Redefine Therapy Expressive Arts Retreat
April 26-28, 2024
Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center
Villa Maria, PA
Join us for our Annual Expressive Arts Retreat!
April 26, 2024
“Going With” The Cycle of Death and Rebirth in EMDR, Clinical, and Wellness Work
PRESENTED BY Dr. Jamie Marich
& Rev. John Michael Thornton
In this full-day workshop, Dr. Jamie and Rev. John Michael Thornton reflect on Six major global religions, most notably Hinduism and Buddhism, espouse teaching on the cycle of death and rebirth—colloquially known as reincarnation.
6 CE credit hours available
Feeling the Call to Facilitate?
We are now accepting proposals!
Have you been thinking about crafting your own retreat session, leading a dance chapel or yoga session? If so, submit your proposal!
With this being the tenth anniversary of the retreat, we are especially interested in proposals and presentations that can show the evolution of Dancing Mindfulness as a practice and as a complete expressive arts therapy approach.
Retreat Package Options (April 26-28, 2024)
Pre-Retreat Workshop Options Add-ons (April 26th)
“Going With” The Cycle of Death and Rebirth in EMDR, Clinical, and Wellness Work (with Dr. Jamie Marich & Rev. John Michael Thornton) $75.00
In this full-day workshop, Dr. Jamie and Rev. John Michael Thornton reflect on Six major global religions, most notably Hinduism and Buddhism, espouse teaching on the cycle of death and rebirth—colloquially known as reincarnation. This workshop can also be taken separate from the retreat. See links above.
For those attending the retreat in-person, meals are included from Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast. If you are adding the extra night Thursday breakfast and lunch are also included. We ask you to disclose any special dietary requests or accessibility accommodations requests in the registration form.
Preliminary Retreat Agenda
Redefine Therapy Expressive Arts Retreat 2024
|Thursday, April 26||Early Arrival for Those Who|
Purchased an Extra Night
|5:30pm-9:30pm||Begel Hall West|
|Friday, April 27||Breakfast (for Thursday overnight guests)||8:15am-9:00am|
|Pre-Retreat Workshops (Optional)||9:00am-4:30pm||Begel Hall West|
|In-Person Retreat Arrivals||4:00pm-7:00pm||Begel Hall West|
|Opening Orientation & Dance with Dr. Jamie Marich||7:30pm-9:30pm||Mother Madeline|
|Saturday, April 28||Morning Yoga with Leah Hartman||7:30am-8:30am||Mother Madeline|
|Morning Session 1|
|Morning Session 2:|
|Wellness Services Available (Extra Fee Applies)||1:00pm-7:00pm||Begel Hall West|
|Afternoon Session 1|
|Afternoon Session 1|
|Yoga Nidra||4:15pm-5:00pm||Mother Madeline|
|Evening Program with Spiral Rhythms Ensemble (In-Person) or Free Time||7:30-9:00pm||Mother Madeline|
|Sunday, April 30||Dance Chapel||7:30am-8:30am||Mother Madeline|
|Share Your Practice: Closing Program Led by Dr. Jamie Marich & Participating Facilitators||10:00am-12:00pm||Mother Madeline|