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Memoir, Movement, and Mindfulness with Susan Hodara and Eileen McGovern Carey


When you improve your mindfulness, you enhance your energy, clarity and the power of your writing. This four-hour intensive integrates guided meditation techniques and gentle yoga-based chair exercises with periods of in-class memoir writing. Writing will be led by Susan Hodara, longtime memoir instructor at HVWC. Meditation and movement will be led Eileen McGovern Carey, E-RYT-500, Vice President of True Balance & Mobility, Inc., and longtime participant in Hodara’s memoir workshops.

Susan Hodara is a journalist, memoirist, and teacher. Her short memoirs have appeared in a variety of literary journals and anthologies. Her articles are published in The New York TimesCommunication Arts, and other publications. She has taught memoir writing since 2002, to sold old classes, at HVWC and elsewhere. http://www.susanhodara.com

Eileen McGovern Carey is a certified yoga teacher and vice president of True Balance & Mobility, a company that provides physical therapy and yoga services to a range of clients, including people with special needs. She was raised in White Plains, the youngest of 13 children – a frequent topic of the stories she shares as a longtime student in Susan Hodara’s memoir workshop. Her writing has been published in Woman’s Day as well as local parenting publications. She lives in Tappan with her husband, John, and their three children.

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Hudson Valley Writers Center
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Times: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Presenter: Hudson Valley Writers Center
Presenter Phone: 9143325953