Yoga and Writing: Prose and Pose
with Lisa Jakub
October 2 - 4, 2020
Explore the deep connections between writing and Yoga in this experiential workshop designed to help you get in touch with your innate creativity. Learn to live with more ease and authenticity, whether you have a diagnosed anxiety disorder or just experience everyday stress. Experience therapeutic writing and mindful meditation, as well as the physical and philosophical practice of Yoga. Explore ways to use the mind-body connections and the power of present moment awareness to help manage anxiety and depression.
Join author and Yoga teacher Lisa Jakub to work with writing prompts, practice Yoga asana (postures), and engage in discussions on how to use your creativity to find more peace and purpose in everyday life.
In this workshop, you will:
- Discuss ways to move deeper into your writing
- Access your authentic voice on the page and deal with writer’s block
- Learn how Yoga practice can help access an inner stillness that supports any creative project
- Use breathing exercises and other mindful activities to increase the mind-body connection
Participants will return home with a better understanding of their inner critic and gain tools to help manage stress and increase joy. Beginners to Yoga and writing are welcome!
Lisa’s workshop and book have been more helpful to me in self-acceptance and self-love than the past years of therapy. — Jane Howard
Lisa Jakub is a refreshing warm soul that will feel like a warm hug as she teaches you acceptance of your weird crazy self and provides tools to take home. — Stacy Boggess
She’s articulate, she’s smart, she’s funny, and she’s genuine, warm and friendly. But most of all, she has a story to tell. — Donna Talarico, Founder and Publisher, Hippocampus Magazine
Lisa is so easily understood and approachable. I came with an open mind and was led to where I needed to be. — Denise Nathe
Lisa is an author, Kripalu Yoga teacher, and retired actor who has more than forty film and television credits to her name, including Mrs. Doubtfire and Independence Day. At the age of twenty-two, Lisa retired from her eighteen-year acting career in search of a life that felt more authentic to her. She has found a happier, more purposeful life in Virginia as a writer, teacher, and an advocate for mental health awareness. Her latest book is Not Just Me: Anxiety, Depression, and Learning to Embrace Your Weird.
Learn more about Lisa Jakub