From Anywhere: Live & Livelihood Small Group Coaching

August 11, 2020 - 7:00pm
September 29, 2020 - 7:00pm
November 15, 2020 - 4:00pm
Video-conference you can do from anywhere

7 p.m. Tues., Aug. 11

7 p.m., Tues., Sept. 29

or 4 p.m., Sun., Nov. 25

Join a group coaching video-conference with storyteller/consultant Laura Packer and writer/TLA founder Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg. Our 90-minute small group coaching session offers you ample time to explore your true work, whether it’s your livelihood, calling, service, or art.

Each participant will have time to ask a question and listen to Laura and Caryn’s suggestions on how to make a living, balance work and life, connect with community, and find your own path. The video-conference is just a click away on your computer, or you can call in on your phone. The whole session is only $9.99.

We’ll also have time to share more about the Your Right Livelihood training Laura and Caryn are giving starting next January.

Online Class: Poetry Playhout

September 6, 2020 - 10:32pm
October 31, 2020
May 30, 2020
Online using a friendly and easy website
An online class to home in on the passion and possibilities of your poetry — September 6 – October 31

Enter the poetry playhouse to explore, experiment, play, rest, unearth, and renovate your writing. By drawing on memories, experiences, and dreams of where and how you’ve lived, you will craft a whole new body of poems in a welcoming and encouraging community. We’ll draw on innovative writing prompts (including poems, questions, videos and guidance for creating your own bag of tricks all life long) to access poetic material from the interior rooms and external spaces of your life. (Note: if you’re taken this before, feel free to come on back! There will be lots of new prompts too.) Click here for more details.

Online & Zoom: Brave Voice: Writing & Singing For Your Life

September 20, 2020
September 25, 2020
Online & Zoom
Wherever you are!

Kelley Hunt and my 15th annual Brave Voice, because of the pandemic, will be held in our homes and yours. Yes, we will write! We will sing! We will immerse ourselves in music, words, visual art, movement, and more to create together a welcoming, inspiring, and vibrant community. Using Zoom video-conferencing, a special private and interactive website just for us, and other virtual bells, whistles, delights, and charms, we will be holding Brave Voice with flair and warmth. 

We also are able to do some things from a distance that will bring us other kinds of magic: All participants will be mailed an Imagination Bundle of creative prompts and supplies in advance of the retreat. We’ll be able to record and share with you all the evening performances, including the Coffeehouse of Wonder. We’ll also be gathering your writing throughout the week (as you wish to contribute) to put together an electronic booklet of our Brave Voices on the page.

More on the retreat here.

Online: The Art of Facilitation: Roots & Blossoms of Facilitation

October 28, 2020
December 15, 2020
Online class you can do from wherever you are!
Online from wherever you are

This online class taught by Joy Roulier Sawyer and Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg is designed for writers, storytellers, performers, artists, community leaders, change-makers, and those helping their communities enhance health, spiritual practices, and personal growth, this class focuses on how to design and facilitate meaningful sessions. During the pandemic, we’re also facing challenges in how and what we facilitate. In this new virtual age, it’s especially important to align your facilitation practice with your core values and ethics, community and purpose.

We’ll explore how to create workshops, meetings, and other sessions tailored to your audience and purpose, and whole-self facilitation, including the care and feeding of the facilitator. 

The class is six weeks long (skipping a week for Thanksgiving).

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