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Telling the Truth on Stage

Tonya Meeks

Monday, April 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM - Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM (PDT)

Telling the Truth on Stage

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Kauai Performance Retreat Apr 10, 2017 $2,500.00 $94.95

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Telling The Truth On Stage 

Kauai Retreat

This groundbreaking retreat in Kauai will help you find your authentic voice, your true path, and help explore your creativity. We are all creative beings meant to express ourselves in various ways such as: art, writing, launching a new business, music, poetry, and creating a family.

This retreat, hosted in a magical, inspiring, spiritual  environment will help facilitate a deeper understanding of who you are, while we release the noise of our daily world. 

The processes used combine my 12 years of clinical experience, 15 years of theatre background, and my intuitive abilities to extract your unique story and reclaim your truth. 

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Love and Aloha, 
Find Your Authentic Voice 
Kauai Retreat 
April 10-15th

Link to Location: Moloaa Shangrilia

Tonya Meeks combines her background in performance and her clinical training in Masters in Depth Psychotherapy, LMFT, trauma resolution. Her background in theatre and creating two one-woman shows: Open Eyes and Flying Standby facilitate her ability to assist others’ in telling their story. This retreat will facilitate participants in breaking down what blocks them in their creativity. 

Participants will walk in the shoes of significant figures in their lives. This process will assist you in reclaiming the true you, not the you created in response to your past experiences and relationships. You have never experienced anything like this! 

This retreat will reveal the power of standing in your full expression of who you are without the dysfunctional stories you carry.

Details of Retreat
You will leave the retreat with clarity in your authentic voice, path to create or launch your next venture, and more confidence to take risks and express yourself boldly. 

Moloaa Shangri-la is one of the most unique and luxurious estates on the island of Kauai. It offers a peaceful, private, tropical setting surrounded by Kauai's natural beauty. Large, well furnished and fully-equipped home just a short walk to Moloaa Bay on the North Shore of the Garden Island of Kauai. Features a pool with waterfall, jacuzzi, and pool-side fireplace.
Single and double occupancy rooms
Private beach
* Gilligan’s Island was filmed here

Salt water pool
Island exploration 
$2,500 includes retreat & accommodations.  
*airfare not included

More About Tonya Meeks' Performance Experience 
Tonya Meek’s bittersweet comedy, Flying Standby, reveals how the determination to escape her alcoholic mother carried her through a turbulent ride of addiction, lost love, and a final reconciliation.

"Tonya has an uncanny ability to transport herself into the characters that she plays. It's pure magic." (Louis Gossett Jr.)
"Flying Standby is a great metaphor to build a show around, and Tonya Meeks' autobiographical solo show is at its best when we see the scattered Meeks, suitcase in hand, caught in that "will I or won't I and where?" place. She gives an appealing, raw performance that's full of love, truth, and humor rather than self-pity." (Backstage)
"I was at the opening of your play last night (with Beverly Berg) WOW! You are fierce! I enjoyed your beautifully nuanced and captivating performance so much!  As a fellow sober woman watching your meticulously examined life unfold before my eyes, I felt bestowed by your generous gift of healing." (DH Olech,k Artist)

"I am recommending to all my clients who are members of the BMC (Bad Mother's Club) to run, not walk to see Tonya Meeks' star-turn in 'Flying Standby.' She will melt your heart and your mind with her brave performance as the Mother and the loyal, but suffering Daughter. Tonya guides us through pain of both women to find to resolution and peace." (Melody J. Anderson (LCSW

"Flying Standby Home is both humorous and heartfelt - and incredibly fun to watch. I was especially moved by Tonya's vulnerability. She reveals her life in a way that embraces the entire (sometimes messy) journey, that you can't help but walk away feeling like you aren't alone, loving yourself a little bit more, and with more hope that the pain can be transformed into something absolutely beautiful." (Ingrid Mathieu, PhD, Therapist, Author)
"We all know life is a journey, but in "Flying Standby", Tonya makes her audience feel like she sneaked us into her suitcase for the trip. Her story is remarkable, and the vulnerability in which she portrays her mother and herself is truly inspiring. I laughed till I cried, and I cried till it hurt. Most importantly, I left with a sense of gratitude for having been allowed on the flight." (BJ Hickman, Executive Director at Hotel California)


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North Shore Kauai

Molooa Bay , HI

Monday, April 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM - Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM (PDT)

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Tonya Meeks

Tonya Meeks is an LMFT with a private practice in Beverly Hills and Newport Beach with an emphasis in addiction and creativity.

Tonya possesses immense passion for performance and has written and performed two critically acclaimed one-woman shows.

Combining her clinical training and background in performance, she has created workshops and retreats called Telling the Truth on Stage: Healing Trauma and Addiction through Performance. She designed these to assist others in assessing their creativity.

Her production company, Exposure, supports others in developing solo work and performance material that speaks directly from the heart exposing the truth of their lives on stage. 

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