Calendar

Bride Blessing Circle  The Dreaming Tree A private circle gathering for women to celebrate the bride-to-be through movement, creative writing, silk painting and reflection. “I really really enjoyed this, there was so much love in the room” workshop participant. February 2018

Nature Connection  Passover at Isabella Freedman is an annual celebration of freedom featuring a radically pluralistic and inclusive atmosphere in a stunning outdoor setting that promotes a deep connection with nature. Enjoy two circle gatherings every day with Elizabeth Yaari. March 30-April 8, 2018

Women’s Circle Gathering  The Dreaming Tree Many spiritual traditions use mandalas as objects of contemplation and meditation. You are invited to a women’s circle gathering to deeply connect with one another and embody the mandala through movement and silk painting. June 10 2018. $30 Register at The Dreaming Tree

Nature Connection MiniVacation at Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center. Specially designed summer camp for adults participating in long-term mental health care treatment programs. Enjoy two gatherings a day with Elizabeth Yaari as well as swimming, boating, hiking, tasty food, dancing, new friends and arts and crafts! June 18–21, 2018

Nature Connection Beyond the Ordinary. Exploring Nature Through the Lens of Art. Bring your camera (phone is fine) and join Elizabeth Yaari to capture nature’s forms and colors during the first rays of light. Explore the thousand miles in one leaf while being present, focused and still. Enjoy a gluten free meal and share your findings through photography, silk painting, movement and creative writing. No experience necessary. Rain or shine (bring umbrella). 6am-3pm. Huntington, NY. Address provided on registration. Preregistration is required: $99 Paypal.me/marybethnp

Nature Connection Camp Isabella Freedman Head to the Berkshires to enjoy 400 acres of summer fun with other adults 55+. Take a boat out on the lake, go for an afternoon swim in the pool, explore miles of nature trails, visit the animals (and vegetables) on our farm and take 2 circle gatherings daily with Elizabeth Yaari. July 9-22, 2018.

“I feel like I am an artist when I paint with you because the process you use to guide us allows me to just be myself”

Nature Connection River Semester of Augsburg University. One hundred days of paddling canoes on the Mississippi from Minneapolis to Memphis and learning ecology, botany, political science along the way.  Special guest for 2 weeks Elizabeth Yaari, who will be connecting students and staff to the properties of water through writing, movement and art. September 14-28, 2018.

Explora-Torah Temple Adas Israel of Sag Harbor. The Sulam. In this Bibliodrama and collage workshop we enter the dream of Jacob and climb the sulam with the angels. As the dream story unfolds we begin to understand our own spiritual journey and who is accompanying us. All ages. 11/4/18 10:00am – 12:00pm

Explora-Torah Private Client NYC: Exploring the animals in the Exodus 11/13/18 4:00pm-6:00pm

Explora-Torah Inner Spirit Yoga Center Festival of Lights Circle Gathering. Open to all. You are invited to join us in a Circle Gathering to help fuel each other’s inner light through song, movement and art. Bring something that represents what you feels to be sacred and needs illuminating. Please also bring a water bottle and a pillow (to sit on) $25 early sign up. 12/2/18 3:30p-6:00pm

Explora-Torah Private Client NYC: Exploring Angel of Death in the Exodus story. 11/27/18 4:00-6:00pm

Explora-Torah Artist in Residence for the congregation retreat of Temple Beth Israel/The West Temple, Cleveland Ohio. Creating Sanctuary. March 1-4, 2019