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April 2016
$105

Picture This: Seeing Yourself in Print

April 23, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
California Center for Creative Renewal, 1905 Crest Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024 United States
Photo of a Beautiful Rose

Register now! Room for one more... Learn to make and publish a book of your own images, from photos of the garden to paintings created here, from playful doodles to elaborate collage. These personal images will be accompanied by your own poems inspired by nature and shaped by your own experiences. You will then learn the hands-on process of taking these images and poems and making a published book on your computer.  For more info, or to…

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May 2016
$395

Story Spinning

May 13, 2016 @ 9:00 am - May 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Jan’s Place, 5187 Arlene Place
San Diego, CA 92117 United States
Row of mailboxes

Our bodies are waiting to be tapped for their wisdom, gained from every ordeal we have suffered or encountered. Every catastrophe has stripped us of something and given us something. The nakedness, we know. The gifts are yet to be unearthed. In this circle of women, we will revisit our threshold experiences, our decisive moments and pivotal events and re-view them through a lens of emotional clarity and compassion. We will experience the deep listening of others…

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July 2016

Creative Seeing, Creative Being – Diving Deep into Our Wells of Wisdom

July 12, 2016 @ 9:00 am - July 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center, 2495 Fox Gap Road
Bangor, PA 18013 United States
Creative Seeing, Creative Being

A chance to create and re-create ourselves using the beautiful landscape at Kirkridge for our inspiration. Water, woods, mountains and rocks will guide us to the metaphors that give power to our poetry, our imagery, our stories and our souls. We will follow our heart’s creative desire, give voice to our intuitions, and pull up buckets from our wells of wisdom. We will explore every avenue for creative expression, seeing them as vehicles for our prophetic voices.…

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November 2016
$220.00

Story Spinning: Harvesting Your Life Events & Harnessing Their Power

November 12, 2016 - November 13, 2016
California Center for Creative Renewal, 1905 Crest Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024 United States
Story Spinning

Our stories define us. They affect our well-being, our relationships, our present and our future. They are vehicles of energy, vessels of possibility. They contain infinite potential and we can harness light and great power from the experiences of our lives. Our bodies are waiting to be tapped for their wisdom, gained from every ordeal we have suffered or encountered. Every catastrophe has stripped us of something and given us something. The nakedness, we know. The gifts…

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January 2017
$350.00

Story Spinning: 6 Week Group

January 25 @ 6:30 pm - March 1 @ 9:00 pm
Jan’s Place, 5187 Arlene Place
San Diego, CA 92117 United States
Row of mailboxes

6:30-9 pm Wednesday evenings - January 25-March 1

Our stories define us. They affect our well-being, our relationships, our present and our future. They are vehicles of energy, vessels of possibility. They contain infinite potential and we can harness light and great power from the experiences of our lives. Our bodies are waiting to be tapped for their wisdom, gained from every ordeal we have suffered or encountered. Every catastrophe has stripped us of something and given us something. The nakedness, we know. The gifts are yet to be unearthed.

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February 2017
$495.00

Facilitator Training-Turning Your Life Into a Living

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - February 19 @ 12:00 pm
Jan’s Place, 5187 Arlene Place
San Diego, CA 92117 United States
Facilitator Training Workshop

Thursday evening through Sunday noon –Includes:

  • intensive coaching in identifying/clarifying your mission
  • media training in articulating what exactly you are up to and why
  • a professional head shot photograph to use in your PR materials
  • info on marketing and using free publicity tools
  • a clearer understanding of your audience and how to reach them
  • a free pdf of Circling, a facilitator’s manual for a 10 week group
  • free copy of award-winning The Art of Original Thinking
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The Pillowcase Project

February 25 @ 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jan’s Place, 5187 Arlene Place
San Diego, CA 92117 United States

  The Pillowcase Project —A Case for the Common Good A group of us met at my house on Sunday, January 1, 2017 to experience and shape an idea via our collective wisdom. The questions were posed: What if we started a social movement using pillowcases as canvases for our dreams for the country and the world? What if we publicly shared our images of what we are committed to protect and defend? What if we met…

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June 2017
$695.00

Story Spinning Retreat at Muse Lodge

June 15 @ 5:00 pm - June 18 @ 12:00 pm
Muse Lodge, 14401 Hermitage Rd
Harrisville, NY 13648 United States
Tree in fog

Our stories define us. They affect our well-being, our relationships, our present and our future. They are vehicles of energy, vessels of possibility. They contain infinite potential and we can harness light and great power from the experiences of our lives. Our bodies are waiting to be tapped for their wisdom, gained from every ordeal we have suffered or encountered. Every catastrophe has stripped us of something and given us something. The nakedness, we know. The gifts…

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$695.00

Photography and Beyond – Muse Lodge

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - June 25 @ 12:00 pm
Muse Lodge, 14401 Hermitage Rd
Harrisville, NY 13648 United States
Photography and Beyond

This weekend will be your chance to once and for all figure out:

  • what all those dials on your camera mean
  • how to turn your photos into one-of-a-kind books
  • how to combine images and words into powerful stories
  • how to see metaphorically and capture images that are revelatory
  • how to find and make photos that have a life, carry weight, bear a message
  • how to sell your photos to magazines that pay for them
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July 2017

IWWG Writing Conference

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - July 14 @ 10:00 am
Muhlenberg College, 2400 W Chew St
Allentown, PA 18104 United States
IWWG Writing Conference

An absolutely amazing gathering of women writers that is unlike any other writer’s conference in the United States. Workshops all day, critiques in every genre, open readings, and opportunities to get answers to every question you ever had about your writing. If you are ready to take your work seriously, to BE a writer, don’t miss this event. I will be teaching a workshop every day, and so will dozens of other teachers. You will find everything…

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