Coaching, Consulting, Teaching, Music, and photography
Presentations, Workshops, and Retreats
I teach a variety of classes, workshops, and retreats on creativity, writing, and contemplative arts & photography. Browse my upcoming offerings below, or contact me to arrange a customized course for your group or organization.
Recurring:Creative Exchange, a monthly creativity meetup group hosted by Melinda Rothouse and Charlotte Gullick of Syncreate at The Commune, a new creative co-working space in Austin's vibrant North Loop district. For more information, please visit our Syncreate Meetup group page: https://www.meetup.com/Syncreate-Creativity-Collaboration-Community-in-Austin/
February 3-7, 2019, Retreat: Contemplative Photography in the Valley of Mexico, The Dreaming House, Teotihuacan, Mexico. Co-taught with Jake Lorfing and Patrick Larson.
June 21, 2019, Presentation and Performance: The Call to Create, Jung Society of Austin, Trinity United Methodist Church, 4001 Speedway, Austin, Texas, 78751. For this special JSA event, I will be discussing my songwriting process and sharing music from my forthcoming album as it relates to depth and archetypal psychology. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to share their own creative work.
July 11-14, 2019, Conference Presentation: Creating a Culture of Innovation, Oregon Creativity Conference, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon.
October 26, 2019, Workshop:Wimberley Wellness Day, Cedars Ranch, Wimberley Texas. I'm thrilled to be co-facilitating this event with several other amazing teachers and wellness practitioners. I will be leading a workshop on creativity and contemplative arts. For more information and to register:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yoga-wellness-day-tickets-72423268947
November 16-17 and 23-24, 2019, Photography show: East Austin Studio Tour (EAST). I will be showing my photographs, along with fellow contemplative photography artist Tashi Cowen, at my home studio on Willow Street in East Austin. We will be hosting a salon and reception in honor of the tour on Saturday, November 23rd. For more information about EAST, please visit:http://east.bigmedium.org
Join us for our Creativity Meetup group to participate in our online community, connect with other creative people, and learn more about our upcoming events. It’s a time to connect with other creative folks; discuss the creative process; share insights, inspirations, and challenges; and receive support and accountability for your creative projects.
March 9, 2018, Workshop: Creativity and Entrepreneurship, Coaching4Good, Austin, TX
March 15-16, 2018, Conference Presentation: Using Mindfulness and Contemplative Arts to Facilitate Team Creativity and Collaboration, Public Engagement and Performance Conference, Wakefield, England
March 23, 2017, Conference Presentation and Workshop, Global Leadership and Cultural Intelligence / Mindful Leadership, IMC Krems University Business Week, Krems, Austria
April 20, 2018, Storytelling for Your Professional Life, with Syncreate Co-Founder Charlotte Gullick, Texas Women in Business Luncheon, Austin, TX
May 21-22, 2018, Conference Presentation: Using Mindfulness and Contemplative Arts to Facilitate Team Creativity and Collaboration, 29th World Summit on Positive Psychology, Mindfulness & Psychotherapy, New York, NY
August 9-12, 2018, Graduate Student Showcase and Poster Session, Using Mindfulness and Contemplative Arts to Facilitate Team Creativity and Collaboration, American Psychology Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA
August 29-30, 2018, Creativity Studies Luncheon presentation and Poster Session, Facilitating Team Creativity and Collaboration Using Mindfulness and Contemplative Arts, Saybrook University Fall 2018 Residential Conference, Monterey, CA
December 8, 2018, Syncreate Waypoints Creative Process Retreat, Austin, TX
October 2-6, 2017, Touching the Earth Contemplative Photography Retreat, Patzcuaro, Mexico, with Jake Lorfing and Patrick Larson
September 26, 2017, Workshop: Creativity and Entrepreneurship, Center for Innovation and Impact, Concordia University, Austin, TX
May 2, 2017, Workshop: Mindful Creativity Restoring Balance Luncheon at Seton Cove Spirituality Center, Austin, TX
February 9, 2017, Infusing Creativity into Your Entrepreneurial Process, with Charlotte Gullick and Melinda Rothouse, Tech Ranch, Austin, TX
November 3, 2016, Syncreate Creative Mornings International Summit Workshop: Your Creative Sandbox: Plan, Play, Produce. Presented by Syncreate Co-founders Charlotte Gullick and Melinda Rothouse, Vuka, Austin, TX
Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18, 2016, Workshop: Miksang Contemplative Photography Level 1: Touching the Phenomenal World, Austin Shambhala Meditation Center, Austin, TX
April 29 - May 1, 2016, Workshop: Art, Meditation, and Creativity in Everyday Life, with Melinda Rothouse and Adam Sultan, Austin Shambhala Meditation Center, Austin, TX
March 3-6, 2016, Miksang Contemplative Photography Retreat in West Texas with Jake Lorfing, Jessica Winslow, Patrick Larson, and Melinda Rothouse
January 26-27, 2016, Conference Presentation and Workshop: Creativity, Resilience and Healing using Expressive Arts with Terri Goslin-Jones, Ph.D. and Melinda Rothouse, M.A., Saybrook University, San Francisco, CA