Workshops & Retreats

Join me for an upcoming program here in Richmond, Virginia. Or bring me to your group for a custom workshop or retreat.

"Let Your Life Speak" Journaling

Come when you can for this donation-based facilitated journaling experience that I lead at Chrysalis Institute. Each month we explore a different theme as we connect with our deepest selves in our journals. I offer a variety of prompts, meditations, poetry, music and more to help take your journaling experience to the next level. 


  • June 6, 2018 (7:00-8:30pm)click here to register
  • July 25, 2018 (7:00-8:30pm) — click here to register
  • September 5, 2018 (7:00-8:30pm) — click here to register

Elaine Facilitating "Let Your Life Speak" at Chrysalis

Writing Your Self: Journaling as a Path to Joy

Enjoy a day-long immersive workshop on using journaling to connect you more fully with yourself and with your sense of the Sacred. You'll experience a mash-up of writing techniques, prompts, meditations, and examples drawn from both ancient wisdom traditions and modern psychology. The workshop is structured around exploring five interlinked dimensions of the Self — body, heart, mind, soul, and spirit — to help you transcend your small self and connect with a happier, more enlightened version of you. 


August 11, 2018 (9am-4pm Saturday)contact me for more info

The "Writing Your Self" workshop is a moving and transformative  experience for both new and seasoned journal writers.

Start Your Year Right: A Soulful Time Management Retreat

This retreat will help you create a vision for your life in the coming year so you can set clear intentions about how you wish to invest your most precious resources — your time, energy, and attention. You will also be guided through a series of experiences to help you line up the strategies, tools, and practices that will allow you to stay aligned with your intentions. This weekend at Richmond Hill retreat center includes time in community as well as time alone to plan, reflect, and renew.


January 19-20, 2019 (10am Saturday to 4pm Sunday) — contact me for more info

What does YOUR beautiful life look like? This retreat is a chance to get clear on your vision and make it a reality in the coming year.

COMING THIS FALL: 
Online Learning Community

Get ongoing support for living your beautiful life:



My acclaimed time management course translated into easy-to-apply online videos. Virtual coaching and Q&A calls. Community support and accountability. And ongoing content to help you create — and sustain — the life you've been longing for.


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Bring Me to Your Group

I'm an award-winning trainer and seasoned facilitator with a passion for helping people find soulful solutions to everyday challenges. My workshops and retreats are engaging and practical experiences that make complex ideas easy to understand — and that allow you to walk away with concrete strategies and clear next steps.


Here are a few of the programs I offer. I'd be happy to work with you to customize them for your group...

  • ​​​​Clinic on Personal Productivity Learn about tools and techniques you can use to boost your productivity by better managing yourself, your environment, and your tasks. In this hands-on workshop, you'll review your current productivity practices and identify improvements you can make to better address your specific needs and challenges.
  • Time Management for Teams Nobody works in a vacuum. Your team environment can support your productivity and well-being — or it can be a significant barrier. This experience begins with a pre-workshop survey of your team to identify challenges and then offers a facilitated opportunity for learning and dialogue to identify solutions that will meet your team's unique needs.
  • Navigating Transitions This reflective workshop helps you understand the inner human experience that is a part of every significant change we encounter. Through lecture, journaling, and group discussion, you'll learn and apply a three-step model for successfully navigating changes at work and in life.

Looking for something else? Get in touch so we can chat about how I might be able to help.


Elaine teaching a workshop for nonprofit leaders

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