Retreats

Prices
  • Men's Private Room – $1,760.00
  • Men's Shared Room – $1,560.00
  • Program tuition only (no lodging or meals) – $800.00
  • Shared Couples Room – $1,560.00
  • Women's Private Room – $1,760.00
  • Women's Shared Room – $1,560.00

Includes all art materials.

Contact:
Dana Lynne Andersen
dana@awakeningarts.com

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Healing Journey: An Inner Journey of Self Discovery and Transformation

With Dana Lynne Andersen

May 5 - 13, 2017

A skillfully and lovingly facilitated journey into the depths of your heart and the heights of your Soul.

The creative process is intrinsically healing, and as we follow the messages of Spirit we are led home.

All the modalities of the arts …painting, poetry, clay, collage, music,  movement, dance & theater, etc., become tools of exploration,  leading us to the deep, authentic center within our own Being.

Creative process opens a deep connection with your soul and spirit.

In this unique course you will be guided in a process that is carefully crafted to fully open your creative channel and access a state of high vibration creative flow.  What emerges is a spectacular miracle in the soul’s long journey – an expansive opening into joy, light and freedom.

At the beginning of the week you are led in various processes ~ Energy Flow Painting, Spirit and Soul Collage, Moving Meditation and other ‘sparkings’ that initiate the Transformative Journey.healing-journey-dana-2017

As the week progresses, each person is guided to follow their own inner thread- some work with clay, some with painting, others with collage, mask & costume making, etc.  Each person will do exactly what is right for them and the Divine orchestrates the process brilliantly!

This is a Spiritual, Alchemical and Shamanic approach that invokes the presence of the Divine to guide an inner process of healing and awakening.

soul-wisdom-intuitive-retreat-dana“This was so much more than I expected, I have truly been transformed” GH  USA

“I found the treasures of my own soul.  My life will never be the same”  TLD  Italy

“What a profound experience of inner awakening! I feel truly alive for the first time in years”  LH Austria

“Dana is a world class teacher whose work belongs on the global stage.”   SMG  USA

“Dana is a gifted midwife of creativity. If you are ready to be born again- with aliveness, with passion, with authenticity…then it is time for you to come to her course.”  AJ  France

Creative embodiment opens the channel to the vitality and wisdom of the soul, and this catalyzes profound positive change in all areas of our lives.

flowering-child-butterfly-for-danaThe week includes instruction, close personal guidance and skillfully guided creative healing-journey-classroomprocess work within an intimate group.  Morning and afternoon class sessions plus open studio time, sharing circles and special evening activities.

This intensive course is designed for students who have taken several courses in the Transformative Arts Method.  It requires an application and interview with program director Dana Lynne Andersen.

 

Schedule

Friday May 5

3-5 pm            Check in

4:30                Optional Yoga

6:00pm          Dinner

7:00pm          Introduction & Orientation

Saturday May 6

6:30-8am       Morning Meditation/Yoga

8am                Breakfast

9:30am           Opening Circle

Studio Class  Moving Meditation & Pastel

12:45              Lunch

2pm                Class   Embodiment

4:30                Yoga, Studio or Free time

6pm                Dinner

7:30 pm         Film   Michelle Cassou

Sunday May 7

8am                Breakfast

9:30am           Opening Circle

Studio Class  Contacting Intuitive Intelligence

Moving Meditation & Intuitive Flow Painting

12:45              Lunch

2pm                Studio Class   Intuitive Flow Painting

6pm                Dinner

7:30 pm         Evening program   Kirtan Song Circle

Monday May 8

6:30-8am       Morning Meditation/Yoga

8am                Breakfast

9:30 am          Opening Circle

Studio Class     Mythic Realms of Dreams, Visions & Archetypes

Soul Vision Dream Collage Process

12:15              Optional Meditation

12:45              Lunch

2pm                Studio Class    Collage

4:30                Optional Yoga, Open Studio or Free time

6pm                Dinner

7:30 pm         Film  “The Fire Within” M.C. Richards

Tuesday May 9

6:30-8am       Morning Meditation/Yoga

8am                Breakfast

9:30am           Opening Circle

Studio Class     The Healing Journey

Multi-Media exploration

12:15              Optional Meditation

12:45              Lunch

2pm                Studio Class  Multi-media

6pm                Dinner

7:30 pm         Evening program Guided Dream Seeding with Live Music

Wednesday May 10

6:30-8am       Morning Meditation/Yoga

8am                Breakfast

9:30am           Opening Circle

Studio Class     Alchemical Journey

Mask making

12:15              Optional Meditation

12:45              Lunch

2pm                Studio Class  Mask making

6pm                Dinner

7:30 pm         Optional Open Studio

Thursday May 11

6:30-8am       Morning Meditation/Yoga

8am                Breakfast

9:30am           Opening Circle

Studio Class     Alchemical Journey

Guided Creative Investigation in chosen media

12:15              Optional Meditation

12:45              Lunch

2pm                Studio Class  Creative Exploration

4:30                Optional Yoga, Open Studio or Free time

6pm                Dinner

7:30 pm         Open Studio

Friday May 12

6:30-8am       Morning Meditation/Yoga

8am                Breakfast

9:30am           Opening Circle

Studio Class   Ritual of Healing & Transformaton

12:45              Lunch

2pm                Studio Class   Ritual

6pm                Dinner

7:30 pm         Evening program Special Ceremony

Saturday May 13

6:30-8am       Morning Meditation/Yoga

8am                Breakfast ­­­­

9:30 am         Closing Circle

12:15              Meditation

12:45             Lunch

NOTE:  All basic materials will be provided including drawing & paint paper, canvas, chalk & oil pastels, tempera and acrylic paint, brushes, painting tools, water bottles & jars, glue, glitter & glitzy accoutrements, collage magazines and papers (tissue paper, vellum, colored construction paper, etc.), scissors, glue, yarn, clay and clay tools, plaster, 3D sculptural materials, sewing machine and other construction tools.  Students may also bring additional supplies and to share (beads, feathers, shells and other special objects) or purchase additional supplies (such as canvas and specialty paints)

NOURISHMENT: 
Our classroom always has an abundance of scrumptious snacks as well as tea & coffee throughout the day

CONTACTS   During your stay

Dana’s cell phone     503-887-4834

Laurelwood Registration Office     503-746-6229

Teacher

Dana Lynne Andersen
Dana Lynne Andersen is a multimedia artist, writer, playwright and teacher who has taught and exhibited on three continents. Her paintings have been featured on the covers of books, magazines and calendars. Her artwork, as well as her visionary thinking, has been explored in newspapers, radio and television. Dana has a Master’s Degree in…
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