Awakening the Inner Visionary

"I’ve got something in me, I don’t know what, that wants to soar." - Rimbaud

Join us for a step-by-step journey of discovery, for both writers and non-writers guided by VAWAA Guest artist and award-winning playwright, screenwriter and author Catherine Ann Jones (Calamity Jane, Unlikely Angel, Touched by an Angel series).

Sages and seers of the past knew that accessing and communicating with the inner visionary is a universal way of healing, encouraging growth, and sparking transformation. In two 90 minute interactive sessions we'll be awakening our inner visionary through deep listening, an important tool for staying in touch with your inner self.

Through guided visualizations and short writing exercises, Catherine will help us to cultivate and deepen inner awareness so that we can learn to trust that often-hidden voice that reflects intuitive insight. All that is required is to be still and attentive to the soul's calling. It is not only the world that needs changing, it is ourselves.    

Both sessions will be running on Saturday April 23rd. Join us for the first half from 12pm to 1:30pm EST. After a break we will reconvene for the second half, from 3pm to 4:30pm EST.

All levels are welcome. There will be plenty of time to share, get feedback and meet other participants from around the world.

If you are not in EST time zone, be sure to convert the time.

What you'll need

A notepad and pen/pencil.

How to join

We'll be hosting this VAWAA Online on Zoom. We'll send the link and details to join via email 1 day and again 1 hour before it begins.

About Catherine

Catherine Ann Jones is an award-winning author (7 books), playwright (11 produced) & screenwriter whose films include Unlikely Angel, The Christmas Wife, and the popular series, Touched by an Angel. A Fulbright Scholar to India studying shamanism, author of The Way of Story and Heal Your Self with Writing. Over 20 years teaching graduate school and writing workshops both here (Esalen, Omega) and abroad. Over 56,000 subscribers to her six online courses.


“Catherine Ann Jones is a genius at using a wide range of techniques to help you unlock emotional touchstones. After experiencing workshops with such past luminaries as Joseph Campbell and Gregory Bateson, I can honestly say that Catherine’s workshop was the most enjoyable I've ever attended." 

"It was a very meaningful, generative, and authentic experience. The workshop not only re-ignited my creative spark, but it also put me on a path for inner growth."  

"Thank you, Catherine, for the grounded, authentic guidance. It was what I needed to open myheart and propel forward towards a more fulfilling life. I felt embraced, understood, and heard."

"I'm inspired and feel like I've broken through a couple of barriers I was coming up against in my writing...can't wait to do more with Catherine!" - Meryl

"Throughly enjoyed the session, great content, Catherine is obviously an accomplished teacher and writer. I loved her simple exercises and her generous, kind feedback. Fab group too, engaged and wonderfully articulate." - Anne

"I’m a amazed that over zoom such an intimate experience can be had. Loved this writing/creative workshop with Catherine." - Lori

"This was a fantastic writing workshop - whether you've published books or you're dipping your toe into writing, everyone has something to gain from Catherine's tips, exercises, and prompts. I would absolutely take another course from Catherine. 30 people in the course was a great amount, allowing for discussion and light workshopping. Fantastic offering, VAWAA!" - Meg

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Cover: 'May I Give This Ukrainian Bread to All People in This Big Wide World' by Ukrainian artist Maria Prymachenko. 1982.