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The Artist’s Way Retreat

Rejuvenate. Create. Connect.

Boulder, CO May 31st - Jun 3rd
Boulder, CO Oct 25th - Oct 28th
Boulder, CO Aug 16th - Aug 19th
Little Bay, Jamaica Dec 27th - Dec 30th


Experience a nurturing retreat tailored for artists and creatives seeking solace, inspiration, and collaboration. Whether you're embarking on a new creative endeavor, seeking rejuvenation in nature, or craving connection within a supportive community, this retreat is your sanctuary





Guided Prayer, Meditation, & Visualization

Lab Sessions

Nature Excursions Hikes

Communal Dance, Song, and Percussion






Dietary Accommodations



Luxurious Massage
Private Coaching & Consulting
Business Development
Artistic Training Sessions



At The Artist's Way we understand the importance of fostering a supportive environment that nurtures the creative spirit. Whether you're embarking on a new creative endeavor, seeking rejuvenation in nature, or craving connection within a like-minded community, our retreat is designed to cater to your needs.

Our carefully curated spaces are designed to inspire and ignite your imagination, offering a blend of comfort and serenity to enhance your creative process. With the support of culture curators and life coaches and branding experts to help you along the way in the process of your creative gift. 

More than just a place of solitary reflection. It's a vibrant community of artists and creatives from diverse backgrounds, coming together to share ideas, collaborate, and support one another on their artistic journeys. Whether you're a painter, writer, musician, or any other type of creative, you'll find a welcoming space where your unique voice is celebrated and cherished. An opportunity to just have the time and space to CREATE and RECHARGE.

Join us at the Artist's Way and embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and artistic growth. Whether you're seeking a weekend getaway or a longer retreat, we invite you to experience the magic of our sanctuary and unlock the full potential of your creativity.

Come, let your imagination soar amidst the tranquility of the Artist's Way. Your creative oasis awaits.



Upgrade your experience with our additional offerings:

Luxurious Massage $90

Personal Coaching $150

Business Development Consulting $250




EducatorPhilosopherKey Note Speaker

Nii Armah Sowah, Associate Professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is an award-winning Master Teacher and Cultural Ambassador. His expertise includes public speaking, workshop facilitation, choreography, singing, acting, and expressive arts therapy. His research focuses on African-centered pedagogy, incorporating movement, song, storytelling, and proverbs. Through his 1000 Voices project, he works with diverse groups to catalyze human development, enhance cross-cultural understanding, and facilitate community building. He offers transformative DEI workshops promoting empathy and action.



Professor • Author • Artist

Sakina Ibrahim, MFA, is an award-nominated writer and accomplished dance educator with over a decade of global experience. She has worked with industry legends like Kenny Gamble and Phylicia Rashad. Sakina's work focuses on empowering girls and women through the arts and wellness, gaining recognition from the Essence Festival and The Trayvon Martin Foundation. As a Professor of Dance, she fosters creativity and healing. Sakina is also the founder of Stretch and Pray, promoting emotional, physical, and spiritual balance. Through her nonprofit, Dance Arts Academy, she provides transformative arts education, helping students develop resilience and discipline.



An Afro-centered cultural oasis nestled in the heart of Bolder, Colorado. Our home base and creative working space is a 3-bedroom townhome, carefully designed to provide a nurturing environment for artists and creatives alike. Located just blocks away from the vibrant energy of Whole Foods and Pearl Street, our hidden gem offers the perfect blend of convenience and tranquility.


Step into our Afro-centered sanctuary, where every corner is infused with the rich tapestry of African culture and heritage. From the vibrant colors and textures to the rhythmic beats that fill the air, every detail has been thoughtfully curated to inspire and uplift your creative spirit.


Accommodations at Artist's Way Retreat are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For guests who prefer their own space, we provide accommodations at a nearby hotels, ensuring your comfort and convenience throughout your stay. Ground transportation to and from the creative space and excursions is also provided, allowing you to focus on what matters most – your creative journey.



As the day unfolds, we embark on a journey of inner exploration through guided Prayer, Meditation, and Visualization sessions. These moments of stillness and reflection serve to center our creative visions, allowing us to tap into the depths of our imagination and intuition.

With our spirits aligned and our hearts open, we transition into our Lab sessions – dedicated blocks of time for focused creativity and the execution of our personal goals and artistic endeavors. Whether you're a painter, writer, musician, or any other type of creative soul, these sessions provide the perfect space to bring your visions to life and unleash your full artistic potential.

But our retreat is not just about inner reflection; it's also about connecting with the world around us. That's why we offer Nature Excursions Hikes, where we venture out into the breathtaking beauty of Bolder,CO allowing nature to inspire and invigorate us as we immerse ourselves in its wonders.

And what better way to celebrate the joy of being alive than through communal dance, song, and percussion? Guided by experienced instructors, we come together to explore the rhythm of life, using music and movement as tools for connection and grounding.

In the evenings, guests are free to enjoy dinner on their own and embrace the freedom to connect with their personal needs. Whether you choose to indulge in quiet reflection, explore the local cuisine, or simply unwind with a good book, the choice is yours.


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Me understand the importance of catering to individual dietary needs and preferences. Upon registration, guests are invited to share a list of their favorite items for breakfast and lunch, ensuring that our meals accommodate a diverse range of dietary needs and restrictions. Whether you're vegan, gluten-free, or have any other dietary preferences, our chef and host are dedicated to ensuring that every meal satisfies your taste buds and nourishes your body.



Dinner Is Provided

***There are grocery stores near if you would like to go get your own snacks.


Empower Growth

- M. B. - Anusara Yoga

“Nii Armah creates a beautiful space of medicine songs and wise life teachings. His offerings show me that life isn't as complicated as I make it out to be in my head."


If you have any questions or concerns please contact us.

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