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Upcoming classes

 Winter/Spring classes 2015

Yoga and Writing Retreat

Friday, January 23rd 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Saturday, January 24th 9am – 1pm, and Sunday, January 25th 9am – 1pm. Cost: $160. Register by January 14th: $130. Location: Inhabit Retreat Center, Durango, CO. Vegetarian, GF snacks included.

Yoga unifies the body and mind, opening us to our deepest insights, while writing provides a container for this wisdom. Practicing yoga and writing together ignites our creative fire and liberates our authentic voice, so we can transcend the inner critic and delve deeper. In this retreat, there will be alternating sessions of yoga and writing designed for practitioners of any level.

Children’s Creative Writing Class: 4th/5th grade

February 5th -March 5th Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:45. $90. Location: TBA 
 
Through writing exercises and assignments, we will explore the magic of language and storytelling. Individual styles are celebrated, as there is no right or wrong way to write, just the cultivation of an inspired practice. No emphasis on spelling, punctuation, or grammar. Participants will have a chance to share and comment on each others’ work in the spirit of support and fun. Open to 4th and 5th graders. Register now. 

Children’s Creative Writing Class: Middle School

March 30th – March 27th. 5 Mondays, 3:00 -4:15. $90. Location: TBA
 
Through writing exercises and assignments, we will explore the magic of language and storytelling. Individual styles are celebrated, as there is no right or wrong way to write, just the cultivation of a joyful, inspired practice. No emphasis on spelling, punctuation, or grammar. There will be instruction, in-class writing exercises, short assignments, and a chance to share and comment on each others’ work in the spirit of support, fun and personal expansion. Open to middle schoolers. Register now. 

Bow-making Workshop

November – February, up to fourteen weeks. Wednesdays, 6:30pm-8:30pm. $20/class. Approx $125 materials fee. Location: The bow-making inner sanctum (Near Needham Elementary). Taught by Dan Hinds. (No class Thanksgiving and Christmas week).
Craft your own bow out of local wood under the guidance of a 14-year bowyer. This class includes: stave selection, tool use, rough-out, backing (with a natural lamination of elk sinew/rawhide), tillering, finishing, and shooting. This class will meet for a maximum of fourteen weeks, geared for each participant to complete their bow. All experience levels welcome! Workshop series could be shorter if participants work on their bows at home between classes. Phone or email consultations are available during the week, between sessions. Limited to 5 participants.

To sign up e-mail me at sanjuandrive(at)frontier(dot)net

 

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