The Writers Colony – Track 1 of the Writers Retreat

The Writers Colony – Track 1 of the Writers Retreat

In The Writers Colony at Women At Woodstock, you will start each day with a morning workshop taught by resident writing coach Ginnah Howard. We’ll share readings from projects we’re working on and exchange feedback, and Ginnah will also share info about the ins and outs of the publishing world.

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Immunity-Boosting Foods Cooking Class

variety of fruits and vegetables

We’re bringing in extraordinary chef Cathy Vogt, a board-certified health counselor and professional whole foods chef to teach a cooking workshop for us online, specifically focused on immunity-boosting foods. Perfectly timed for all of us doing our best to stay healthy during this time of Covid-19.

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Ayurveda 101

lavender and massage oils

We’re thrilled to have Ami Jayaprada Hirschstein, Ayurvedic Health Counselor & Yoga Therapist as our guide through this ancient and fascinating tradition of evidence-based, natural self-care and mind-and-physical balance, in our first workshop to begin our time together at the Women At Woodstock 2020 Over-50 Retreat.

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Dorland Mountain Arts Colony Sponsors Women At Woodstock

Dorland Mountain Arts Colony - Markham Cottage

My writers residency at Dorland Mountain Arts Colony gave me everything I needed; an extraordinary week in a beautiful setting; a solitary existence atop a mountain in a zen-like flow of early morning light, growing and glowing sunshine, visiting birds, bunnies, and lizards, an expansive view, fresh breezes growing into late afternoon winds, rich red

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I Didn’t Want To, But Now I’m Glad I Did – Women At Woodstock 2020 Is Virtual!

OK. I’ve called it. Covid-19 is not solved. We will not all be vaccinated by October. The economy is opening up despite the medical community’s warning that this is just Too Soon. Predictions are for another rise in cases and another doubled-down quarantine period come the fall. And so far the predictions are coming true;

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“Open When You Need Encouragement to Take Risk”

“Open When You Need Encouragement to Take Risk”

I received a strange envelope addressed to me in my own handwriting. “What the hell is this?” I thought. I’d forgotten all about writing that letter nine months earlier at the Women At Woodstock retreat. It was during one of our Evening Salons, when Diane Baranello led a thoughtful discussion about making change in ones’

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I’ve Been Texting With A Dead Woman

I’ve Been Texting With A Dead Woman

I’ve been texting with a dead woman. But let me explain… Someone from my group of writer friends recommended a book to me. She said it was as quirky and out there as some of the work that I’ve written.  So I got the book, and it’s unlike anything I’ve ever read before. The author,

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