Writing Workshops: Thoughtful Community and Self-Discovery
Writing becomes an act of compassion toward life, the life we so often refuse to see because if we look too closely or feel too deeply, there may be no end to our suffering. But words empower us, move us beyond our suffering, and set us free. This is the sorcery of literature. We are healed by our stories.Terry Tempest Williams
We are restored to ourselves—we rediscover the power of our own words—when we write, especially in community.
Think about coming to one or both of these workshops if your body sings when it hears words like relief, freedom, ease, and connection. Especially consider joining us if words like overwhelm, frustration, languishing, or worry pour themselves over your shoulders too often.
Happening Spring and Summer 2022
Listening With Our Bodies: Writing Toward Resilience
“Of course, it is all in the noticing, which is different than looking. It requires a more active, searching attention. A generosity, I would even call it.”
In this six-session class, we will explore our own noticing patterns—the ways we notice and what we notice—through multi-sensory exercises and writing invitations. We will consider if we’d like to change established patterns or cultivate expanded noticing to deepen our well of resilience and engagement.
Virtual Meditation & Writing Fire Circle…
You may feel stretched thin, pulled in too many directions, like putting one more thing on your plate is a hard no, thankyouverymuch. But you really would like some damn relief.
Meditation + Writing will do that for you. This gentle, restorative, 90-minute workshop is especially for people who can use some relief, maybe a little freedom, without a lot of fuss.
One of the brightest spots of my week is participating in the Room to Write writing group. There’s a balance in the structure that brings together what I’m feeling in my body, what I’m thinking about, what’s happening in the world and fuses all of that into words on a page — words that I didn’t realize were lurking around waiting to come forward! Thank you Tracie for creating this magnificent space!J.R.