Recent Guest Comments

  1. The space Jenny has created is one that embodies a playful spirit full of peace and love. My mother and I went together and within the beautiful setting of Yellow Springs had many meaningful and healing conversations with each other and with Jenny. Many insights surfaced during our time there and my spirit felt open and alive during and after my experience.
    - Ariel
  1. The experience was beyond anything imagined, the grace and peace I felt there are still with me now.
    The time we spent with you opened up eyes & hearts, fostered sharing & caring. You are a wonderful & wise facilitator.
    Lorie & I benefited greatly by you being flexible & letting us sit in on each other's individual sessions.
    It was prefect, thank you.

    - Melanie
  1. My retreat experience came at just the right time, and at the right place, with the right people. The atmosphere is soothing, relaxing, and open. The painted walls reflect the love and care that is put into this special place, holding the space sacred, reflecting the Divine Feminine. The facilitated session - well, I was unsure what to expect, but I am impressed with Jenny's ability to assist in getting to the heart of the matter. Since my experience there, I have been more centered, more open, more relaxed than I have felt in a long time. I am very grateful for her, and her insights. Thank you for a wonderful experience!
    - Wendy

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Welcome to Creative Explorations
Seasons of Change . . . . .
As 2015 has arrived and Creative Explorations approached its 8th year of operation, a variety of factors converged to bring awareness that it was time to pause, to linger in the Quiet and seek clarity about the next phase. With apologies for any disappointment that may be caused, I will be “on sabbatical” at least through April or May. Please check back in late spring for an update regarding availability of retreat services. No reservations will be taken until the new plan is formulated. Although birthday retreat specials are temporarily suspended, feel free to join the mailing list at any time.
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Creative Explorations Womens Retreat is both a process and a place. It is a beautiful, sacred space where you can choose to receive professional facilitation services, or be self-directed. This retreat for women of all ages serves the needs of those seeking to relax the body and mind and reconnect to their guiding spiritual center.  As a private retreat, the facility is entirely yours, unless you wish to share your experience with one or two friends. Centered in the heart of Yellow Springs, Ohio, Creative Explorations provides a unique opportunity to replenish and nurture yourself.

The retreat is located between Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, and is readily drivable  from anywhere in the tri-state area of Ohio (OH), Kentucky (KY), and Indiana (IN). For those traveling by plane, Dayton International Airport is a mere thirty minutes away.

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Who are you? Your roles? Possessions? Personality?
The pressure of daily life can send us whirling in conflicting directions.

What do you really seek? . Peace? Clarity? Purpose?

Come away. . . .
  • Relax into a beautiful space of stillness. Silence the usual noise, release expectations and be at ease.
  • Reconnect with your Inner Being, Intuitive Guidance, Spiritual Self.
  • Renew your appreciation for the workings of Divinity.
Return . . . . to more consciously and graciously inhabit your life.

Learn more about Creative Explorations…

 Introducing Jenny Horner, your retreat facilitator:

I am Jenny Horner, a licensed independent social worker, and your guide in the retreat experience. As an artist, I am fascinated by all things creative and deeply respect the power of the imagination and the richness of symbols. As a spiritual inquirer, I am always open to the marvelous and mysterious workings of the Divine. My creative disposition and training allow me to be spontaneous and present while using sensitivity and gentleness as my primary guideposts.

An attitude of non-judgment and creative resourcefulness is brought into each session as together we explore the deeper meanings of your unique human experience. Each retreat is an empowering process of self-discovery. I do not have pre-programmed agendas, but focus instead on establishing a safe, structured and often “playful” environment where issues, interests and concerns are explored from fresh angles. Many women approach a retreat as a spiritual process and delight at the recognition of the insight and wisdom that lies within.

Erich Fromm said, “Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” My intention is to offer a sacred haven for your own discovery process. Some retreatants leave with greater peace about their pasts. Some leave with greater hope for their future. A Creative Explorations retreat can offer you an important stepping stone on the journey through life. Come, deepen your acquaintance with your Divine Self and experience restoration of body, mind and spirit.

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