Hollyhock Presenters

Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.

Donna Martin & Shelley Winton

Donna Martin, MA, has taught yoga and meditation internationally for more than 50 years and Hakomi for more than 30 years. Psoma is Donna’s original healing approach based on an integration of Hakomi, yoga and mindfulness. She  is the author of Psoma Yoga Therapy: Tapping into your Embodied Wisdom and is the co-author, with the late Ron Kurtz, of the Practice of Loving Presence.  She has been a regular presenter at Hollyhock for 35 years.

Shelley Winton is a co-creator of the psoma trademark and has practiced and taught with Donna for many years. Shelley is a Registered Nurse, yoga teacher and certified Hakomi therapist and teacher.  Her Master’s thesis explored the efficacy of psoma as a therapeutic approach. 

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Events with Donna Martin & Shelley Winton

Psoma with a P: The Heart and Soul of Hakomi
October 15 - 22, 2023

How can we assist someone on their healing journey without any suggestion of something wrong, something to fix? Can we recognize healing as an inside job… the unfolding of intrinsic wholeness, rather than a return to wholeness? Is it possible to be the kind of presence that is itself a…