Upcoming Workshops

Experience LifeWays by attending a workshop:

Creative Arts: “The Art and Craft of the Wise Mother Earth Rod Puppet” with Suzanne Down
Social Arts: “Entering into a Partnership with Parents and Colleagues” with Louise deForest
Domestic Arts: “Reclaiming the Art of Homemaking” with Mary O'Connell

Our Living Arts Retreats are designed to inspire you - heart, hands and mind - as well as provide you with the skills you need to care for yourself and your family in fresh and nourishing ways.

Milwaukee, WI
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 8-10, 2014, 8:00–5:30
Contact Mary O'Connell 414-218-8558 or MaryO@lifewaysnorthamerica.org for information and registration

We will focus on the amazing Mother Earth Rod Puppet.

Milwaukee, WI
Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 19-21, 2014, 8:00 – 5:30
Contact Mary O'Connell 414-218-8558 or MaryO@lifewaysnorthamerica.org for information and registration

How can we forge a relationship with parents that supports their choices, yet also surround the child with what he or she needs?

"Me, Myself and I" with LifeWays' Executive Director, Cynthia Aldinger

Portland, OR
August 5 - 7, 2014
Contact Mary O’Connell, 414-218-8558 MaryO@LifeWaysNorthamerica.org  for information and registration

The young child learns primarily through imitation. How do we – as parents and adult caregivers – offer worthy examples of love and warmth for our children, while at the same time not feel completely inadequate as we strive and fail?

Portland, OR
August 9-10, 2014
Contact Mary O'Connell, 414-218-8558 or lifewayschildcare@gmail.com for information and registration

In this hands-on course, you'll learn how to care for your family at home with natural home health care techniques such as wraps, poultices, massages and inhalations for common childhood illnesses and fevers.

Milwaukee, WI
August, 2014 (3 days TBD)
Contact Mary O'Connell 414-218-8558 or MaryO@lifewaysnorthamerica.org for information and registration

This retreat offers you an opportunity to free the domestic goddess within!

How Storytelling and Puppetry Support This Profound Stage of Development
A Workshop for Teachers, Parents and Speech Therapists led by Suzanne Down

Portland, OR
October 28 - 30, 2014
Contact Mary O’Connell, 414-218-8558 MaryO@LifeWaysNorthamerica.org  for information and registration

What lives in the mystery of speech mastery, and how can the therapeutic art of storytelling and puppetry be one of the best supports for our children’s love and aptitude for language?

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