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About Leigh Melander

I sing the body electric.

Latest Press on Spillian

Some of the Latest Press on Spillian: We've been very lucky to be getting some splendid press coverage as the project springs to life. Here is some of the latest press on Spillian...   A Great Article in Catskill Mountain News! Our thanks to Joe Moskowitz of the Catskill Mountain News for a wonderful article on Spillian [...]

2014-09-14T17:27:13+00:00 July 30th, 2014|Blog, News & Promos|0 Comments

We’re in the Movies!

We're In the Movies… We just had our second film shoot at Spillian. (Last fall, Founding Fomenter/CEO Leigh Melander was interviewed for Decades Film Project…) This time around, we were a location for Roots Digital, filming an independent film. Big fun. Some images from the shoot: (And yes, we're up for more, if you're looking [...]

2017-06-25T12:34:36+00:00 June 20th, 2014|Blog, News & Promos|0 Comments

Your Hero’s Journey® Redux: A Mythological Toolbox PlayShop

Your Hero's Journey® Redux: A Mythological Toolbox PlayShop July 13 - 18, 2014 Join us as we welcome Joseph Campbell Foundation President, writer, theater artist, and educator Robert Walter leading us on a spectacular five-day romp into the process of your Hero's Journey® in the spirit of Joseph Campbell… This is a workshop Bob has [...]

2017-06-25T12:34:36+00:00 May 6th, 2014|Blog, News & Promos|1 Comment

Outdoor Classroom for NY-NJ Trail Conference

We are Delighted to Announce a New Partnership! Spillian is  the newest Outdoor Classroom of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, offering a series of their FREE courses on trail stewardship. NJNYTC is an inspired organization that works with volunteers to create, protect, and promote over 2,000 miles of trails in the greater metropolitan NYC [...]

2017-06-25T12:34:46+00:00 April 15th, 2014|Blog, News & Promos|0 Comments

On Grief and Creativity

We are enchanted with the art of possibility here in the heartwood of Spillian, and what the creative process can bring. Sometimes we get challenged really to live by what can feel like easy, flippant statements about how to do that. Today, we lost a little duck at our farm, who had more personality than [...]

2017-06-25T12:34:46+00:00 April 2nd, 2014|News & Promos|0 Comments