On the afternoon of Remembrance Day, this Language of the Soul workshop turns inward. It’s a chance to bring fragments of the self that have been neglected or wounded back into the present in a way that honours wholeness. It’s a creative workshop using a gentle Gestalt methodology, where you will be supported to explore and express your lived experience and to make your own meanings.
No experience in art is needed, and you don’t need to be ‘creative’. You will be supported to explore and experiment with visual and written media, and share respectfully in a small group.
What will we be doing?
From the Growing the Language of Soul series, these workshops are designed to hold a safe and nourishing space for participants to explore and map their inner landscapes. We do this in a small group setting, using creative processes. Techniques include intuitive processes, guided visualisations, and a mix of options to paint, draw, collage, write and make things. You don’t have to be an artist or feel that you are ‘creative’ to fully participate and enjoy. In fact, I especially welcome people who believe they are ‘not creative’ or who feel blocked in their creativity. That’s my job – to help you connect and discover!
Numbers are capped at eight so that people have space to share what comes up for them and to interact. Talking about your process can help bring it to greater clarity, but you don’t have to talk about it. The invitation will be there and your response will be honoured. I hold a choiceful and safe space where I encourage you to name your own experience and have that respected, rather than tell you what I think it all means.
I love the intimacy of your workshops allowing access to my “I AM” in a safe, nurturing space
1pm-4.30pm Saturday 11 November
$65 (by prior bank deposit – details provided when you enrol)
All materials are provided together with light refreshments. Please also wear clothes and shoes that are comfortable for lounging about and making art in.
Where’s the venue?
Bunya House, 1167 South Pine Road Arana Hills (in Brisbane’s north-west). If you don’t know the area, let me know so I can send you way-finding information. It’s a magical address that sometimes hides from iPhones and GPSs, but Google knows where it is!