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Welcome to Yada Yada Pottery
Artisan Boutique

Join us for a journey of creativity, self-discovery, and the joy of crafting something truly unique,…. like you! Find your center with us, and let the art of pottery enrich your soul.

 

We will spend 5 days learning and exploring methods, tips, and techniques in the vast world of clay. We will travel through the whole process of wheel throwing and hand building, play with various surface techniques, and create several projects. Whether you are an experienced potter, or have never touched clay, you will learn new skills, overcome challenges, gain a feeling of accomplishment, and be a part of a supportive community. 

 

*If lodging is needed, Mount Dora has many wonderful B&B or hotel accomodations either right in the downtown or with walking distance to the studio.  We can provide more information by request. 

 

The inclusive price of the retreat is on sale from $1295 to $995,  if you register before April 26, 2024!  You can register now and get this price with a $400 non-refundable deposit. (The remainder will be invoiced.* (see Terms and Conditions for important details)).

Get Centered Pottery Retreat

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  • - Important! - By purchasing this program and/or paying deposit, you certify that you have read and agree to the following  terms and conditions:

    • Participant Minimum- This retreat does not require a minimum amount of participants.
    • Participants must be at least 18 years or older to attend this retreat.
    • Physical Demands- Although the tour is not highly demanding, please be aware that it may include the following: extended days, walking tours, exposure to potentially warm temperatures, a couple of lengthy journeys, early morning wake-ups, and similar situations.Kindly Note: In the context of small group travel, it's crucial to recognize that the health and well-being of one person can affect the entire group. If you have any uncertainties about the suitability of this trip for you, consulting your healthcare provider may be advisable.
    • Retreat Cost -$1295* (plus local sales tax) - *See “What’s Included” below for details.  This cost includes a $400 non-refundable deposit due at the time of registration per guest. An invoice will be sent after registration and the remainder of the cost is due 30 days prior to retreat date.
    • Introductory Price - The event price and deposit may go up after the introductory offer date has past. All monies must be paid prior to this date to lock in special, or may be affected by any price increases. 
    • Schedules/Itineraries - Details as shown on the website are subject to change. We reserve the right to change retreat/day trip/event prices, without prior notice, but any changes are with the mindset of producing the best experience for attendees. 
    • Cancellations - In the event of cancellation, a credit can be applied to another retreat or a series  of classes, if utilized within 12 months from the original retreat date. If a reschedule does not work for you, a partial refund can be requested if cancellation was done in writing 30 days before the retreat start date,  minus the $400 non-refundable deposit. 
    • Travel Insurance - Travel insurance recommended if traveling from long distance. Life is unpredictable, and unforeseen events can occur. Why risk losing money if you have to cancel for any reason? We advise opting for a policy with a "cancel for any reason" provision—better to be safe than sorry.
    • Dietary Restrictions - Should you have specific dietary needs/alergies, kindly contact us in writting 30 days prior to travel.
    • Important Notes - Details in the day-to-day itinerary might be adjusted as our arrival date approaches or during the retreat due to unforeseen circumstances, or weather for outside activities. Be assured that any changes aim to enhance and enrich the overall experience.
    • Limitation of Responsibility - Yada Yada Pottery assumes no responsibility and is not liable for any harm or injury (whether physical or otherwise) incurred by participants during the retreat, including physical activities, alcohol consumption, equipment breakage, or any unforeseeable circumstances. Participents utilized wheels, pottery tools, clay and glazes at their own risk. The organizer is not liable for expenses (such as transportation, meals, and hotels) not covered in the program but essential for reaching the meeting point or departing from the trip.
    • Release - Periodically, we capture video footage and photographs of guests and activities for promotional purposes. Kindly inform us if you prefer that images of you or your group not be used.

     

     

    What's included:

    • Clay lessons in wheel and hand-buiding, using various techniques
    • Glazing and Firing (pieces will be ready to take home at the end of the retreat)
    • Creation of at least 5 projects
    • All materials needed to create projects
    • All meals stated in program outline
    • Art Therapy workshop (Wisdom stories from the Clay)
    • Boat tour of Lake Dora (weather permitting)
    • Local cuisine adventure quest (think food, scaventure hunt! - weather permitting)
    • Journaling book and guided session
    • YYP Goodie bag for all your treasures you'll collect
    • All knowlegde and confidence gained from this transformative adventure!

     

    What's not incluced:

    • Alcohol
    • Gratuities
    • Guarantee of all pieces suriving all steps of creation (we will still have plenty that will!)
    • Additional coffee bar purchases outside of stated program
    • Any items from shopping excursions
    • Any addtional food items during tours, outside of stated program
    • Transportation to and from retreat
    • Lodging
    • Shipment of any products or pieces
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