Embodied Nature Retreat
Saturday, October 28, 2023
9:45 am-4; 00 pm at Shady Grove Farm
A day-long movement and creative writing retreat to support participants in developing an Embodied Nature Practice to promote emotional and communal wellness through yoga, ecotherapy, community, and nature-based art therapy approaches.
What is an Embodied Nature Practice?
An Embodied Nature Practice is a method of intervention Cynthia Edmonds-Caddy developed based on ecotherapy and ecopsychology principles. The steps of the Embodied Nature Practice are grounded within nature-based arts therapy and helps promote emotional wellness by developing a nature-based practice for sustainable, mentally healthy living.
Who is it for?
This retreat is for anyone wanting to take a day to care for themselves in community, nature, yoga, and reflection. This retreat is geared for Trauma integration and overall wellness.
What will the day include?
The day will include a nature walk, creative writing activities, an outdoor yoga session, rituals, and celebrations. A light lunch featuring local farm-to-table foods is included for all participants. Each participant will also receive handouts and a small gift bag filled with Shady Grove Farm all-natural goodies, and a candle to take home.