Traveling the world in service of poetry, Art, creativity, and storytelling

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Come, let's adventure in art and creativity together!

Hi James Navé here.

Thank you for your attention. When I was a boy growing up in Asheville, my mother read Tennyson's poem, Ulyssess to me and this verse inspired a sense of adventure in me: "For my purpose holds to sail beyond the sunset and the baths of all the western stars."

Poetry, art, creativity and storytelling are my life's work.

The Artist's Way in Asheville 

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I'm looking forward to hosting two Artist's Way Creativity events in Asheville this spring: 

1) The Artist's Way 6-week Creativity Intensive, March 20-April 24. Read about it below.   

2) The Artist's Way Weekend Creativity Retreat at OM Sanctuary, April 7-8. Click here for more information. 

If you're interested in one-on-one Artist's Way coaching, reach out and let's talk. The first hour is always free. After we speak, if you think I can help, we'll make a plan. You can text or call me at (919) 949-2113, or Email me, click here.


Coming up in Asheville, NC, March 20-April 24, 2018

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The Artist's Way 6-Week Creativity Intensive   

Facilitated by yours truly, James Navé

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A course in discovering and recovering your creative self. For anyone who wants to live a more artistic life  

No matter how old or young you are, it's never too late to be as creative and artistic as you want to be. What's your calling? Do you want to be a writer, poet, photographer, entrepreneur, painter, dancer, actor, storyteller, screenwriter, digital media star, or, you name it?

Whatever you want to be, The Artist's Way will help you make it happen. 

Join us.  7-9 PM • Tuesdays • Mar 20-Apr 24, 2018  261 Asheland Avenue.


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Tuition is 265

I have been teaching this course for over twenty years, both in partnership with Julia Cameron and alone. You'll hardly be surprised to learn that I've lost count of how many people I've known who have reported that The Artist's Way has changed their creative lives for the better and the good.

So no matter whether you're new to The Artist's Way or have been involved in the work for many years, this 6-week Artist's Way Intensive will deepen your understanding of how to use "The Artist's Way" tools and philosophy in all aspects of your life.

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Here are 12 ideas we'll cover during our 6-week intensive. I've listed them in no particular order. Rearrange the list starting with your top priority on down. Click the blue Email Navé button below and send your list to me. 

- Connect with your creative flow.
- Engage healthy habits. 
- Shatter your creative blocks. 
- Achieve artistic goals.  
- Realize your creative dreams. 
- Do business as an artist. 
- Develop collaborative relationships.  
- Broaden your spirituality. 
- Embrace your talents. 
- Trust your instincts. 
- Take creative risks. 
- Walk in the world as an artist. 


 An Artist's Way Conversation Between Julia Cameron and James Navé  

Last October I drove from Taos to Santa Fe to interview Julia for my radio show Twice 5 Miles which airs on Asheville's WPVMFM 103.7.We spent the afternoon talking about our experiences in the Taos creativity camps, teaching creativity, art, horses, dogs, walks, and poetry.   



Register now with PayPal

Tuition is 265

Need a payment plan? Email me and we can arrange one to suit your needs. 


James Navé, Facilitator 

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Here are a few facts about my current and past work. I'm the founder and director of The Taos Poetry Festival, The Taos Storytelling Festival, and The LEAF Festival Poetry Slam. Julia Cameron and I founded The Artist's Way Creativity in Taos, 1995-2003, see the Julia Cameron radio interview on this page. I host Twice-5-Miles Radio: Fertile Ground for Conversations Worth Having. Twice-5-Miles goes on-air three times a week on WPVMFM 103.7 from downtown Asheville. I'm a founding member (2009) of TEDxNewYork Salon which meets each Friday in New York.  I hold an MFA in Poetry from Vermont College Fine Arts; I've memorized over six hundred poems and have performed thousands of storytelling and spoken word shows throughout the world. I've been teaching writing, performance, and creativity based on The Artist's Way for over twenty years. I've learned to trust the creative power of the human spirit which includes you and everyone I meet. Thank you for your support. 


Dominique Warfield, Movement interludes

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I reside in the Appalachia mountains in a magical city called Asheville. I am a fire-starter for bringing community together through movement arts, music, and earth-based ceremonies. I am a yoga facilitator, integrative massage therapist, sound alchemist & a ritual performance artist. I graduated from Prescott College with a degree in Expressive Healing Arts and Florida School of Massage with a focus on Thai-massage and Earth based healing modalities. I feel passionate towards creating experiences which influence people to radically love themselves. Some of my offerings include sound healings with the drum, movement rituals, original songs and storytelling. I feel the most alive when we can come together through our creativity for cultural peace, authentic expression and honoring our beautiful planet. I look forward to sharing my movement interludes with you. 

The Artist's Way in Asheville 

Register now with PayPal

Tuition is 265

Need a payment plan? Email me and we can arrange one to suit your needs. 

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