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The Inner Exile – A Journey Toward Finding the True Self

September 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

One Day Transformative Retreat

This retreat is directed to women who are:

In a search for inner freedom and self-affirmation.

Want to discover tools to reclaim their place as co-creators of the world.

Want to find the secret trails to their internal exile and bring healing to their lives.

Are seeking internal balance and want to reclaim their innate ability to be wild and highly intuitive.

Want to write, meditate, dance and practice creative movement to open the door of an inner journey.

Enjoy this retreat at Greatwoods Nature, a non profit nature-based wellness and retreat center located on 28 acres of beautiful land. Our space includes a pond, several walking trails and a peaceful moss garden. For more information about Greatwoods Nature, visit Greatwoodsnature.org.

Irania Macias Patterson is a Certified Applied Biblio/Poetry Therapy Facilitator. Irania uses Expressive Arts Therapeutic Techniques when delivering sessions and workshops. She is an author and seasoned storyteller. She was a journalist and holds a Master of Literature from La Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain, and Teaching Artist Certifications from Wolf Trap and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She has written several publications for librarians and educators in the subjects of creative outreach strategies to reach marginalized communities. She is a Road Scholar for the North Carolina Humanity Council and the co- founder of Criss Cross Mangosauce, an edutainment company for families. She is the Chair of Diversity for the National Association of Poetry Therapy.


Greatwoods Nature
8315 Hickory Drive
Charlotte, NC 28215 United States

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