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Writing Down the Stars: Ritual and Writing in the Desert


NOVEMBER 3-6, 2017 UNDER THE TAURUS FULL MOON IN MOAB, UTAH

With Shari Zollinger, Astrologer and Poet

& Sherene Vismaya, Astrologer and Jungian Analyst

Join us in the mystical Mars-like vortex of the Red Rocks of Moab, Utah.

The desert has always been a symbol of transformation and prime territory for looking at our own internal landscapes. Shari and Sherene are excited to offer a retreat that pairs writing and ritual in this amazing landscape with the intent of writing our way back to ourselves.

Location:

Red Cliffs lodge is about 25 minutes outside of Moab city right along the infamous and stunning Colorado River. Each one of the rooms has a small kitchenette. There’s also a pool, hot tub and workout room, plus a restaurant that opens for breakfast and dinner.

 

RETREAT OFFERINGS:

Opening Ceremony

Jungian Journaling + Creative Writing kind of like “Red Book” meets Rilke.

Oracle Deck of Writing Prompts (Come prepared to write!) We will take advantage of the writers, muses, and poets we love to juice up the writing process.

Love Letters to Ourselves

Desert Writing and Walking Excursions: Dead Horse Point and Arches National Park

Star Gazing

Dialoguing with Landscape

Dialoguing with the Unconscious

Writing Dreams

Opportunities for private sessions with Shari and Sherene

 

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ($100.00 OFF IF PAID IN FULL BEFORE OCTOBER 1ST)

$597

DEPOSIT TO HOLD YOUR SPACE

$300 ($397 DUE BY NOVEMBER 1ST)

Discounted rates at Red Cliffs Lodge for cozy, rustic cabins with all the amens, swimming pool, hot tub and workout room. They have refrigerators and little kitchens, so you can bring your own food.

Shari Zollinger is a modern-day nomad who recently landed in the wild west outpost of Moab, Utah. She is a book enthusiast, a published poet and fluent in the symbolic and archetypal language of astrology. Her passion for language and poetics puts her in the unique position of translating astrology’s ancient language for the contemporary psyche. Her clients are deeply artistic, insatiably bookish, wordsmiths of the highest order, and willing to take on the gorgeous challenge of deep self-work. Shari has a thriving astrology practice and continues to write her way into poems.

Sherene Schostak, M.A. is a Jungian Analyst and astrologer in private practice for the past eighteen years. She specializes in depression, anxiety, creative blocks, life transitions, eating disorders, and relationships. She is the author of several books including: Speculation Now; Transpersonal Astrology: Explorations at the Frontier; & Surviving Saturn’s Return (McGrawHill). She holds a Master’s Degree from New York University in Clinical Psychology, a Masters in Developmental Psychology from Pace University and advanced graduate work in psychoanalytic studies from The New School and The Jungian Institute, ISAP, Zurich. She is currently based in San Francisco but teaches workshops internationally.

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