$99 early bird

Writing Our Pleasure Retreat

Full NameAhava Shira
LocationSalt Spring Island

Truth Be Told: Writing the Language of Pleasure
A day-long writing retreat with Ahava Shira and Claire Sicherman

Date: Sunday, February 9, 2020
Time: 10am to 5pm
Location: A beautiful studio on Salt Spring Island, BC

How do we stop ourselves from experiencing pleasure?
What stories are we holding about guilt and shame?
How do we create space for pleasure in our lives?

Writing pleasure is like learning a new language and we each have different dialects.

During this day-long writing retreat, we will write pleasure through the senses using playful movement, mindful awareness, music, art and nourishing food. Through embodied writing and sharing, we will explore what holds us back from pleasure and how we can fully receive it.

This is an invitation. Give yourself permission to sense, feel and move into pleasure. Reclaim your innate capacity for joy and delight.

Join facilitators Ahava Shira and Claire Sicherman for this delicious day of writing and creative expression.

Early Bird $99 (NOW until January 20)
Regular price $139

A Nourishing Lunch, Decadent Treats & Tea will be provided.

Maximum 10 participants.

To register email sichermanc@gmail.com

Claire Sicherman is the author of "Imprint: A Memoir of Trauma in the Third Generation" (Caitlin Press 2018). Claire examines how the body holds memories of traumatic experiences, and the importance of breaking the silence of family stories. www.clairesicherman.com

Ahava Shira is the author of Weaving of My Being (1998), Love is Like This (2010) and co-author of Writing Alone Together: Journalling in a Circle of Women for Creativity, Compassion and Connection (Butterfly Press 2014). Ahava is currently writing a memoir. www.lovinginquiry.com

Claire and Ahava facilitate writing workshops and retreats on Salt Spring Island and in other communities in the Pacific Northwest. They are passionate about creating safe, supportive spaces where diverse voices are shared, witnessed and valued.

This will be a cell phone-free environment (except on breaks). To support participants with environmental sensitivities, we will ask that you leave your cell phones in the car or turn them off if bringing them into the workshop space.

Listing ID: 7985e1cb8f96f4f6

January 13, 2020 10:41 AM

18 days, 16 hours


Ahava Shira

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