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3 Day MARI Practitioner Training

Westfield, NY United States

June 7 - June 9


Training will be held in the charming village of Westfield, NY. Westfield is located along the Chautauqua River Gorge, 2 miles from Lake Erie and 6 miles from the Chautauqua Institute. A vortex of creative energy, there are numerous art galleries, wineries, cafes, antique shops, and markets. You may want to book a day or two extra to explore the area and hunt for treasures on the beach!

About the Instructor:

Karla Hankes completed her doctorate degree in Transformative Studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies where her research focused on synchronicity and the alchemical process of grief in Jungian Sandplay Therapy. She is a certified thanatologist with the Association for Death Education and Counseling, a certified Jungian Sandplay Therapist. In her master’s thesis in clinical counseling, she proposed the use of circular sand trays using rational from Jung’s work with mandalas. She earned an advanced diploma in Trauma, Abuse and Deprivation, and as a clinician she has incorporated expressive therapies, mandala and MARI work with numerous populations including severely mentally ill adults, juvenile offenders, and grieving children, teens, and adults. Dr. Hankes has been facilitating MARI® since 2012 and became a MARI instructor in 2015. She has received advanced training from Shelley Takei, owner of the MARI copyright. She offers live and online training, consultation, and supervision.

Full MARI certification requires completion of 8 practice sessions post training and online review of 3 practice sessions with your instructor. This supervision is included in the cost of the training.

The MARI kit includes: Manual, Great Round fold-out board, 39 symbol and 45 color cards, pastels and felt and carrying case. The cost of the kit is $325.

Registration Phone: 208-371-7668

Registration Email: karlalaland@gmail.com
Please DO NOT send credit card information via email.


June 7
June 9


Dr. Karla Hankes


Westfield NY MARI Training
58 Portage Street
Westfield, NY 14787 United States
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