Fiber Craft Studio: Stone Weaving Workshop

Orchard House 275 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY

Learn a technique to weave together a stone and a stick as a reminder of all that our beautiful Earth gives us. This is a traditional craft that embodies the spirit of giving. You will complete one or more woven stones using waxed linen cord and be introduced to other materials and patterns to explore on your own. Led by April Saladino, lover of beach stones, river rocks, bits of nature and the possibilities they present when combined with fiber and found objects.

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Sunbridge Institute Summer Series 2021

Virtual

This year’s summer line-up of professional development and introductory opportunities consists of eleven courses — Approaching Grades 1-8, Introduction to Waldorf Early Childhood Education, Continuing Explorations in Waldorf High School Teaching, and Collaborative Leadership — each delivered in real-time, virtual classrooms. All our courses include copious resource materials and provide ample opportunities for community-building with fellow course participants to assist you in the coming school year.

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Applied Arts Handwork Teacher Program

Orchard House 275 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY

The Applied Arts Program, a professional development opportunity for Waldorf handwork teachers and aspiring teachers, explores the art, philosophy, practice and pedagogy of teaching handwork.

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Basic Woodworking Techniques for Teaching Children in Grades 4-8

Orchard House 275 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY

This two-day course offered by the Fiber Craft Studio is designed to prepare handwork teachers to teach woodwork in grades 4-8. The course will introduce students to the sound, safe, and effective use of traditional tools and techniques for the teaching of woodwork projects.

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Collaborative Leadership

Virtual

Professional development for decision-makers—including administrators, directors, board and committee members, and faculty chairs—working in Waldorf schools or other workplace settings.

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Sensing Self-Deception in the Use of Technology

Upper Brookside 285 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY

Our faculty of inner judgment has been challenged enormously in the past year, and this faculty is the key with regard to the understanding and use of technology. This workshop will focus on bringing those details to the light of day, so that we can observe these inner soul processes in full clarity.

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The Fiber Craft Studio: Art of Clothing

Orchard House 275 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY

In this course, which meets on ten Saturdays from September to May, we design and sew garments using four natural fibers (cotton, linen, wool and silk) to create four items for a complete outfit. Drafting simple patterns and sewing by hand gives us an opportunity for meditative work and a chance to center ourselves. Over the course of the year we experience different sewing techniques, plant dyeing, and embroidery as we create our own unique fabric for our garments.

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The One-Year Part-Time Practical Training in Biodynamics

Threefold Main House 285 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY

In thirteen in-person, full-day workshops from September to June, the Pfeiffer Center’s One-Year, Part-Time Practical Training in Biodynamics covers the basic principles and all the timely activities of biodynamic agriculture through the seasons.

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Recurring

Our Experience in Nature

The Fellowship Community 241 Hungry Hollow RdChestnut Ridge,

These events will provide a time to experience the extraordinary in the "ordinary." Each event will combine a time of quiet observation in small groups involving graphics, notes, sharing, and a time to experience the view of a hiker in the landscape.

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Contact Us

260 Hungry Hollow Road,
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977

Phone: 845.352.5020

Fax: 845.352.5071

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