Retreats

About The Teacher

Aviva Gold, MFA., MPS, CSW, ATR-BC, Art Medicine Woman, has been facilitating inspired art for over 35 years and leads International Painting From The Source® workshops and Teacher Trainings in centers such as Omega, Esalen, Findhorn and Kripalu. She has background in Psychoanalytic, Jungian, Transpersonal and Gestalt psychotherapy, plus painter, dancer, author and spiritual seeker. Her first book, Painting From The Source: Awakening The Artists Soul In Everyone was originally published by Harper Collins in 1998. Aviva's second book, Source Art in the World: How Your Authentic Creativity Heals the Planet was self published in 2011. Aviva believes “The process by which art is made is similar to the evolutionary process of creation in the universe and the capacity to create is part of the Divinity of being human.” She is the mother of three sons and resides in Oracle, Arizona.

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  • Janat Horowitz   June 28, 2019

      My teacher - My mentor

    Aviva is the real deal if you're looking for an art medicine woman. I have painted for years with Aviva and was trained in Painting from the Source teacher training. I've seen her hold the space for anyone to go anywhere with their process.. She's safe and loving and strong and wise. This is the time to have the experience with this woman as you paint for your (the) process.

  • Flemming Chluba Steiner   June 27, 2019

      Fantastik seminar!

    Just a brillant and fantastik seminar. Aviva is a great Teacher and facilitator ind the process of the most important. The setup was fantastik and was a great support in the painting processens. Avivas painting from the source is highly recommendabel.

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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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