SHINE – AN ONLINE-HYBRID RETREAT – JAN 29/30, 2022 – ONE FOR $99 USD; TWO FOR $120
BRING A FRIEND AND SAVE ON THE COST OF YOUR WORKSHOP EXPERIENCE BY DOING SO!
This workshop explores the power of creativity and reflection as a self-compassionate practice.
Session 1: Saturday, January 29 (+1 day in Australia):
5-8 pm KSA / 2-5 pm UK / 7-10 am Edmonton; MST / 12-3 am Australia (Sun 30th)
This session is focused on introductions and looking back over the previous year while contemplating what creative practices, forces, energy you wish to activate for the coming year ahead.
Activities: Short meditation; mindfulness exercise involving hot beverage of your choice; meet/greet; discussions in small groups, debrief in large group; break; exercise; discussion, reflection; closing meditation.
BEFORE SESSION 2, to be done on your own time – a personal, creative undertaking or reflection experience that will activate you to think about how to look after you in 2022 and how to move forward into the new year – with creative energy!
Creative self-care task or mini-adventure / journey /exploration. You choose any of these activities or something else meaningful for you and give yourself the time to do the activity. The focus is on 2022 and your intention with the coming year:
- Vision board (goal/intention collage)
- Nature walk and journaling
- Mindful photography exercise or project
- Art making – painting, drawing, crafting, etc.
- Life line activity
- Yearly reflection and planning – goals/calendar, etc.
- Feng shui your house/life – make a start
This should be thought about or pre-planned to facilitate the completion of this task or significant engagement, particularly if you plan to do a vision board (and need to collect magazines and art-making materials). Approx 2-3 hours, decided by you. You can extend if you have the time and wish to.
Session 2: Sunday, January 30 (+1 day in Australia):
5-8 pm KSA / 2-5 pm UK / 7-10 am Edmonton; MST / 12-3 am Australia (Mon 31st)
This session is focused on exploring the feeling of being creative and in your creative power, as well as sharing about the personal experiences undertaken between group sessions.
Activities: Short meditation; self-compassion exercise; reflection on the activity undertaken between sessions; show and tell on personal task / undertaking / planning session; discussion in groups; break; maitri or loving-kindness practice; hopes and wishes for 2022 + poem creation, if time; closing meditation; exchange of contacts/farewell.
99 USD to be paid by PayPal or bank transfer in advance of course. OR $60 each if you come with a friend – two for less than one discount.
A limited number of scholarships exist for those who are unemployed and require subsidization.
A minimum of 5 participants are required to run this course.
NOTE: there will be no refunds once payment is received and confirmed. Participate may receive a voucher for a future course, training or coaching.
Register your interest at: https://forms.gle/1oqpUeMgPConyW7z7
WORKSHOPS / RETREATS
I lead bespoke workshops, salons, and retreats online and in Europe, South Asia and the Middle East. These are focused on:
- women’s issues
- obesity and Type II Diabetes reversal
- radical self-acceptance
- Mindful Self-Compassion – the course for certification in the MSC methods
- arts marketing, strategy, branding and design refresh
CREATIVE SERVICES FOR ENTREPRENEURS AND VALUES-DRIVEN COMPANIES
I am available to assist artists, solopreneurs, small businesses and charities with these services:
- Website and social media – set-up/maintenance
- Traditional and narrative marketing