Intuitive Painting, Wine Tasting, Yoga Classes & Tuscan Living Retreat
Escape the stress of life and experience an amazing, magical journey into the mystery of your own creative intuition. The retreat gives you time and space to reconnect mindfully and passionately, get grounded and inspired, and re-ignite your radiance.
This ultra-relaxing, fun, inspiring, and transformational retreat is for adults with any level of art, wine, or yoga experience - including those with none. In our days together, mornings, afternoons, and some evenings will include Intuitive Painting, wine tastings, hillside walks, and lots of laughter. Participants of Intuitive Painting report the experience of powerful release, a rich sense of rebirth and deep realignment, and, often, discovery of much needed resolve towards long-held goals.
What is Intuitive Painting?
Imagine being in a room with many jars of colorful paints, oversized easels with lots of room for exploring with color and form surrounded by an air of abundance, safety, and inspiration, and creativity coaching to help you dive in and let go! Our approach makes painting seem almost like dreaming - images and colors bubble up from within, expanding, taking shape, changing form, without any preconceived expectations. The benefits extend well beyond the time you are in the art studio, as you'll discover how creative intuition brings flow into your life. Learn more.
The Beginner's Mind
For some of you, it may have been decades since you painted. It will be surprising to you how quickly you will reconnect with the joy playing with colors and following the fun. For others, you may make art for a living, and are feeling the need to begin making art for yourself again.
However you arrive, our time spent in mindful creative bliss and exploration will result in joyful, colorful accidents and the appearance of mysterious figures and shapes that do wonderful things for our brains. We get to surprise ourselves, invite imagination to rule for a while, let go of trying so hard, experience life passing from a peaceful place, let stress float out of our body, and feel that it is enough just to be.
What Will We Do?
Our Intuitive Painting + Wine Tasting retreat includes:
+ Morning relaxed stretching sessions
+ Facilitated Intuitive Painting sessions
+ Cantina Tour and Wine Tasting
+ 24/7 accessible painting studio
+ All-day light fare and snacks
+ Incredible healthy gourmet meals
Under The Tuscan Sun
We will enjoy days with intuitive painting, a wine tour, long Tuscany walks, leaving mid-afternoons and evenings free for you to walk into Montisi for dinner or drinks or explore the Tuscan countryside. Our schedule ensures plenty of free time for you to relax and enjoy.
How to Get to the Retreat
If you wish to drive or hire a car, Montisi is a short distance from Rome, Florence, Pisa or surrounding towns:
+ Florence: 1 ½ hours away
+ Rome: 2 hours away
+ Siena: 45 minutes away
If you require pickup from the Florence airport, Siena or the Chiusi train station, we will have set pick up times the start day and end day of the retreat. Fees are listed below for transport:
+ Siena (35 Euros each way)
+ Florence airport (55 Euros each way)
+ Chiusi Train Station (No charge)
Please note that the following is not included in the retreat price:
+ Meals outside retreat premises
+ Transportation beyond pick-up in Chiusi
+ Any additional activities
- €1200/$1300 (Without Room)
- €1650/$1800 (Private) SOLD
- €1350/$1475 (Shared Room)
Payment & Refund Policy:
- Deposit is $350 (US).
- Full payment due 60 days prior to start.
- Fees for transportation & extras will be billed in advance if possible.
- $350 non-refundable deposit takes effect from 6 months to 60 days prior to start date.
- 50% of total is nonrefundable from 60 until 30 days before arrival date.
- In the last 30 days prior to the start date, there are no refunds.
* Assistance scholarships are available. Please email us to learn more.