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Relax & Write™

Tapping Your Unconscious for Life and Art

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Take the stress out of your writing process. Allow your creative inspiration to flow onto the page. Whether you are a new or established writer, the Relax & Write™ method proves that the blank page is nothing to fear.

Most of us write using only a small part of the resources we have available. Yet these resources—our intuition, creativity, and deeper knowing—are the foundation of good writing and a fully realized life. Created by Maia Danziger, the Relax & Write process unlocks your creative unconscious and uses the rich material found there for developing your passion for writing and living.

In a safe and nonjudgmental setting, you will:

  • Practice deep relaxation, guided meditation, and sensory awareness to awaken the inner voice you have always wanted to hear
  • Tap into your creative well for your most inspired writing
  • Skillfully build a writing practice that prevents you from struggling to get started.

Maia, an Emmy Award-winning actress who has received the Kalachakra Initiation from the Dalai Lama, playfully and poetically demystifies the writing process, sharing insights and anecdotes from her own experience and those of her students, who include actors, artists, journalists, novelists, playwrights, and screenwriters.

You will return home with a method for writing that forges a repeatable path—a clear and easily accessible way to deep writing.

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Maia Danziger

September 22 - 24, 2017
Friday-Sunday , 2 nights

$285 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Register

Program Description

Take the stress out of your writing process. Allow your creative inspiration to flow onto the page. Whether you are a new or established writer, the Relax & Write™ method proves that the blank page is nothing to fear.

Most of us write using only a small part of the resources we have available. Yet these resources—our intuition, creativity, and deeper knowing—are the foundation of good writing and a fully realized life. Created by Maia Danziger, the Relax & Write process unlocks your creative unconscious and uses the rich material found there for developing your passion for writing and living.

In a safe and nonjudgmental setting, you will:

  • Practice deep relaxation, guided meditation, and sensory awareness to awaken the inner voice you have always wanted to hear
  • Tap into your creative well for your most inspired writing
  • Skillfully build a writing practice that prevents you from struggling to get started.

Maia, an Emmy Award-winning actress who has received the Kalachakra Initiation from the Dalai Lama, playfully and poetically demystifies the writing process, sharing insights and anecdotes from her own experience and those of her students, who include actors, artists, journalists, novelists, playwrights, and screenwriters.

You will return home with a method for writing that forges a repeatable path—a clear and easily accessible way to deep writing.

Faculty Bio

Maia Danziger

Maia Danziger is a Certified Life Coach who specializes in creativity development and career fulfillment for writers, actors, and artists. An Emmy Award‰-winning actress, as well as the founder and former artistic director of the Actor‰’s Company Theatre in New York, Danziger has appeared extensively on television, in film, and on and off Broadway.

When she was diagnosed in 1994 with breast cancer, Danziger developed Relax & Write‰™ as part of her healing process. Relax & Write‰ is a unique method for unlocking the unconscious and using the rich material found there for life and art. She‰’s taught guided meditation for more than 10 years and leads workshops for a variety of organizations, including hospitals, wellness communities, universities, spas, and corporations.

A practicing Buddhist since 1979, she has twice received the Kalachakra Initiation from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, as well as initiation in the Bon tradition from Geshe Nyima Dakpa Rinpoche and H.H. 33rd Menri Trizin Lungtok Tenpai Nyima, the spiritual leader of the Bon.

Why Attend

  • Take your writing to new heights of creativity as you work with sought-after writing teacher and coach Maia Danzinger, who has been immersed in the worlds of writing, acting, and personal growth for decades.

  • Reinvigorate your writing practice by more easily connecting to your inner voice and learning to translate its wisdom into words on the page.

  • Enjoy writing and remove the stress from your process.

  • Allow your newfound connection to inner wisdom to influence not only your writing but also your life path.

Things to Know & Schedule

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

Accommodations

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
Weeknight rates from $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
Weeknight rates from $175.

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
Weeknight rates from $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
Weeknight rates from $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in January 2018.
Weeknight rates from $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
Weeknight rates from $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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