How Full is Your Plate? online workshop for moms

Kelly Salasin:

A few spaces remain for moms in this online workshop with flexible participation and ongoing support. Sign on with a friend & save.

Originally posted on The Empty Nest Diary:

At 5, they’re eager to help. At 8, they’re earnest. At 10, they begin to complain:”This is unfair…”

THE FULL PLATE project was created in response to my first born when he hit the ripe age of 10 and started complaining that his chores were “unfair” and that he “had too much to do.” (Which, of course, was completely absurd, but there was no way to get through to him around this, until…

THE FULL PLATE project: after which he NEVER complained again.

In fact, he was actually HAPPY about his small share of chores; okay, maybe not happy, but at least satisfied because he didn’t want to have to face the reality (and potential consequences) of The Full Plate project again.

Another bonus was that this activity was a wakeup call for my husband, who realized that he wasn’t the only one “doing everything.”

And lastly, as a mom…

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a season of self-care play!

(artist: Holly Sierra, Stowe, VT)
(artist: Holly Sierra, Stowe, VT)

Nourish yourself–body & mind & spirit–with 3 autumn offerings for women–gently led by lifelong educator, writer, yoga/yogadance instructor, Kelly Salasin in Southern Vermont:

Let Your Yoga Dance (Tuesday evenings):
Recharge with 90 minutes of music, movement & meditation through the chakras in this weekly gathering of women. Let the music (rock, classical, r&b & more) do the work. Skill & experience irrelevant. (If you can take a brisk walk, you can yogadance.) 11 classes for $123.45.  Tuesdays, 6:30 pm beginning in September. Marlboro Elementary, Marlboro, VT. 

Hits the Spot Yoga (Friday Mornings):
Nourish body, mind & spirit with 70 minutes of simple movement, music and meditation; gently explored through the chakras in a circle of women. Skill & experience irrelevant. (If you can get up and down off the floor, you can participate.)
9 classes, sliding scale $77.77-$99.99. Marlboro, VT. Fridays, 7:45-9:00 am, beginning in October. Meetinghouse School, Marlboro, VT.

Writing through the Chakras (Online) 
Click here for details…

Self-care combination packages:

Add the yoga session to the dance session with a donation for yoga (instead of the sliding scale of $77.77-$99.99.)

*Combine yoga, dance & writing for yourself this fall and make an offer that works for both of us.

(Note: Frequent travelers who want to participate at a savings on the drop-in rate for yoga or dance–$15–can also make a session offer that works for us both.)

Contact Kelly for enrollment information:

 

Summer Offerings for Women

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90 minute classes, morning retreats & all day journeys
~for women~

Celebrate the expansive energy of the sun
with the nourishing energy of retreat, relaxation & rejuvenation

Solstice Circle Gathering: Friday, June 20, 2014

Let Your Yoga Dance classes: Thursday Evenings in July & August

Full Moon Mini-Retreat: Friday, July 11, 2014

Writing through the Chakras Retreat, Friday, August 1, 2014
(mid-point between Summer Solstice & Autumnal Equinox)

New Moon Mini-Retreat: Friday, August 22, 2014
(TBA)

For more information, contact Kelly.

 

 

Summer Chakra Mornings

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Mini-retreats  for women
in summer mornings splashed with
yoga, dance, meditation, ritual & journaling

Celebrate the expansive energy of the sun
with the balancing energy of personal retreat.

Summer Dates

Solstice Circle: Friday, June 20, 2014; enrollment now open

Full Moon Circle: Friday, July 11, 2014

Lúnasa Circle, Friday, August 1, 2014
(mid-point between Summer Solstice & Autumnal Equinox)

For more information, contact Kelly.

 

 

Let Your Yoga Dance (LYYD)~for Women (Southern Vermont)

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Each class poetically crafted with music & movement to nourish & inspire body, mind & soul through  winter’s waning into spring.

Tuesdays evenings at 6:30, February 4 through March (at the Marlboro Elementary School.)

Drop-in: $15 (as space allows, by reservation) or 6 classes for $75.

Up to 90 minutes of music, movement & meditation through the chakras–with classical, rock, R&B & more–for a full season of stretching, strengthening & aerobic expression/FUN.  Gently-guided, group-led & self-led movement. Dance experience & skill completely irrelevant.

Requirements: yoga or exercise mat, ability to take a brisk walk.

Find out more about Kelly’s Yoga & ChakraDance offerings with the Yoga & Dance tabs at the top of the page.

Or Contact Kelly to enroll or for more information:

Journey of the Voice~Online Workshops

What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life?

The world would split open.

~Poet, Muriel Rukeyser

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Join a small, facilitated writing circle with women around the world..

Flexible on-line scheduling enables participation at your convenience while the nourishing participation of others encourages you to expand and deepen into your own voice as we journey through the chakras.

Writing experience absolutely unnecessary.

Click here for more information

or Contact Kelly:

Design a Home Retreat~With Friends

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Design your own retreat at home for yourself and friends… To celebrate special occasions, mark milestones, recognize passages, provide R&R at intense times of year.

You provide the hospitality and focus, I provide the facilitation. We work together to create a retreat for you and your women friends that nourishes, connects and uplifts.

My facilitation can include the following, adapted to your interests/needs:

  • mixer activities
  • speaking circles
  • meditations
  • yoga
  • yogadance
  • soundtracks
  • chakra explorations
  • personal journaling
  • writing work
  • soul collage
  • ceremony
  • ritual
  • and more…

Local per-person cost (complimentary for retreat hostess after 6 participants)

  • $22, Drop-in: up to 90 minutes of facilitation (plus 30+ minutes co-planning)
  • $33, Morning, Afternoon or Evening: up to 3 hours of facilitation (plus 45+ minutes co-planning)
  • $55, Full Day: up to 6 hours of facilitation (plus 75+ minutes co-planning)
  • $75, Overnight: up to 7 hours of facilitation (plus 90+ minutes co-planning)

(Minimum: 6 participants.)

Note: Integrated facilitation packages for organizations, families and other groups available. (Long-distance arrangements considered pending travel costs & accommodations. )

Contact Kelly to inquire about designing your own home retreat: