Tagged: Creative Arts

Dance of Oneness®: Dancing the Divine Feminine, for Women and Men

May 5, 2017 - May 7, 2017 @ -   Banafsheh Sayyad, MFA, MA, has been called by Deepak Chopra “one of the greatest sacred dancers I have seen.” Born in Iran, she combines the art of Sufi whirling darvishes, Persian dance, flamenco, and Tai Chi with wisdom teachings and healing modalities into a form she has founded called Dance of Oneness®, a blueprint [...]

Dance of Oneness® Five-Day Retreat: A New Embodied Spirituality

May 7, 2017 - May 12, 2017 @ - Banafsheh Sayyad, MFA, MA, has been called by Deepak Chopra “one of the greatest sacred dancers I have seen.” Born in Iran, she combines the art of Sufi whirling darvishes, Persian dance, flamenco, and Tai Chi with wisdom teachings and healing modalities into a form she has founded called Dance of Oneness®, a blueprint to [...]

Last Night’s Dream, Today’s Poem: Writing from the Heart of the Dream

May 12, 2017 - May 14, 2017 @ -   Rodger Kamenetz is the author of 10 books of poetry and nonfiction, including  The History of Last Night's Dream and The Jew in the Lotus, an international best seller. Before retiring as Distinguished Professor and Sternberg Honors Chair Professor at Louisiana State University, he held a dual appointment as a Professor of English and [...]

Jump Start Your Memoir: Writing from the Heart

April 21, 2017 - April 23, 2017 @ -     Nancy Slonim Aronie is the author of Writing from the Heart:  Tapping the Power of Your Inner Voice. She’s taught at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and received the Derek Bok Teacher of the Year Award at Harvard for two consecutive years as a teaching fellow for Robert Coles. She’s been a television [...]

Writing Naturally

March 31, 2017 - April 2, 2017 @ -    H. Emerson Blake is the editor-in-chief of Orion and the former editor-in-chief of Milkweed editions. Articles and books he has edited have been nominated for or won the Pushcart Prize, the PEN Literary Award, the John Oakes Award in Environmental Journalism, the John Burroughs Medal, and the National Magazine Award and have been selected [...]

Fearless Creating for Writers, Painters, Performers, and All Creative Souls

March 24, 2017 - March 26, 2017 @ - Dr. Eric Maisel, America’s foremost creativity coach, has worked with thousands of artists worldwide. He is the author of more than 40 books, among them Fearless Creating, Coaching the Artist Within, Mastering Creative Anxiety, Creativity for Life, and The Van Gogh Blues.  Eric Maisel Whether you've only dreamed of a life in the arts or [...]

Singing Ourselves Home: A Musical Retreat for Women

March 17, 2017 - March 19, 2017 @ -                         Susan Robbins, founder and artistic director of Libana, knew from an early age that singing was at the core of her spiritual path. Her deep compassion, love of laughter, and heartfelt belief in the healing power of music bring clarity, insight, and brilliance to [...]

Building a Vocal Community ®: Singing in the African-American Tradition

October 6, 2017 - October 9, 2017 @ -     Ysaye M. Barnwell holds a doctorate in speech pathology and a postdoctoral degree in public health. Since 1979, she has performed and recorded with the internationally renowned a cappella quintet Sweet Honey in the Rock and composed some of the group’s most popular songs. She appears on more than 20 recordings, has composed [...]

The Wilds of Poetry: An Adventure in Mind and Landscape

September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017 @ -   David Hinton teaches in Columbia University’s graduate writing program and is the first translator in over a century to translate the four seminal masterworks of Chinese philosophy. In his home near Hunger Mountain in Vermont, David has taken these lessons to heart and offered them to the modern world through his translations of Chinese [...]

On the Breath of Song: The Practice of Bedside Singing for the Dying

June 9, 2017 - June 11, 2017 @ - Kathy Leo is the author of On the Breath of Song: The Practice of Bedside Singing for the Dying and founder and coordinator of Hallowell, a hospice choir in Brattleboro, Vermont, that for more than 10 years has been visiting people near the end of their lives and offering workshops for singers called to this [...]
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