Suzanne has spent life collecting memories, recipes, stories, and wisdom as a woman of the Deep South who has offered creative care through her roles of motherhood, ministry and the arts. She loves gathering folks for good food and meaningful conversation. Suzanne leads mini-retreats and gatherings in her studio - as well as travels to lead retreats for organizations, non-profits, and churches - with a specialization in working with groups of caring professionals who seek healing, wholeness, and slowing down. She deepens the conversation and connects participants to each other through her gentle, conversational guiding. Whether a team of midwives, physicians, teachers, parents, or individuals, Suzanne can cater an event to meet the needs of your group. To start a conversation around a personal or professional retreat, send word to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Creativity Circles are 2 hour gatherings where participants tap into their creative potential, connect with others in meaningful ways, and relate to the seasonal shifts that take place. A rhythm is created as a group and participants carve out a meaningful pause of self care. All flow into with ease into a creative project led by Suzanne. All materials are provided and participants are able to keep what is created. Guided meditation, poetry, ritual, and artistic play are woven into the time together based on the energy of the group gathered. All levels of comfort are welcome. Circles begin at $275.
Designed for those in the caring professions: doctors, ministers, nurses, midwives, pastors, bereavement carers, and those who work in hospice, Creative Care Workshops are gatherings that offer presence and support while gathered around the table sharing stories, eating good food, and creating mindfully. Similar to the Creativity Circles, above, these gatherings are 1.5-5 hour gatherings where participants tap into their creative potential, connect with others in meaningful ways, and relate to the seasonal shifts that take place. Participants create a rhythm as a group and carve out a pause of self care. All flow with ease into a creative project led by Suzanne. Workshop pricing beginning at $250.
The ART of Daily Living Retreats are day-focused special offerings lasting 5-7 hours. The ART of Daily Living Retreats combine a practice of guided meditation, body movement, creative practice, poetry, and storytelling. Each participant receives a soul care bundle upon arrival and leaves with all their creations from the retreat. Each retreat honors the rhythms of the season and creates space for sacred rest and a sacred pause. Light snacks, tea/coffee, and materials are provided. Lunch is an optional, additional fee. Day retreat pricing beginning at $450.
Personal ART Studio Retreats are created with you, personally, in mind and may combine a practice of guided meditation, body movement, creative practice, poetry, and/or storytelling. We discuss your desires, and an experience is created that is just right for the participant. Available in any time increment from 1-3 hours. Examples of how others have used these private retreats include awakening or renewing a creative practice, help processing decision making alongside creativity and gentle questions with reflective listening, or as a way to spend creative time with another in deepening the relationship. All materials and light snacks and tea/coffee are provided. Private studio retreat pricing begins at $125.
Soulful Gatherings celebrate life together with your friends or tribe around the table. These gatherings are perfect for groups who want to gather and have meaningful conversation, mark times of transition or change, bless a birth, or reunite after time apart. During the celebration, those gathered create lovely art as a lovely and permanent reminder of this time. The participants will pull wisdom cards to share, bless, and keep, and witness each other in a sacred space. A light snack is provided, along with water, tea, and coffee. Participants/hosts are welcome to provide additional food and beverage. Table linens, napkins, and table wear are also provided. Beginning at $275 for a 2 hour gathering with up to 12 participants.
Birthday Celebrations are soulful gatherings that celebrate a birthday with friends or tribe around the table. These are wonderful for all ages. During the celebration, those gathered create art to keep and make a group piece of art for the celebrant. Ice, water, tea and coffee, table linens, napkins, and table wear are provided. Participants/hosts are welcome to provide additional food and beverage. Beginning at $275 for a 2 hour gathering with up to 12 participants.