Group Programs

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Every workshop or class is experiential, designed for your rich discovery. My role is to create safe, loving space and to guide you along your journey. Your role is to show up fully present, willing to participate, and also, to have fun!

Length of Programs:

Full programs range from 1, 2, 3, 4, or 8 hours. Mini-versions (30 or 45 minutes) are available for women’s groups and other community events.

Other Topics Available:

I collaborate with yoga teachers, nutritionists and other health/wellness professionals. We can create a special program for your group!

Locations:

Private programs for your women’s groups or organizations can be scheduled. Please check-out scheduled events above for current offerings.

Rates:

Please contact me directly to discuss pricing. The amount varies depending on the number of participants and the specific needs of the audience. Rates generally include expressive arts’ supplies.

Popular Workshops

 Discover Your Body’s Wisdom for Wellbeing

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Would you like more energy (more “pep” in your step)?

Do you want to feel healthier in your body, mind, and soul?

Would you like your life to have more ease and flow?

Join a group of like-hearted women as we learn powerful ways to listen to the wisdom of our bodies. Explore what you need  for your optimal well-being and also, learn life-enhancing techniques you can do on your own. The program is experiential and will utilize the transformative expressive arts including meditation, movement (dance), art making (a wide range of choices), and reflective writing. It is not necessary to be an artist to participate. With expressive arts we focus on the process, not the product. Creating art heals!

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Playshop at Asilomar Conference Center

for Person-Centered Expressive Arts Institute Participants

Suzan’s Expressive Art workshop was so very healing to me. I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2009 and managed to get it into remission with a great Rheumatologist, great self-care, exercise, eating properly, daily meditation, therapy, etc. but about 2 years ago despite all my hard work an ankle deformity which later turned into osteoarthritis caused my very active life-style to come to a halt. I spiraled into a depression and with it my RA came out of remission. I felt like I had failed. For those 2 years I was in a lot of pain, filled with shame and bitterness. At the beginning of January 2017 I took Suzan’s workshop on listening to the Body’s wisdom and literally that day the relentless pain in my feet left. I gave voice to my pain, I found compassion for my poor feet and I allowed the pain to just be, I honored it, I surrendered to it, I grieved it…and paradoxically it left. There was nothing else it wanted to say. My body just needed to be forgiven, loved and honored for the heroic life it had already given me…and that was that.

Thank you Suzan for giving my body, the pain a voice….and now it is quiet in my world….no pain.❤️

Jennifer

Former Playshops at Glen Ivy Hot Springs Spa

Creating Maori Mandala Soul Portraits

Participate in an ancient healing ritual of an indigenous tribe, the Maori of New Zealand. Maori Medicine Men began making these drawings around 950-1130 AD as sacred portraits of their work for the upcoming year. The late Dr. Angeles Arrien, a Cultural Anthropologist, lived with a Maori tribe and learned this diagnostic tool. She presented it at an Institute of Noetic Sciences Convention and gave permission for the dissemination of this information to promote wellness and peace for all. Journey into your unconscious and learn where to focus your energy during the following year for optimal health and well-being.

“Your workshop was enlightening and fun!! You were awesome!!!” ~Donna P – Grant Writer Glen Ivy Participant

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Journey to Your Future Self

Experience a guided visualization, a sacred journey to your future self to explore and re-discover your inner-wisdom. Gain clarity and a renewed sense of purpose. Recapture your passion and sense of playfulness as you are gently led to your truth. The program includes an opportunity to journal, along with rich discussions to further reveal your authentic nature.

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A private program for a women’s professional group

Energy = My Care Squared (E= MC²)

Igniting Your Passion, Purpose, and Playfulness

This thought-provoking, interactive program offers your group strategies to reduce stress and increase positive energy. Your group will have opportunities to reconnect with their creativity (the heartbeat of play), understand their current values (the foundation of their passion and purpose), and ignite their 3 P’s which are the cornerstones for self-care.

Wonderful offering tonight!! Thank you for reminding me to PLAY!! You sure LOVE what you do! It shows.

Tami Walsh, M.A.

President, Teen Wisdom Inc.

www.TeenWisdom.com

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A Women’s Day of Wellness

“Thank you so very much for coming on Saturday and giving a wonderful presentation. So many of the women who attended have shared how helpful your talk was for them. You inspired and helped reignite passion for many women.” ~Candice Roditi, Organizer for Women’s Day of Wellness – OCCC

“Thanks for being genuine and caring for the group’s success! You have a bright light.” ~Theresa Brandt, Ph. D., Association for Women in Science

Igniting Your Passion, Purpose, and Playfulness after 50

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Presenting at various libraries in San Diego County:

Got an Attraction to Distraction?

 How to Have Fun AND Get Your Work Done!

Join us for a playful way to learn what you truly value at this time of your life. You will rekindle your passion while also learning about what can get in the way of your having what you want. Through a number of insightful exercises and creative games you’ll engage in ‘greater possibility thinking.’ You’ll have an opportunity to identify your core values and sharpen your life focus through the awareness and release of personal distractions. Learn to attract what you want for your life in the company of like-hearted women in a nurturing environment.

“It helped me focus on my goals – it was absolutely life changing!” ~Margy B., Grant Writer

“These past few weeks have helped me define who I am. I feel more in touch with myself. It made me look at some demons that have been running my life for the past 50 years. I’m closer to letting go of one of my biggest demons, I’m not good enough.” ~Sandy L., Sales Trainer

“The commitment turned into me being more organized and determined to set my goals and to achieve them. Which I did!” ~Ruth S., Loan Officer

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