Team Perspectives: To Stretch Is To Grow

June 26, 2024 // Blog

We devote the first Tuesday of every month to our team. Once a month, we intentionally create a space of community, rest, and alignment. This month, we asked our employees this: What was your last STRETCHING experience and what did you learn from it?   Our belief in the practice of stretch is captured by […]

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Namibia STRETCH Expedition

June 15, 2023 // Blog

After five years of planning, navigating the pandemic, and postponing and rescheduling, we finally made it to Namibia for our annual Stretch Expedition! In 2018, we started planning our Stretch to Namibia for April 2020, but we all know how that story ended. We rescheduled the trip four times before finally embarking on our adventure […]

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Streeeeeeetch Yourself into the Grand Canyon!

December 17, 2022 // Blog

Spending 14 days along 227 miles of the Colorado River challenged life as we know it. Technology, shoe care, microwaves, coffee makers, comfortable beds, and toilets: all left behind. Thanks to Arizona Raft Adventures and their amazing accommodations, we were not roughing it in the way that John Wesley Powell and his crew did in the […]

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The Grand Covid Canyon

August 11, 2022 // Blog, Stretch Expeditions

Our 2022 STRETCH expedition to the Grand Canyon was filled with hiking, rafting, and a little bit of COVID. We also debuted our very first Prouty Project original song, The Grand COVID Canyon. Thanks to everyone who joined us on this “Grand” adventure.   Song by: Samantha Harris and Kristin Jonason Lyrics: 13 […]

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The Story Behind the STRETCH

September 4, 2018 // Blog

The Start: In 1985 (while living in Midtown Manhattan and working for PricewaterhouseCoopers), I went on an Outward Bound course in Maine. As part of our “solo experience”, I remember two quotes from our reading book: “A mind stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” “We wake up every […]

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