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Creating My Doorway to the Future

Belchertown, United States

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Experience hosted by Chris

4 hours
Includes food, equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Participants are introduced to a unique, creative approach to focusing on, reflecting and realizing one’s heart’s desire.
Participants learn the principles behind Creative Journal Expressive Arts techniques. Each individual is guided through meditation, writing and collage creation to address individual area of focus. Collages are developed using pictures and words from magazines. Most of the workshop is done in silence. Breaks are taken to allow optional sharing. Participants leave with a poster sized Visioning® collage, their personal journal and tools for continuing to achieve their heart’s desire. Electronic versions are also provided. Groups will be small enough to social distance in our beautiful Victorian home in the Historic District There is an option to work outdoors in our garden weather permitting. Lunch is either at a local café screened for safe COVID safety practices or a boxed picnic option when weather permits at the local Quabbin Reservoir.
Three hours are allowed for the workshop and one hour for lunch. Participants can arrive up to 15 minutes prior to the experience. This is a good option for anyone wishing to learn more about the history of our home.
Other things to note
Guests sometimes feel that they need to consider themselves "artistic" to enjoy this experience. Don't worry, everyone can do these activities. It is helpful to have the use of both hands.
Participants are introduced to a unique, creative approach to focusing on, reflecting and realizing one’s heart’s desire.
Participants learn the principles behind Creative Journal Expressive Arts techniques. Each individual is guided through meditation, writing and collage creation to address individual area of focus. Collages are developed using pictures and words from magazines. Most of the workshop is done in silence. Breaks are take…

Chris's commitment to safety

This host has committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines – including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practising good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Food
    Participants may order lunch off a local menu for all options. An hour is a...
  • Equipment
    All supplies are provided.
From £46
/ person
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Meet your host, Chris

Host on Airbnb since 2012
  • 4 Reviews
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My husband and I have hosted Airbnb guests for several years and have noted a growing interest in my workshop and coaching activity. This program is based on the Visioning® method originated by Dr. Lucia Capacchione, author of Visioning: Ten Steps to Designing the Life of Your Dreams (Tarcher/Putnam). I trained personally with Dr. Capacchione and am certified by her as Creative Journal Expressive Arts Instructor and Visioning® Coach. I have been delivering workshops and coaching since 2001. More information can be viewed on my website, doorwaysanddreams.com.
My husband and I have hosted Airbnb guests for several years and have noted a growing interest in my workshop and coaching activity. This program is based on the Visioning® method originated by Dr. Lucia Capacchione, author of Visioning: Ten Steps to Designing the Life of Your Dreams (Tarcher/Putnam). I trained personally with Dr. Capacchione and am certified by her as Creative Journal Expressive Arts Instructor and Visioning® Coach. I have been delivering workshops and coaching since 2001.…
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Where you'll be

For safety, this experience is offered in our yard or porch. Thus it should only be scheduled when you are comfortable there. Lunch options include local take-out, cafe with outdoor seating, and a picnic at the Quabbin Reservoir, one of the largest manmade lakes in the world. Guests do provide their own transportation.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 4 reviews.

Lisa
October 2020
This experience was very interesting and my partner George and I both gained insights into who we are and where we are going.
Ellen
November 2019
My experience with Chris was such a gift. As I transition into a new segment of life, I found this opportunity to be a tremendously creative starting point filled with identifiable potential. Chris is a thoughtful and talented leader, teacher and visionary who is happy to share her skills of identifying and crafting pathways to fulfillment and success. This Airbnb Experience was most certainly time and money well spent.
My experience with Chris was such a gift. As I transition into a new segment of life, I found this opportunity to be a tremendously creative starting point filled with identifiabl…
Kristina
October 2019
This was very inspiring and strengthening me for my journey ahead. I loved hearing Chris tell the stories she told me about what she has learned and experienced, as well as stories about the woman who created this work who mentored her. She guided me in doing writing exercises, short meditations, and then in creating a collage ...all part of the alchemy! To be in touch with my heart and manifest in real life what i would wish for. All in a very playful spirit, but also very dedicated. I love the collage i made ! I really recommend this workshop to those who are looking to get clear on what it is they really want right now and navigating their way. Oh, and she also brought me to the most beautiful spot with a breathtaking view, for our lunch break. I enjoyed very much.
This was very inspiring and strengthening me for my journey ahead. I loved hearing Chris tell the stories she told me about what she has learned and experienced, as well as stories…
Angelita
September 2019
A great workshop it you find yourself stuck in you life journey

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 14 and up can attend.

What to bring

Guests should bring a face mask and expect to wear it when social distancing is not possible OR let me know they need one. I provide hand sanitizer and wipes as needed.

Guests need their own transportation to lunch.