Zen Pen: A Writing, Being & Meditation Winter Retreat
with Dorian Haarhoff at Absolute Beach Guesthouse.
The retreat dates are as follows – it’s the same retreat, just on different dates:
Friday 25 May - Sunday 27 May
Friday 22 June - Sunday 24 June
Friday 6 July - Sunday 8 July
Included in the retreat:
- Accommodation for two nights (book Sunday night free of charge excluding meal, subject to availability)
- 2 brunches and 2 suppers
- Teas (drinks own account... bring what you’d like)
- The retreat
- A gift related to writing
- A story evening (Oom Schalk. Nasrudin, Rumi the Rabbi and You)
- A Magically Memorable experience
Single, Double and Twin rooms available at
R3950.00 per person single
R3650.00 per person sharing
Contact us for double rates if your partner wants to come along, but don't want to attend the retreat.
More about your time with Dorian:
Do you long for time out where these is space to be? ... Desire invigorating company and conversation? … Have ideas but aren’t sure how to write then down? Then this retreat is for you... time to breathe and be... to write, walk the beach… come alive…
What do writing, being and breath share in common? They all bring alive and expand the present moment. They invoke a conversation with ourselves and others. An exchange of energies. Writing is a skill drawn from attention, presence and openness – an organic process rather than a talent.
On this retreat in a safe space discover the writer inside you. We explore our innate creativity and imagination as we connect writing to mindfulness and bodyfulness. We write and meditate on the many changes and transformations as we journey down the river of our lives. We consider how creativity and imagination steady the boat and how writing helps us dip the oars into dark water so we may navigate the river safely.
The retreat also focuses on how to pay attention, be present in your writing and engage the reader as a creative partner. And source your bliss. Beginners are welcome. And funny thing is… you do not have to be a writer to enjoy this experience.
Looking forward to hearing from you!!
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