Creative Arts in the Woods

A Mindfulness Weekend Retreat

Creating in Presence,

and The Power of Now

Music, Art, Drama, Dance

September 11-13, 2020 

Retreat Location: FrogCreekLodge.com


Save $45.00. Register between April 1 - June 30


Spring registration - April 1 thru May 30 - $450.00
Summer registration
 - June 1 until capacity is reached,

                                            or up to the day the retreat begins - $495.00

Music, Art, Drama, Dance

Pick two from the choices below, or do them all

Arts and Crafts

creative painting

Music

harmonic vocalization, mantras, jamming together with those that bring an instrument, hand-held sound makers


Dance

choreographed dance and movement motifs, creative expression with fabric, making shapes with sound and feeling


Drama

skits, one acts, theatre games and exercises, improvisation


Combining - make two choices

music, art, drama and dance; pieces created by participants, presented in a final closing ceremony performance. 


Meditation

developing a practice, practicing in nature, guided meditations with singing bowls, devotional mantras. Brush-up on your own mindfulness practice. Deepen your understanding of Being in Presence, and The Power of Now.


Spiritual Healing

chair healings, rose readings, tarot card readings, sound healing, and forest bathing


The Purpose of the Retreat


  •  to provide a space to self-express in a physical and creative way, without judgement 


  •  to celebrate life and be inspired by others


  • to practice Being in Presence, mindfulness, and the Power of Now

  

  1.        meditation and spiritual healing
  2.        creativity and physical expression 
  3.        listening and sharing favorite book exerts or poems that inspire us and help us move forward in our personal power with grace and ease.    
  4.        sharing our creativity with others.
  5.        nourishing our bodies with healthy and delicious vegan foods and snacks.

             

The intention of this retreat is to practice being in the present moment. This is a time and place to express yourself and inspire one another in love and light, without judgement. Enjoy a weekend in nature and calling on our ancestors, while practicing living life in the Now.



Save $45.00. Register between April 1 - June 30

Creative Arts in the Woods;

a mindfulness weekend retreat

The Weekends Schedule 

This schedule is a living document that is subject to change


Friday, September 11


NOON - 1pm
make name tags
lunch
find a bunk-mate
settle-in


1 - 2pm
gather for welcome
guided meditation
read excerpts from selected authors
nuts-and-bolts of the weekends flow


BREAK INTO FOUR GROUPS to experience all optional rotations:
music, art, drama, and dance


3 - 3:45pm
- rotation 1

4 - 4:45pm - rotation 2
5 - 6pm -
Moola Mantra
dinner
6 - 6:45pm - rotation 3
7:45pm 8pm - rotation 4
8:30 - 9:30pm
devotional mantra
guided meditation
campers select and turn-in selections for next days rehearsals: music, art, drama, dance
free time

instrumental jam
snacks
9:30pm 10pm
prepare for quiet and sleep
10pm 

Quiet



Saturday, September 12


8 - 9am
devotional mantra
guided meditation
breakfast
flow for the day; nuts-and-bolts
9:15 - 10:30am
rotation 1 rehearsals
10:30 - 10:45am
snack break
10:45 - NOON
wrap up rehearsal
NOON - 1pm
lunch
1 - 2pm
free time
2 - 3pm
rotation 2 rehearsals
3 - 5pm
wrap it up and free time
6 - 7pm
dinner
7 - 8pm
free time, instrumental jam
8 - 9pm
devotional mantras
guided meditation
reflect and share the days work
review next days closing ceremony schedule
9 - 9:30pm
prepare for lights out and quiet
10pm
Quiet



Sunday, September 13


8 - 8:45am
guided meditation
breakfast
review performance flow


BREAK INTO PERFORMANCE GROUPS: music, art, drama and dance


8:45 - 9:15am
rotation 1 final rehearsal
9:15 - 9:45am
rotation 2 final rehearsal
9:45 - 10:15am

set-up for performances
10:30- NOON
closing ceremony begins
share performances
closing mantra
blessings
NOON
Head for Home