Writing from the Centre Retreats

Do you find it difficult to make time for your writing?  writing-
Do you long for the support and feedback of a group of writers?

Join Elaine Jackson and Jennifer Sharko for an inspirational day dedicated to relaxation, creativity and getting past your resistance.

Your day away includes:

  • guided meditation,
  • techniques for breaking though writing resistance
  • prompted writing exercises,
  • voluntary reading and feedback opportunities,
  • silent and unstructured time to work on personal projects

We provide snacks and refreshments along with a delicious lunch.

Please bring your own writing materials.

Date: Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Time: 10:00 to 4:00

Location: 15 Patson CRT, Mount Albert

Early Bird Deal: $75:00

Until October 23rd, 2017


Cost: $85.00

This retreat is suitable for writers of all perceived abilities.

You can pay by cash, cheque, email money transfers, or Paypal (below). Cheques can be made payable to Jackson Yoga.


I felt I fit in, I felt heard and I felt accepted in a way that I have never felt before.

Charlene Biggerstaff



If you cancel more than 7 days prior to a workshop there is no penalty. You can choose a full refund or request that your payment be applied to a future event.

For cancellations between 7 days and 2 days prior to  a workshop an administration fee of $30 will be applied. We can refund the balance or apply it to a future event.

Cancellations received within 48 hours of the workshop cannot be refunded (unless the space can be filled from the waiting list).

Inclement Weather

In the rare situation where a class is cancelled due to inclement weather or illness of the instructor you will either be refunded for that class or offered a make-up class.

In the event of a cancellation you will be contacted by phone or by email at least 2 hours prior to the start of the class or workshop.

You can pay for the entire session with the PayPal option below. Once you fill in the form and hit “add to cart” the page will refresh and it will look like nothing has happened—but, if you scroll down in the left margin the “proceed to checkout” will appear above the Facebook picture. Make sure the quantity is correct before clicking “proceed to checkout.”


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Writing from the Centre Retreats