Schedule

 

Expose yourself to the delightful combination of visual expression and mindful movement. Group discussions will highlight themes of spontaneity, affirmations, and self-expression.

 

Friday

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Bonus Head Start

An optional and informal session for those who can arrive early to town. Get a head start on settling into the creative flow with a centering meditation followed by a casual painting session including demos by Brittany on techniques for painting leaves & flowers.

 

5:00 - 6:30 PM

Meet & Greet

We’ll meet at the retreat location between 5-5:30pm. At about 5:30pm we’ll lead a brief introduction and Stephanie will lead a stretch session to unwind after any long drives or travels. Brittany will open with a preliminary painting exercise focused the emotions behind color.

6:30 - 7:30 PM

Dinner

A celebratory and inaugural meal together!

7:30 - 8:30 PM

The Sweet Spot of Freeing Creativity

In this session Stephanie and Brittany will lead a discussion centered around the vital ingredients that support and encourage creativity.

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8:30 PM

Freeing Movement & Relaxation

After a short exploratory movement session with Stephanie everyone will be guided through a full body relaxation to wrap up the first day.

 

 

Saturday

7:00 - 7:30 AM

Optional Self-Guided Yoga Practice

Join Stephanie for a 30 minute self-guided yoga practice with suggested explorations from Stephanie.

7:30 - 8:30 AM

Morning Meditation and Yoga

Stephanie will lead us through an energizing morning flow with emphasis on grounding, breath, and present moment mindfulness.

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Breakfast

Fuel up for a full day with breakfast delights from the chef.

10:00 - 11:45 AM

Freeing Creativity Combined

Stephanie will lead a light yoga flow that will open you to the flow of inspiration within. Guided meditation will help you identify and build your creative energy. Brittany will offer a few simple and attainable art practices that will encourage you to manifest your creativity on paper. Experience the simplicity of watercolor washes, followed by pen & ink mandala drawing.  

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch & Break

Let’s gather for a nourishing meal with many fruits and vegetables sourced from the on-site garden!

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Elective Time

We encourage you to take part in some of the on-site elective options at Ronora Lodge. (More details coming soon!)

2:00 - 3:30 PM

Intuitive Painting on Unlikely Canvases

Let's think outside the traditional pencil, paint and paper! Brittany will assist us in harnessing curiosity while viewing natural objects around us and things we find in our daily lives.

5:30 - 6:45 PM

Dinner

We can't reveal it all! Guaranteed you'll enjoy a creative, fun, and nourishing dinner from the chef.

7:15 - 8:15 PM

Mindful Hike

Join us on a hike among the nature preserve. Along the way you will be led in multiple exercises to continue the mind-opening progress and creative flow of the day.

8:15 - 9:00 PM

Evening Meditation

A gentle urging all unwind and sleep well with a sound bath singing bowl session with guest contributor, Jennifer Medina.

Sunday

7:00 - 7:30 AM

Optional Self-Guided Yoga Practice

Join Stephanie for a 30 minute self-guided yoga practice with suggested explorations from Stephanie.

7:30 - 8:30 AM

Morning Meditation and Yoga

Stephanie will awaken our senses with a flow designed to tap into our deep reservoirs of stillness and stretch our understanding of creative awareness.

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Breakfast

Another cozy breakfast provided by the chef.

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Mindful Planting

Brittany & Stephanie will use this relaxed session to encourage reflection and reconnection as we get dirty combining painting and planting.

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Lunch

Yet another lovely vegetarian meal provided by the chef.

1:00 - 1:30 PM

Closing

We’ll say our goodbyes with positive vibes by sharing our intentions for the future.