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  • September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017
    2:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Join John Stringer for a weekend, all-inclusive, invitation-only songwriting retreat at the beautiful NaMestoy Farm Retreat Center located an hour north of Atlanta, Ga.

Check out the website to see the amazing accommodations!
7490 Whitmire Road, Cumming, 30028

What to expect:

Over this 2.5 day songwriting retreat we’ll begin writing using a specific alignment meditation and songwriting method John teaches to co-create group songs. Well then proceed with other exercises that will allow us to divide into smaller groups.

The goal is to have as much fun as we can writing amazing new songs together while using our time effectively!  We may also have time to try exercises you’d like so be sure to mention any you’d like to offer for consideration.

We’ll also have ample time to relax and enjoy, each other’s company and rest!


The cost of this all-inclusive 2.5 day writing get-together is only $200 and includes lodging, workshops, and food (prepared by my wife) for the gathering.  The price is set low to cover our costs, as the intention for this retreat is to simply listen to spirit in bringing us all together to co-create more great healing music!

Who is this for:

This retreat is for positive music artists and you have been invited because we know you will help us co-create the perfect experience for all involved.


You will get a room and roommate assignment when you arrive. Towels and Bedding are supplied. We appreciate your willingness to work with us on the use of the space so that everyone who needs to be there will be there!


All communal meals will have vegetarian options (with vegan, gluten free and raw food options AVAILABLE ON REQUEST so let us know ASAp if you have special dietary needs). We will provide some lite snacks, but we recommend you bring some of your own favorites to make sure you have what YOU really love!


The pool will be open so bring your bathing suit if you want to DIVE in!!!

What else to bring:

A writing pad with ample paper, favorite writing utensil, water bottle to refill throughout the retreat, comfortable clothing, a yoga mat (if you have one and one to join the morning meditation/stretch) and closed toe shoes in case you want to walk around the lovely grounds at NaMestoy.



2pm – Check in

3pm – Opening Circle

4pm – Writeshop 1

6pm – Community Dinner

7pm – 45 Minute Challenge 

8pm – Evening Jam


8:30am – Morning Meditation & Guidance w/ John

9:00am – Breakfast

9:30am – Writeshop 2

11am – Writeshop 3

12.30pm – Community Lunch

1pm – Free Write

2:30 – Break

3pm – Workshop 3

6pm – Community Dinner

7pm – 40 minute challenge

8pm Evening Jam


8:30am – Morning Meditation & Guidance w/ John

9:00am – Breakfast / Pack up

10:30am – 30 minute challenge

12.00pm – Community Lunch

1:00 PM – Song Share & Closing Circle

**Must be packed up and off the property by 3pm

*This agenda is subject to change at any time due to the truth of the moment




Venue Website:

7490 Whitmire Rd, Cumming, Georgia, 30028, United States


A quick jaunt around NaMestoy Farm reveals nothing but serenity and solitude. A sense of calm descends in these woods, and peace permeates every inch of the acreage.” – Home (N. Georgia) Magazine