WORKSHOPS

 

EVERY SEASON THE LODGE OFFERS A SELECTION OF WORKSHOPS WITH LOCAL PRACTITIONERS AND INSTRUCTORS.

TO REGISTER FOR WORKSHOP CONTACT THE INSTRUCTORS.

PREREGISTRATION IS NEEDED FOR ALL WORKSHOPS!

 

MONTHLY  WORKSHOPS  IN  2017

 

 SUNDAYS  -  JULY 3  -  AUGUST 7  -  SEPTEMBER 4   


Yoga with Rachael Plaine, 4:30-5:30pm.
Each first Sunday, July through September.


Stretch and strengthen your body while quieting your mind and nourishing your spirit on the highest mountain in Massachusetts. Enjoy breathtaking mountain views as you surround yourself with nature and become one with the beautiful Berkshires in this all-level yoga class 3,491 feet in the sky! All ages and levels welcome, $10 per class.

 

 

 For more information and to register contact:

Rachael Plaine 413.822.2034 - rmplaine@hotmail.com - www.BerkshirePureMovement.com

Thursdays, July 20th and August 17th

Galaxies Over Greylock: A Night Photography Workshop

 

 Galaxies Over Greylock 2015

 

Spend an evening capturing the Milky Way as it spans the summit of Mount Greylock in this low light, landscape photography workshop. July and August are some of the best times for viewing the galactic band as it rises high in the summer sky.  Together, we'll shoot using only starlight and flashlights, high above surrounding towns.

 

The workshop kicks off with a slideshow presented by night photographer and author, Tim Little, covering night photography basics and is followed by a field shoot after dusk.   The workshop is open to all skill levels but is limited to just ten participants.

Two Sessions Available:Thursdays, July 20th and August 17th

For additional information, and equipment requirements contact: workshops@capenightphotography.com

or visit the workshop page at:

www.capenightphotography.com/workshops/greylock

 

ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS IN 2017

SUNDAY, MAY 21

Painting From The Summit! Special Event!

Sunday, May 21, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
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  Join Progressive Palette for this VERY SPECIAL
  event! We'll be painting on top of Mount Greylock!
  While the afternoon sun streams in we'll capture
  the beauty from the porch of the Bascom Lodge!
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  Seats are limited! Sunday, May 21st 1-3pm at The
  Bascom Lodge on top of Mount Greylock $45
  includes your 2 hours of personalized instruction
  and all supplies needed to create your acrylic
  painting on a large 16x20 canvas. Ticket sales
  are non-refundable and may not be transferred to
  another event.
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  CONTACT - www.progressivepalette.com for info.
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SUNDAY, JUNE 11

Painting Workshop with Viktoria Seavey

Create Inner Comfort by Rediscovering Your True Nature

Half-Day Intuitive Painting Retreat with Viktoria Seavey

Sunday, June 11

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Intuitive Painting Retreat

Learn a secret formula to happiness in this four-hour Intuitive Painting Retreat combined with meditation and self-exploration activities.

  • Do emotions overwhelm you and not sure how to handle them constructively?
  • Do you want to find an(other) outlet to release emotional discomfort?
  • Do you want to add more colors and creativity to your life?

Transform frustration, sadness, and other troubling feelings into ease and comfort by painting and drawing your inner imagery. Explore your inner world and express what you see by using colorful paints, brushes and fun art materials in a supportive environment.

What Can You Experience in the Half-Day Intuitive Painting Retreat?

As a participant, you will...

  • Learn how to communicate with the inner you through inner imagery that is the language to reveal your feelings without judgment or interpretation
  • Become clear on seeing and understanding the cause of your discomfort so you can change it for the better
  • Use your imagination to build positive images to replace the negative ones
  • Create Inner Comfort by tapping into your limitless inner power and Reconnect with Your True Nature
  • Gain self-knowledge and confidence so you can apply the new experience to nurture yourself even in difficult times.

The safe and supporting environment in a small group helps you create a relaxed and harmonious state of being so your true nature can surface.

You don't have to be an artist, nor you need prior art experience or "artistic talent" to participate. All art supplies are provided.

Learn more and register online at mtgreylockretreat.viktoriaseavey.com.
Feel free to call Viktoria at (413) 717-1058 or email her at coach@viktoriaseavey.com.

 SUNDAY, JULY 30

 

DRAWING FROM NATURE - Botanical Drawing….Draw from Nature with Diane Firtell

Sunday, July 30, 10AM-2PM

Bascom Lodge, Mt Greylock

Materials: Bring your own (paper, pencil(s), brushes, water color, pastel, etc)..

a limited supply of materials will be available for you to experiment with.

Cost: $35.00

Botanical Drawing workshop 2017


We’ll meet at Bascom Lodge, atop beautiful Mt Greylock….to begin the drawing process. Develop the skill to observe as we explore the scenic surroundings as we “land” on an easy walk around the mountain.

We’ll return to Bascom Lodge to start drawing, beginning with some basic drawing techniques involving relationship, simple exercises and the use of a variety of materials.

We will break for a 30 minute lunch around noon.

Lunch is available at the Bascom Lodge dining room (see www.bascomlodge.net for more information) or you are welcome to bring you own.

After lunch we will continue to draw. A discussion and presentation will explore the possibilities of transferring you own artwork through collage, to multiple surfaces..including art work, decorative flower pots, boxes, light switches and jewelry.

For more information or to register, please contact: diane.firtell@gmail.com or

call 413-394-9942

     

     SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3


    5th Annual Marafanyi Drum, Dance & Song Fest
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    * 10:30 - 11:30 PM FREE COMMUNITY DRUM WORKSHOP

    Ages 4 and up, come Dance, Drum & Sing with us!

    Allchildren must be accompanied by an adult.

    * Space is limited and available by registration only.

    This program is
    supported in part by a grant from the Cultural Council of
    Northern Berkshire, a local agency, which 
    is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state
    agency.
     
     * 12:00 - 1:30 PM DRUM WORKSHOP |  $25 per person, $5 drum
    rentals.
     Technique, traditional rhythms for the djembe drum. Adults,
    mature teens, all levels, welcome. 
    * Space is limited, please register. Drum Rentals available w/
    advance registration only.
    
     * 2:00 - 3:30 PM  DOUNDOUN DANCE WORKSHOP |  $25 per person, $5
    drum rentals.
     Unique, fun style of African Dance from Guinea integrating
    stick drums. Adults, mature teens, all levels, welcome.  
    * Space is limited, please register. Drum Rentals available w/
    advance registration only.
     
     * 6 PM FREE PERFORMANCE featuring the ladies of Marafanyi and
    special guests. 
    
    * Workshop Space is limited, please register in advance through
    Marafanyi Drum, Dance & Song: email
    rootsheartpulse@ureach.com | call 877-904-2362
     Ask About Our Advance Registration & Combo Workshop
    Discounts, Sliding Scale Pricing and Work-Study
    Opportunities!


    $5 Drum Rentals for one/both workshops available w/ advance registration only.

    For registration and Updates:

    https://www.facebook.com/events/907463979361201/

    Contact Marafanyi: 877-904-2362
    rootsheartpulse@ureach.com | www.marafanyi.com 


    The FEST culminates with a Free performance at 6 PM featuring the ladies of Marafanyi & special guests.


     

      SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th


    Writing from the Summit: Seeing Through Eagle Eyes

    Writing Workshop with Jennifer Browdy. Ph.D.

    September 17, 2017

    1 - 4pm

    Cost: $35

    To Register:  http://berkshirewomenwriters.org/event/writing-from-the-summit-seeing-through-eagle-eyes/ 

    People have always climbed mountains to seek clarity and vision. Join veteran writing teacher Jennifer Browdy at the summit of Mt. Greylock for a special workshop in purposeful memoir: looking down at the landscape of your life through eagle eyes, attuned to pathways of movement and direction. What trails have you followed in your on-going search for meaning and purpose in your life? What signposts and guides have met you along the way? How can getting above it all, on the mountaintop, sharpen your vision of the journey still to come?

    Find your mountaintop 

    A college professor for more than 25 years, Jennifer is a passionate writer, journalist, media producer, editor and writing coach and the founding director of the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. ?She is the author of the memoir What I Forgot…And Why I Remembered: A Journey to Environmental Awareness and Activism Through Purposeful Memoir and a writer’s guide, The Elemental Journey of Purposeful Memoir: A Writer’s Companion, both available from Green Fire Press, wherever fine books are sold.

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