Creative Expression, Mindfulness, Nature

Allowing the World to Come to You

Exploring the rich world of natural creativity we all share is the focus of our upcoming online retreat – AWAKE MIND: Write • Draw • Contemplate on October 8 – 9, 2022.

Experience a little taste of this playful virtual adventure with this simple practice, Sky Earth Heart : A Threefold Path, offered by Barbara Bash, co-presenter of the retreat.

Join Barbara and Victress for this virtual retreat in October!

About the Presenters

Barbara Bash
Artist/calligrapher Barbara Bash has taught Brush Spirit and Contemplative Drawing workshops over the years. She was a student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche during the early years of the Vajradhatu sangha in Boulder with Victress Hitchcock. Barbara was a teacher of calligraphy and contemplative art practices at Naropa University.

Barbara is an artist and writer/illustrator of books including her most recent True Nature: An Illustrated Journal of Four Seasons in Solitude

Useful Links

View Barbara’s website
Upcoming Workshops

Victress Hitchcock
Filmmaker/writer Victress Hitchcock was a founding member of Centre Productions, the film company Rinpoche started in 1975. Victress has been a meditation instructor and discussion leader at programs including the 1998 Pema Chödron retreat, When Things Fall Apart.

For more information on Victress’ films including – When the Iron Bird Flies and Blessings, as well her recent poetry collections and Writing and Contemplation retreats, visit her website at the link below.

Useful Links

View Victress’ website


  1. Angelina Lloyd says

    I am an early childhood educator and I would like to take this retreat. I would need to have my Works permission. Is it possible to get any continuing education units as a certificate for this class?

    • DMCBlog says

      Hi Angelina, I’m sorry but we don’t offer CE !credits for our programs. I hope you’ll join us regardless!

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