Expanding Paradigms
Established
1989
Program Description
Yoga, relaxation, visualization, and meditation, followed by writing exercises. Small facilitated response groups for positive feedback. Revision workshops offered separately.
Programs/Year
4
Program Length
3 to 8 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
8-16
Program Focus
Nature, Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction
Faculty
Charles MacInerney, a certified retreat leader by Amherst Writers and Artists, focuses on mind-body connection including yoga & meditation. Has led yoga retreats since 1992 & writing retreats since 1995.
Costs
$445 for weekend retreats; up to $1,850 for 8 day international retreats including lodging and meals.
U.S. Locations
Berkshire Mts., Massachusetts
Austin, Texas
Global Locations
Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Yelapa, Mexico
Months
March, April, July, October
Contact
Charles MacInerney
Expanding Paradigms
5803 Westmont Drive
Austin, TX 78731
United States
Phone: 512-459-2267
Fax: 512-459-2228
E-Mail:
Patricia Lewis, 292 Chesterfield Road, Westhampton, MA 01027; Home: 413-527-5819; patricia@crocker.com; http://www.writingretreats.org/
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