Jane Peterson
Human Systems Institute Inc

001 (503) 678-2338

Sunday, October 13, 2019, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

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Olmstead Rd PermaFarm, upstairs in the Red Barn event space. (Located south of Portland, Oregon USA, just off I-5 about 10 mi S of I-205)
19742 Olmstead Rd NE
Aurora, OR 97002

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Hands-On Constellations:
From the Table to the Floor and Back

Unwinding the patterns behind chronic pain

If you have a chronic pain in your body that just hasn’t gone away despite all your efforts and practitioners’ aid, this workshop is for you!

If you are a practitioner who works with these clients, this will provide you insight into the deeper causes behind your clients' resistant pain patterns.

Starting with Ali’s exquisite touch, the physical dynamic of a pain or other physical symptom will come to light. Jane will then explore the connection that pattern has to the family’s legacy and the client's current circumstances. Then the client will return to the table with Ali’s gentle "hands on" inquiry to learn what their soma has learned and how the underlying pain pattern has responded. From this beginning, we will continue to explore and unfold the connection between psyche, soma, and soul, and the paths these guide us to in healing.

This is an experiential and experimental workshop, both for us and for you, as we explore the connection of family soul and somatic wisdom together. If you are interested in discovering how the family and life is expressed through the body, this workshop is for you!

We have up to eight working places, and plenty of observer/representative places. Working places are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so please register early to explore your issue with us.

Explore the ways our bodies call awareness to the connection between our life experience and our family history.

I’m delighted to be exploring this topic with my colleague, Ali Mezey. Ali has the best, most intelligent hands I’ve ever experienced! She’s a master at her craft who understands the body so deeply that her work sometimes seems miraculous.

In Ali’s words:
"The way I work has much in common with the way Jane facilitates and trains her students to work with Constellation clients. I see and feel your body, your intelligent and intentional soma, as a hologram of your past, a living web of tissue, and an interconnected system, all at once. I negotiate with your body through inquiry and feedback, much as Jane negotiates with a family system: recognizing blockages, opening them, and re-patterning that change into the whole system so that the benefits can endure. Physical connective tissue, and how it makes your body feel, is a perfect metaphor of your relationship system, within the body and within the family.

"As individuals, we are simultaneously expressing personal both our family’s DNA and the family’s lived history through our body. Any part of the body is both experiencing its own “personal” sensations and its response to its environment, epigenetic history, and current situation. Both pain and healing influence each other, weaving across the generations into the present."

Join us for this one-of-a-kind workshop!

The Details:

Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019
Time: 9:30 am to 5:30-6 pm
Bring a lunch to eat on site. There is a small refrigerator, microwave and toaster oven available. Coffee and tea are available.

$275.00 for client if you register before Sept. 15th. $295 after Sept. 15th
$95.00 as observer/representativeif you register before Sept. 15th. $105 after Sept. 15th (Institute's training program alumni may register at a special alumni discount. Early registration option is available for alumni also.)


The workshop will take place south of the Portland area at our new permaculture farmstead in the Red Barn event space near Aurora, Oregon.

Your workshop facilitators:
Alison Mezey and Jane Peterson, PhD

Alison Mezey

Ali Mezey has worked with thousands of people and their bodies, as a Body Therapist, Family Constellation Work facilitator, and Clinical Sexologist. Speaking with hands, subtle strategic movements, and sometimes words, her work is a kinesthetic conversation with flesh, bone, brain, and always the heart. In this communication, neuro-pathways and movement are re-sensed, re-experienced, restored and one’s body can enjoy the pleasure of feeling whole again. She specializes in clearing emotional, physical, and sexual pain due to injury, trauma, family lineages, and cultural shaming. Ali’s private practice is based in Los Angeles, though she has clients all over the world.


  Jane Peterson, PhD

Jane began her professional life as the first woman engineer hired into her department in a high tech firm. This launched her on a quest to understand what human beings actually are and to discover ways they can realize their "best selves" in relation to both personal and professional contexts. In her journey, she ran her own fine arts studio, studied everything from chemistry to fine arts to shamanism to neuroscience, and since 2001 has traveled widely teaching constellation work. Jane has had the privilege to learn with world leaders in the field of communication, leadership, group dynamics, and human relations. She brings her passion for holistic mind-body-world integration and the creative synthesis of ideas into practice to her work coaching, consulting, and training. She is a certified INFOSYON Master Trainer, a certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, and a certified Behavioral Coach, and  has a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding University.