Occitanie France

  • Tandy Pengelly

    Tandy Pengelly
    Tandy Pengelly
    Your guide
    Aug 31 - Sep 6, 2019 (7 days)
    Pause - Breathe and ReconnectHealing and uplifting women's only Yoga and Hiking Retreat in the beautiful French Pyrenees. Time to reconnect with the energizing and uplifting energy of Nature with like minded supportive people and excellent nutritious organic food.Five mornings of Energizing Vinyasa Yoga, followed by an invigorating hike in the beautiful mountains of the French Pyrenees, then…
  • Melissa Sirenatlali

    Melissa Sirenatlali
    Melissa Sirenatlali
    Your guide
    Aug 26 - Sep 2, 2019 (8 days)
    Vision Quests are rites of passage that have been conducted by indigenous cultures since the beginning of times. It is a great way to awaken your inner truth and connect with your higher self and nature, to receive guidance from the divine and to overcome fears and self-imposed limitations. It is a journey inward; by stepping outside of your daily routines and immersing yourself into the unknown…
  • Simon Cole

    Simon Cole
    Simon Cole
    Your guide
    Sep 3 - 8, 2019 (6 days)
    In our "Mindfulness, Meditation and Relationship" group retreats the meditation, following the channel of the 'clear space path', is coupled with teaching which draws on the work of Carl Rogers, Martin Buber and Eugene Gendlin and allows us a vision of ourselves as a human being connected... with ourselves, with others and with our planet.Each retreat day follows a typical (but not rigid)…
  • Margaretha Montagu

    Margaretha Montagu
    Margaretha Montagu
    Your guide
    Ongoing
    Is your self-doubt ruining your attempts to live a long, happy, healthy and fulfilling life, full of purpose and meaning? Our 5- or 7-day Connect with Horses Mindfulness Immersion retreats, based on equine-assisted experiential learning and empowerment, equine-guided mindfulness meditation, yogic breathing exercises (pranayama) with horses and walking meditation with the horses will firstly…
  • Anne Kullaf

    Anne Kullaf
    Anne Kullaf
    Your guide
    Sep 7 - 16, 2019 (10 days)
    Anne Kullaf is a contemporary painter working in a variety of media. Her paintings utilize the principles of drawing from direct observation combined with efficient brushwork and a limited palette. She has taught drawing and painting for over 10 years at The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, The Hunterdon Museum of Art, and The Center for Contemporary Art. Additionally, she has been invited to…
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  • Ev Hales

    Ev Hales
    Ev Hales
    Your guide
    Oct 2 - 17, 2019 (16 days)
    I professional artist working mostly in watercolour although with a love of printmaking.  I trained as an art teacher many decades ago and have since led a full professional life as an award winning artist while still sharing skills with others on a casual basis – on painting trips like this. You can get a glimpse at my teaching style from Youtube clips and I have published a series of 10…
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  • Ongoing
    Earn your Reiki Master Certificate in Beautiful Southern France! Reiki certification is the perfect compliment other healing practices such as yoga, psychotherapy, and nature therapy. It is a powerful healing technique that transfers universal life energy through a Reiki Master’s hands to heal and relax both body and mind. Reiki is based on a belief in an energy life force that supports the…
  • Ming franz

    Ming franz
    Ming franz
    Your guide
    Apr 16 - 26, 2020 (11 days) 1 more date available
    Ming Franz specializes in Splash Color painting which combines watercolor and Acrylic with Chinese ink and brush. She received her basic art training in Taiwan and has continued her art in the United States. Ming Franz received numerous awards, she was the grand prize winner of International Artist magazine challenge No.86 Abstract/experimental Art. Shibuya Award from Sumi-e Society of…
  • Vianna Szabo

    Vianna Szabo
    Vianna Szabo
    Your guide
    May 24 - Jul 3, 2020 (41 days)
    Vianna Szabo believes the goal of each artist is to tell their own visual story.  In her workshops she teaches students how to simplify and edit the landscape while using expressive color to enhance the feeling of light.  Lessons are taught in a step by step manner that applies to all mediums.  Vianna is a popular instructor who uses teaching methods that respect different learning…
  • Steve Hill

    Steve Hill
    Steve Hill
    Your guide
    Jun 6 - 16, 2020 (11 days)
    I am thrilled to be invited to Perigord Retreats to teach a 10 day painting workshop and experience, near the birthplace of “en plein air” in the beautiful Dordogne region of southwestern France! Who wouldn’t be totally excited to come here to paint the landscape and teach amongst so many historic, time-honored, gorgeous sites as we will all experience for 10 days straight! Castles, bridges,…
  • CATHERINE HILLS WATERCOLOUR, ACRYLIC, WATERMEDIA AND PENCIL.

    CATHERINE HILLS WATERCOLOUR, ACRYLIC,…
    CATHERINE HILLS WATERCOLOUR, ACRYLIC, WATERMEDIA AND PENCIL.
    Your guide
    Apr 30 - May 9, 2020 (10 days) 1 more date available
    Catherine Hillis is an American watercolor painter and lives on Saint Simons Island, Georgia, USA.  She’s won hundreds of awards and has earned eight signature memberships from national watercolor organizations.  The artist was one of 40 elected members of the prestigious Washington Society of Landscape Painters in Washington, D.C. and competes regularly in international watercolor…
  • Lynda English

    Lynda English
    Lynda English
    Your guide
    May 13 - 22, 2020 (10 days)
    “I love the manipulation of strong color, texture, and bold shapes to create memorable pieces of art. These works can be realistic or abstract. The subject is secondary to the interplay of these factors. The joy is in the creation not the end result.”Lynda is a native of Florence, South Carolina. She is a Member of Excellence in the South Carolina Watercolor Society, a Signature member in the…
  • Alain J Picard

    Alain J Picard
    Alain J Picard
    Your guide
    Jul 15 - 25, 2020 (11 days)
    On this painting workshop to the south of France, we will explore and paint the beautiful region of Dordogne. An abundance of inspiration is provided, full of everything from quaint historic villages and medieval castles to breathtaking views of the rolling countryside and traditional French markets. With beautiful accommodations, delicious organic, locally sourced foods and wines, and endless…
  • Terry Jarvis

    Terry Jarvis
    Terry Jarvis
    Your guide
    Jul 29 - Aug 7, 2020 (10 days)
    Terry Jarvis is one of Australia’s exceptional watercolour Artists. His passion for his craft and his love of the wonderful medium of watercolour is revealed through his varied subject matter ranging from magnificent Australian Scenes, to paintings of his travels which include The Greek Islands, Tuscany, Italy, Finland, Northern Ireland, Sweden, etc., etc….He is a much sought after Tutor…
  • Regina hona

    Regina hona
    Regina hona
    Your guide
    Aug 20 - Sep 4, 2020 (16 days)
    aWhat a great opportunity to take part in a unique painting tour in stunning Dordogne, France that will both inspire and challenge you.   The tactile pastel medium is well suited for travel and outdoor work as it is a versatile and very forgiving medium.  Weather permitting, you will predominately be painting plein air but some of your small colour studies, together with any…
  • Linda Macaulay

    Linda Macaulay
    Linda Macaulay
    Your guide
    Sep 5 - 16, 2020 (12 days)
    Australian Artist, Linda MacAulay’s art career spans many decades and includes exhibiting, teaching, residencies and sales.  She is a social artist who has a rare ability to engage with others whilst demonstrating her techniques.  As a tutor Linda is fun, creative and outcome focused with teaching experience across a range of artistic abilities in many different mediums.Linda enjoys…
  • Melissa Harris

    Melissa Harris
    Melissa Harris
    Your guide
    Sep 18 - 28, 2020 (11 days)
    In this Art and Spirit Retreat we will combine plein air painting at historical and medieval sacred sites along with meditation and studio painting time.   Workshops are an ideal place to explore your creative process, especially within a like minded group of individuals in a magical location.   The Dordogne region is rich in historic castles, culture, towns, caves and landscapes- sure…
  • Kellee Conrad

    Kellee Conrad
    Kellee Conrad
    Your guide
    Oct 1 - 11, 2020 (11 days)
    A little back story – My childhood was all about running through sculpture gardens and playing in the neighbors’ art studios….what was this wonderland? It’s undeniable that my upbringing, while somewhat unusual, left me with a strong impression that we can live the life of our dreams through art. That there is magic inherent in living a creative life. My true purpose is to bring that magic…

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