TUESDAY: Myth, Mystery, & Me
April 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm$50
Deadline to register: March 26, 11:59 pm
Instructor: Almeta Whitis
Today we will go on an imaginary adventure, encounter formidable and friendly beings to help us seek creative solutions to magical problems, mirrored in our present world challenges. Enter a magical landscape to discover our inner resources, explore myths, and use archetypes and mystery to learn important life lessons. A treasure hunt for magical amulets will bring challenges, dispel chaos, establish harmony and bring peace and unity to a broken world.
Storyteller, author and poet Almeta Whitis works as a classroom teacher and a university professor. Her work has resulted in multiple awards, including NEA’s “Most Skilled and Experienced Community Artist”—Artists and Communities: America Creates for the Millennium. Her children’s story Emerald Topaz was awarded “Best Story” by The First International Storytelling and Education Conference in Beijing, China. Having taught creative writing and performance on five continents, she uses stories and history to stimulate the imagination, emphasizing honor and respect to gain deeper knowledge of cultural connections between all people.