Painting from the Heart and Soul

  • The Center at Ananda Laurelwood The Center at Ananda Laurelwood
  • Gaston, Oregon, USA
  • Feb 11 - 15, 2019 (5 days)
  • Contentment - 2 bedroom apartment with living/dining room, kitchen, and bath - $1,800.00 Premium Queen with en suite bath - $1,628.00 Serene Queen - $1,396.00 Comfy Full - $1,320.00 Cozy Twin - $1,320.00 Hostel-style Lodging…

About us

Liberate your own unique, authentic creative expression!

This full-immersion intuitive painting workshop gives you the freedom to express your inner Self without self-criticism. Proven techniques will overcome blocks and open the doorway to inspiration. Discover the bliss of losing yourself in the vibrant flow of creative energy. Experience true originality and spontaneity of expression.

The freedom you experience translates to all modalities of Art & Life.

Dana pic 5It’s NOT ABOUT ART

Dive into the creative process without preconceived plans and notice how this transforms your approach to creating your world.  When you learn to follow the inner flow, life shows up differently.

We use Intuitive Painting to access the holy wisdom of our Soul- to commune with the inner realms of heart, soul & spirit.  Flowing, spontaneous and intuitive painting naturally opens you to the Divine Realms – to what is deepest and highest within you.

Intuitive painting is a powerful intuitive, spiritual and creative practice.

What you will Discover:

♥ The pure JOY of childlike spontaneous expression.

♥ Your own original artistic voice.

♥ How to OPEN the doorway to inspiration- and to your own inner depths.

♥ How to channel soul tingling inspiration upon demand.

Dana pic 6Absolutely no talent or experience is required. 

*All materials are included in the price.

Non artists will discover the artist within.  Practicing artists will refresh their inspiration and learn how to remain in the zone of high vibration creative flow.

*This course is a qualifying Level One Certification requirement.

 

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The Center at Ananda Laurelwood is an ideal environment to quickly “unplug” from life’s daily stresses and learn lifelong techniques for an improved quality of life. The retreat center has great energy, beautiful surroundings, and warm, open people. The food was excellent and the lodging comfortable.

Venue Highlights

The Center at Ananda Laurelwood is located 45 minutes west of downtown Portland in Oregon, surrounded by farmland, forest, and wetlands, with vistas of gently rolling hills stretching west to the coastal range. Quiet, serene, and inspiring, the landscape itself rejuvenates the soul.

The campus was originally designed and built as a residential high-school for the Seventh Day Adventist community. Retreat buildings are updated and comfortable, while retaining the charm and nostalgia of mid-century architecture.

Classrooms are sunny and bright, with plenty of room to stretch out and immerse yourself in a workshop, discussion group, or movement class.

Afternoon yoga classes are offered almost daily, year round.

Group meditations are held each morning and mid-day. Meditation instruction can be arranged.

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Yoga Studio

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free

Menu/Cuisine

All meals are vegetarian, with vegan and gluten-free options available. Grace Kitchen tries to accommodate special dietary needs.

Accommodations

Most of the accommodations at the Center at Ananda Laurelwood are dorm-style bedrooms with shared bathrooms down the hall. Most rooms have a sink in the corner. All rooms have ample closets and are quite spacious, light, and airy with good-sized windows looking out either across Laurelwood valley or onto the hillside above the retreat center.

You can choose your sleeping preference: twin, double, or queen bed. A small number of rooms have an en suite bathroom. A 2-bedroom apartment with kitchen and bath is also available.

Directions

From Portland airport (PDX), take the MAX light rail to the Beaverton Transit Station. Uber or Lyft are available for the picturesque, 30-minute drive to the Center at Ananda Laurelwood.

For GPS directions, enter Academy Way, Gaston OR.

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Painting from the Heart and Soul

at The Center at Ananda Laurelwood

  • Feb 11, 2019 - Feb 15, 2019 (5 days)

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

My inspiration is a desire to gain a deeper connection to and understanding of myself, something that I've been working hard on for so long and will continue to do in the future. I view a retreat as a wonderful way to focus entirely on this without the distractions of every day life! Nicola
 

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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