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awaken your senses

liberate your imagination


find creative flow


Mindfulness for Creative Types

6 sessions with Founder & Abbess Suiko

Saturdays February 19 to March 26

Mindfulness holds the potential to transform your life & your creativity:

awakening your senses;

deepening your relationships;

relieving stress & suffering;

and kindling joy, peace, & creativity.

Join Art Monastery Founder & Abbess Suiko McCall for a six-week series that is an introduction to Mindfulness meditation for creative folks.

You’ll walk away with

  • lower stress levels, increased focus, and more access to creative flow
  • an experiential & personal understanding of how to apply mindfulness in your life and in your creative practice
  • the foundations for a daily meditation practice (even if you’re really busy)
  • recordings of the classes & guided meditations

6-class SERIES

February 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26


10am to noon PT (1-3pm ET)

sliding scale $75 / $125 / $200

Truly, no one turned away for lack of funds.

We will explore the major themes of mindfulness:

Week 1: What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness of the Breath

Week 2: The Constant Companion & Teacher: Mindfulness of the Body

Week 3: The Internal Landscape: Mindfulness of Emotions

Week 4: Don’t Believe Everything You Think! Mindfulness of Thinking

Week 5: The Wise Heart: Mindfulness of Relationships

Week 6: Returning to the Marketplace with Gift-Bearing Hands: Mindfulness of the Wider World

Do I need to be a professional artist to take this class?

Absolutely not! This is fundamentally a class about mindfulness and we will make the connections to all forms of creativity.



Do I need to be a visual artist to take this class?

Nope!
You may notice that there is some mindful drawing for 10 minutes in each session. This will be a guided experience to apply the theory of applying mindfulness to actual creative practice. You could choose to draw, paint, make music, dance, or any other creative application you feel called to for that practice.



Do I need to be an experienced meditator to take this class?

Not at all!
This course is structured as an introduction to mindfulness and was designed with beginners in mind. If you have some experience with mindfulness, this course can deepen your practice and make the bridge with your creativity.

CLASS SCHEDULE

10-10:15am PT – Grounding, opening & checking in

10:15-10:40am – Instructions & Practice (Guided Meditation)

10:40-10:50am – Mindful Drawing

10:50-11:15am – Reflections on the Theme

11:15-11:30am – Group sharing & reflections, Q&A

SLIDING SCALE

The sliding scale donation is really about you making a commitment to be a part of the course.

What amount would feel really good for you to give and keep you accountable to showing up?

If you feel called to be a part of this class, I want you there!

If $75 presents a hardship, please email suiko@artmonastery.org.

Make a donation of your choice using the button below.

Your donation will serve as your registration for the course.




ZOOM LINK

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Meeting ID: 675 827 4055
Password: 4RCZbL

QUESTIONS?

Shoot me an email. I’m happy to help! suiko@artmonastery.org