November 24th; 10:00 – 12:30
Looking for an alternative to post-Thanksgiving shopping madness? Join us for the third annual Plaid Friday hike. We are excited to continue the tradition that we started with Park + Vine three years ago.
We’ll start our hike at Lydia’s on Ludlow in Clifton, and make our way through Clifton area parks including Mt. Storm, Burnet Woods, and Rawson Woods. Rawson Woods will be a special treat, as it is not generally open to the public, but will be open to us on the hike.
We’ll hike approximately 5 miles at a comfortable pace. Dogs and kids welcome. Bring water and comfortable walking shoes and your plaid!
Friday 7:00 – 9:00 pm + Saturday 9:30 – 4:00 pm
$75 (includes snacks and refreshments); limited scholarships available.
Nature: ripe with metaphor, reflective experiences, and opportunities to get lost & found. The “natural” world provides us the context that we need to cultivate beautiful human lives. Spend the weekend with wonderful people, exploring the wild and unique environment of Imago, while asking deep questions about soul, purpose, and making the most of life!
During the retreat, you will have the opportunity to engage in:
- Solo hiking/wandering on the land
- Council-based conversation with other participants
- Creative writing and poetic reflection
- Group meals, laughter, and great interpersonal connections!
- Vision/Life-Purpose explorations
- Storytelling and the cultivation of personal “mythos”
- Singing, art-making, and creative expression
About our Facilitator, Amy:
Amy Tuttle, MA Transformative Arts, is deeply engaged in the work of nature-centered exploration of the human journey. Tuttle sees nature-based ceremony and art-making as a great tools for spiritual search, storytelling, and personal transformation. She has taught workshops on the intersection of “nature, art-making, and exploring the soul” at Grailville Program & Retreat Center, Imago Earth Center, and Sankofa House Cincinnati. She has led trainings, workshops, art classes, and art installations around the world: from India to Haiti. Tuttle has studied with teachers and coaches around the country and recently completed a nature-based Depth Council Training program with the Animas Valley Institute. She believes that the more connected we are to our sense of purpose, the more service we can offer our communities in these vital times!
Join Imago for our most popular celebration, the Winter Solstice! We will reflect on the gifts of the past year and look forward to the coming year and the return of the sun.
We’ll start with a potluck at 6:00 followed by the celebration at 7:00. The celebration involves reflection, storytelling, art-making and a history of Solstice celebrations from around the world.
This is Imago’s most popular seasonal celebration so register before it fills up!