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Friday, February 6, 2015

February 6–8, 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, February 8, 2015

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

SomaSoul: The Somatic Healing Process

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For healing professionals, those interested in becoming healing professionals, and everyone interested in personal and spiritual growth. Experience your aliveness and power as you become aware of and heal old defenses and the wounds they protect. more …

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

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
February 22–27, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

JourneyDance™: You Are the Prayer Immersion

Toni Bergins and Adam Sutton

You. Are. Enough. It’s that simple. You are worthy and essential, exactly as you are. No matter what you’ve come through or what heartaches you’ve experienced, the bottom line is that you are already perfect and lovable right now. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.

Friday, February 27, 2015

February 27–March 1, 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 unexpectedly and take us by surprise. more …

Sunday, March 1, 2015

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

Coming Home to the Body: A Continuum Movement Workshop

Robin Becker

Are you longing for renewal and increased vitality? Continuum offers an innovative learning process that supports and restores you from within. In the practice of Continuum, the nature of the body becomes a guide for learning how to rest, renew, and trust again. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Massage & Body Workers.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

March 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Harmonica-Based Mindfulness: Reduce Stress and Play Blues, Rock, and Folk Instantly!

David Harp

Could you benefit from a unique and joyful way to begin or deepen a mindfulness or yoga practice? What better way to focus on breathing—a basic element of yoga, mindfulness, and many stress-reduction methods—than with the inhalations and exhalations of a catchy rhythm on a harmonica? more …

March 8–13, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Vibrant Visionary Collage: Awakening Art and Activism

Karen Arp-Sandel

For all women. Awakened action is the key to bringing spiritual vitality to the center of our lives. Yoga has the potential to fuel our true calling and ignite our dharma, or sacred calling. more …

Friday, March 13, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
March 13–15, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Drumming and Yoga: A Rhythmic Rejuvenation Retreat

Shaun Laframboise and Allison Gemmel Laframboise

Revitalize your body and spirit in a dynamic, fun-filled weekend of Kripalu Yoga and African-influenced hand drumming led by Shaun Laframboise and Allison Gemmel Laframboise, members of KDZ: The Kripalu Drummers. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Yoga Alliance.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

March 15–20, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Jump-Start Your Memoir: Write It From the Heart

Nancy Slonim Aronie

Tell your story, honoring your voice and writing in your own rhythm. A distinguished writer herself, Nancy Slonim Aronie says, “I don’t think anyone can teach writing. more …

Friday, March 27, 2015

March 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 workshop provides a remarkably safe environment to finally find your true voice and sing your heart open. more …

Sunday, March 29, 2015

March 29–April 3, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Deep Writing Workshop

Eric Maisel

Give yourself the gift of a week in the embrace of your writing. Eric Maisel’s Deep Writing workshop is simple in structure and powerful in effect. more …

March 29–April 3, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

The Painting Experience: Awakening the Creative

Stewart Cubley

Tap into an extraordinary resource: the vibrant, driving force of your own creative spirit. Painting has the power to awaken a wild vein of passion that will not go back to sleep. more …

Friday, May 1, 2015

May 1–3, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Creative Myths and Monsters: A Workshop on The Artist's Way

Julia Cameron

Discover and recover your creative self with Julia Cameron, author of the groundbreaking book The Artist’s Way. Now is the time to release your dreams and launch a more creative life, simply by doing something you love. more …

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
May 3–8, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

SomaSoul Facilitation: The Art of Being

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

For people who have attended at least one other SomaSoul Training module. SomaSoul® Somatic Expressive Therapy is a mind-body healing modality that integrates the power of Body-Centered Gestalt Psychotherapy with the heart of spiritual practice and the freedom of the expressive arts. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Massage & Body Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
May 3–8, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Soul Motion: The Practice

Vinn Arjuna Martí

Soul Motion is a conscious dance practice that encourages students to use dance as creative expression and as dialogue in relationship to self, other, and all. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers.

Friday, May 8, 2015

May 8–10, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Sense Writing: Your Way In

Madelyn Kent

Discover your love of writing through your own life stories, whether you’re a beginner or a longtime writer struggling with a creative block. Sense Writing, a technique that strengthens the connections among your senses, imagination, and movement, is your way in, fostering new neuronal pathways toward a sustainable creative practice. more …

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
May 17–22, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

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

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Give yourself the gift of a lifetime: living in joy, grace in motion, and the dance of your own creativity. Let Your Yoga Dance teacher training is the first and only chakra yoga-based dance training of its kind. more …

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

Friday, May 22, 2015

May 22–25, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Watercolor: A New Beginning

Ann K. Lindsay

Explore the lively, transparent medium of watercolor, even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush before. In a safe, nonjudgmental atmosphere, learn about your materials and then let yourself go, enjoying how colors move on wet paper. more …

Continuing Education Credits
May 22–25, 2015 Friday–Monday 3 nights

Wild and Wise Women’s Festival: Let Your Yoga Dance

Megha Nancy Buttenheim and Diane Kovanda

For all women. Join a soul-filled group of unique and diverse women in this fourth annual multigenerational goddess gathering. Bring your mother, daughter, cousin, aunt, friends, partner, boss, client, employees, and colleagues to dance your yoga and exult in your power and grace as women. more …

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

Monday, May 25, 2015

May 25–29, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

Painting the Sea in Watercolor

Ann K. Lindsay

How do you paint the sea when it constantly moves and changes? Get ready to take your watercolors with you on your next seaside holiday as you dive into a workshop that focuses on interpreting the sea and shore in watercolor. more …

Friday, June 5, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 5–7, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Yoga Retreat for Women of Color: Love, Pray, Dance

Maya Breuer, Monique Schubert, Gail Parker, and Kiesha Battles

Take a journey in the spirit of Sankofa, a word from the Akan language of Ghana that means to reach back and reclaim your past so you can move forward with joy and purpose. more …

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

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 7–12, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Let Your Yoga Dance: Teacher Training for Special Populations

Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Thousands of people yearn to move their bodies, dance, and do yoga—the elderly; people with Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, or Alzheimer’s; breast cancer survivors; and others with special needs who might feel marginalized and unable to move as freely as they would like. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
June 7–12, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Sharing Your Life Story: From the Page to the Stage

Ann Randolph

Everything in your life, from the mundane to the extraordinary, is a story waiting to be told. This workshop is an invitation for you to discover your unique and powerful story. more …

Sunday, June 14, 2015

June 14–19, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Life Is A Verb: Six Practices for Living and Working More Mindfully

Patti Digh

What would you be doing today if you had only 37 days to live? Could you answer that question with “Exactly what I’m doing now”? This program helps you get closer to that answer through movement, art-making, and guided exploration. more …

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 21–26, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Groundation Celebration: A Movement and Writing Immersion

Sienna Creasy and Nadine McNeil

For all levels. Experience “groundation”—a potent Jamaican way of life that refers to being balanced, grounded, and centered within your dharma. more …

This program is eligible for CE credits for Athletic Trainers, and Yoga Alliance.
Continuing Education Credits
June 21–26, 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. After six weeks of at-home practice following completion of Module 1, return to offer full hour-long Let Your Yoga Dance® classes to your peers in a safe and supportive setting. more …

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

Monday, June 22, 2015

Continuing Education Credits
June 22–26, 2015 Monday–Friday 4 nights

Journey Into the Labyrinth: Walking the Path of Insight

Deborah Ketter and Lars Howlett

For everyone; no yoga experience needed. Explore the labyrinth as a sacred form of walking meditation and a pathway to healing, creativity, and personal transformation. more …

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

Sunday, July 5, 2015

July 5–10, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Unmasking Your Soul: Renew Yourself Through Painting and Collage

Linda Novick

Reconnect with the free and open child you used to be as you uncover and embrace your innate creativity. When we were little, we delighted in painting, and in cutting and pasting images on paper. more …

July 5–10, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Wild Hips, Gypsy Heart: Belly Dance as Self-Empowerment

Melina of Daughters of Rhea

For women; beginners are welcome. Unleash your primal energies and learn to move your hips in a million ways as Melina shares her family’s ancient belly-dance secrets. more …

Friday, July 10, 2015

July 10–12, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Salsa and Yoga: Relax, Renew, and Cut Loose

Catherine Calderon and Ronnie Roc

Return to a state of ease and inner peace through yoga, and then hit the dance floor and free your spirit to the intoxicating rhythms of salsa! With Catherine Calderon’s playful, easy-to-follow instructions, even “can’t-drag-me-on-to-the-dance-floor” types will be struttin’ their stuff in no time. more …

Sunday, July 12, 2015

July 12–17, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Drawing Closer to Nature

Peter London

Spend time in the beauty of the Berkshires savoring the wonder of summer flowers, meadows, woodlands, and streams, and creating art from your experiences. more …

Friday, July 17, 2015

July 17–24, 2015 Friday–Friday 7 nights

Shake Your Soul Teacher Training: The Yoga of Dance

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler

Rediscover your instinct to move and dance with soul and passion. Shake Your Soul® is a dynamic dance experience that transforms and heals participants and teachers alike. more …

Sunday, July 19, 2015

July 19–24, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Second Chance Mindfulness: Reinvigorate Your Meditation Practice with Music

David Harp

Does your meditation practice need a booster shot—or maybe you want to start meditating but don’t know where to begin? Music might be the key! more …

Sunday, July 26, 2015

July 26–31, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

JourneyDance Teacher Training Intensive: Module 1

Toni Bergins

For dance enthusiasts, including yoga teachers, dance instructors, and movement therapists. Enter the flow of JourneyDance™ with Toni Bergins, founder of JourneyDance and senior training staff. more …

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

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 …