Schedule

Here is the 2015 schedule.

The items bolded are times Jen would really like you to be there.

There is free time every afternoon and that is the time for shopping, hiking, hanging out, napping, walking the labyrinth, and more writing. The morning writing times are for writing or other art making only.

Arrival Day

3:00 – 7:00pm Check In – find your room, wander the grounds, have a cup of tea. Let yourself land
4:30 – 5:30pm All Levels No Experience Required Gentle Yoga Class – great way to decompress!
6:00 – 6:30pm Uncocktail Cocktail hour – meet your new friends
6:30 – 7:30pm Dinner
7:30 – 9:30pm Opening Circle – bring your journal

Day 1

7:00 – 7:45am Dance Yourself Awake (free form dance w/ Jen) (often people’s favorite part of the retreat) followed by brief meditation
8:00 – 8:45am Breakfast (you don’t have to come right at the beginning)
9:00 – 10:30am Writing Warm Ups with Jennifer (Please bring the book(s) you have chosen to read to all morning writing sessions, All The Light We Cannot See and Poser. Of course, these are optional reads.)
10:30 – 11:00am Very brief check-in with your small group
11:00 – 12:30pm WRITING TIME (Jen’s under the pergola for pep talks if you get scared or stuck)
12:30 – 1:30pm Lunch (You can write during this time or carry your lunch to wherever you want. You don’t have to be social!)
2:00 – 4:00 pm Learning to Befriend Your Critical Selves – revised material
4:30 – 5:45pm All Levels Yoga
6:00 – 7:00pm Dinner
7:00 – 8:00pm Evening Council followed by optional i-rest practice – bring  a blanket or shawl

Day 2

7:00 – 7:45am Dance Yourself Awake followed by brief meditation
8:00 – 8:45am Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00am Writing magic starter stuff
10:00 – 10:30am
Very Brief Check-in with Your Small Group
10:30 – 12:30pm WRITING TIME (Letting yourself stay with the process with tender self-regard)
12:30 – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30 – 3:00pm Workshop with Guest Teacher
4:30- 5:45pm All Levels Yoga
6:00 – 7:00pm Dinner
7:00 – 8:00pm Evening Council followed by optional i-rest practice – bring  a blanket or shawl

Day 3

7:00 – 7:45am Dance Yourself Awake followed by brief meditation
8:00 – 8:45am Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00am Writing magic starter stuff
10:00 – 10:30am Very brief check-in with your small group
10:30 – 12:30pm WRITING TIME (Come ask for help if you need it!)
12:30 – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30 – 3:00pm Finding the Heart of Your Story – please bring material to read
4:30- 5:45 pm All Levels Yoga
7:00 – 8:00pm Evening Council followed by optional i-rest practice – bring  a blanket or shawl

Day 4

7:00 – 7:45am Dance Yourself Awake followed by brief meditation
8:00 – 8:45am Breakfast
9:00 – 9:30am Writing magic starter stuff to make your writing easier!
9:30 – 10:00am Very brief check-in with your small group
10:00 – 12:30pm WRITING TIME (you can do it!)
12:30 – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30 – 4:00pm Free time! We will have ideas for you to choose from
4:30- 5:45 pm All Levels Yoga
6:00 – 7:00pm Dinner
7:00-8:00pm Evening Council – please bring one page of writing to share
8:00pm – on Optional time to share more of your writing with each other

Day 5

7:00 – 7:45am Dance Yourself Awake followed by brief meditation
8:00 – 8:45am Breakfast
9:00 – 9:30am Writing magic starter stuff
9:30 – 10:00am Very brief check in with your small group
10:00 – 12:30pm WRITING TIME (you are doing it!)
12:30 -1:30pm Lunch
1:30 – 4:00 pm Collage Your Writing project – slightly different focus/approach this year
4:30 – 5:45 pm All Levels Yoga
6:00 – 7:00pm Dinner
7:00 – 8:00pm Evening Council- please bring one page of writing to share
8:00 on Optional time to share more of your writing with each other

Departure Date

7:00 – 7:45am Dance Yourself Awake followed by brief meditation
8:00 – 9:00am BREAKFAST / Check out (pack up and return your key before we begin; for those of you using the shuttle, it will pick you up at the classroom)
9:00 – 11:30am Taking the Mojo Home & Closing (powerful don’t miss it if you can!)

(Please try to stay for final session if at all humanly possible.)

I’ve helped a million+ people plumb the question: How do you shape & live your truest life?

No pat answers, just imperfection you can use.

I’ve helped a million+ people plumb the question: How do you shape & live your truest life?

No pat answers, just imperfection you can use.