Summer Retreats For School Leaders

"Stefanie’s unique approach is very accessible, dynamic, and enjoyable too......I highly recommend a Writing Yoga® workshop for a positive and rejuvenating experience!" -Lauren Carroll, Special Education Teacher


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Writing Yoga®️ FREE Workshop at 7:15 pm EST on Zoom. September 17, 2024 REGISTER HERE.

Summer Day Retreat for School Leaders at Cedarmere. August 14, 2024 REGISTER HERE 


Writing Yoga®️ for Educators  Fall 2023- Winter 2024

Writing Yoga®️ NOCC Workshop. December 2023. Virtual. 

BOCES Smart Grant Presentation. October 2023. Westbury, NY 

Writing Yoga®️ Retreat. August 2023, Vanderbilt Estate, Long Island. Learn more here

Writing Yoga®️ for Parents. May 2023. Lawrence School District.

Poetry Reading March 5, 2023 Walt Whitman Birthplace, New York

Writing Yoga®️ for Librarians. Creating Mindfulness and ELA Kits for the Library. 

Nassau County Librarian WorkshopDecember 7, 2022. 12:30 - 2pm. Nassau Boces, Westbury, NY 

Writing Yoga®️ for Administrators.  August 24, 2022. 12:00-3:00 pm. Baldwin School District. Clark Botanic Garden 

Writing Yoga®️ for Parents.  Spring 2022. North Merrick School District.

Writing Yoga®️ for Parents.   June 2022. Lawrence School District.

Writing Yoga®️ for Educators: An SEL Toolkit for Calm, Creative and Compassionate Schools Teachers and administrators, learn simple yoga poses, writing prompts and mindfulness practices to improve focus, attention, empathy, and problem-solving skills. Earn CTLE credit with Nassau BOCES.  

Self-Care For Caregivers From The Writing Yoga® Method Learn more here: Wednesday, January 13th from 7:30-8:30 pm EST

WRITING YOGA® FOR EDUCATORS April 23rd at 10 am. Nassau Boces Online Workshop.

WRITING YOGA® FOR EDUCATORS April 13, 2020. Nassau Boces Online Workshop.

WRITING YOGA® SEL TOOLKIT FOR EDUCATORS  January 13, 2020. Nassau Boces Full Day of Professional Development.  SOLD OUT!

NURTURING THE NURSE RETREAT with Writing Yoga® in Huntington, NY. October 26, 2019. 8 am-12 pm. 6th Annual event!

MAPPING THE FUTURE ROUNDTABLE  AND POETRY READING. QC Graduates Discuss Their Work and Their Careers. Queens College Klapper Hall Art Gallery. October 29, 2019. 6:30 - 8:30 pm.

POETRY READING  William Cullen Bryant's 225th Birthday Celebration. Poetry and reception to celebrate 19th Century poet, editor, and civic activist William Cullen Bryant. November 3, 2019. Our monthly poetry series has brought in Poet Laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners. Join us!

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Superintendent's Conference Day Locust Valley Central School District Writing Yoga ® Workshop. November 5, 2019.

EDCAMP 2019 Saturday, October 5, 2019. Connect with educators from Long Island and beyond! 

CONNECTED EDUCATORS LONG ISLAND  Saturday, March 23,2019. 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM EDTA Writing Yoga® Workshop to help teachers feel creative, inspired and relaxed! #CELI18


WRITING YOGA® FALL RETREAT November 3-4, 2018. A two day adventure into new ways to spark your empowered and luminous self!  Includes 3 yoga classes, 1 workshop and a Saturday night Lumi4Life dance party!!! Complete meal & room packages available (optional)  Call 516-708-3759 to register.


DAY RETREAT AT MERITAGE WITH STEFANIE AND KATHERINE DEAN Stefanie and Katherine Dean present "Wealthy Woman Within" for a full day of inspiration on May 19th, 2019 from 11-3 pm with 40 incredible woman as they step into their worth, own their incredible gifts & learn how to use money as a source of power in their lives. How do we combine money, Wealth & Yoga in a 1-day retreat?  We use tools from the Writing Yoga® method to create optimal physical and emotional conditions for building wealth while removing money blocks, be inspired by money & learn the tools to build a legacy you are excited about.

WRITING YOGA® AFTERNOON WORKSHOP FOR THE NATIONAL OVARIAN CANCER COALITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALING March 10, 2018. 1-3 pm. Coca Cola Bottling Company, 375 Wireless Boulevard, Hauppauge, NY 11788. Take time for yourself and learn new techniques for healing and relaxation at our Writing Yoga® Workshop. 

 WINTER WELLNESS WEEK 2018 AT THE GLEN COVE MANSION HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER A luxury vacation without a plane ticket! The best in wellness including: Meditation by the Fireplace, Wine Tastings, Wellness Talks, Book Signings and/ or Demos every night at 7 pm, Yoga or spin class, Kids Camp every day and movies every night.  Stefanie Lipsey, Conference Coordinator.

DOING BUSINESS MINDFULLY A Networking Event for Women Committed to Growing Their Business in 2018. February 5, 2018 6:30-9:00 pm. A collaborative event with Adrienne Garland of She Leads Media. Learn practical tools and simple techniques that will allow us to practice mindfulness on a daily basis, which can help us to tune in to our inner wisdom to be used to our business advantage. We will also have the opportunity to meet new people that may help us to acheive our goals or introduce us to an even wider network of businesses in Long Island and beyond.

NURTURING THE NURSE RETREAT  A half-day retreat and conference with break-out sessions just for nurses and healthcare professionals. Writing Yoga® workshop was held on Sunday November 4, 2017. This is the third year in a row that Stefanie has presented at this event. The Seminary of the Immaculate Conception. 440 West Neck Road, Huntington, NY 631-423-0483


HOFSTRA LEADERSHIP GROUP - May 23, 2017, Glen Cove

“POETRY HERE & NOW!” PRESENTATION April 4, 2017, Locust Valley High School

SPRING RENEWAL YOGA RETREAT April, 2017 at The Glen Cove Mansion


NURTURING THE NURSE RETREAT  November 5, 2016, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm at The Seminary of the Immaculate Concepcion 440 West Neck Road, Huntington, NY 631-423-0483

AWAKEN YOUR CREATIVITY WITH MOVEMENT, BREATH AND WRITING  at the Open Center in New York City on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 2-4:30 pm.

OMEGA INSTITUTE STAFF CLASSES  July 2016 Writing Yoga®, Poetry and Creativity Workshops.

WRITING YOGA® and SELF-CARE WITH CATHY EPSTEIN   February 6, 2016 from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Absolute Yoga in Woodbury, NY.

WRITING YOGA® DAY RETREAT November 21, 2015, 11-4pm. Long Island Writers House , Huntington, NY.

WRITING YOGA® at the 2nd ANNUAL NURSING THE NURSE RETREAT   November 7, 2015 from 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM at The Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, 440 West Neck Road, Huntington, NY.

LONG ISLAND QUARTERLY: A Silver Celebration at the Walt Whitman Birthplace Saturday, February 27, 2016 12:00

NEW YEAR'S DAY MARATHON POETRY READING Bowery Poetry Club. January 1, 2016. 2-4 pm.

POETRY READING Hempstead House. November 22, 2015, 2 pm.

POETRY READING  October 16, 2015 at 8:00 pm Huntington Barn, NY

OMEGA INSTITUTE STAFF CLASSES  August 2010-August 2015 Writing Yoga®, Poetry and Creativity Workshops.



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