Where Writing Emerges from the Inside Out

Aspiring writers, break through the fear and anxiety holding back your creativity.

Experienced writers, discover how to hone your creative process freed from the pressure of expectations.

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Sense Writing is a groundbreaking neuro-sensory approach to writing that anyone can use to unleash their creativity.

Through your body and nervous system, you will learn to…

Deactivate unnecessary stress responses and bypass anxiety to unlock your voice as a writer.

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Enrich the internal landscape of your creativity, whether memory or imagination.

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Maintain a state of flow to the end of a piece and bring your vision to completion.

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What the Community is Saying

  • “I don’t feel the blocks I used to feel. There is so much memory and emotion stored in the body and breath. Sense Writing was a way to get really grounded in that, which helps me find a way into a character, myself, or into a scene.”
    — Donnaldson Brown
  • Once I experienced this flow, I understood what my friend meant when she said Sense Writing changed everything for her.
    — Iva Radivojevic, Filmmaker, Guggenheim Recipient
  • The Sense Writing workshops access a profundity that other writing workshops have rarely attained at this level.
    — Raluca Albu, Writer and Editor, Guernica Magazine
  • Okay, what's a less dramatic way of telling you that this class has changed my life?
    — Olga Kreimer, Journalist, Los Angeles Review of Books

 Teacher & Developer


All workshops are led by Sense Writing's Developer Madelyn Kent, Somatic Specialist, Feldenkrais Practitioner, and former Faculty in Creative Writing at New York University. She has taught Sense Writing in cities all over the world, and at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Kripalu Retreat and New York's Open Center

Two-Day Workshop in Toronto November 2 & 3

Sense Writing I

For writers of all levels and genres.

In a supportive environment that integrates accessible physical and writing exercises, you will learn to calm your nervous system, all while connecting to the core of your writing craft. 

  • Work with the nervous system to interrupt body and language patterns that inhibit writing.

  • Find ease and pleasure in all the stages of writing.

  • Complete two pieces of memoir and/or fiction.

Sense Writing frees you from the thoughts you think you “should” be thinking so you learn to create without anxiety. All workshop fees include a Sense Writing Training© recording designed to help you continue the practice at home.



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The workshop is full. Please write to Madelyn to be on the waiting list.

November 2 & 3, Saturday and Sunday, 12:30-5:00

Better Life Studios, 390 Dupont Street

Cost: $220 CAD. A $100 deposit reserves your spot.

Other Upcoming Sense Writing Workshops

Brooklyn, NY September 28 & 29

Brooklyn, NY September 28 & 29