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Life in Poetry Retreat with Pádraig Ó Tuama and Small Giants Academy

Small Giants Academy

Event Date: 12 May 2023 to 13 May 2023
Author / Presenters: Pádraig Ó Tuama, Nathan Scolaro

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and immerse yourself in poetry? Join us for our upcoming 2-day poetry retreat with poet and theologian Pádraig Ó Tuama.

Join Pádraig and Small Giants Academy host Nathan Scolaro for a restorative and nourishing weekend at our home offices in St Kilda. Through exercises and conversations, we will look at the importance of cultivating awe in our lives, how we can hone our curiosity, observation and deep listening skills, and how we can transform what we are attuned to into stories and poetry.

We ask, what role does language play in shaping our lives and the world around us?
How can we find space for beauty in challenging times?

Don’t miss the chance to join one of the world’s greatest contemporary poets and theologians in this very special event.

What to expect:

The retreat offers a unique blend of poetry, breath-work, and a beautiful meals that will help you reconnect with your inner voice and rejuvenate your spirit. You'll spend your days in lush surroundings, delving into your creative process, and sharing your work with like-minded individuals.

Our experienced facilitators will guide you through the process of writing poetry, helping you tap into your creativity and find inspiration in unexpected places. You'll also have the opportunity to participate in breath-work sessions, which can help you release stress and tension, allowing you to fully embrace the poetry experience.

You'll savour delicious, locally-sourced food and connect with your fellow poets over a shared appreciation for the beauty of words.

If you're ready to experience the transformative power of poetry, join us at our upcoming retreat. You'll leave feeling refreshed, inspired, and connected to your innermost self.

Learn more and secure your spot now at https://www.smallgiants.com.au/poetry-retreat

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