Slow Down Event

Slow Down, Revive, Reconnect

Slow Down, Revive, Reconnect

Summer Renewal Journey for Teachers

Take off your teacher hat and breathe! Give yourself time this summer to relax in a calm, engaging atmosphere created just for you, by people who have been in your shoes. Learn how to quiet your mind, listen to your inner voice and express yourself. Gain tools to sustain these lessons after summer has ended so you can glide back into school with a new compassionate mindset. Meet teachers who feel like you do and want to take better care of themselves, too. You deserve this time to renew yourself!


Nancy Kalina and Lucy Fischman will guide you through six group sessions focused on the following:

Slow Down

Learn how to practice mindfulness, listen to your body, meditate and find peace.


Free your creativity! Collage, draw, play and laugh!


Get back in touch with your energy, essential self, caring friends, nature and your gifts!

When:(Six summer Wednesday mornings) June 5, 12, 19, 26 + July 17 & 24

Time:9:30 am – Noon

Where:Women Writing for a Change, 4638 E State Rd 45, Bloomington, IN 47408 Map

Cost:$180 per person or bring one friend for only $165 each!Pay online below or contact us to pay by check. (Non-refundable)

Questions:Ask us anything. Please email and/or

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Who is attending

The Teaching Spirit

Nancy Kalina

Nancy Kalina

Nancy is a recovering perfectionist, former people pleaser, and a continual work in progress. Nowhere was Nancy’s perfectionism more on display than when she taught in special education for ten years. Now, Nancy owns Safe Space Life Coaching and is a Certified Martha Beck Life Coach where she supports people of all ages to grow & gain confidence in order to live a meaningful life.

The Teaching Spirit

Melissa Madill

Dr. Lucy Fischman

Dr. Lucy Fischman guides educators through meditation, chakra energy work and deep listening to reconnect with their spirit. She was a teacher for 5 years and a building administrator for 8. She consults with school districts and is raising two sons with her husband Rob, and has almost perfected baking French macarons.