I’m an American retiree, living two-thirds of the year in the mid-west near Lake Michigan, and the other third with my daughter in Tucson, Az. I’m passionate … [Read more...]
Come to La Muse and be inspired by the sense of space.
Our retreat gives you a space away from your daily life, which we talk more about here.
Inspired by former artists and writers who've been here on retreats, combined with our own reading and experiences, we have written a number of posts about inspiration and creativity below.
Check out some testimonials of our former residents who reveal their personal experiences on retreat at La Muse.
Nancy deferred her writerly life until after she had retired from working as a teacher, librarian, social change activist and hospice … [Read more...]
Intention, then space-time. You bring your idea, your talent and your intention. We give you space-time away from the real world, and a support system to … [Read more...]
Why are retreats important? There are many reasons: they allow you to pull back, get inspired, become spacious, detox, and find your people. Retreat comes … [Read more...]
It's different for everyone, but one thing's for sure: Inspiration just doesn't come by hitting some automatic pilot switch in your life. Inspiration isn't … [Read more...]
We’ve been there. We are writers. We were working for newspapers and magazines in New York City, good jobs but not that closely resembling the poetry or … [Read more...]
Here's the funny and inspirational Brazilian artist Vik Muniz talking about creativity and how getting shot helped him get to the US. He has a lovely clarity on … [Read more...]
In the orientation materials we send people before they come on retreats, we talk about how you have to disconnect in order to get connected. Today we're so … [Read more...]
Whenever there is inspiration, which translates as “in spirit,” and enthusiasm, which means “in God,” there is a creative empowerment that goes far beyond what … [Read more...]