Have you ever been so engaged in a creative activity that time seems to stand still? Making art can be a powerful way to focus the mind, bringing the person who is engaged into a calm, relaxed state. Creating a mandala is a self integrating activity, a gateway into the unconscious mind. In this workshop learn mindfulness and drawing techniques to explore shapes, lines, colors and forms that express the many layers of your current experience. Creative expression is an effective and joyful way of honing awareness to truly live life to the fullest. Tap into the magic of creative expression with intention in this fun, creative and meditative workshop.
No art experience necessary, only a curious and open mind.
Use whatever art materials you have access to! Pencils, pens, markers, crayons, pastels.
Mindfulness Meditation Series
Mindfulness Meditation is the practice of paying attention on purpose in the present moment in a non-judgmental way. In our busy, demanding lives and in this time of uncertainty, it can be very difficult to keep stress and anxiety at bay. Luckily, we have ancient techniques to remind us how to live a more peaceful, balanced life amidst the chaos of modern times. Learn a wide variety of tools to train your busy mind. Just like you need to work your muscles for physical strength, mindfulness meditation trains our mind to be flexible, open, more compassionate and provides us with a pillar of inner strength and overall resilience in life. This class is for both beginners and experienced practitioners alike to build upon your practice. Please bring and open and curious mind.
*Please note you have an option to sit in chairs or on cushions.
Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation
Increased clarity and focus
Lower blood pressure
Increase immune function
Higher brain functioning
Lindsay Jamison CYT 500 has been meditating for over a decade. Lindsay’s personal journey has been one of radical transformation from past to present with the guidance of ancient practices like meditation, yoga and shamanism. As an educator, she is passionate about empowering each individual on their unique path to healing and holistic health. She currently teaches private lessons, group classes, workshops, wellness seminars and is a practicing visual artist and healing arts facilitator.