A weekend of Proprioceptive Writing®
Do you feel like winter has used you up and tossed you aside?
Regroup in a quiet setting – commune with your own thoughts, become absorbed in the stories of your own life.
Greet spring in a beautiful, historic Great Camp away from the distractions
of internet and iPhone.
Proprioceptive Writing® (PW) is a simple method of self-communion that anyone can learn. Practiced to music in 25-minute sessions, PW can quiet your mind, focus your thoughts, clarify your feelings and ignite your imagination. Its many benefits include a rediscovery of self-trust, self-trust you may have thought was impossible.
PW was pioneered 40 years ago by Linda Trichter Metcalf, Ph.D. She and her partner, Tobin Simon, Ph.D., have taught at Kripalu, Omega, Esalen and many other spiritual centers.
Ann Mullen and Kim Chandler lead this workshop. Kim and Ann have studied extensively with Linda Metcalf, and have taught at Kripalu and Wisdom House Retreat Center.
"Loved every minute of this weekend! Kim, you created such a peaceful, safe, warm, supportive environment in which to practice PW. I learned so much and am even more inspired that I already was to keep going with this practice.” ~Erika Moore
Ann Mullen and Kim Chandler lead this workshop. Kim and Ann have studied extensively with Linda Metcalf, and between them, have taught at Kripalu, the Inner Light Yoga Center, and Wisdom House Retreat Center. More here about Ann Mullen.
What you will need:
A pen, and the desire to slow down and listen to your thoughts. A willingness to be curious about what you are thinking. You don’t need to be or think of yourself as a creative writer, or have ambitions to publish. PW can, however, be a valuable tool for any writer or artist.
Writing the Mind Alive by Metcalf & Simon (ISBN 0-345-43858-2) will give you a valuable understanding of PW’s origin and methods. We highly recommend you purchase this book in advance.
Dates and Times:
Friday, April 27th: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m
Saturday, April 28th: All day
Sunday, April 29th: 9:00 a.m. - noon.
$100 Advanced registration is required, and space is limited.
Payment by check or cash only. Mail to Innerlight,
or bring in person to the program on April 27.
Full payment is due on Friday evening, April 27.
Scholarships are available, please inquire.
Accommodation and meals: are not included, if you would like to stay at White Pine Camp, visit WhitePineCamp.com
There are two places at White Pine Camp open for the weekend.
The first is Longfellow, which is a two bedroom place with a living/dining area and a bathroom. One bedroom has a queen bed; the other, two twins. The second is Gate Cottage, which is a 3 bedroom unit. You can check out the floor plans and availability at WhitePineCamp.com
There are also hotels and motels in nearby Saranac Lake, NY.
Details here for Hotel Saranac
To reserve your place or for questions please email:
Ann at email@example.com
Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org