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Sunday, August 2, 2015

August 2–7, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Creative Writing Sampler: A Week of Practice and Play

Heather Sellers

Expand your writing practice and deepen your focus by tapping into new, creative, healthy habits. This program is for beginners, rusty old-timers, and anyone who wants to enjoy writing more. more …

Sunday, August 9, 2015

August 9–14, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

The Art of The Creative Process: A Workshop for Writers, Actors, Musicians, and Visual Artists

Robert Fritz

For all levels. Supercharge your creative process in a program that focuses on writing, theater, screenplay structure, keys to innovation, form, and the best way to position yourself as a creator. more …

Sunday, August 16, 2015

August 16–21, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Passion, Life, and Dance: A Soul’s Journey

Jovinna Chan

For everyone, regardless of physical ability, fitness, or dance experience. Fall in love with yourself as you move and dance. Offering transformation and fun in equal measure, this program introduces an accessible practice that opens the mind, relaxes the body, and awakens the soul. more …

Friday, August 21, 2015

August 21–23, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Writing in Fire: A Deliberate Exploration of Language Liberation

Dominique Christina

Writing is a balm. It is medicine, a meditation beckoning to your deepest, widest self. In a world thick with distraction, writing is a doorway—an exit from what you’re ready to let go of, or an entry point into greater freedom. more …

Sunday, August 23, 2015

August 23–28, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Qoya: An Embodied Pilgrimage to the Wild Woman Within

Rochelle Schieck

For women. Qoya empowers every woman to trust her inner wisdom, to feel and follow the physical sensation of truth in her own body. The science and art of embodying your soul, Qoya is based on the idea that, through movement, ritual, community, and pilgrimage, you remember that your essence is wise, wild, and free. more …

Friday, August 28, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
August 28–30, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Voice of Truth: Yoga for Confidence, Calm, and Creativity

Jurian Hughes

Yoga is a powerful tool for unlocking your authentic voice and building the courage to share it with the world. Through innovative and fun yoga exercises that include breathing, sounding, chanting, and moving, learn to awaken untapped resources of vitality, creativity and calm. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
September 13–18, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training: Chakra Fusion, Module 1

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Dance your way toward teacher certification in the first chakra-yoga-dance training of its kind—or come just to experience five glorious days of dancing. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

September 27–October 2, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Mystical Dance: Sacred Movement and Ritual Meditation for Women

Monika Nataraj

Is your soul craving embodied, sacred, feminine practices? Are you seeking to dive into dance as a portal of self-discovery? Monika Nataraj invites you on a celebratory adventure of Mystical Dance®, a women’s way to ignite transformation, sisterhood, empowerment, and heart awakening. more …

Friday, October 2, 2015

October 2–4, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Stories We Carry: Meditation and Writing

Dani Shapiro

We carry our stories inside us. Some stories are easier to tell than others. There are stories we polish into well-formed, amusing anecdotes, and others we bury deep until they rise up and take us by surprise. more …

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
October 4–9, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

SomaSoul: Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy
Awaken Your Heart

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For healing professionals and individuals looking to deepen their personal healing journey. SomaSoul® Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy is a training program that aligns your personal growth with your professional development. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

October 11–16, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Painting and Yoga in the Berkshires

Linda Novick

Do you have an artist living inside you, yearning to express? Come find out! Let go and explore your creative side in a supportive, non-competitive environment where you can experiment with watercolors, pastels, and collage. more …

Friday, October 16, 2015

October 16–18, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

A Zentangle Weekend

Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas

Treat yourself to a fun, creative, and inspiring weekend in which you not only create works of art, you also discover a newfound sense of well-being. A Zentangle practice can benefit your creativity, self-esteem, confidence, and focus—and make you more relaxed, too! more …

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
October 18–23, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Art and Yoga Teacher Training

Hari Kirin Kaur Khalsa

For yoga teachers, artists, healers, therapists, and everyone interested in the healing power of yoga and art. If you are a yoga teacher, come learn creative-arts exercises to deepen your students’ experience. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
October 18–23, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

How to Hear Your Inner Self: A Proprioceptive Writing Immersion

Linda Trichter Metcalf

What does it mean to really hear yourself? Unlike ordinary hearing, it facilitates knowing yourself differently than you ever have before. Following certain simple rules while you write opens a gate to this blissful realm. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers.

Friday, October 23, 2015

October 23–25, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga Poetica: Writing the Poetry of the Body

David Keplinger and Shawn Parell

Release the stories held in the body’s memory in a weekend that includes yoga practice with an internationally known instructor and the reading and writing of poetry with the guidance of a master of the craft. more …

Friday, October 30, 2015

October 30–November 1, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

SpiritFest: Chant, Dance, Drum

Dan Leven, Girish, and Aimee Gelinas

Join three masters of the spiritual arts for a festival of spirit, a soulful celebration, and a heartfelt retreat. Through the ages, across all traditions, the vehicles of chanting, dancing, and drumming have carried people’s bodies and minds toward their essence. more …

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 1–6, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training: Chakra Fusion, Module 2

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

For students who have completed Module 1. Module 2 brings together everything you’ve learned so far. After a period of at-home practice following Module 1, return with confidence to lead Let Your Yoga Dance® classes for your peers. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Social Workers, Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.

Friday, November 6, 2015

November 6–8, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Speaking Your Truth: First Steps in the Art of Storytelling

Matthew Dicks

Learn the art of personal storytelling in a low-stakes, information-packed, highly entertaining workshop designed for people with little or no previous storytelling experience. more …

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

JourneyDance Module 2 Training: Structures and Rituals

Toni Bergins

For graduates of JouneyDance Module 1. Strengthen your skills, confidence, and intuition with Module 2 of JourneyDance™ teacher training. This module empowers you to create a hypnotic container and sacred movement space with vast transformational potential. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Social Workers.

Monday, November 23, 2015

November 23–25, 2015 Monday–Wednesday 2 nights

Dharma Film Fest: Illuminating the Path

Chip Hartranft and Coby Kozlowski

For everyone who loves a good story. Experience the transcendent, self-reflective, and liberating dimensions of film, one of the most powerful mediums to illustrate the nature of the human experience. more …

Friday, November 27, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 27–29, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Kundalini Rising

Ajeet Kaur, Nirinjan Kaur, Matthew Schoening, and Ram Dass

Open to the gifts of the universe and dive into the worlds of song and prayer. Second-generation Kundalini yogis Ajeet Kaur and Nirinjan Kaur, joined by two world-class musicians, invite you to celebrate your beauty and learn to embrace the unknown with a full heart. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
November 27–29, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Natural Singer: Find Your True Voice

Claude Stein

Come celebrate the magnificent healing power of your voice. Whether you already sing, or have always wished you could, this program provides a remarkably safe environment to finally find your true voice and sing your heart open. more …

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
November 29–December 2, 2015 Sunday–Wednesday 3 nights

Opening Up to the Page: Yoga and Writing

Lara Tupper and Cristie Newhart

Open up physically and emotionally to the stories hidden inside you. You can unleash your creative flow and write more freely when you practice yoga sequences designed to counteract “desktop posture,” quiet the internal critic, and bring the body and mind into harmony. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance.
November 29–December 4, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

SomaSoul: Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy
Trust Your Gut

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For healing professionals and individuals looking to deepen their personal healing journey. SomaSoul® Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy is a training program that aligns your personal growth with your professional development. more …

Friday, December 11, 2015

December 11–13, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Greatest Story Still Untold: Getting Your Memoir Onto the Page

Nancy Slonim Aronie and Frannie Faith

Want to write a memoir but can’t get started? Learn how to use your unique voice to get your story out of your body and onto the page, as we Play with words Craft short pieces, straight from the heart Work with the power of writing truth Find discipline by becoming the disciple of your own soul Take what you thought would be the hardest thing and turn it into the gold thread of your life’s tapestry. more …

Friday, December 25, 2015

December 25–27, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Sound and Silence Retreat: A Vibrational Journey Through Gongs, Bowls, and Chants

Crown of Eternity

Immerse yourself in vibration as you learn to listen deeply and hear your inner voice. Crown of Eternity, the accomplished duo of Mike and Gallina Tamburo, provide a multifaceted sonic experience that brings the mind into stillness and invites a rich exploration of your internal landscape. more …

Sunday, December 27, 2015

December 27, 2015–January 1, 2016 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Bhakti Bliss New Year's Celebration

David Newman (Durga Das), Mira, and Sean Johnson and the Wild Lotus Band

Ride the waves of bliss as you usher in 2015 with some of the foremost innovators of joy-filled kirtan (call-and-response chanting) and sacred song. David Newman (Durga Das) and Mira bring their organic and ecstatic East/West fusion, while Sean Johnson and the Wild Lotus Band offer up their soulful and funky New Orleans-style mantra mix. more …

December 27, 2015–January 1, 2016 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Kundalini Yoga and Creative Arts New Year's Retreat

Hari Kirin Kaur Khalsa and Siri Gopal Kristi Williamson

Engage in a dynamic blend of yoga and the arts to tap into your intuition, release the past, and move into 2016 with creativity and awareness. Each session begins with Kundalini Yoga to awaken vitality, release stress, and prepare mind and body for meditation and creative flow. more …

Friday, January 1, 2016

Continuing Education Credits
January 1–3, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Kundalini Yoga and Expressive Arts for the Fourth Chakra

Hari Kirin Kaur Khalsa and Siri Gopal Kristi Williamson

Heal, nurture, and discover the power of your fourth chakra using Kundalini Yoga, meditation, movement, and creative work. The fourth chakra, or heart center, is the balance point between the upper energies of the heavens and the grounding energies of the lower three chakras. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
January 1–3, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Writing Warrior: Claiming Your Sacred Relationship with Writing

Laraine Herring

Open the door to a soul-centered, non-judgmental relationship with your writing. In this process-oriented program, we use deep inquiry, writing exercises, movement, and breath as tools to help you discover how to stay present with your words until you’ve heard all they have to say. more …

Friday, January 8, 2016

January 8–10, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Natural Singer: Find Your True Voice

Claude Stein

Come celebrate the magnificent healing power of your voice. Whether you already sing, or have always wished you could, this program provides a remarkably safe environment to finally find your true voice and sing your heart open. more …

Sunday, February 21, 2016

February 21–26, 2016 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

SomaSoul: Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy
The Soul of Somatic Healing

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For healing professionals and individuals looking to deepen their personal healing journey. SomaSoul® Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy is a training program that aligns your personal growth with your professional development. more …

Sunday, May 1, 2016

May 1–6, 2016 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

SomaSoul Facilitation

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For people who have attended at least one other SomaSoul Training module. SomaSoul® Soul-Centered Somatic Therapy is a training program that aligns your personal growth with your professional development. more …

Friday, November 25, 2016

November 25–27, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

The Natural Singer: Find Your True Voice

Claude Stein

Come celebrate the magnificent healing power of your voice. Whether you already sing, or have always wished you could, this program provides a remarkably safe environment to finally find your true voice and sing your heart open. more …