media, and Parallels between dreams and the virtual worlds we Mallett, Jayne Consciousness encounter in contemporary media become more Gackenbach, significant and complex as transmitted narratives and Kelly Bulkeley, images loom larger in our lives. This panel introduces Bernard Welt some key issues in the contemporary relation of (Chair) dreaming and media, from the perspectives of different disciplines. Symposium JoAnn Damron- Dream Art: Creating Three artists will present their work contemplating its Rodriguez, Wholeness relationship to reaching wholeness over the life course. Dorothy Nissen, They will reflect on dream's contribution to a dynamic Johanna Verdal, integrity in their work and lives. The moderator will Rita dialogue with artists and audience to elicit how the Hildebrandt, dreams add dimension to life's fullness. (Moderator) Symposium Jane Austin The Cambrian I will ‘mud map’* how drawing an image from a dream Explosion - Using helped me to unstick my stuck creative landscape, Dreaming as a tool to leading to my very own personal & creative 'Cambrian expand the Creative explosion'. I will share my use of image, text & narrative Process to find my story, tell my story, have my story received. Sheila Benjamin Dream Weaver: The hope for our future is in the minds of our youth. It Creating a tapestry makes sense for us to take the time to find out what from the images in our they think and how the stimulation from their dreams environment impacts their future, the future of the planet, and its consciousness. J. F. Pagel Dream Inspired Petroglyph images from Mesa Pietra in Northern New Petroglyphs Mexico will be presented and the logical argument made as to criteria that can be used to describe dream- based art. This work strongly suggests that some petroglyphs were inspired by the ubiquitous and artistically powerful state that we call dreaming. CULTURE & HISTORY Special event Carmen Sorrenti A journey through the This spring my Pholarchos tarot gets published afer (pending) Pholarchos Tarot and years of painting and writing. It is inspired by the its dream healers ancient practice of dreaming in caves. I would like the IASD conference to be the first place the deck is presented in a slide show performance with readings from the texts. Workshop Loren Goodman Dreaming at Around the time conception takes place, unique & Kimberly R. Conception dreams may be recalled. Goodman and Mascaro will Mascaro present dreams that have taken place around the time of conception across cultures with an emphasis on Korean taemong, followed by attendance composition of their own original taemong. Symposium Merrill M. Baptist Dreaming and George W. Truett and J. Frank Norris served as high Hawkins, Jr. Conflict: The Big profile Texas Baptist pastors during the early to mid Dreams of George W. 20th century. Leaders in two opposing wings of Truett and J. Frank denominational life, the two men also had documented Norris but under-explored big dreams. This presentation explores those dreams.
Giorgia Morgese The new categorization The aim of this work is to bring out the on the origin and historiographical categorization and development of the periodization of the studies on dreams between the scientific study of late 19th and early 20th century and to highlight the dreams process of development of the scientific approach in dream studies. Symposium Svitlana Kobets To God through Folly: In Eastern Orthodox ascetic tradition holy fools position Simeon the Holy Fool themselves as sinners, yet are seen as visionaries and as Prophet and prophets. In this paper I discuss the visionary narratives Visionary found in the seventh-century vita of St. Simeon the Fool of Emesa, which redefined the paradigm of holy foolishness from ascetic to visionary. Gordon Gilmore The Little Prince in the Through an archetypal revaluation, the imagery of Depths of the Sea: Antoine de St. Exupery’s The Little Prince will be re- Refiguring Introverted visioned with the archetype of alchemy serving as Ego Development model for introverted ego-development, in contrast to von Franz’s interpretation of this story through the lens of the hero myth as model of ego-development. EDUCATION Workshop Geoff Nelson Bringing Dream Work Dreams offer great opportunities for personal growth into Institutions and group cohesion. But institutions may not always be welcoming towards dreams. We will explore experiences with institutions, academic, religious, research, etc. and discuss the experiences of participants with institutions. Workshop Justina Lasley, The Professional We will offer professionals tools for using dreams for Tzivia Gover Dreamer the benefit of clients and customers, and for enhancing their businesses. Using didactic learning and The Professional experiential techniques, we will provide information Dreamer: Effectively and exercises for therapists, counselors, coaches, Bringing Dreams to health professionals and artists who want to Your Business incorporate dreams and dreamwork into their business. LUCID & EXTRAORDINARY DREAMS Film Event & Clare Johnson Painting Doors: The Art Talented media students in Germany have put together Discussion of Lucid Dreaming a highly professional short documentary, “Painting Doors: The Art of Lucid Dreaming”. Three experts are interviewed and beautiful special effects bring the lucid dreams they share to vivid life. This is the US premiere of this 15 minute film. Workshop Jennifer E. Lucid Dreaming in Yoga Yoga nidra, sleeping yoga, is an ancient Veda practice Closshey Nidra dating back some 5000 years. Yoga nidra is used by various cultures to induce lucid dreams for clearing and purification purposes, and preparation for the passage of death. Attendees will be offered the opportunity to experience Yoga nidra during the session. Workshop Gardner Eeden Lucidity and the We can achieve lucidity in the world and the dream. Biconscious Mind True lucidity should recognize being in two conscious realms. We exist simultaneously in the world and the dream; how can we use this to our advantage in both states, and how is this part of our conscious evolution?
Workshop Dr Nigel Applying The Waking The significance and therapeutic use of the Waking Hamilton Dream Process To Dream Process will be discussed. A demonstration of Dreams & Lucid the Waking Dream Technique using an audience Dreaming participant’s dream will follow along with questions from the audience. Guidelines for clinicians in using this technique will also be discussed. Workshop Marcia Emery Intuition: A Golden Key Participants will learn how to use intuition to comb to Unlock Your Dream through the entire dream to provide instant understanding. Participants will discover how they are wired for intuitive receptivity and learn how to interpret individual symbols and go on to decode the entire dream using Marcia Emery's DreamShift Process. Panel Linda The Power of Place What if we could directly communicate with with the Mastrangelo land? And what if the land talked back? What wisdom (Ch), Laura would be revealed? In this panel, the power of place Atkinson, Glory and its dynamic affect on dreams, creativity and other Nelson, Sherry altered states of consciousness will be explored Puricelli through the presenters' personal experiences. Panel Virginia G. Long Term Journal Because the journal is a uniquely sensitive instrument Bennett, Jean Keeping: The Lasting that may enlighten the whole field of dream study, Campbell, Linda Influence of Jane dreamers often report journal findings at IASD H. Mastrangelo, Roberts/Seth conferences. This year, we will discuss the importance Cynthia of Jane Roberts and her trance personality, Seth, in our Pearson(chair) understanding of the depth and expanse of dreaming. Symposium Clare Johnson Lucid Dreaming for Can we heal physical ailments while lucidly aware? And (Chair), Robert Physical and Emotional can lucid dreaming help us to release emotional blocks Waggoner Healing and transcend deep-rooted fears? This symposium examines the potential of lucid dreaming and other lucid states of consciousness for physical and emotional healing. Symposium Robert Hoss, Big Dreams that Deirdre Barrett, Change Our Lives pt.1 Tina Tau Robert J Hoss Big Dreams that Have you ever experienced a dream so impactful that it Change Our Lives changed your life? Jung attributed these to natural driving forces for wholeness within. But in studying such dreams for Dreams that Change Our Lives, IASD observed a multiplicity of forces in play that might expand the understanding of the nature of our being. Deirdre Barrett Life Path Dreams Big dreams can address any aspect of the dreamer's life—personal relationships or internal emotional issues, but this talk will address mainly the ones about a dreamer's profession. Recurring childhood dreams turn into a lifetime career or major professional paths. These unusual dreams may illuminate processes common to all dreaming.
Tina Tau Writing With the Snow This presentation explores a big dream (which I had Lion's Blood during the 2017 IASD conference) and the book it has inspired, called “Writing With the Snow Lion’s Blood.” It is a book exploring fifty dreams that have guided my life. Symposium Carol Warner, Dreaming Big (pt. 3) for Laurel Clark Others Carol D. Warner A Miraculous Dream This miraculous dream healing has been told in Dreams Healing from Terminal that Change our Lives. Warner tells the story of a girl, Advanced Ovarian raped and tortured for many years under threat of her Cancer mother's murder, who was denied justice by the courts, and who contracted terminal ovarian cancer. Laurel Clark Dreaming for Others Can we dream for other people? This presentation was inspired by a Psiberdreaming conference dream which featured Laurel as a “dream figure” in someone else’s dream. These two people don’t know each other in waking reality, yet the dream had amazing significance for Laurel for a major health concern. Symposium Barbara O’Guinn The New Bardo: As her dad loses control of his brain-body functions to Condron Clear Light Legacy of Lewy Body Dementia, Barbara finds 40 years of Dad’s Dementia dreamwork essential to walking between the worlds. What she experiences merges the Reisberg Scale of assessment of dementia with traditional bardos, demonstrating the difference a lifetime of attending dreaming makes during transition. Dan Gilhooley Dreaming the Future Unbeknownst to me, an old friend who I haven't seen in 35 years is in hospice and on the verge of death. I dream the contents of a phone call from my friend’s caregiver which I’ll receive the next day. How do I interpret the meaning of this prospective dream? Stanley Krippner Dreams from the This presentation will describe ten dreams sent to me Afterlife? by an events planner for the US Army.The dreams focused on deceased combat soldiers who were known by an assistant Chaplain with whom she worked. Specific names and details were included in each dream allowing for identification of the soldiers. Symposium Helena Daly Hypnopompic My presentation will discuss the hypnopompic (dream- Encounters: Deaths waking) state of consciousness and associated Shadow and Beauty hypnopompic phenomena. This semi-waking state will Between the Realms be differentiated from the hypnagogic state and explored as a liminal state of being through which guidance, healing, knowledge, encounters, visions and higher states of awareness are received and experienced. Nicole Dreams, The possibility that reality is co-created in dreams as Brownson Consciousness, and the well as in waking reality is presented. Our personal Nature of Reality dreams belong to a larger field of consciousness which is shared. Shared and telepathic dreams are an example of this field unbound by space/time.Dreams and lucidity are tools to explore this field.
Nicole Gruel Awakening Through This presentation shares the stories of 4 ordinary Sleep: 4 accounts of people who had extraordinary sleep-induced sleep-induced experiences. According to the experiencers, they were awakening and lucid not dreaming. From sleep, each awoke in another living experiences place/dimension/realm—an experience that left them forever changed and lucid in life. Craig Webb Lucid Living: Everyone wants a deeply fulfilling life. The challenge is Championing Dreams that we have lessons to learn along the way, plus what for a Deeply Fulfilling is fulfilling is open for interpretation. The presentation Life will explore destiny, fate and quantum physics, showing ways how dreams can become a valuable inner GPS along our richest soul path. SPIRITUAL & RELIGIOUS Workshop Curtiss Hoffman On a Horse with No The Desert frequently appears in world myth, where it Name: Desert serves as a place of purification in the Hero’s journey. Dreaming It also appears in our dreaming. We'll explore the rich symbolism of the Desert, and we'll work on Desert Dreams in groups, to see how the Desert functions within our dreaming. Workshop Lauren Z. Tarotpy, Dreams and This experiential workshop demonstrates Tarotpy, Schneider "Soul-Making" along with dream work, as an alchemical tool to reveal and strengthen the "authentic self", transform relationship dynamics and align with invisible intelligences at work in the personal and collective psyche. This is the work of "soul-making". Decks will be provided. Workshop Howard Avruhm Kabbalah, Dreaming Lurianic Kabbalah teaches that our psyches encompass Addison and the Five five dimensions of Soul, from the Visceral to the Dimensions of Soul Unitive. Through a five-step practice, culminating in an innovative form of mantra meditation derived from personally moving dream images, we will attempt to reveal the faces of Holy inherent within our own dreams. Workshop Gregg Levoy The Relationship Dreams and callings have much in common. Both Between Our Dreams emanate from the unconscious, point to true north and and Our Callings away from the familiar, have consequences if ignored, and request a response. Participants explore how dreamwork can help discern callings, and how clarification of callings can draw dreams to help navigate those calls. Symposium Karen Mosby How Interpreting My Decoding the meaning of the Book of Revelation can be Dreams Has Changed done in a way similar to understanding one’s own My View of Holy Works dreams. Using an archetypal language of pictures, one can go beyond the fear invoking images of world destruction to find a universal spiritual message that applies to all of us.
Richard F Dreams and Visions Insights from Jungian psychology will illuminate the Paseman from the Mystery of dreamlike visions associated with transition to the Death afterlife. Three paradigms will be presented: (1) Tibetan Book of the Dead; (2) Aerial Toll-Houses of Eastern Orthodox Christianity; (3) Near Death Experiences. Archetypal symbols preparing the soul for its journey of transformation will be described. David Low Dream Stages: Compares distinct stages in esoteric traditions to lesser- Established Esoteric defined stages of lucid dreamers of more secular Traditions Vs. Secular spiritual orientation. Observations are made concerning Spiritualties In Lucid similarities and differences in spiritual stages, and the Dreaming methods and experiences associated with them. Finally, ontological and epistemological perspectives are offered concerning dream spirituality in both cases. MENTAL IMAGERY Workshop Naomi Panina The Liminal Plane Join us on a journey into the liminal space between Kimmelman & Between Sleep and sleep and awake. This workshop will focus on the topic Jacob Kaminker Awake: Hypnagogia of hypnagogia, a transitional and threshold state of and Creativity consciousness and its relationship to creativity, possibility and spiritual practice. This presentation will include lecture and experiential components. Workshop Bonnie Mitsch Photographic This workshop invites participants to ask for guidance, Guidance-Incubating walk around the hotel and photograph the image that Waking Life Images “speaks” to them using a cell phone. We will then work with the image as if it were from a dream and write an affirmation. Participants will receive a copy of their photograph.
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