Gift season is upon us, what better way to begin to gather one-of-a-kind treasures from your heart to another than by making them yourself!
Our Yoga and Art series is designed to awaken and exercise your creativity through 60 minutes of yoga and 90 minutes of making. We’ve combined our favourite styles of Yoga with an array of artistic techniques and mediums to give you the ultimate taste of creative living.
Let the outside world melt away through a nourishing Yin Yoga practice, channelling stillness and presence before delving into Wabi Sabi – a Japanese philosophy of finding beauty in imperfection and profundity in nature, accepting the natural cycle of growth and death. Wabi Sabi celebrates the cracks, crevices and all the other marks that time, weather, and loving use leave behind.
Move from mind to body through our dynamic Vinyasa practice. Cultivating the presence of flow, we will engage in creative journaling as a conscious practice of uncovering and exploring themes in your life. You will learn specific techniques; explore a variety of mediums and discover the ritual of incorporating this expressive art form into your self-care toolbox.
Discover the freedom of abstract painting and uncover the hidden layers of meaning behind this expressive artform. Paired with our dynamic Vinyasa Yoga Flow this workshop will get you out of your mind and into your body as we create with mindful intention & a delicious sense of playfulness.
Winter is a season for nurture and introspection; an opportunity to develop more awareness of your whole, authentic self.
Come delve beneath the layers of you with a morning of yoga and Creative Journaling with artist Lucy Lawes.
In collaboration with Saltwater Yoga Studios
Explore the the watery world of colour as you reconnect with yourself through a delicious Yin yoga practice; allowing the outside world to melt away as you become absorbed in process. We will then explore landscape watercolour painting and the connection between the inner and outer landscape.
“When we do not have words to say what we want to say, Images can tell our stories” Cathy Malchiodi
Join us for afternoon of expressive creativity and yin yoga.
You will be supported and guided in a gentle and nurturing space to explore and connect with your own personal healing wisdom through the magic of symbols, art and yin yoga.
What to bring – Your beautiful self, a bottle of water and your welcome to bring your own mat.
Led by Aimee
We are honoured to be a part of this incredible weekend by Dara Simkin of Project play. This 3 day immersion is designed to support budding entrepreneurs, creative professionals and established business owners explore new possibilities and gain fresh perspectives through the power of PLAY.
Lauren Will be leading a workshop on 'Art & Movement' as part of the Immersion experience on Saturday March 18th.
What is the secret sauce behind big ideas?
Join us Play Expert Dara Simkin (Project Play) and Lauren (NamARTste) during your lunch break for a FREE workshop where we will be exploring why Play and Creativity are essential aspects of creating and running a business.
Gain insight, improve your wellbeing and reconnect to yourself through the powerful practice of creative journaling.
Creative journaling is about expressing your authentic desire. It's about connecting to that which brings you alive. It's about making marks without boundaries.
This 2 hour workshop will begin with a slow-flow yoga class connecting with your intention before exploring techniques to create your own take home journal.
We will explore themes, practice and benefits of creating space for journaling as part of your self-care ritual.
Workshop will be held at Work-shop Fitzroy and is suitable for all levels of yoga and artistic experience
Led by Lucy
Cultivate a sense of play and curiosity as we explore the vast world of mono printing.
This light hearted two hour workshop will begin with a vinyasa flow yoga class before moving into the creative zone where you will learn skills and techniques to create your own prints. Styles include:
Take home ready-to-frame art pieces or cards to gift to friends and family.
Whether an experienced yogi/artist or just beginning, join us as we explore the joy in creation.
Led by Lucy
Immerse yourself in the relaxing and reflective art of Japanese paper marbling. Connect to stillness and presence as you tap into the source of your creativity.
We’ll begin this 2 hour workshop by diving straight into suminagashi then move into a slow flow yoga class while our art dries.
We will explore techniques, colour and the connection between creative intelligence and self-awareness.
Whether an experienced yogi/artist or just beginning, join us to experience expansion, confidence and connection.
This workshop will be held at WORK-SHOP Melbourne
'It is not very clear what your destiny is - but that’s how life is. And it is good that one has to search for it; in the very search, something grows.’ - Osho
In walking a creative path, we meet challenges that can slow or stifle our progress. Often, this comes in the shadowy form of the unknown. It is by bringing curiosity to what is within these shadows will help us truly move past these blocks, and help us grow.
This two hour workshop will explore the power of attention, and practices to help us on our individual journeys. We will create space and warmth through a gentle heart-opening yoga flow and breath work, before exploring the mind-body connection, the power of creative journaling, and how curiosity and attention can move us past the obstructions we find on our path. You will learn how to incorporate these practices into your existing routines, and how to use this empowering combination to lead your most authentic and creative life.
This workshop will be held at RMIT as part of their 'Make Stuff Happen' program. No yoga/art experience necessary.
Wear comfortable (yoga) clothing and bring a yoga mat and water bottle.
Directions: RMIT City Campus, Building 8, Level 3, Activity Space 3 (opposite City Gym)
Gain insight, improve your wellbeing and reconnect to yourself through the powerful practice of creative journaling. Learn how to incorporate creative journaling into your yoga/meditation practice.
In this 2 hour session we’ll begin with a slow flow yoga and meditation class setting the intention before creating your own journal.
We will explore techniques, themes, and benefits of creating space for this practice as part of your self-care ritual.
Whether an experienced yogi/artist or just beginning, explore the link between creativity and equanimity.
This workshop will be held at One Roof Melbourne
Unleash your inner creative, reduce stress and increase mindfulness as you get your hands messy with the earthy goodness of mandala making.
We will begin this three hour workshop with a nourishing yin and yang yoga class followed by the meditative practice of mandala making.
You will learn how to prepare clay for use, how to create a slab, how to use coils for decoration and how to join clay.
After the class your pieces will be kiln fired, making it usable and food-safe.
Please note: you will need to collect your fired piece from Work-Shop once it is ready!