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Sunday, October 18, 2015

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 …

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.

Friday, January 1, 2016

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, nonjudgmental 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 15, 2016

January 15–17, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights

Get Unstuck and Start Writing Again

Jennifer Mattson

Start writing again, whether you have an idea for a book or essay, or you’ve hit a wall and can’t seem to finish what you started. Through a series of prompts, exercises, artistic play, discussions about craft, and a better understanding of the creative process, learn how to ride the wave past writer’s block toward inspiration. more …

Sunday, January 31, 2016

January 31–February 4, 2016 Sunday–Thursday 4 nights

Tracing Your Spiritual Autobiography

Edwina Gateley

Share your spiritual autobiography—your memories, poems, prayers, and reflections—in a contemplative retreat with Edwina Gateley, best-selling author, poet, and international speaker. more …

Sunday, March 6, 2016

March 6–11, 2016 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

Jump-Start Your Memoir: Write It From the Heart

Nancy Slonim Aronie and Frannie Faith

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 …