Archetypes of the Soul

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Saturday 11th June – Sunday 12th June

On the journey of inner awakening, we discover patterns in our souls which reflect universal archetypes. The Archetypes express themselves through our personality and determine how we see the world, react to life situations, interact with others and manifest our life energies.
Through the knowledge and understanding of the Soul Archetypes, we can find a path of self development that leads us to “what we are meant to be”, making the soul the guiding force of our lives. This knowledge will greatly help us transcend limiting patterns of our personality, open our hearts and lead us towards the discovery of our true nature.

During this 2 day workshop, we will explore the nature of the masculine and feminine archetypes through lectures, individual and group exercises. We will learn how to discover our predominant archetype and how to unlock the transformational power of all four archetypes within our being for building a life of passion and purpose.

The workshop will include:

  • An in-depth presentation of the four masculine archetypes (King, Lover, Hero, Magician) and the four feminine archetypes (Mother, Fascinating Woman, Heroine, Initiating Woman)
  • How the archetypes manifest in their immature or distorted forms (shadows) of the personality types
  • How to Identify your predominant archetype
  • The understanding of one´s own inner man/ inner woman to bring harmony within couple relationships
  • An exploration of archetypes as a system for the awakening of the soul
  • Practical exercises to connect with the qualities of each archetype – including video clips, music meditations and group exercises

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Early Bird (until 26th May)

£90 members / £110 non-members
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£110 members / £140 non-members
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Tantra Catch-up Session ~ members only

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Friday 18th March

If you would like to catch up on, or revise what we’ve learnt in the Tantra course so far, join our catch up session. This is for members only, including those who have newly joined with the Try Tara Pass. Please note you can also buy notes for classes you missed for £1 each.

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The Art of Dying

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Saturday 21st May – Sunday 22nd May
Saturday 11am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm

‘Die before you die and you shall become immortal.’


In all ancient spiritual traditions of our planet the role of Death has played a mysterious and vital role in striving for spiritual accomplishments and inner realisations.
Why are we so fascinated by this apparent end of our existence? What is concealed in this powerful and inevitable event following any process of becoming?
According to the initiates, the moment of dying is a mysterious initiation into the secret of life.

This crucial transition into the next world is in fact a very privileged opportunity to realise the natural source of our existence and the purpose of our life.

What you will learn:

  • Spiritual perspectives of death in different cultures and traditions
  • The existential importance of contemplating death
  • Realising that which is ephemeral and that which is eternal
  • Understanding the parts of the being that reincarnate
  • The value of near-death experience, and what can be learned from them
  • Rites of passage. That life is infused with the death of the old to welcome the new
  • How we can help those who are dying
  • How we can prepare for our own inevitable death
  • Practising the art of dying – which is the art of living, in daily life
  • Kaya Kalpa, a practice of meditation in darkness
  • Meditations related to the topic

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Early Bird (until 7th May)

£100 members / £120 non-members
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£120 members / £150 non-members
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Death and Spirituality Podcast

If you would like to get a flavor of the Art of dying workshop, then have a listen to this podcast Foca recently did with Vivienne Rush. While it’s not a preview per se of the workshop, it will certainly give a flavour of whats to come:

death and spirituality podcast

Tantric Massage Course ~ Module 4

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£360 per module per couple
4th Module: 11th-12th June

Next module: Yoni & Lingam Massage
11th – 12th June

Dive into the secrets of conscious touch, discovering sensuality, intimacy and refined Eros. Uncover the mysteries of the sacred masculine and feminine, connect more deeply with yourself, while offering the wonderful gift of sensual bliss to another soul.

Please note: we no longer accept single bookings. All participants must book as a couple. You cannot attend module 3 or 4 without participating in module 2 at least.
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Price per couple
£360 per module or £1260 when you book all 4 modules

The four modules of our course

Module 1
5th – 6th February
Saturday 10am – 6pm, Sunday 11am – 7pm
An Introduction to Tantric massage
  • The secret of conscious touch and the power of intention
  • Revolutionise your erotic life
  • Massage techniques – the fundamentals
  • Pressure points for relaxation, regeneration, well-being and erotic awakening
  • Awakening of the senses ritual
Module 2
19th – 20th March
Saturday 10am – 6pm, Sunday 11am – 7pm
The Game of Polarity
  • The Tantric principle of polarity
  • Awakening Shakti through the adoration of Shiva
  • Benefits for men receiving tantric massage
  • Specific feminine attitude in front of Shiva
  • The specific female way to massage – body to body techniques (inc. practice)
  • Awakening Shiva through the adoration of Shakti
  • Benefits for women receiving tantric massage
  • The specific masculine attitude in front of Shakti
  • The specific masculine way to massage – more techniques for men (inc. practice)
  • Ways of improving control over the erotic energies
Module 3
30th April – 1st May
Saturday 10am – 6pm, Sunday 11am – 7pm
The Tantric Orgasm
  • Subtle anatomy
  • Becoming a channel of Godly Grace
  • Energetic Massage – awaken subtle perceptions
  • Eros – amorous erotic continence – multi-orgasmic capacity
  • Aphrodisiacs
  • Practice of massage by men and women, incorporating the awareness learnt in the energetic massage
Module 4
11th – 12th June
Saturday 10am – 6pm, Sunday 11am – 7pm
Yoni & Lingam Massage
  • Deepening love, pleasure and intimacy – Eros and amorous erotic continence
  • Sanctifying the inner and outer temple
  • Sacredness and transfiguration
  • Female erotic anatomy and erogenous zones
  • Yoni massage presentation from the tantric tradition
  • Male erotic anatomy and erogenous zones
  • Lingam massage presentation from the tantric tradition


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Meet the teachers

Ben Carver

Ben has been involved in this tantra yoga school since discovering us in India while he was exploring many aspects of spirituality there between 1999 and 2001. Being a musician, artist and former Steiner school teacher he brings a creative and heartful approach to teaching, which he has always found deeply rewarding. The connection between tantra and art has been a very important part of Ben’s life and here at Tara he has been able to explore theatre, dance, music and massage, as powerful ways to heal and awaken the soul. 


Iulia Carver

Iulia discovered yoga relatively early in life which comes across in the strong sense of spiritual purpose, positive attitude and joyfulness she radiates. Since that beginning in 1993 she has travelled extensively while maintaining a rigorous practice of Yoga and Meditation, enjoying and demonstrating the benefits of such a practice for women everywhere. She is overjoyed to now call Oxford home and is doing her bit to warm the hearts of academics from all over the world, teaching yoga there. 



“The four modules of this Tantric Massage Course are amazing! It has helped me to connect much deeper with my inner power and my heart. It has made such a huge difference to my life as now I see everything from the perspective of my heart whereas before the course, I only knew how to see the world with my mind. It has even brought a deeper connection between me and my fiance. Now I practise this perspective every day and everything is so beautiful when I look at it from my heart! This Tantric massage course has one promise: it is life changing! This has been so true for me. ❤️ Thank you very much to the teachers for their awareness and their sharing, I am so grateful to them!”
Tantric Massage Course student
“I highly recommend this course! After the course, me and my partner had a beautiful, sensual, intimate love making in which we incorporated many of the massage techniques we learnt. Through the course I gained an incredible depth of understanding of my physical and emotional body. This feeling is so profound and deep, an intimacy with myself which I haven’t felt before. I wanted this inward expansion to explicitly trigger but wasn’t able to. The Tantric massage course has helped me to focus on this aspect and I am able to feel it even to this day. ”
Tantric Massage Course student
“The massage course has been such a sublime experience. From the first module, I felt already equipped with the necessary ingredients to practice at home: we left the room with an uplifting state, a bunch of notes and a few hours of practice. Practicing it at home definitely helped! There was plenty of material to digest. I liked the continuity of the modules, each starting from the experience of the previous ones and progressively integrating more parts of the body in the massage. It was rewarding to realise how awareness, connectedness and confidence increase in each massage. From the quality of the teachings to the state of love I felt during the massages, I couldn’t have asked for a better time. There’s definitely room for more modules.”
Tantric Massage Course student
“Participating in this course has opened up a whole new world for me in which I can express my femininity and love. It has been so amazing to offer this massage and feel how the other completely relaxes and awakens at the same time, diving deep into their pleasure and expansion of consciousness.”
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Kamarasi: Conscious Dance for Women

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27th November in Oxford/ 28th November in London
4-6pm Oxford, 5-7pm London

This short course is available in both our locations:

Oxford  from 4-6pm in the following dates: 2nd, 16th, 30th October & 13th and 27th November.

London from 5-7pm in the following dates: 3rd, 17th, 31st October & 14th and 28th November.

£20 per session

Kamarasi: Conscious Dance of 12 Feminine Archetypes is a course specially dedicated to women that want to discover and connect with different facets of their soul, becoming more aware of their femininity, through the help of conscious dance. This is the first of the series of modules which will explore various aspects of the feminine universe through movement.

What is your dominant archetype? How about the least developed one? How can we combine and express all 12 feminine hypostasis in our life?

We will find the answers to these questions and to many others throughout this module, because this is more than a usual dance module. It’s a journey in which we connect to our true potential as goddesses, in which we rise above the prejudices and connect to the power of the 12 feminine archetypes. It is a process of personal development which combines movement with practical spiritual experiences.

Therefore, Kamarasi Dance is a unique module which makes your soul vibrate. You will have lots of surprises and you will be fascinated by the treasures that you can bring to surface while you dance in a conscious way, using key-elements that will be presented throughout the module.

These modules are for you if:

– You want to RECONNECT TO YOUR HEART and to express it freely, without prejudices, through movement
– Want to reinvent yourself as a WOMAN, but also as an ARTIST and DANCER.
– You are looking for new and pleasant ways of OVERPASSING YOUR LIMITS
– You want to find an authentic state of SISTERHOOD, in an environment in which you can heal and grow gradually
– You want to amplify your SENSUALITY
– You feel the moment has come to offer yourself a well deserved gift and to invest in your DEVELOPMENT as a woman
– You are a dancer looking to deepen your artistic experiences and to combine them with SPIRITUAL KNOWLEDGE

2nd Oct Oxford/3rd Oct London
Session 1 – Introduction: The ABUNDANCE of EARTH

Basic elements referring to conscious dance and the 12 feminine archetypes of the soul, emotions captive in our body, reconnect to your roots
THE MOTHER – Overflow of Compassion
THE QUEEN – Feminine Maturity
THE CREATIVE WOMAN – Creative Fecunidity

16th Oct Oxford/17th Oct London

Discover the spring of life that flows through you
FASCINATING WOMAN – Irresistible Attraction
THE LOVER – Everything is Fusion
THE PRINCESS – Charming Innocence

30th Oct Oxford/31st Oct London
Session 3 – The IMPETUS of FIRE

Light your passion and enthusiasm
THE INSPIRING HEROINE – Courage and Freedom
THE CATALYST – Example of Transformation
THE ADVENTURESS – Exploring Feminine Nature

13th Nov Oxford/14th Nov London

Open your wings and fly
THE INITIATING WOMAN – The Call of the Heights
THE FEMALE MAGICIAN – Mysterious Universal Connections
CHILD-WOMAN – Archetypical Purity

27th Nov Oxford/28th Nov London
Session 5 – SYNTHESIS

Recap connected to the subtle elements
Unification of all the archetypes
Expressing the sensuality specific to all 12 archetypes
Q&A Session

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