New & Upcoming

Saturday Night at the Movies

Topic: Sentience

Join us for an evening of light supper, film watching and self-expression through art.

[All you need to know about art you’ve learned in kindergarten!]

Have something fun to do on Saturday nights, and see how art and film can be mirrors for your inner life.

September 9th

5:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Other Upcoming Saturday Night at the Movies: October 21st, November 18th, December 16th

Facilitator: Marla Estes, MA and Delaine Due, MA, ATR-BC, LPC

Ashland, Oregon Location. Limited to 8 participants.

Cost: $45 per movie night (Meal and art supplies included), $160 (For 4 tickets to be used on separate nights)

For more information or to register for a movie night, Contact Marla.

 
 
 

Exploring Happiness through Film

“Avoiding unhappiness is not the road to happiness.” – Hector

As counter-intuitive as it sounds, many of us have a threshold for how much happiness we will let ourselves feel. Come explore how and why these obstacles may be at play and what to do about them.

Sunday, September 24th

10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Facilitator: Marla Estes, MA

Ashland, Oregon Location. Limited to 10 participants.

Cost: $50 – $75 per session, sliding scale

For more information or to register for a movie night, Contact Marla.

 
 
 

Empowered Women Film Series

This is a provocative film series that focuses on the plights of women around the world. All films have inspiring endings. Share rich and moving conversations and lovely refreshments. Men welcome!

Friday Evening, September 29th

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Other Upcoming Fridays evening: October 20th and November 17th

Facilitator: Marla Estes, MA

Ashland, Oregon Location

MEN WELCOME!

Cost: $10 – $20 per series date, sliding scale (Come to just one or more series dates!)

For more information or to register for a movie night, Contact Marla.

 
 
 

Dear Inner Critic Workshop


The Inner Critic (or Super-Ego) is an inner structure which interferes with our joy, self-actualization and ability to thrive. Using film clips, art therapy and exercises we will explore this basic obstacle to personal growth.

Sunday, October 1st

10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Facilitator: Marla Estes, MA and Delaine Due, MA, ATR-BC, LPC

Ashland, Oregon Location. Limited to 8 participants.

Cost: $80 – $95 per session, sliding scale (Bring your own lunch. Light refreshments and beverages provided.)

For more information or to register for a the Inner Critic Workshop: Contact Marla.

 
 
 

Exploring Self-Value through Film

“I kept trying to make others see my worth instead of seeing it for myself.” Steve Demasco

Using film, discussion and self-inquiry, we will be exploring the ways in which we find self-worth, the ways we don’t, and what gets in the way of valuing ourselves.

Sunday, October 15th

1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Facilitator: Marla Estes, MA

Ashland, Oregon Location. Limited to 9 participants.

Cost: $45 – $60 sliding scale (Bring your own lunch. Light refreshments and beverages provided.)

For more information or to register for Exploring Self-Value: Contact Marla.

 
 
 

 HOW TO SAY NO

In this class we will be exploring:

  • Ways in which we accommodate and why
  • What our obstacles are to setting boundaries and saying “No”
  • Ways to break the tyranny of the “Should’s”

Sunday, November 5th

10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Facilitator: Marla Estes, MA

Ashland, Oregon Location. Limited to 9 participants.

Cost: $50 – $75 sliding scale

For more information or to register for How to say “No”: Contact Marla.

 
 
 

How to Change Minds Series

How Do We Get Beyond Left v Right?                      Saturday, September 16 ~ Medford

How Do We Get Beyond Left v Right?                        Saturday, September 23 ~ Ashland

Us and Them: Why Don’t We Just Get Along?        Saturday, October 14 ~ Medford

Cooperation: What Makes Humans So Special?     Saturday, October 28 ~ Ashland

Basic Rights: What Happened to Free Speech?      Saturday, November 4 ~ Medford

Basic Rights: What Happened to Free Speech?      Sunday, November 12 ~ Ashland

What’s So Great About Capitalism?                            Sunday, December 3 ~ Ashland

Post-Theism: Can We Stop Arguing About God?    Saturday, December 16 ~ Medford

For those of you who missed our September talks, “How to Change Minds {Including Your Own},” here is a link to our FB Live footage:

https://youtu.be/bZJcEQ-Fm4s

We will also be more than happy to come speak to your group or organization on any topic.

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