Earth Day! Outdoor Poetry and Yoga Workshop
April 22, 2023 | 10:30 – 12:00 | @ Blanco State Park
Celebrate our amazing planet with a fun, beginner-friendly yoga class and writing workshop designed to deepen our connection with nature and ourselves. For directions and more info, visit the park’s webpage.
Mad Women’s Poetry Workshop
May 3 , 10 & 17, 2023 – Online
There’s a lot to be mad about, and chances are, you’re p***ed about something! Unfortunately, in our culture, women who express their anger are often labeled and called names, causing many of us to repress and self-censor.
We say: Enough!
Join poets E. D. Watson and Lisha Garcia for 3 weekly online classes exploring women’s rage through reading and writing poetry. Share stories, read amazing poems, and write about what rankles you — for catharsis and integration of your whole-ass human experience. This is a safe space, open to all womxn.
WHEN: First three Wednesdays in May 2023
COST: $50.00. (Some scholarships available).
Yoga & Poetry in the Park – Nov. 18, 2022 | 10-11:30 AM
Fun, beginner-friendly class at Blanco State Park to slow down and practice presence before the start of the busy holiday season. Participants can expect gentle asana for grounding, followed by a writing exercise to connect with nature and the present moment. Come enjoy the fresh air and take some time for yourself! For more directions and more info, visit the park’s webpage.
Poetry & Social Justice – June 22 – July 27, 2022
Join E. D. Watson and Lisha Adela García via the Institute for Poetic Medicine for a six-week course examining the use of poetry as a tool for social justice. Classes online via Zoom.
Bodies of Water – Teen Writing Workshop – June 13-17, 2022 @ San Marcos Public Library
This free writing camp presented by the Austin Bat Cave will utilize poetry, journaling, and traditional stories about mythical water creatures (e.g. mermaids) to tell our own stories. Participants will explore writing about the body in relationship to the natural world, including the San Marcos River, and the ways that it challenges us and support us. Each participant will receive a copy of Breathe and Count Back From Ten by guest author, Natalia Sylvester, who will be leading one of the activities. For ages 12 to 17. Registration required.
Open Your Heart, Lift Your Voice: a Poetry & Yoga Experience @ SMPL
Join poet and certified yoga teacher E. D. Watson in a combined yoga and personal writing practice designed to loosen the words in your body for greater access to creativity and self-expression.
Everything is Hallelujah – September 13 – October 18, 2021
Join E. D. Watson for a six-week online series exploring poetry as a form of prayer, and a tool for deepening our connection to and understanding of the Divine. More info and signup at School of Wisdom.