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Elaine Fletcher Chapman

Story of Elaine Fletcher Chapman

Elaine Fletcher Chapman believes that poetry saves her life everyday. She has devoted herself to developing an ongoing, unfolding life of letters. She embraces the mystical and the sacred in the everyday.

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We can't help being thirsty, moving towrd the voice of water.

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Upcoming Events

  • Reservoir, Publication Date June 1, 2021: Events
    Reservoir, Publication Date June 1, 2021: Events
    August, 2022
    Santa Cruz
    August, 2022
    Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    August, 2022
    Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    AWP Kansas City Reading With Saint Julian Press Promotional at Bookshop Santa Cruz Hunger for Salt also on the shelves.
  • Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing Forth the Divine
    Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing Forth the Divine
    Wed, Jan 24
    Online
    Jan 24, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST
    Online
    Jan 24, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST
    Online
    You are invited through the year, monthly to attend to your deepest hearts desire: Stillness, Silence, Yoga Nidra Meditation & Writing with inspirational readings, guiding the way. Listen intently to your Truest Self and form your own Sacred Text. We are always surprised with what is revealed.
  • Yoga Nidra Meditation: Winter Series
    Yoga Nidra Meditation: Winter Series
    Wed, Jan 03
    Online
    Jan 03, 2024, 12:55 PM
    Online
    Jan 03, 2024, 12:55 PM
    Online
    Yoga Nidra Meditation: Winter Practice Series January -June Weekly, Most Thursday Evenings@7:00pmEST 7:00pmEDT-8:00pmEDT Donation based on worth Includes poetry readings Led by Elaine Fletcher Chapman, Certified iRest Yoga Nidra Teacher
  • Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing Forth the Divine with Haiku
    Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing Forth the Divine with Haiku
    Wed, Sep 20
    online
    Sep 20, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    online
    Sep 20, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    online
    You are invited to spend the season with the practice of Sharing Silence, Yoga Nidra Meditation, and writing Haiku. For the first time I am incorporating Haiku as part of Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing. A Monthly Series: September-December 6:30pmEDT-8:30pmEDT
  • Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing The Divine Into Form
    Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing The Divine Into Form
    Wed, Jul 26
    Online
    Jul 26, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Online
    Jul 26, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Online
    Summer Oasis: Invocation, Shared Silence, Yoga Nidra Meditation and Writing from Your Truest Self. Be prepared for Discovery. With Elaine Fletcher Chapman, MFA and Certified iRest Teacher. Space Limited. Fee: What You Can Pay: $50,$60, $70, $100 to support another participant.
  • Yoga Nidra Meditation & Poetry
    Yoga Nidra Meditation & Poetry
    Thu, Apr 06
    Online
    Apr 06, 2023, 7:00 PM – May 25, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Online
    Apr 06, 2023, 7:00 PM – May 25, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Online
    Come for Divine Rest. Radical Acceptance. iRest ™ Yoga Nidra is a research based guided meditation. We welcome in everything. Everything as Messenger. This is a weekly, 45 minute mediation on zoom. We begin and end with poetry. This season we invite Mary Oliver poems. Donation based.
  • Individual and Couples Consultations
    Individual and Couples Consultations
    Sat, Apr 01
    online
    Apr 01, 2023, 7:00 PM – Apr 30, 2023, 7:05 PM
    online
    Apr 01, 2023, 7:00 PM – Apr 30, 2023, 7:05 PM
    online
    Elaine offers consultations to individuals and couples. She has been working with people individually, couples, families and groups for over 40 years. She believes change is possible.
  • Yoga Nidra Meditation and Poetry from Poetry Unbound
    Yoga Nidra Meditation and Poetry from Poetry Unbound
    Thu, Feb 02
    online
    Feb 02, 2023, 7:00 PM – Mar 30, 2023, 8:00 PM
    online
    Feb 02, 2023, 7:00 PM – Mar 30, 2023, 8:00 PM
    online
    Come for Divine Rest and Radical Acceptance. We welcome in Everything. Everything as Messenger. Three Thursdays in February 2, 9, 16 and March 2, 16, 23, 30. 7:00pmEST-8:00pmEST on zoom.
  • Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing the Divine into Form
    Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing the Divine into Form
    Wed, Jan 25
    online
    Jan 25, 2023, 6:30 PM – Apr 19, 2023, 6:30 PM
    online
    Jan 25, 2023, 6:30 PM – Apr 19, 2023, 6:30 PM
    online
    A 4 Month Series, meeting once a month. How do we create sacred texts? We begin preparing the moment we set intentions ...by entering liminal time through selected readings as invocation, shared silence, and yoga nidra meditation. We write words generated from our truest most trusted selves.
  • Yoga Nidra Meditation and The Radiance Sutras
    Yoga Nidra Meditation and The Radiance Sutras
    Thu, Jan 05
    online
    Jan 05, 2023, 7:00 PM – Jan 26, 2023, 7:00 PM
    online
    Jan 05, 2023, 7:00 PM – Jan 26, 2023, 7:00 PM
    online
    Come for Divine Rest and Radical Acceptance. iRest Yoga Nidra is a research based guided meditation. An ongoing, donation based meditation group Yoga Nidra helps with sleep issues, depression, anxiety, and PTSD led by Elaine Fletcher Chapman, a Certified iRest Yoga Nidra Teacher.
  • Yoga Nidra Meditation: November & December 2022
    Yoga Nidra Meditation: November & December 2022
    Thu, Nov 03
    Online
    Nov 03, 2022, 7:00 PM – Dec 29, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Online
    Nov 03, 2022, 7:00 PM – Dec 29, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Online
    Close the year with dedicated time for Yoga Nidra Meditation: November 3,10,17 & December 1,8,15,29. Beginning at 7:00pmEDT Each session begins and ends with poetry to carry us through the coming week.
  • Yoga Nidra Meditation October Series
    Yoga Nidra Meditation October Series
    Fri, Oct 07
    online
    Oct 07, 2022, 7:00 PM
    online
    Oct 07, 2022, 7:00 PM
    online
    Come for Divine Rest & Radical Acceptance We meet online Thursdays for guided meditation and reading of poetry.
  • Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing the Divine into Form
    Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing the Divine into Form
    Sun, Oct 02
    Online
    Oct 02, 2022, 12:35 PM
    Online
    Oct 02, 2022, 12:35 PM
    Online
    A 3 Month Series, meeting once a month. How do we create sacred texts? We enter liminal time through selected readings as invocation, shared silence, and yoga nidra meditation. When we begin writing, the words are generated from our truest most trusted selves. New work generated each session.
  • Yoga Nidra Meditation: September Series
    Yoga Nidra Meditation: September Series
    Thu, Sep 01
    Online
    Sep 01, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online
    Sep 01, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online
    Meets weekly on Thursdays through September @ 7:00pmEDT Come for Divine Rest and Radical Acceptance September Readings from The Path to Kindness: Poems of Connection and Joy Edited by James Crews Forward by Damusha lameris
  • Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing the Divine into Form
    Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing the Divine into Form
    Wed, Aug 24
    Online
    Aug 24, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Online
    Aug 24, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
    Online
    We will gather for a one time session before the Fall season. Through Silence, Yoga Nidra Meditation, Selected readings, you will engage your truest self to write your own Sacred Text followed by a brief sharing of what was written with "Gateless" Responses to the readings.
  • Yoga Nidra Meditation & The Radiance Sutras
    Yoga Nidra Meditation & The Radiance Sutras
    Thu, Aug 04
    Online
    Aug 04, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online
    Aug 04, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online
    We revisit the Radiance Sutras through the month of August.
  • Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing the Divine into Form
    Yoga Nidra & Sacred Writing: Bringing the Divine into Form
    Wed, Jan 19
    Online Event
    Jan 19, 2022, 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Jan 19, 2022, 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    I invite you to a deeply moving experience of welcoming silence, yoga nidra meditation, sacred readings, and writing from your truest self with a small group of people. Jan. 19, Feb. 16, March 16 6:30pm-8:30pmEST.
  • Yoga Nidra Meditation Winter Series
    Yoga Nidra Meditation Winter Series
    Thu, Jan 13
    Online
    Jan 13, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online
    Jan 13, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online
    Come for Divine Rest and Radical Acceptance On Zoom Most Thursday's @ 7:00pmEST Inspiration Readings Donation based fee