Creative Juices Arts Schedule

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Why Having A Creative Community Is Essential To Knowing What You Want

I just recently returned from holding my first creativity retreat of 2020 at Bodega Sky Ranch and was reminded once again why I have made retreats the cornerstone of my work. The women… and it’s almost always women… who attend my events come for many reasons. At this...

Wild Heart Teacher Spotlight: Diana Fisch

At this point over 98 amazing women have gone through my Wild Heart Expressive Arts Teacher Training Program. I love them ALL so dearly and, like the proud creative mama that I am, want to show off their incredible wisdom, power and creative genius to the world. So...

14 Really Wrong Myths Around What It Means To Be Creative

  1.) Only certain special highly gifted people are creative. 2.) Creativity is a rarefied quality which you are either born with or not. 3.) Not everyone is creative. 4.) Creativity needs to be learned or taught. 5.) Creativity can be graded or quantified. 6.)...

How To Be Creative, Feed Your Soul, + Love Your Life In 2020

If you are part of my Creative Juices Arts community either by having painted with me in a class or on retreat or even just reading this blog, it’s a pretty good bet that creativity is high on your list of priorities. But even when that’s the case, it can still be...

Wild Heart Intuitive Painting Online with Chris Zydel

Come and join me for an intimate and powerful experience of intuitive painting by being part of a sacred creative circle of courageous wild hearted painters ONLINE! I have three different opportunities available for you to paint with me in this online format. And each...

What A Long, Strange Trip It’s Been: Reflections On A Decade Of Creative Transformation

It’s that time of the year when everything is in that space of being in-between. The old year is not quite over. The new one has not yet begun. Normal routines are on a kind of hiatus. There’s a feeling of pause. And waiting. And that period of pause can bring with it...

Why I Don’t Believe In The Whole Idea Of Bad Art

When I was a kid I absolutely adored Christmas. I loved the twinkly lights and the schmaltzy music but most of all I loved that sense of anticipation and wonder and surprise. My family and I lived in a rowhouse that had three stories and two flights of stairs. On...

Why We Need Your Creativity Now More Than Ever

Whether we like it or not, we humans are on the verge of a huge transformation. We are at a collective crossroads where a lot of things need to change in terms of what we think and believe and how we live our lives on a day to day basis. And most of what has to die...

How Women’s Creativity Circles Can Save Your Life

  I just returned from another fabulous week with my current cohort of Wild Heart Expressive Arts Teacher Training students and the creative energy was completely OFF THE CHARTS! And being part of yet another magical healing circle of women made me think about...

The Pain In The Ass Truth About Creative Dream Manifestation

I have been very fortunate to have lived a life full of my own creations. It’s the way of the artist and I’m grateful every day that I chose that path. But there’s a myth floating around out there in the dominant culture collective brain that says choosing to do the...

Creative Juices Arts retreats and workshops are held at several beautiful and wonderful retreat centers around the country. Locations for all of them can be found below.

Creative Juices Arts Studio

432 Belleve Ave.
Oakland, CA 94610

Bodega Sky Ranch

21500 Coleman Valley Rd.
Bodega Bay, CA 95465

Tioga Lodge at Mono Lake

54411 US Highway 395
Lee Vining, CA, 93541

Cancellation policy

I’m hoping that you never have to cancel if you have signed up for one of my events. But of course, things do come up and plans change.  Below is my cancellation policy for those times.

Live Events

All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. If you cancel before 60 days of the start of the event we will refund any amount you have paid, excluding the deposit, minus a $25 processing fee. If you cancel within 60 days of an event, full payment of any and all remaining costs will be due immediately. All payments are non-transferrable.

Online Classes, Workshops and Webinars

Payment for any and all online events is due upon registration and is non-refundable and non-transferrable. We do not offer refunds for technical issues or limitations of your computer, devices, or internet connection so please be sure to check the minimum requirements before registering.

Wild Heart Expressive Arts Teacher Training

All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Due to the professional nature of this training your spot in the training cannot be filled by someone else once the training has started. If you leave the training at any time for any reason, full payment for the remaining cost of the training will be due immediately.

In addition, if you decide to cancel the training within 60 days of the start of the training you will be responsible for paying the total cost of the training immediately upon your cancellation unless your spot can be filled by someone else in which case we will refund any amount you have paid, excluding the deposit, minus a $25 processing fee.


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