Women's Canoe Trip with Splore

 
 
 
 
 
 
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This program is made possible in partnership with Splore.

 
 
 
 
 

Please join us for our amazing Women's Art & Yoga Canoe Trip with Splore June 1-4, 2017

 
   

Ladies*, if you enjoy art, yoga, canoeing and spending time outdoors in the company of other awesome women, this trip is the best thing you'll do for yourself this year. Art Access and Splore are partnering together again for another amazing women's only adventure.

Labyrinth Canyon:
Gliding out onto the longest smooth water portion of the Green River, participants will paddle canoes through an open valley and begin a descent through shales and marls of light blue and slate colors, topped with rocks of buff and gray, as they head into the heart of Labyrinth Canyon. The surface of this desert landscape tilts toward the north, so the canyon becomes deeper day by day giving participants the feeling of solitude and connection with nature.

By day 2, participants will wake to the sunrise over massive sandstone walls while enjoying their daily morning yoga workout led by Elise Butterfield. Each day will conclude with creative adventures designed by our trip's resident art therapist, Jill Johnson. The all-female guide crew will help keep participants strong and focused throughout the trip by preparing tasty, nutritious meals and setting up the camp for all to enjoy.

*this trip is inclusive of all individuals who identify as women

Meeting Location/Time:
10am Super 8 Green River - back parking lot.
1248 E Main St, Green River, UT 84525
Participants do not need to stay in the hotel in order to park there.

Price: $725 per person
Price includes art and yoga instruction, all meals from lunch on the first day to lunch on the last day, guides and all necessary equipment including sleeping bags, tents, and pads. Limited space available.
(Financial aid is available through Splore. Please call Laura at 801-484-4128.)

Registration: For more information or to book your trip, call Laura at Splore at 801-484-4128 by May 25th, 2017.

 
 
   

Meet Art Theripist, Jill Johnson

As an art therapist and counselor, Jill utilizes the expressive arts to assist clients in their personal journey toward healing, growth, awareness, and/or creative spirit. She draws upon her diverse background which includes being an outdoor enthusiast, world traveler, athlete for the US Freestyle Ski Team, a birth/postpartum doula and a women's rights advocate, hospice/palliative grief and loss counselor, spiritual ceremonies/rites of passage facilitator, and writer. Jill works in a holistic fashion, with an ongoing goal of providing a safe space to explore and assist clientele in discovering their voice and expressive nature. Jill earned a Masters in Art Therapy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has a BS in Women's Studies and a BS in Communications (pre-law) from the University of Utah.

 
 
   

Meet Programs Director, Elise Butterfiled

Elise is the Programs Director at Art Access, as well as a certified yoga instructor. Elise did her yoga teaching training with Centered City Yoga in 2015 with a focus on yoga as a therapeutic tool. Her background as a trained modern dancer with a BA in dance from the University of Washington informs her own yoga practice, as well as her teaching. Elise approaches yoga with a reverence for the knowledge of each individual practicing and for the grounding and energizing powers of breath and movement.

 
 
   
         
 

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Art Access
230 South 500 West #125
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Phone: 801-328-0703

Website: accessart.org

 

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