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Mosaic Make-over. Autumn Retreat.

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AT THIS WRiTiNG SOLD OUT , DROP A NOTE IF INTERESTED IN THIS TRIP, WE ARE WORKING ON JUGGLING BODIES! 

Creativity, Finding Your Voice and Getting Better at Your Craft.

This retreat is an opportunity for you to recharge, reflect and re-connect with your art and creativity. It will be a mind, body and spirit lifting experience. Enjoy the company of like-minded folks as we create, converse and develop a new direction for your work.

The intention of this retreat is to help you connect with your purpose, fire up your passion and get better at making mosaics.

Gentle Yoga, exercise, healthy meals, and a breathtaking environment completely support our journey to connect with our creativity.  Students will create artworks and studio studies that explore the emotional connection between you and your art.  These exercises are guaranteed to take your work in new and exciting directions.  You may even rediscover something wonderful about yourself and others you might have forgotten over the past months of Covid isolation.

As the premier Yoga Retreat on the east coast, Casa Om Potomac is a beautifully appointed estate home situated on 60 + acers, hiking trails, hot tub, cold tub, jaw-dropping river views and just a 90-minute drive from Washington, DC.

Our days begin and end with yoga and meditation. Chef prepared gourmet vegetarian meals, evening bonfires overlooking the river and private rooms with en-suite bathrooms are standard fare. Our yoga and mediation sessions will be led by Casa Om certified instructors, and all will be tailored to our students’ abilities and interests.

Retreat Schedule:

  • Sunday, October 3, 4pm check in
    • After checking in and a tour of the grounds we will enjoy a meet and greet on the patio, take in an Indian Summer sunset followed by a gourmet vegetarian dinner. After dinner a short workshop introduction and bonfire.
  • Monday & Tuesday, October 4 & 5
    • 7:30-10 am Continental breakfast: coffee, tea, fruit, and pastry
    • 8:30 am Yoga and outdoor activities as weather permits.10:30 am Brunch
    • 11:30 am Workshop with Bonnie: Finding Your Voice, Re-Booting Your Creativity and Getting Better at Your Craft.
    • 3:30 pm Free time, continue working in the studio, spend time in the library, go for a walk.
    • Tea, snacks, etc.
    • 5:00 pm Gentle stretching, meditation
    • 6:30 pm Dinner, conversation, workshop reflections
    • Evening optional studio time, bonfire
  • Wednesday, October 6
    • 7:30-10 am Continental breakfast: coffee, tea, fruit, and pastry
    • 8:30 am Yoga and outdoor activities as weather permits.
    • 10:30 am Brunch
    • 11:30 am Workshop wrap up, noon check out

All yoga and exercise activities are tailored to our group and are optional. This is a mind, body and spirit-lifting experience. Our time together will leave you feeling healthy, happy, clearheaded and re-focused.  During workshop hours students can expect to have every question answered and your project(s) will be a wonderful reminder of the unique experience and environment at Casa Om.

The past year and a half of Covid disruption impacted many of us in unexpected ways. Many of us need a break from Zoom and online learning and are making summer plans to “blow off pent-up steam”!  Getting outside, making some noise, hugging friends and family. Have at it, enjoy your summer!

The traditional USA calendar of school returning in the autumn will be our signal to settle into new projects and our own learning. Think about all the tricks you learned in online classes, what about bigger lessons Covid taught us like patience and gratitude?  The intention of this retreat is to help you find direction and purpose in your artwork, and perhaps rediscover something wonderful about yourself and others you may have forgotten.

We will be surrounded by inspiration. The natural beauty of the Casa Om property is the tip of the iceberg. Click here to take a look!  Our workshop embraces the amazing surroundings and our workspace overlooks rolling hills and the Shenandoah River.

About Rooms:

For Casa Om room configuration and details click here.

At this writing pricing is set on 9 students, each having a single room. We will consider taking a few additional students, but not many!  Rooms will be assigned on a first come first serve basis. When you make your deposit we will let you know what rooms are available.

Double occupancy discount. If you wish to share a room we are happy to match you with another student and a $75 reduction in your overall workshop fee will be extended. Drop us a note if you wish to explore this option.

The workshop fee includes all accommodations, yoga and mosaic instruction, meals and taxes. Staff gratuities are not included. Mosaic supplies for exercises included. A separate note will come to students regarding additional mosaic supplies you may wish to bring

Cancellation Policy:

Prior to September 1, 2021, your refund will be less $100 administrative fee.

Between September 1 and September 15 refund less $250 administrative fee.

After September 15 sorry, no refunds.

You must be Covid vaccinated to attend this workshop. Other services offered at Casa Om include massage and private yoga consultations. See CasaOm website for details.

Note: Casa Om does not have public wifi, if you must have internet access then you will need to provide a personal hot spot. As a sacred space, Casa Om is a smoke-free and alcohol-free environment.

An additional 3% discount is extended if you make payment in full via check or cash. We waive credit card processing fees which are included in workshop fee.

 

 

 

Start On October 3, 2021
Duration 3 days
Level Any
Price $685.00

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