Heartwood Writers and Artists is a student collective designed to support courses, seminars and workshops for students interested in spiritual arts and writing from the heart. Open mic nights, book signings and other events for writers offer opportunities to share their voice with others.  

"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated."

- Wisdom of Confucius

Heartwood Retreat Center is a 7 acre holistic yoga retreat facility that features a 1/4 acre chakra meditation garden, expansive yoga studio, crafting workshop, labyrinth, and many areas for contemplation and reflection. Heartwood is home to writing classes, yoga trainings, and activities with the Florida Reiki Association.

Ginny East Shaddock

Author - Writing Teacher