PAST EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
FROLIC, a summer celebration for women - women's half day retreat
JULY 14th, 10:00am-1:00pm
fire, flowers,mandala & brunch.
Lovingly Hosted with: Shoshanna Kirk & Allison Blevins
10:00am - FIRE & DRUMMING CIRCLE - dance barefoot around the fire, whoop it up and if you've got a drum, bring it.
11:00am - CELEBRATION BRUNCH - sit among the beauty of summer on a patchwork of picnic blankets, learn to make your own flower crown, and feel the warmth of the season and the nourishment of a home-baked meal.
12:00pm - OUTDOOR FLOWER MANDALA - help create a large scale flower mandala, on the open fields of The Old Orchard, bring flowers to share.
LOCATION: THE OLD ORCHARD, Bainbridge Island. If you haven't been yet, this place is magical. A private residence opening it's door to host and celebrate the flow of the seasons - around us, and in us.
THE YES AND METHOD
1:00pm – 4:30pm
May 19th, 2018
Location: Dayaalu Center, Bainbridge Island
Description: The YES AND Method is a 4-step system using the improviser’s #1 tool for comedy and story progression to unblock personal, creative, and relationship challenges.
Like learning to take yoga off the mat, the YES AND Method teaches you how to take principles of play beyond childhood and practices of improvisation out of the theater - leading to less stress, and more inner freedom.
Designed for the non-actor, this workshop is comprised of exercises inspired by the visual arts, mindfulness, play theory, and the theatrical arts for an afternoon of fun, connection with others, and new insights. Come dressed ready to move and get messy. Leave with a new powerhouse of a tool for your personal “tool box”.
THE PLAYFUL LIFE
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Nov 6th – Dec 11th, 2017
6 week sessions – 90 min length
Location: Prue's House, Bainbridge Island
Description: Join me for a 6-week course through Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District . In this course, we will use exercises inspired by improvisation, mindfulness, and the arts to discover how to approach life from a mindset of play, as well as how to bring more play into your life now. We will explore what play is, why it’s important, and what stops playfulness. You will learn the 4 key principles of play and how to apply them to life, as well as the Yes… And Method: a 4-step system using improvisers #1 tool for comedy and story progression, to unblock personal, creative, and relationship challenges.
ACTIVITY # 570400-03 *This course is offered through Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District.
SUPER BLUE BLOOD MOON - women's circle
January 31st, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
This is the mother of all Moon Circles, you're not gonna want to miss. Why?
It's a BIG ONE - literally. It's a Super Moon, which means it's 30% brighter and 14% bigger than your average Full Moon. It's also a TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE, known as a "Blood Moon". AND... it's a Blue Moon (2nd full moon in the month). A "Super Blue Blood Moon" lunar event that hasn't happened in over 150 years (!). Woah.
Location: Bainbridge Island, Private Yurt
"moon magic, meet yurt magic. it's a love afair you're gonna want in on."
Cost: $20 - No one turned away.
Come sit in circle around an altar with kindred, kick-ass women and receive:
Movement designed to remind you how beautiful and awesome you are
Deep relaxation with Gong accompaniment and lavender scented eye bags to quiet the mind
Time for journal-ing to get in touch with where you're at and where you wanna be
Astrological insights into the current energies of the cosmos
Lighting of individual candles to call in your desires for the month ahead
Time for sharing either within the circle, or after over tea - your comfort level.
The experience is deeply comforting, empowering, and oddly familiar. Your soul just kinda exhales and goes "oh yeah... I needed that".
THE WISDOM OF WINTER - women's half day retreat
JANUARY 20th, 2018 9:30am - 1:30pm
Join us for a journey into the stillness, strength, and wisdom of Winter. Start your New Year with a nourished and revitalized sense of self and oneness with the world.
9:30am - GREETING & INVOCATION - walk into a candlelit Yurt tucked among evergreens and join like-minded soul-passionate women in circle
10:00am - YOGA & REFLECTION - tap into stillness and restoration with guided meditation and gentle movement
11:00am - SACRED SAUNA - revitalize and awaken your body with the Nordic ritual of Sauna
12:00pm - OUTDOOR SPIRAL - in the quiet winter morning, walk a evergreen "spiral of light" to set intentions for the year ahead
1:00pm - GATHERING - share a high-vibe vegetarian meal and return to your day feeling alive, calm, nourished and ready for the year.
Hosted by Shoshanna Kirk, ALLISON BLEVINS, Laurel Marlantes & MISTY FASIG
Location: Bainbridge Island, private residence
Pregnancy & Infant Loss - SACRED CIRCLE
In alignment with National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day, I invite all women who have the common experience of miscarriage, still birth or infant loss to sit in sisterhood and honor the journey our bodies, hearts, and souls have taken in the plight to bringing our babies into this world. This isn't a support group and this isn't therapy. Just women coming together in sacred space who all have something in common. Holding such a space for women is a dream come true for me ever since the still birth of my son.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15TH, 2017 | 5:00PM - 8:00pm
5:00pm - WOMEN'S CIRCLE - Bring a journal and something for the center altar if you'd like. Wear whatever makes you feel good, there's some light movement and we'll be covering our bodies with fresh rose petals - your body and heart deserve it (!) - before settling into a deep relaxation with Gong accompaniment (a sacred instrument for healing).
7:00pm - 8:00pm WAVE OF LIGHT - Upon completion of the circle, we will light a candle in honor of all babies who have been lost too soon. This will be part of a 24 hour long INTERNATIONAL wave of light. During this time we will drink wine, eat delicious snacks and enjoy each others company.
Cost: $25, no one turned away
Location: Bainbridge Island, Private Residence