Category

Travel

Interview: Artist Jane LaFazio

By | art workshops, Travel | No Comments

 

from-janes-sketchbook

We’re traveling to three really hip and historic cities in 2017 with the talented artist Jane LaFazio, best known for her watercolor sketching, she is also a skilled paper and cloth artist, experienced in quilting, mixed media and painting.  Our muse…Charleston, SC; Old World Montreal + Quebec City … so perfect for one of her watercolor sketching workshops!  Because it’s always fascinating to take a walk behind the scenes, we’ve asked Jane to share a bit about her life as a full time artist with us.  Thank you Jane! 

Read More

essentrics_santa fe_new mexico_ retreat

Susan E. Mead M.H., Essentrics Instructor & Author

By | Wellness Travel, Massages, Play, Travel, Yoga, Yoga & Wellness | No Comments

 

A Master Herbalist in private practice since 1996, Susan has been guiding and supporting clients through their journey to take back their bodies and health care decisions. Susan continues to inspire those seeking solutions to embracing a healthy lifestyle blending her skills and experiences as a Yoga and Essentrics Instructor.  Her book, Take Back Your Body, was release with a glowing endorsement by Christine Northrup, M.D.

Our 5 day “Essentrics in Santa Fe” with Susan offers a unique take on experiencing the flavors and cultures of the Southwest. We are delighted to chat with her about this upcoming event that runs October 13-17, 2016.

Read More

silent meditation Villa Sumaya

Guatemala: Art, Culture & Creativity

By | Art, Travel, Uncategorized | No Comments

Guatemala: A Land of Inspiration! 

Natural dyes. Horse-drawn carriages. Organic coffee. Smooth jade. Women’s cooperatives. Backstrap weavings. Colorful textiles. Local wine and cheese.

Without a moment’s hesitation, we say that Guatemala is a natural, cultural and artistic wonderland. And we love to explore it.

We’ve created a  journey  that takes a meandering tour through Colonial Antigua, rural Guatemala and Mayan culture. There are many special moments and cultural riches in store, but here are a few of our favorite highlights, guaranteed to engage your senses:

Read More