Joanne Nelson’s ongoing writing practice focuses on creative nonfiction, essays, and commentaries on craft, reviews, and the occasional poem. In addition, Joanne is certified by the McLean Meditation Institute as a meditation and mindfulness teacher. The classes, workshops, and retreats that she leads have a solid foundation in the skills and experiences she brings from these eclectic pursuits.
Joanne is a contributor to Lake Effect on 89.7 WUWM, her local NPR affiliate. Her writing appears in anthologies and literary journals such as Brevity, Consequence, and Redivider. She In addition, lives in Hartland, WI, where she develops and leads community programs. She holds an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars and an MSSW from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Sabré Page has been leading international yoga retreats in Mexico and Central America since 2013, with Italy added in 2018. She has routinely taught classes in Fort Collins, CO, since 1998. She believes her prior experience as a massage therapist on Martha’s Vineyard for 11 years has enhanced her teaching immeasurably. Sabré has a BA from the University of Texas in creative writing and has taught writing workshops. She is also an avid hiker, a visual artist, and has published in The Sun magazine.