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The Artist’s Way

Blasting Through Blocks

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Creativity is not a luxury. Two decades ago, Julia Cameron published her groundbreaking book The Artist’s Way, a course in discovering and recovering your creative self. Beloved by more than four million people worldwide, the course is credited with having helped them find and express their authentic creativity in their life and work.

Join us for this very special immersion course with Julia Cameron herself and jump-start your creative process—or deepen your already existing work as an artist. You will learn:

  • To recognize, nurture, and protect your inner artist
  • To devote time to creative pursuits—and move beyond pain and creative constriction
  • How to recognize and resolve fear, remove emotional scar tissue, and strengthen your confidence.

Stop telling yourself “it’s too late.” Stop waiting until you make enough money to do something you love. Stop believing “it’s just my ego” whenever you yearn for a more creative life. Stop pretending that dreams don’t matter, that you should be more sensible. Stop fearing that your family and friends will think you’re crazy.

Working with a combination of experiential exercises, lecture, question and answer sessions, and readings, you will experience an intensive, guided encounter with your own creativity—your private villains, champions, wishes, fears, dreams, hopes, and triumphs. As Julia says, “The experience will make you excited, depressed, angry, afraid, joyous, hopeful, and, ultimately, more free.”

Deep Writing

Julia Cameron

July 14 - 16, 2017
Friday-Sunday , 2 nights

$350 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Registration Closed

Program Description

Creativity is not a luxury. Two decades ago, Julia Cameron published her groundbreaking book The Artist’s Way, a course in discovering and recovering your creative self. Beloved by more than four million people worldwide, the course is credited with having helped them find and express their authentic creativity in their life and work.

Join us for this very special immersion course with Julia Cameron herself and jump-start your creative process—or deepen your already existing work as an artist. You will learn:

  • To recognize, nurture, and protect your inner artist
  • To devote time to creative pursuits—and move beyond pain and creative constriction
  • How to recognize and resolve fear, remove emotional scar tissue, and strengthen your confidence.

Stop telling yourself “it’s too late.” Stop waiting until you make enough money to do something you love. Stop believing “it’s just my ego” whenever you yearn for a more creative life. Stop pretending that dreams don’t matter, that you should be more sensible. Stop fearing that your family and friends will think you’re crazy.

Working with a combination of experiential exercises, lecture, question and answer sessions, and readings, you will experience an intensive, guided encounter with your own creativity—your private villains, champions, wishes, fears, dreams, hopes, and triumphs. As Julia says, “The experience will make you excited, depressed, angry, afraid, joyous, hopeful, and, ultimately, more free.”

Faculty Bio

Julia Cameron

Julia Cameron has been an active artist for more than three decades, with more than 35 published books, ranging from her best-selling The Artist‰s Way, which has sold‰ more than four million copies,‰ to her widely praised and hard-hitting crime novel The Dark Room.

She has also published volumes of children‰s poems and prayers as well as a memoir, Floor Sample. She is a master of writing about, and guiding others through the mysterious and sometimes rocky terrain of the creative process. Her follow up bestsellers to The Artist‰s Way‰ The Vein of Gold, Walking in This World, and Finding Water‰ are taught in universities, churches, human-potential centers, and even in small-group settings in the jungles of Panama.

Credited with founding a new movement that has enabled millions to realize their creative dreams, she is an award-winning poet, playwright, and filmmaker, as well as a songwriter, and she has multiple credits in theater, film, and television. Her newest publications are The Artist‰s Way for Parents and The Prosperous Heart: Creating a Life of ‰Enough‰.

Why Attend

  • Experience Julia Cameron’s expert guidance for yourself and completely refresh your relationship with your creativity.

  • Uncover and eliminate the blocks preventing you from creating the life and work of your dreams.

  • Overcome damaging, old ideas about creativity and release—or deepen—your creative spirit.

  • Gain the support of a new creative community who authentically believe in your potential.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

  • Things to Bring

    Please bring a notebook and a pen.

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 mid-February 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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