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May 2020

Parents in Pandemic: A Writing Group – 4 Wednesdays

May 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$35 – $60

Via Zoom. Any parents out there struggling with all the juggling? Let’s carve out some time to reflect and recharge. Through a series of writing prompts, we’ll have space to be creative, vent, and let out whatever needs to be expressed. We’ll witness and validate our whole selves and each other. This workshop is geared toward those with young children at home. You don’t need to consider yourself a writer to attend. Time: 4 Wednesdays, May 13, 20, 27, June…

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The Women’s Room: Reflection and Support with Lisa Baron – Canceled

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Women's Room: A Time for Reflection and Support During Challenging Times Via Zoom  Imagine a virtual space where you can share your feelings and thoughts, in confidence, with other women. It is possible, even virtually, to feel more connected.  You will be welcomed, respected, and heard. This is a time to reach out, even if it’s out of your comfort zone to do so. Join us in the Women’s Room, facilitated by Dr. Lisa Baron, who has over 25…

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Embracing Uncertainty with Jen Johnson

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$15 – $25

Embracing Uncertainty: Mindfulness for Developing a Resilient Inner Core (Via Zoom) This workshop offers a deeper exploration of several practices and concepts explored in the Mindfulness for Resilience workshop in April. We are all facing a lot of uncertainty about the coming months as we move toward an unknown new normal. This workshop teaches practical skills for cultivating a resilient and unshakable inner core to sustain you through uncertain times. You’ll learn mindfulness practices to help you to develop self-trust…

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Coming Home to Yourself, Again: Life Beyond Fight or Flight

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$25

Via Zoom. Do you want to feel more connected? More energetic? More "in the flow?" Are you calm and peaceful even when those around you are not? The somatic experiencing process helps clients build resiliency, not by telling the story, which often retraumatizes, but by touching into the trauma without going into overwhelm.  In this 2-hour workshop you will learn tools and information about your nervous system to grow your capacity by touching into your sensations, feelings, thoughts, and perceptions…

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Introduction to the ENNEAGRAM with Sandra Smith

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$60

Via Zoom. The Enneagram (“ennea” is Greek for nine) is a clear map revealing nine distinct ego structures the connections between them, and the direction for individual growth and transformation. The uniqueness of this system lies in its ability to clearly identify motivations beneath behaviors. It brings to consciousness “why we do what we do” and brings awareness to where our minds focus when we live life on automatic. As we deepen our self-awareness, we become less reactive, more curious…

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Reading: Prize-winning Short Story by Laurel Ferejohn (via Zoom)

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm · Leader: Laurel Ferejohn
Free

Join Laurel for the first full reading of her short story "That Other Story," winner of the Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize, in which Tomby, a young Marine, risks entering an off-limits dive that turns out to be far more risky than he'd imagined. The story became a chapter in her novel-in-progress, "Art of the Sextant" (working title), a tale of seeking belonging and home. Leader: Laurel is a writer and independent editor with publications of fiction, memoir, essays, and poetry.…

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Flash Of Silver: A Writing Workshop with Laurel Ferejohn

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm · Leader: Laurel Ferejohn
$25

Via Zoom. Flash: it’s crystalline and compelling. Many literary journals look for it, many writers want to know what it is and how to write it. In this three-hour online workshop for beginning to seasoned writers of memoir or fiction, you’ll learn about the form that stands proud in its brevity and that can boost all your other writing. Enjoy creating to prompts, with readings and discussion. And enjoy a virtual gathering in celebration of our diverse experience of creativity…

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June 2020

Keep on Keeping Track: Writing with Carol Henderson – 5 Sessions

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
$90

In this third series of live online writing workshops taking place on June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Carol will create a safe space and time to explore our fast-changing world, and the rush of feelings that are constantly rising within us. Through carefully selected prompts and exercises, she will invite us to reflect, pay attention, consider patterns in life that are being disrupted, find hidden gifts, and help us get in touch with what is essential. She will work…

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Enneagram: Wings and Resource Points

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$45

In this time of uncertainty and stress, knowing how to use your type's resource points (wings and connecting points) can be quite helpful.  We'll explore how each type can receive grounding and balance through the dynamic relationships between your type and your resource points.  This advanced workshop takes our Enneagram understanding deeper and places us in a larger context than our Enneagram type. Cost: $45 Leader: Sandra Smith, MDiv, is a certified Enneagram teacher in the Narrative Tradition who consults…

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Art of Conscious Aging: A Group for Women

June 9 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

via Zoom Durham, NC United States + Google Map

Meet in Parlor in Carr Building (enter at door by playground off Gregson Street parking lot) Bring a bag lunch and something to drink. Newcomers welcome. No fee to attend. No need to register. The workshop location at Trinity Ave. Presbyterian Church TAPC is wheelchair accessible. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any accessibility questions or needs. Contact: events@rcwms.org

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The Still Place: Mindful Journaling with Jen Johnson (via Zoom)

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$25

Discover your inner still place in this women’s workshop that blends the depths of neuroscience findings with the power of narrative. You will learn mindful journaling practices to transform fear and cultivate a state of deep calm and connection. Experience how mindful journaling can help you to rewire your brain, reset your nervous system, and cultivate inner peace, happiness, and resilience. Please bring a journal and a pen. Cost: $25 Leader: Jen Johnson, MS, MS, MFA, LCMHC, BCC is a…

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July 2020

Mindful Journaling for Transformation with Jen Johnson – 4 Thursdays via Zoom

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$95

This 4-session mindful writing for transformation workshop explores the depths of neuroscience findings with the power of narrative. You will learn mindful journaling practices to transform fear and cultivate deep calm and connection. Experience how mindful journaling can help you to rewire your brain, reset your nervous system, and cultivate inner peace, happiness, and resilience. Please bring a journal and a pen. Dates: July 9, 17, 23, 30, 2020 Cost: $95 Leader: Jen Johnson, MS, MS, MFA, LCMHC, BCC is a…

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