DETAILS SOON on 2020 Porto Trip for Writers, which will take place in late June, early July, exact dates TBD.
WRITING & WANDERING
Studio-Workshop for Writers
+ Yoga and Expressive Movement (if you like), led by international retreat leader Sakshi Keeton
June 19-26, 2019
This is a hands-on, body-in-motion opportunity to write your stories each day in good company, inspired by selected readings, prompts, conversations, movement, and wandering the wonderful city of Porto.
TRIP PACKAGE INCLUDES:
5-Day Studio-Workshop, consisting of:
~ 3 guided writing sessions
~ 1 evening workshop
~ 1 final reading
~ 1-hour individual consultation, if desired
~ Stories, poems, and essays to inspire your work
~ Optional yoga and expressive movement sessions with international teacher Sakshi Keeton
Room, 7 nights
Traditional European pousada twin room with private bath and balcony terrace overlooking Douro River
Breakfast, 7 mornings
Your stay at the pousada includes breakfast.
Flight, transportation, other meals, and optional outings and massage not included.
Please make your own flight reservations to Porto [OPO].
Trip Package rate will be adjusted if you choose to share a room or book elsewhere. Pousada is a youth hostel, therefore affordable, but you will encounter youth. There is a nice, just a bit more expensive, hotel within walking distance of where our sessions will be held, with ocean views.
Drop-in rate available for Portuguese participants, payment in Euros or dollars on first day but please RSVP to hold space.
For details on cost and to reserve your spot: Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
More on what to bring and what to expect will be provided upon receipt of deposit.
TRAVEL IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. Please provide your own travel and health insurance.
DR. MARIANNE ROGOFF is the author of the memoir Silvie’s Life (Zenobia Press, 1995), which was translated by Gradiva, Lisbon, in 2006, the Pushcart Prize nominated collection Love Is Blind in One Eye: 7 Stories (Shebooks, 2016), and many travel stories, essays, and book reviews. She teaches in the MFA in Creative Writing program at Dominican University of California, the Department of Writing & Literature at California College of the Arts, and has been leading Studio-Workshop Trips for Writers since 2004.
SAKSHI KEETON is an international retreat leader, teacher, and therapist, specializing in Vinyasa Yoga, Conscious Dance Practice, and Integrative Therapeutic Massage. Learn more about her teaching here: https://www.livingsakshi.com/