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Embrace the Artist Within

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Key Information:
Class Size: 5 - 12 people
Destination: Mexico  
Category: Art and craft workshop
Specialty: Other, Painting, Printmaking  
Season: November - March
Courses Per Year: 2
Course Level: All levels
Min Price: 329 US Dollar (USD) per course
Max Price: 329 US Dollar (USD) per course

Embrace the Artist Within Workshop in Details:

Saturday: Welcome Reception and Workshop

Soulfood-Milk and Cookies and the ART of Well-being- Our soul yearns for us to dance and draw and sing at the top of our lungs. Learn to embrace your inner artist and let your joyful soul emerge. Event organizer, author, and public speaker, Maureen Geraghty, guides you in setting a course for the retreat. Let the creativity begin by decorating your own personal journal. Appetizers and beverages included.

Sunday: Stone Island Retreat

Gentle yoga on the beach, Workshop-Journaling to the Center of Your Soul Writing it down—the memories, lists, thoughts, feelings, and dreams, can make a profound difference in your life. Invite your inner writer to play while learning creative journaling techniques that will improve your life in immeasurable ways. Instructors: Maureen Geraghty and Glen Rogers. Lunch included.

Monday: Morning Yoga, Monoprint Workshop

Let your creativity flow in unexpected directions using the printmaking process for one-of-a-kind prints. Internationally known artist Glen Rogers guides you thru the process, bringing out the best from beginner to advanced. Lunch included.

Tuesday: Fabric Dying

Fiber artist Mary Ruzich leads you to create a beautiful hand painted silk scarf while developing the skills to mix and apply dyes. Inspiration may flow freely with our theme of "color chakras" and how they can work in our lives. Lunch included. Evening Yoga class – color chakra focus.

Faculty Information:
Glen Rogers, MFA in printmaking, has taught printmaking at San Francisco State, Citadel Print Center in San Jose, which she co-founded, and was a California Arts Council Artist in Residence, taking printmaking to the schools for 3 years. As a board member of the San Jose ICA she initiated and organized the Monotype Marathon now in its 10th year. She has done residencies at KALA Institute in Berkeley, Villa Montalvo, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, and the Frans Masereel Print Center in Belgium. She is a long-standing member of California Society of Printmakers.

Mary Ruzich, loves fabric and color. Her background is in quilting and silk fabric dyeing. Her designs are inspired by the rich life that she lives between coastal British Columbia and Mazatlan.

Maureen “Mo” Geraghty, MA, owner of Lifeworks Presents, Mazatlan Yoga and former owner of Old Town Yoga Studio in Fort Collins, CO, was the coordinator of the award winning Wellness program at the City of Fort Collins and developed and managed the Wellness Program for NIKE Inc,. in Beaverton, OR. She has a Masters in Exercise Kinesiology from the University of Northern Colorado, and holds an American Council on Exercise (ACE), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Fitrhythms instructor and trainer, and a White Lotus Foundation Yoga Certifications.

Other Activities:
Swimming, sailing, fishing, shopping, dining, self-guided tours of the historic district.

Facility Information:
The workshop will be taught in various sites in Mazatlan. Monotype workshop at Glen Rogers Art Studio, a professionally equiped studio. The fabric workshop will be at the studio of Mary Ruzich. Yoga and journaling will be taught in beautiful, scenic locations - under a beach palapa at Stone Island, or overlooking the ocean.

Does not include airfare or accommodations. Ask me about recommendations for great B&B's and ocean front hotels.