Paint FEARLESS™ In Sedona!!


One of the perks of being an  “official” FEARLESS™ Painter (meaning someone who ventured their way through BIG) is that you receive first dibs on all my FEARLESS™ Painting workshops and retreats!!! Total Alignment: my second annual FEARLESS™ Painting Retreat in Sedona, Arizona went on pre-sale for ONLY my FEARLESS™ Painters this December 28th.

With great excitement and my deepest gratitude, I am happy to announce that Total Alignment is TOTALLY SOLD OUT–even though today is the first day it “officially” goes on sale!

I intended to host two Total Alignments this year, but with our little one on the way this Spring–there has been a slight change of plans!! But expect two Total Alignments in 2013 in the two best times of year in Sedona: Spring and Fall.

But if you had your heart set on painting FEARLESS™ this year in Sedona please email your name and email address to requesting to be on the waiting list.  If there are any cancellations you will be the first to know!

I can’t wait for October 4th!

Total Alignment
A FEARLESS™ Painting Retreat
with Dirty Footprints Studio
Thursday, October 4, 2012 – Sunday, October 7, 2012
Sedona, Arizona


Photo by Hansel Solera.
C R E A T E = Hours of FEARLESS™ Painting in a supportive, creative juicy atmosphere, facilitated with total love and inspiration by Connie Hozvicka. Surrounded completely by the red rocks of Sedona during the magical season of Autumn your FEARLESS™ Painting Practice will naturally respond to the magnificent landscape by guiding you deeper .
R E N E W =  Yoga that will gently align your body with your soul–opening space for your creativity and intuition to breathe with ease. A practice perfect for all body shapes and sizes–with no experience needed.
A W A K E N = Guided morning hiking treks that will lead you into the heart of Sedona itself. The strength of Mother Nature underfoot–the smell of morning fresh air–spectacular views–and the soothing sounds of nature as the day begins will awaken your senses.
N O U R I S H = Healthy meals made with love that will nourish your body with goodness and delight your taste buds including 2 lunches, 1 breakfast, and all hearty snacks and beverages.
C O N N E C T = An opportunity to connect, share, and laugh with a warm circle of kindred souls while being completely honored and celebrated for being exactly and incredibly who you are.
Total Alignment
A FEARLESS™ Painting Retreat–
including all FEARLESS™ Painting, Yoga, & lunches
will be held at the beautiful, serene
333 Schnebly Hill Road, Sedona, Arizona 86336
**Morning hiking treks will be held at off site trails.**
(Directions provided the first day of the retreat. Transportation to and from trails not included.)
**Lodging NOT Included**


Photo by Lisa Wilson. (From Total Alignment 2011).
Photo by Natasha Reilly. (From Total Alignment 2011).


4:00 PM -5:30 Welcome & Introductions
5:30 – 8:00 FEARLESS™ Painting

8:30 AM – 8:45 Meet at the Sedona Creative Life Center Parking Lot
8:45 – 9:00 Drive to hiking destination
9:00 – 11:00 Guided hiking trek
11:00 – 12:30 BREAK
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch at the Sedona Creative Life Center
1:30 – 7:00 FEARLESS™ Painting / Discussion / Yoga

8:30 AM – 8:45 Meet at the Sedona Creative Life Center Parking Lot

8:45 – 9:00 Drive to hiking destination
9:00 – 11:00 Guided hiking trek
11:00 – 12:30 BREAK
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch at the Sedona Creative Life Center
1:30 – 7:00 FEARLESS™ Painting / Discussion / Yoga
9:00 AM – 9:30 Breakfast at the Sedona Creative Life Center
9:30 – 12:30 FEARLESS™ Painting / Discussion / Yoga
12:30 – 1:30 Farewells & Closing Ceremony
Total Alignment 2011
Photo from Total Alignment 2011.
Total Alignment 2011
Photo from Total Alignment 2011.
Total Alignment 2011
Photo from Total Alignment 2011.
At the Total Alignment: FEARLESS™ Painting Retreat you will be individually supported, inspired, and nourished creatively, physically, and spiritually through FEARLESS™Painting, Yoga, Hiking in Sedona’s scenic landscape, and healthy meals made with love. It is my greatest intention and pleasure to insure that your experience will provide you with the opportunity to receive total alignment between body, soul, and creativity.  All Art Supplies will be provided.  Come as you are.
♢ To preserve an intimate, supportive, sharing atmosphere space is limited to 12 participants and women only. Families and friends are NOT permitted to join on hiking treks.
♢ Lodging is NOT included. Sedona, Arizona is a small, safe, and quaint town. I have personally stayed in Kings Ransom, La Quinta Inn, and Wildflower Inn and have had nice accommodations with each hotels. Each of these hotels are located approximately a 5-10 minutes drive from the Sedona Creative Life Center. For more information on lodging visit HERE.
♢ If you are feeling a bit adventurous and open to meeting new people, I highly recommend looking into to fit your accommodations.  This is a free service where people from all over the world can connect with others who offer up a couch/room/house for FREE to visitors.  I have stayed with Couch Surfing hosts before (not in Sedona) and have had an awesome experience.  If money is tight–this is a fun way to meet interesting people and stay in Sedona for free!
♢ To travel to Sedona from outside Arizona, you would normally fly to Phoenix and then drive or take an Airport Shuttle from Phoenix to Sedona (driving time is about two hours by car –longer by shuttle). For further directions please visit HERE.
♢ Morning hiking treks are geared to moderate skill level. Slight uphill and downhill slopes and possibly slippery terrain can be expected. Athletic or hiking shoeware is suggested. In case of rain please bring an umbrella and/or rain coat. A small backpack or shoulder bag to carry water bottle, journal, and camera is encouraged. Expect morning temperatures in the upper forties to low fifties Fahrenheit. All hiking treks will be led by Connie Hozvicka.
♢ Yoga will be integrated into the retreat as a gentle, meditative, practice that focuses on breathing and light stretching–perfect for all body shapes and sizes. No previous yoga experience or supplies is needed. All Yoga will be led by Connie Hozvicka, certified Yoga Instructor (500 hour).

♢  FEARLESS™ Painting experience is not required.  If you are new to FEARLESS™ Painting I highly recommend you acquaint yourself with this process a bit before attending.  You can do so for free through my free online FEARLESS™ Painting course: Total Alignment or through any of my other online workshops all found HERE.

Tempera Paint Brigade


Total Alignment costs $750
*A $150 NON-REFUNDABLE Deposit is required.*

To complete your registration for Total Alignment and to secure your space you must complete a Total Alignment Online Registration Form.  After purchasing Total Alignment you will automatically receive an email with information on how to complete your registration.  Please follow the link in the email to fill out the Total Alignment Online Registration Form.  Your space in Total Alignment will not be held for you or secure until the registration form is submitted.  Your space in Total Alignment will be confirmed once full payment and the Total Alignment Online Registration Form is received.  A $150 NON-REFUNDABLE Deposit is required of all registrations.  Please carefully read the Cancellation & Refund Policy below before registering.

$750 Pay In Full


To be placed on the waiting list please email your name and email address to to be the first to know of any cancellations.


(Pay In 5 Payments)
PAYMENT #1 :: $150

This payment is your first of five payments in the Total Alignment Payment Plan and is also your $150 NON-REFUNDABLE Deposit.  Please be sure to complete the Total Alignment Online Registration Form after purchasing to secure your space.  The information to do so will be emailed to you automatically after your purchase.

The next four Total Alignment payments of $150 will be due on the following dates:

Payment #2 ($150) :: Friday, March 2, 2012
Payment #3 ($150) :: Friday, May 4, 2012
Payment #4 ($150) :: Friday, July 6 2012
Payment #5 ($150) :: Friday, August 31, 2012

An invoice for each of these payments will be emailed to you exactly one week before they’re due.



A $150 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is required to hold your space in Total Alignment.  Your space in Total Alignment will not be confirmed until full payment and the Total Alignment online registration form are received.
Full refunds (minus the non-refundable deposit) will be made up until Saturday, September 1, 2012. No refunds will be made on or after this date.
All cancellations must be written in an email to Dirty Footprints Studio. Refunds will be issued within 72 hours of receiving your cancellation email.

Total Alignment 2011 was a huge success! It sold out in 6 hours and FEARLESS™ Painters from all over the USA and even as far away as the Netherlands attended.  You can view many of the photos taken at Total Alignment 2011 in the slideshow above and read what some of the participants had to say in the blog posts below.

My Blooming Life
Expressive Souls
Creative Nachos
Creative Nachos (part two)
Dandelion Seeds &Dreams
Dandelion Seeds & Dreams (part two)

The FEARLESS™ Painting Tribe
Photo from Total Alignment 2011.
Photo of me dancing in the rain at Total Alignment 2011.

BIG Hugs,


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