Holy Spirit Retreat Center, Los Angeles, CA
October 4 - 6, 2019
"Within us we have a hope
which always walks in front of our present narrow experience;
it is the undying faith in the infinite in us." ~ Tagore
Process painting shows us that we can let go into our world – into the unfolding, ongoing movement of life itself with all its surprises, delights and challenges. This weekend, we explore the relationship between painting and mindfulness, bringing special attention to using process painting as a tool for deepening awareness.
Join us and discover the courage to trust the spontaneous aspect of your own nature.
Everyone with an interest in exploring the creative process through expressive painting is welcome: no prior experience in painting or meditative practice is required. We’ll all be starting from beginner's mind.
Tuition: $485 | Accommodations or Commuter Fee extra ~ Your tuition includes all art materials, over 14 hours of facilitated painting sessions, group discussion circles in supportive community, a video presentation about creativity and the practice of art as process. You may notice that we’ve increased our prices slightly (by just under 8%). It’s our first increase in over 15 years and it will help us meet the growing costs of travel, space rental, and materials so we can continue to serve you. Scholarships and work exchanges are available. Thank you for your understanding!
Discounts & Scholarships
Continuing Participant Discount: If you’ve attended a Painting Experience workshop in the past, you’re a continuing participant. You will receive a $100 discount.
First-Time Painter Discounts: (These discounts cannot be combined)
- Members of the InsightLA Community or the Jungian Institute will receive a $50 discount.
- Members of CAMFT will also receive a $50 discount
Partial tuition scholarships are available. Apply here
Work Exchange is available. Apply here
Continuing Education Credits
14 CE Credits are provided by the Institute for Art and Living for:
- MFT, LCSW, LPCC and LEP by CAMFT (California Board of Marriage and Family Therapists)
- RN by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
- Fee: $25.00
Read more here.
Friday: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lunch Breaks: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
You will receive a full refund minus a 25% handling fee if you cancel up to two weeks prior to the workshop. After that date, your payment is nonrefundable and nontransferable.
4316 Lanai Road, Encino, CA 91436
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Holy Spirit Retreat Center 4316 Lanai Road, Encino, CA 91436
Accommodations & Meals
Accommodations available at Holy Spirit Retreat Center:
- Single room with private bath ($90/night)
- Shared Double with one private bath ($75/night)
- Commuter Fee: If you're not staying onsite overnight, the commuter fee is $25.
We recommend these websites to help you find local accommodations:
Local Lodging: airbnb
Hotels & Motels: trivago
Hotels Near Holy Spirit Retreat Center: Google Maps
The retreat center provides some meals ($15/meal). You can choose these at checkout.
You'll also find numerous restaurants within a short driving distance from Holy Spirit. You may choose to bring a lunch to enjoy outdoors on the lovely retreat center grounds.
Note: If you have already registered but would like to add accommodations or meals after the fact, Please Go Here.
Nearby Airport: Hollywood Burbank Airport
Amtrak / Van Nuys Station is closest, approx 8 miles from Holy Spirit Retreat Center
Greyhound / North Hollywood Station is closest, approx 8 miles from Holy Spirit Retreat Center
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