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June 28, 2021 from 10:30AM to 12PM CDT
Tenney Park Lookout Pier
402 N Thornton Ave
Madison, WI 53703

Mindfulness is a positive way of directing our attention toward life, wisdom, inter-relationships, and time, among so many other topics, and is gaining ground as an outlet for spiritual development. How might writing support and enhance mindfulness as a regular and rewarding daily practice? In this class, we will take a look at ways for re-thinking about daily writing as a spiritual process that can bring us closer to the natural world and promote creative positive images. A background understanding of Chinese poetry not a pre-requisite for this class.

This workshop needs at least 2 participants to run. If this number is not met, everyone registered will be given the option to receive a refund or put their class credit toward a future class of their choice.

Troy Hess - Instructor & Owner of On the Yahara

About Your Instructor, Troy Hess

Troy Hess is the founder of On the Yahara. A Wisconsin native, Troy has enjoyed nature and the process of writing for as long as he can remember. His passion for writing led him to complete a minor in English from UW-La Crosse and a Master of Arts in Creative Writing & Poetry from Winona State University, as well as to teach college English for 10 years at Viterbo University and Western Wisconsin Technical College.

Nowadays you can find Troy volunteering as a Land Restoration Team Leader for the UW Arboretum, writing for CHEW Magazine, teaching OTY workshops at Olbrich Gardens or the Arboretum, or writing about his favorite books, recipes, and travel destinations.

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  • 1.5 hr workshop

    Price $10.00

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