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.
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.
On the final day of our Over-50 Retreat, we’ll take the morning and the afternoon to go deep into our Mastermind Sessions – the heart and soul of the Women At Woodstock experience.
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.
Even though we’re virtual, spaces are limited to facilitate sharing and giving each participant time to be heard.
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
I contacted Getaway to ask if they would sponsor Women A Woodstock so that our virtual participants could get a boost toward having actual time away in the woods. And – Getaway has agreed to step in as a sponsor of Women At Woodstock Virtual 2020!
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;
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’
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,