- Date & Time
- July 17, 2020 from 10:30AM to 12PM
This class is an introduction to the profound connections between writing and mindfulness, specifically poetry as meditation. Mindfulness could be defined as one’s earned centered awareness in the present moment. There are many ways we can become more mindful in our lives and writing is one of the most essential and most efficient ways because it asks us to pay attention and center our energy on expression and the process of letting go.
This is an online workshop. The day of the workshop you will receive an email with the link to the Zoom video chat. If you can't find the email with the link, please check your spam folder. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can access the online class via computer or cell phone with an internet connection.
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.