This calendar shows both the whereabouts of Cycle Forward as well as upcoming retreats and workshops that may be of interest to individuals. Custom retreats, workshops, and nature experiences can be created upon request.
Aug. 23-24, 2018
Video production with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
About: Cycle Forward will be road tripping to northwestern PA to assist Rails-to-Trails Conservancy with a video shoot on the benefits of trails.
Volunteering at the Baker Trail UltraChallenge
About: Humbly helping one of my trail volunteer heroes as she hosts one of the stations for the 50-miler.
Sept. 15-16, 2018
Participating in REI Women’s Campout
About: Details forthcoming
Oct. 2-6, 2018
Kawarthas Northumberland Best Practice Mission
About: Hosting four Ontario-based tourism organizations visiting to learn about trail tourism along the Great Allegheny Passage, C&O Canal Towpath, and Appalachian Trail. Read my blog posts on similar past mission trips (2014 and 2016).
Oct. 14, 2018
About: An appreciation event for past and present coaching clients, as well as a handful of other key supporters.
Oct. 25, 2018 – 6-8 p.m.
Gremlins in the Woods
About: Sure, gremlins can be scary, but the worst ones are the inner critics in our own heads and of our own creation. In this spooky time of year, we’ll explore what our own personal gremlins might be and how to keep them from holding us back. This two-hour workshop will be held in a wooded location. The “gremlin” theme is inspired by Rick Carson’s classic, Taming Your Gremlin. The wooded location is inspired by, well, my love for nature. Bonus: the workshop falls a day after the full moon. I’ll lead an optional post-workshop walk for those who are interested. More details and Eventbrite registration coming soon.
Nov. 10, 2018 – 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Myth of Multitasking (and the Power of Staying Present in a Single Task)
About: In this half day workshop, we’ll uncover the myth of multitasking, reveal strategies for singletasking, and discuss why it’s so difficult to stay on a single task in a culture that praises the ability to multitask. Participants will leave with a personal plan for singletasking.
Examples of Past Experiences, Retreats, and Workshops
-Absorbed in the Task at Hand (mindfulness and single-tasking workshop)
-A Mindful Hike (with Camera) (exploring the relationship between photography and our nature connections)
-How Getting Outside Changed My Life (a facilitated conversation for River of Steel National Heritage Area)
-Opening Doors to the Outdoors (a faciliated panel discussion for Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area)
-Pop-up Coaching Series in Frick and Schenley Parks
-Spark a Flame (for Women’s Business Network, Inc.) (using fire strikers to start a matchless fire & exploring the “flame within”)
-The Myth of Multitasking (for Global Links)
-Various community workshops, keynotes, and conference sessions related to trails, tourism, and empowering communities