Writing Classes

francine-de-van-hoveYour Story is Sacred: An Authentic Writing Studio
July 1-2, 2017
Whether one considers oneself a writer or not, everyone holds inside themselves experience, memories, fleeting images from the past as well as whole stories lived. This is the material that lies at the heart of all great writing and it is what we draw upon in this workshop.
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Writing with Bernice
July 17, 2017  2-5pm

In this writing workshop we will explore writing as a way to follow the threads of our minds and hearts to look closely and remember and reflect.
Cost: $8.00 workshop fee (included in overnight stay, day pass or platinum pass) Due upon registration. Don’t wait – this class usually sells out quickly. Call 518-668-9690 or register by clicking here.
Presenter: Bernice Mennis

Writing Your Way to Self Discovery
July 18, 2017  1:30-3:30pm

journal-writing-meUse the power of journal writing to discover your true self and deepest desires. We will spend our time together writing from a variety of prompts; some are thought-provoking, some will help bring clarity to your life and put you in touch with your deepest self and others are just plain fun. Beginning and experienced journal writers welcome. Bring a notebook or journal and a favorite pen.
You will go home with additional writing prompts and ideas that will assist you on your journey.
Presenter: Lynn Sickles
Cost: Workshop is $8.00. Free for overnight guests or Platinum Pass holders. Call 518-668-9690 or click here to register.

Pathways to Clarity Through Journal Writing and Meditation
July 29, 2017 – 9:30am-3:30pm
Are you seeking clarity in your life? Meditation and journal writing can be empowering pathways to clarity, wisdom and creativity. During this workshop we will practice short meditations and write from prompts to increase awareness of our deepest desires and authentic selves.

We will discuss the many benefits of meditation and journal writing which will help you get in touch with yourself. Writing prompts and simple meditation techniques will be shared.
You will go home with additional writing prompts and resources that will assist you in continuing your meditation and journal writing practices. Beginning and experienced meditators and journal writers welcome. Bring a notebook or journal and a favorite pen. Chairs will be available for meditation or bring a cushion if you prefer.
Presenters: Lynn Sickles and Angela Thomas
Price is $50 per person for the workshop.  Add $12 for lunch.
To register please call 518-668-9690 or click here.

Writing Bootcamp
August 2-6, 2017
A “boot camp” for writers, beginning with a thorough understanding of each participant’s creative nature on day one, then learning how to work with creative flow and motivation (calling up and sustaining the “muse” as the antidote to the myth of “writers block”).  Click here for more details


Writing Your Way to Self Discovery
August 18, 2017  1:30-3:30pm

journal-writing-meUse the power of journal writing to discover your true self and deepest desires. We will spend our time together writing from a variety of prompts; some are thought-provoking, some will help bring clarity to your life and put you in touch with your deepest self and others are just plain fun. Beginning and experienced journal writers welcome. Bring a notebook or journal and a favorite pen.
You will go home with additional writing prompts and ideas that will assist you on your journey.
Presenter: Lynn Sickles
Cost: Workshop is $8.00. Free for overnight guests or Platinum Pass holders. Call 518-668-9690 or click here to register.

 Writing with Bernice
August 21, 2017 2-5pm

In this writing workshop we will explore writing as a way to follow the threads of our minds and hearts to look closely and remember and reflect.
Cost: $8.00 workshop fee (included in overnight stay, day pass or platinum pass) Due upon registration. Don’t wait – this class usually sells out quickly. Call 518-668-9690 or click here to register.
Presenter: Bernice Mennis