New classes and groups!

 

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Drop-in Dream Groups, Creative Writing Classes, and Writing With Dreams

 Offered by Laura K. Deal, Ph. D.

Dream Groups

Are you curious about the images that appear in your dreams? Haunted by nightmares? These groups will explore dreams in a safe, comfortable environment, using the Group Projective Dream Work method developed by Rev. Dr. Jeremy Taylor. All levels of experience are welcome. Dreams will be chosen by pulling names from a basket. Participants have the option not to put their names in.

Creative Writing Classes

In these classes we’ll invite our creativity to play. Using a variety of prompts, we’ll explore prose and poetry, fiction and memoir. Some pieces will be silly, others serious. Participants are encouraged, but not required, to share their work.  The focus is on fun, and the rules are set in

play-dough! All levels of experience are welcome. Previous participants have found that writing blocks vanish and their creativity flows more easily in other pursuits as well after these classes. Please bring a journal or notebook and pen or pencil.

Writing With Dreams

In these sessions, we’ll use writing prompts to explore dream symbols. Some symbols will be offered anonymously by the group, and in some you’ll work with your own symbols.

About Laura

Laura K. Deal has taught writing classes since 2004 and has studied dreams since 2000. She is certified as a Dream Work Facilitator through the Marin Institute of Projective Dream Work. She’s the author of The Newcomer’s Guide to the Invisible Realm: A Journey Through Dreams, Metaphor, and Imagination.

Cost and Location

Dream groups and writing classes will meet for two hours. Cost is $20 per session, or you can buy a 4-session punch card for $70, which can be used for dream groups or writing classes.

We’ll meet in room 220-O in the Crossroads Gardens Building, 1800 30th Street, Boulder, CO

Schedule Fall 2013

Space is quite limited, so please let Laura know if you plan to attend: laura@lauradeal.com

Sunday Sept. 8, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Dream Group

Sunday Sept. 15, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Creative Writing

Wednesday Sept. 18, Noon-2 p.m. Dream Group

Saturday (Note Day Change!) Sept. 21, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Writing With Dreams

Wednesday Sept. 25, Noon-2 p.m. Creative Writing

Wednesday Oct. 2, Noon-2 p.m. Writing With Dreams

Wednesday Oct. 9, Noon-2 p.m. Dream Group

Sunday Oct. 13, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.  Dream Group

Wednesday Oct. 16, Noon-2 p.m. Creative Writing

Wednesday Oct. 23, Noon-2 p.m. Writing With Dreams

Sunday Oct. 27, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.  Creative Writing

 

What people say about Laura’s writing classes:

“This was so much fun. The exercises were creative and stimulating. Laura established a safe haven for sharing our work with one another. I was surprised at how much depth I could get out of a simple exercise.” Kim Hansen

“Laura instills confidence and knows how to spark untapped creativity, insights, and potential. Sharing opens and enhances the process. Very rewarding.” Kathy F.

“With the structures Laura introduces, we are all set up for success.  Doing poetry with Laura is priceless!” Anonymous participant in the Waking the Dreamer Within Festival–from an evaluation form of Laura’s poetry workshop.

What people say about Laura’s dream groups:

“I’ve had the privilege of working with Laura in several dream circles and I’ve always been impressed with her ability to work with the metaphor and language of the dreams, as well as her respect and compassion for each dreamer. Her dedication and commitment to the work is quite inspiring.” Billie Ortiz, Certified Dream Worker and Workshop Facilitator

“Laura Deal sees the world within and the physical world we share with very clear, kind eyes. She is an incomparable guide and companion for dreamers who wish to explore the deeper meanings and implications of their own dreams more clearly. working with her guidance is an experience not to be missed!” Rev. Jeremy Taylor, D. Min.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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