Workshops & Retreats
Welcome to the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Events List! Click on the “+” symbol to the right of each link to see more information. Please feel free to call me at 518-218-0707 with any questions.
Do you want to live a life of passion and purpose? One where you move beyond negative thinking and self-defeating patterns to live consciously and intentionally?
In this experiential five-day retreat, guided by transformational coach Louise Finlayson, you will unplug, look within, and uncover the internal blocks that are keeping you from living an inspired life. You will learn and practice the skills of conscious living, including self-inquiry, meditation, guided visualization, gratitude and mindfulness practices, and heart-centered sharing.
As you put these tools to use, you will learn to:
- Be kinder and more loving to yourself
- Live in the present moment
- Let go of resentments and leave the past behind
- Enjoy better relationships
- Live life like you mean it
- Discover happiness and fulfillment, no matter your circumstances
In a safe and nurturing setting, among a supportive community of others on a journey of awakening, you will laugh, cry, play, and grow as you unfurl into the possibilities that true transformation offers.
This workshop is open to men and women. Plan to arrive by 8:00 am June 25th to register and get your bearings. Each day will have a different flow so expect to be on site from 8 am until 9 pm each day. You are STRONGLY encouraged to stay at Wiawaka to get the maximum benefit from the retreat.
There will be free time each day to relax, reflect, hike, swim, get a massage or experience the natural beauty of the Wiawaka campus and Lake George area. You may wish to bring a kayak, paddle board, hiking boots, or bicycle for your leisure time. You are encouraged to stay an extra day or two to allow time for integration after the retreat.
To register for this event, please call the Wiawaka Holiday House at 518-668-9690.
(Please note: Registration fee does not include accommodation and meal service, which must be booked separately)
This retreat is expected to fill up, so don’t delay!
Full retreat fee: $825
$750 for members of the Art of Conscious Living Community (ACLC)
and those paying in full by May 15th.
A $200 deposit is required to hold your place. Send a check to
Louise M. Finlayson, Ph.D. 1525 Western Avenue, Albany NY 12203
“Dr. Finlayson immediately created a safe and trusting space in which to acknowledge, explore, and honestly examine my own self-limiting beliefs and behaviors. The group was so beautifully diverse, with all ages and backgrounds and personalities, and it allowed for each of us to simultaneously process our own information and do our own work, while supporting and connecting to one another through this shared experience.” —past participant