Writing From the Heart | Omega
October 2015
Frannie Faith

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Writing From the Heart

Jump-Start Your Memoir

October 11, 2015 – October 16, 2015
Rhinebeck, NY
Nancy Slonim Aronie, Frannie Faith
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We are no longer taking online registrations for this workshop.

Dive into writing and discover your own rhythms, use your own language, and tell your own story, whether you are just keeping a journal or have a memoir in mind.

Nancy Slonim Aronie says, “I can’t teach writing. I don’t think anyone can. But I can make it safe and I’ve learned when people feel safe, they go deep. The writing gets more powerful, the heart goes deeper, and the words flow faster. Getting the story of your life out of your body means you don’t have to carry the weight of it around anymore. When people ask if it’s therapy, I answer, ‘No, it’s therapeutic to write the truth.’”

This workshop provides a safe, inviting place where you can sound like you, use your own language with your own rhythms, and write your own story. Throughout the week, we will laugh, we will cry, and we will write.

4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.-7:50 p.m. Welcome & Orientation
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
Noon–1:00 p.m. Check Out

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.

Children's Program hours are not available for this workshop. After September 7, the Children's Program is available during weekends only. If you have extenuating circumstances, please contact Omega Registration at 877.944.2002.


Warm, funny, and inspirational are words that describe Nancy Slonim Aronie, a distinguished writer and commentator for NPR’s All Things Considered, and founder of the Chilmark Writing Workshop on Martha’s Vineyard. Aronie has taught writing workshops for more than 25 years, most recently with Robert Coles at Harvard University. She is author of Writing From the Heart. chilmarkwritingworkshop.com

Frannie Faith

Frannie Faith, singer-songwriter and certified yoga nidra teacher, brings meditation, mindfulness, and music together to open hearts and heal others. A lifelong meditator and professional performer, Faith has created two CDs of original songs, Artist of the Heart and Bring Up The Vibration. franniefaith.com