Summoning the Muse
April 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Array
If the creative spark emanates from the liminal field between our individual psyches and the Universal Matrix where all creation originally forms, then the creative act is actually a co-creative dance, in which each of us summons and channels the inspiration of the Muse.
In this first workshop of a series of three, you’ll be guided on a shamanic and writerly journey to meet and enter into dialogue with your Muse. Step into a warm circle of kindred spirits as we explore the many ways the Muse seeks to communicate with you on a daily basis, especially when it comes to stimulating your creative endeavors.
Each session will include an introduction to a different entry point to the creative Muse, guided writing exercises, and an opportunity to share with other seekers.
Recommended for writers and storytellers, this workshop is open to anyone who is curious to explore new pathways that will enliven your Spirit and nourish your Soul.
Take one session or give yourself the gift of the whole series!
Saturday, May 2, 2 – 4 pm EST
Session II, Going Deeper
The second workshop will introduce you to the Medicine Wheel and the Hero/Heroine’s Journey as tools that can help us deepen our engagement with the creative Muse. Learn how to use these potent portals to spark your own capacity for transformative storytelling, for yourself and others.
Saturday, May 9, 2 – 4 pm EST
Session III: Going Forth
The final session of the series will invite you to step into a creative partnership with the Muse through the timeless wisdom of the Tarot cards. Learn how to use the cards to spark inspiration and insight that will give spirit and power to your creative work in the world.
About Your Guides
Jan Seward, Psy.D., or “Dr. Jan,” is a psychotherapist, psychologist and metaphysician who has been working with oracle and divination for the past 20 years. A writer and astrologer, she has contributed to the online astrology portal Planet Waves, and served as astrologer and metaphysical counselor at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA, where she is now on staff as a Health and Healing practitioner. Dr. Jan consults with clients locally and virtually, and is the founder of Align Healing, an integrative healing arts center in Great Barrington, MA. For more information, visit Drjanseward.com and Align-healing.com.
Jennifer Browdy, Ph.D. has taught literature, writing and media arts at the college level for more than 30 years. Her memoir was a finalist for the 2018 International Book Awards and her writer’s guide, The Elemental Journey of Purposeful Memoir, won a 2017 Nautilus Silver Award. She provides coaching and manuscript review for authors in fiction and nonfiction, and offers memoir workshops nationally and internationally.