• Creative Writing Power-Pack

    TBA

    CA$36.75

    Join writing instructor and author Marn Norwich for a free intro to a six-part creative writing medley workshop series. The Power-Pack is constructed around eight "rules" for writers and how we can incorporate them into our writing and our lives. Through prompts, writing games and the perspectives of great writers, the Power-Pack encourages participants to get inspired, write, experiment and keep on writing! Classes include: • Exploration in the genres of poetry, creative nonfiction, expressive writing + your choice genre • Input, ideas and inspiration on the creative writing process • Writing exercises and/or prompts to inspire • Optional, non-critical reading of our work • Opportunity to meet fellow writers The workshop runs six Wednesday evenings, from January 30 through March 13, 2019 (no class on March 6) and will be held at a private venue at 40th and Victoria Drive. Reserve your seat for the full workshop (12 hours): $200 + GST= $210.00 A la carte sessions are available for $35 + GST = $36.75 The full course requires a minimum of four pre-paid registrants to run. To register, RSVP on this site and send an e-trasfer to [masked] To pay in class, please contact Marn. “Marni Norwich’s natural ability to create a supportive environment conducive for creative writing is simply unparalleled!” - Caroline Crowe, Librarian, Vancouver Public Library These writing workshops are safe, intentional environments conducive for creative exploration and expansion. Participants are encouraged to relax and enjoy while they connect with other writers and themselves. For more info, contact Marn at[masked], [masked] or see http://www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

  • Writing for Trauma + Recovery

    TBA

    CA$36.75

    Writing for Trauma + Recovery is an empowerment-focussed workshop series for people recovering from trauma and chemical, behavioural or emotional addictions. Workshops support participants to: remember their creative potential explore their journeys through written and verbal expression remember their strength, power, courage, joy and inspiration listen to and support each other break through blocks continue to write with new or renewed inspiration In these classes, creative writing becomes a vehicle to empower people to connect with themselves and each other at a core level and in a dynamic setting. Scientific studies demonstrate that writing plays a significant role in physical and psychological healing. “Emotional writing” – closely related to the writing that occurs in these workshops – is scientifically proven to reduce anxiety, depression and blood pressure; and improve overall wellbeing, cognitive function, work efficiency and immunity. Workshop components include: Guided visualization Creative writing games and prompts Group and partner dialogue Optional non-critical sharing of writing Connection/networking with local writers In these workshops, Marn Norwich fuses 25 years of experience facilitating writing workshops with her decades of work as an intuitive energy therapist. She has facilitated Recovery Workshops on-site in addiction treatment since 2012. The workshop runs six Thursday evenings from January 31 through March 7, 2019 and will be held at a private venue at 40th and Victoria Drive. Reserve your seat for the full workshop (8 hours): $130 + GST= $136.50 A la carte sessions are available for $35 + GST = $36.75 The course requires a minimum of four pre-paid registrants to run. To register, RSVP on this site and send an e-trasfer to [masked] To pay in class, please contact Marn. “I have taught alongside Marni Norwich for the past seven years, primarily in recovery centres. Marni not only brings a wealth of knowledge to her classes but a spirit and empathy which allows room for people to express their innermost voices without hesitation. Marni creates this wonderful space consistently. Her dedication to her work shows in her preparation, her interaction and her follow-up. I recommend Marni’s classes for anyone wanting to add an extra tool to their healing kit.” - Bonnie Nish MA, Arts Education Executive Director Pandora’s Collective Outreach Society “Promoting The Arts That Inspire The World To Take Notice Of Itself” Writing is a time-honoured road toward healing! Benefits include: reduction in anxiety, depression and blood pressure; and improved cognitive function, sleep, social connection and immunity. For more info about expressive writing as a healing tool, see Writing for Recovery (http://writing4recovery.com/). For more info, contact Marn Norwich at[masked] [masked] or see www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

  • Women's Writing as Healing Workshop (Series 2)

    TBA

    CA$36.75

    • Express your truth • Experience the healing power of your words • Access your creativity • Empower yourself • Expand yourself as a writer • Share your writing and hear others' words • Get inspired! • Connect with other wonderful women! Join an intimate circle of women for a journey toward self-healing through written expression. The workshops include check-ins; guided visualization; inspiring writing prompts; exercises to invite us to connect with the creative, the divine and ourselves through writing; optional sharing of writing; individual energy healing; and dialogue. No writing experience required! For these workshops, Marn Norwich fuses her background as an intuitive energy therapist with her experience as a writing workshop facilitator (http://marninorwich.com/intuitive-energy-work/). Workshops are designed to empower women to connect with their creative selves and inner knowing while giving and receiving support in a safe, welcoming environment. The workshop runs four Tuesday evenings from February 26 through March 19, 2019 and will be held at a private venue at 40th and Victoria Drive. Reserve your seat for the full workshop (8 hours): $130 + GST= $136.50 A la carte sessions are available for $35 + GST = $36.75 The course requires a minimum of four pre-paid registrants to run. To register, RSVP on this site and send an e-trasfer to [masked] To pay in class, please contact Marn. "Wednesdays are now the highlight of my week, thanks to Marn and her warm generous spirit! She has a gift for creating a beautiful, safe, and sacred space, allowing for thoughtful dialogue, tranquility, self-reflection, and empowerment. I have never felt so comfortable and am excited to continue my journey with these wonderful women! I can't thank you enough, Marn." - Jasmine, Vancouver, BC Writing is a time-honoured road toward healing! Scientific studies demonstrate that writing plays a significant role in physical and psychological healing (http://writing4recovery.com/scientific-studies/ ). Benefits include: reduction in anxiety, depression and blood pressure; and improved cognitive function, sleep, social connection and immunity. For more info about expressive writing as a healing tool, see Writing for Recovery (http://writing4recovery.com/). If you are registered for this free evening and can't come, please cancel as soon as possible so that others can register. If you're on the waitlist, keep your eye on the site, as there are inevitably last minute cancelations. For more info, contact Marn Norwich at[masked] [masked] or see www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

  • Women's Writing as Healing Workshop (Series 1)

    • Express your truth • Experience the healing power of your words • Access your creativity • Empower yourself • Expand yourself as a writer • Share your writing and hear others' words • Get inspired! • Connect with other wonderful women! Join an intimate circle of women for a journey toward self-healing through written expression. The workshops include check-ins; guided visualization; inspiring writing prompts; exercises to invite us to connect with the creative, the divine and ourselves through writing; optional sharing of writing; individual energy healing; and dialogue. No writing experience required! For these workshops, Marn Norwich fuses her background as an intuitive energy therapist with her experience as a writing workshop facilitator (http://marninorwich.com/intuitive-energy-work/). Workshops are designed to empower women to connect with their creative selves and inner knowing while giving and receiving support in a safe, welcoming environment. The workshop runs four Tuesday evenings, from February 5 through February 26, 2019, and will be held at the beautiful studio at Creative Coworkers, 520 Alexander Street, Vancouver. Reserve your seat for the full workshop (8 hours): $130 + GST= $136.50 A la carte sessions are available for $35 + GST = $36.75 The course requires a minimum of four pre-paid registrants to run. To register, RSVP on this site and send an e-trasfer to [masked] To pay in class, please contact Marn. "Wednesdays are now the highlight of my week, thanks to Marn and her warm generous spirit! She has a gift for creating a beautiful, safe, and sacred space, allowing for thoughtful dialogue, tranquility, self-reflection, and empowerment. I have never felt so comfortable and am excited to continue my journey with these wonderful women! I can't thank you enough, Marn." - Jasmine, Vancouver, BC Writing is a time-honoured road toward healing! Scientific studies demonstrate that writing plays a significant role in physical and psychological healing (http://writing4recovery.com/scientific-studies/ ). Benefits include: reduction in anxiety, depression and blood pressure; and improved cognitive function, sleep, social connection and immunity. For more info about expressive writing as a healing tool, see Writing for Recovery (http://writing4recovery.com/). If you are registered for this free evening and can't come, please cancel as soon as possible so that others can register. If you're on the waitlist, keep your eye on the site, as there are inevitably last minute cancelations. For more info, contact Marn Norwich at[masked] [masked] or see www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

  • Creative Writing Power-Pack

    TBA

    CA$36.75

    Join writing instructor and author Marn Norwich for a free intro to a six-part creative writing medley workshop series. The Power-Pack is constructed around eight "rules" for writers and how we can incorporate them into our writing and our lives. Through prompts, writing games and the perspectives of great writers, the Power-Pack encourages participants to get inspired, write, experiment and keep on writing! Classes include: • Exploration in the genres of poetry, creative nonfiction, expressive writing + your choice genre • Input, ideas and inspiration on the creative writing process • Writing exercises and/or prompts to inspire • Optional, non-critical reading of our work • Opportunity to meet fellow writers The workshop runs six Wednesday evenings, from January 30 through March 13, 2019 (no class on March 6) and will be held at a private venue at 40th and Victoria Drive. Reserve your seat for the full workshop (12 hours): $200 + GST= $210.00 A la carte sessions are available for $35 + GST = $36.75 The full course requires a minimum of four pre-paid registrants to run. To register, RSVP on this site and send an e-trasfer to [masked] To pay in class, please contact Marn. “Marni Norwich’s natural ability to create a supportive environment conducive for creative writing is simply unparalleled!” - Caroline Crowe, Librarian, Vancouver Public Library These writing workshops are safe, intentional environments conducive for creative exploration and expansion. Participants are encouraged to relax and enjoy while they connect with other writers and themselves. For more info, contact Marn at[masked], [masked] or see http://www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

  • Free intro to Creative Writing Power-Pack

    Vancity Commercial Drive Community Branch

    Join writing instructor and author Marn Norwich for a free intro to a six-part creative writing medley workshop series. The Power-Pack is constructed around eight "rules" for writers and how we can incorporate them into our writing and our lives. Through prompts, writing games and the perspectives of great writers, the Power-Pack encourages participants to get inspired, write, experiment and keep on writing! Classes include: • Exploration in the genres of poetry, creative nonfiction, expressive writing + your choice genre • Input, ideas and inspiration on the creative writing process • Writing exercises and/or prompts to inspire • Optional, non-critical reading of our work • Opportunity to meet fellow writers The free intro workshop is generously hosted by Vancity and will be held at the Vancity Community Stage, at 1675 Commercial Drive, on Wednesday March 6, 2019, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. As a courtesy to others who may want to register, kindly register for only one of the three free January intros. There will be a Q + A period in which you may inquire about the other courses. If you are registered for this free evening and can't come, please cancel as soon as possible so that others can register. If you're on the waitlist, keep your eye on the site, as there are inevitably last minute cancelations. No-shows will not be invited to register for further free intros. The full workshop runs six Wednesday evenings, from March 20 through April 24, 2019 and will be held at a private venue at 38 + Victoria Drive (exact address will be sent after registration). Reserve your seat for the full workshop (12 hours): $200 + GST= $210.00 ($10 savings) A la carte sessions are available for $35 + GST = $36.75 The full course requires a minimum of four pre-paid registrants to run. To register, RSVP on this site and send an e-trasfer to [masked] To pay in class, please contact Marn. If you are experiencing financial hardship and would like to request support with tuition, please contact Marn. “Marni Norwich’s natural ability to create a supportive environment conducive for creative writing is simply unparalleled!” - Caroline Crowe, Librarian, Vancouver Public Library These writing workshops are safe, intentional environments conducive for creative exploration and expansion. Participants are encouraged to relax and enjoy while they connect with other writers and themselves. For more info, contact Marn at[masked], [masked] or see http://www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

  • Women's Writing as Healing Workshop (Series 2)

    TBA

    CA$36.75

    • Express your truth • Experience the healing power of your words • Access your creativity • Empower yourself • Expand yourself as a writer • Share your writing and hear others' words • Get inspired! • Connect with other wonderful women! Join an intimate circle of women for a journey toward self-healing through written expression. The workshops include check-ins; guided visualization; inspiring writing prompts; exercises to invite us to connect with the creative, the divine and ourselves through writing; optional sharing of writing; individual energy healing; and dialogue. No writing experience required! For these workshops, Marn Norwich fuses her background as an intuitive energy therapist with her experience as a writing workshop facilitator (http://marninorwich.com/intuitive-energy-work/). Workshops are designed to empower women to connect with their creative selves and inner knowing while giving and receiving support in a safe, welcoming environment. The workshop runs four Tuesday evenings from February 26 through March 26, 2019 (no class on March 5) and will be held at a private venue at 40th and Victoria Drive. Reserve your seat for the full workshop (8 hours): $130 + GST= $136.50 A la carte sessions are available for $35 + GST = $36.75 The course requires a minimum of four pre-paid registrants to run. To register, RSVP on this site and send an e-trasfer to [masked] To pay in class, please contact Marn. "Wednesdays are now the highlight of my week, thanks to Marn and her warm generous spirit! She has a gift for creating a beautiful, safe, and sacred space, allowing for thoughtful dialogue, tranquility, self-reflection, and empowerment. I have never felt so comfortable and am excited to continue my journey with these wonderful women! I can't thank you enough, Marn." - Jasmine, Vancouver, BC Writing is a time-honoured road toward healing! Scientific studies demonstrate that writing plays a significant role in physical and psychological healing (http://writing4recovery.com/scientific-studies/ ). Benefits include: reduction in anxiety, depression and blood pressure; and improved cognitive function, sleep, social connection and immunity. For more info about expressive writing as a healing tool, see Writing for Recovery (http://writing4recovery.com/). If you are registered for this free evening and can't come, please cancel as soon as possible so that others can register. If you're on the waitlist, keep your eye on the site, as there are inevitably last minute cancelations. For more info, contact Marn Norwich at[masked] [masked] or see www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

  • Creative Writing Power-Pack

    thinkific

    CA$36.75

    Join writing instructor and author Marn Norwich for a free intro to a six-part creative writing medley workshop series. The Power-Pack is constructed around eight "rules" for writers and how we can incorporate them into our writing and our lives. Through prompts, writing games and the perspectives of great writers, the Power-Pack encourages participants to get inspired, write, experiment and keep on writing! Classes include: • Exploration in the genres of poetry, creative nonfiction, expressive writing + your choice genre • Input, ideas and inspiration on the creative writing process • Writing exercises and/or prompts to inspire • Optional, non-critical reading of our work • Opportunity to meet fellow writers The workshop runs six Wednesday evenings, from January 30 through March 13, 2019 (no class March 6) and will be held at the beautiful studio at Creative Coworkers, 520 Alexander Street, Vancouver. Reserve your seat for the full workshop (12 hours): $200 + GST= $210.00 A la carte sessions are available for $35 + GST = $36.75 The full course requires a minimum of four pre-paid registrants to run. To register, RSVP on this site and send an e-trasfer to [masked] To pay in class, please contact Marn. “Marni Norwich’s natural ability to create a supportive environment conducive for creative writing is simply unparalleled!” - Caroline Crowe, Librarian, Vancouver Public Library These writing workshops are safe, intentional environments conducive for creative exploration and expansion. Participants are encouraged to relax and enjoy while they connect with other writers and themselves. For more info, contact Marn at[masked], [masked] or see http://www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

  • Free intro to Women's Writing as Healing workshop

    Vancity Commercial Drive Community Branch

    • Express your truth • Experience the healing power of your words • Access your creativity • Empower yourself • Expand yourself as a writer • Share your writing and hear others' words • Get inspired! • Connect with other wonderful women! Join an intimate circle of women for a journey toward self-healing through written expression. This is a free intro to the ongoing series, continuing Tuesday March 19, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.. The workshops include check-ins; guided visualization; inspiring writing prompts; exercises to invite us to connect with the creative, the divine and ourselves through writing; optional sharing of writing; individual energy healing; and dialogue. No writing experience required! For these workshops, Marn Norwich fuses her background as an intuitive energy therapist with her experience as a writing workshop facilitator (http://marninorwich.com/intuitive-energy-work/). Workshops are designed to empower women to connect with their creative selves and inner knowing while giving and receiving support in a safe, welcoming environment. The free intro is generously hosted by Vancity and will be held at the Vancity Community Stage, at 1675 Commercial Drive, on Thursday March 14, 2019, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. As a courtesy to others who may want to register, kindly register for only one of the three free March intros. There will be a Q + A period in which you may inquire about the other courses. If you are registered for this free evening and can't come, please cancel as soon as possible so that others can register. If you're on the waitlist, keep your eye on the site, as there are inevitably last minute cancelations. No-shows will not be invited to register for further free intros. Reserve your seat for four workshops (8 hours): $130 + GST= $136.50 ($10 savings) A la carte sessions are available for $35 + GST = $36.75 The workshops run eight Tuesday evenings, continuing on Tuesday March 19, 2019, and are held at a private venue at 38 + Victoria Drive (exact address will be emailed upon registration). To register, RSVP on this site and send an e-trasfer to [masked] To pay in class, please contact Marn. If you are experiencing financial hardship and would like to request support with tuition, please contact Marn. "Wednesdays are now the highlight of my week, thanks to Marn and her warm generous spirit! She has a gift for creating a beautiful, safe, and sacred space, allowing for thoughtful dialogue, tranquility, self-reflection, and empowerment. I have never felt so comfortable and am excited to continue my journey with these wonderful women! I can't thank you enough, Marn." - Jasmine, Vancouver, BC Writing is a time-honoured road toward healing! Scientific studies demonstrate that writing plays a significant role in physical and psychological healing (http://writing4recovery.com/scientific-studies/ ). Benefits include: reduction in anxiety, depression and blood pressure; and improved cognitive function, sleep, social connection and immunity. For more info about expressive writing as a healing tool, see Writing for Recovery (http://writing4recovery.com/). If you are registered for this free evening and can't come, please cancel as soon as possible so that others can register. If you're on the waitlist, keep your eye on the site, as there are inevitably last minute cancelations. For more info, contact Marn Norwich at[masked] [masked] or see www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

  • Free intro to Writing for Trauma + Recovery

    Vancity Commercial Drive Community Branch

    Join us for a free intro the Writing for Trauma + Recovery workshops series. Writing for Trauma + Recovery is an empowerment-focussed workshop series for people recovering from trauma and chemical, behavioural or emotional addictions. This is a free intro to the six-part series beginning Monday March 18, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Workshops support participants to: remember their creative potential explore their journeys through written and verbal expression remember their strength, power, courage, joy and inspiration listen to and support each other break through blocks continue to write with new or renewed inspiration In these classes, creative writing becomes a vehicle to empower people to connect with themselves and each other at a core level and in a dynamic setting. Scientific studies demonstrate that writing plays a significant role in physical and psychological healing. “Emotional writing” – closely related to the writing that occurs in these workshops – is scientifically proven to reduce anxiety, depression and blood pressure; and improve overall wellbeing, cognitive function, work efficiency and immunity. Workshop components include: Guided visualization Creative writing games and prompts Group and partner dialogue Optional non-critical sharing of writing Connection/networking with local writers In these workshops, Marn Norwich fuses 25 years of experience facilitating writing workshops with her decades of work as an intuitive energy therapist. She has facilitated Recovery Workshops on-site in addiction treatment since 2012. This free intro is generously hosted by Vancity and will be held at the Vancity Community Stage, at 1675 Commercial Drive, on Thursday January 31, 2019, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. As a courtesy to others who may want to register, kindly register for only one of the three free January intros. There will be a Q + A period in which you may inquire about the other courses. If you are registered for this free evening and can't come, please cancel as soon as possible so that others can register. If you're on the waitlist, keep your eye on the site, as there are inevitably last minute cancelations. No-shows will not be invited to attend another Free Intro. The full workshop runs six Thursday evenings from Monday March 18 through April 22, 2019 and will be held at a private venue at 38 + Victoria Drive (address will be emailed upon registration). Reserve your seat for the full workshop (12 hours): $200 + GST= $210.00 ($10 savings) A la carte sessions are available for $35 + GST = $36.75 To register, RSVP on this site and send an e-trasfer to [masked] To pay in class, please contact Marn. If you are experiencing financial hardship and would like to request support with tuition, please contact Marn. “I have taught alongside Marni Norwich for the past seven years, primarily in recovery centres. Marni not only brings a wealth of knowledge to her classes but a spirit and empathy which allows room for people to express their innermost voices without hesitation. Marni creates this wonderful space consistently. Her dedication to her work shows in her preparation, her interaction and her follow-up. I recommend Marni’s classes for anyone wanting to add an extra tool to their healing kit.” - Bonnie Nish MA, Arts Education Executive Director Pandora’s Collective Outreach Society “Promoting The Arts That Inspire The World To Take Notice Of Itself” Writing is a time-honoured road toward healing! Benefits include: reduction in anxiety, depression and blood pressure; and improved cognitive function, sleep, social connection and immunity. For more info about expressive writing as a healing tool, see Writing for Recovery (http://writing4recovery.com/). For more info, contact Marn Norwich at[masked] [masked] or see www.vancouverwritingcourses.com