EXPERIENCE VISUAL ART THERAPY AS A TOOL FOR THE EXPANSION OF CONSCIOUS AWARENESS OF THE CREATIVE SELF…
BE A HAPPIER, MORE ENTHUSIASTIC ARTIST!
Path of the Artist is a journey of self-inquiry using therapeutic art experiences to explore of the intuitive, symbolic – or what is called the ‘oneiric’ mind: the mind of universal symbols and archetypes. Learn to work with both hemispheres of the brain – the intuitive and the rational, and move into a transpersonal state of consciousness to create art from a meditative perspective.
If you are looking for a renewed sense of creativity and more access to your artistic nature, this weekend is for you. It offers techniques to improve composition and execution, an enhanced understanding of the creative process, and a deepened connection to one’s inner vision. Complimented with an experience of working with a range of materials, and the opportunity to produce an original piece of work.
Join Samantha Salvat for the next workshop to explore the humanistic, transpersonal and holistic (Energy, Body, Mind, Emotion, Spirit) aspects of the individual as seen through Art. This is a hands-on, interactive, group experience; a series of processes to help open your creative power and assist the artist within you to become even more conscious. With a growing awareness of the transpersonal a deep inner voice emerges to guide the creative expressions of our Art.
PATH OF THE ARTIST ~ Evolution through Transpersonal Visual Art Therapy
Embark on a journey of personal healing and an expansion of consciousness and awareness through the visual art therapy process;
Learn more about the symbolic language of the subconscious and the ‘oneiric’ mind, and learn how it affects our state of harmony and balance;
Unblock your creative flow and engage your inner artist;
Heighten your sensory awareness, and develop your observer;
Explore the path of Energy/Body/Mind/Emotion & Spirit – the humanistic, transpersonal and holistic aspects of the individual – as seen through art.
Dates: November 26 & 27, 2016
Times: Saturday & Sunday ~ 9:30 am to 7:00 pm
Location: Ontogony Centre, 2667 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
Facilitator: Samantha Salvat
Tuition: $250 + GST
Early Bird Tuition: Sign up before October 26, 2016 and receive $50 off your tuition fee
ONTOGONY50 and receive an additional $50 off the program fee, valid until October 21, 2016!
Registration closes on November 24, 2016, or when program has reached its maximum capacity of 25 registrants.
Samantha Salvat, artist and therapist, has exhibited in galleries, public spaces and community events internationally for over 20 years. Her art studies, which started in Canada, have taken her to the United States, Mexico, Italy, England, Czech Republic and Spain. In addition to art, she is deeply committed to a personal path of integrative transformation and transpersonal connection. Presently she resides in West Vancouver, British Columbia, with her husband and their two sons.
Arrival: We are requesting all NEW STUDENTS to arrive at 20 mins early on November 26th to sign a waiver and complete any final registration details, set up your space, enjoy a cup of tea and settle in before the start of the teachings. If you are going to be running late at any point during the weekend, please text Sindy Taylor 604.499.2883, so we can be aware of your arrival time.
Lunches & Breaks: We will take a lunch break around 2:00 or 2:30 for 60 minutes, and have a 10-15 minute break in the morning session and the afternoon session. There is a fridge, microwave and kettle at the centre for your own meal or snack preparations. We recommend that you bring your own water bottle, coffee/tea thermal cup, as we will be serving a selection of herbal teas and refreshments over the weekend.
Seating: Please bring something to sit comfortably on the floor, such as a yoga mat, back-jack, low chair, or cushion for your comfort, there will also be chairs and cushions at the studio for your use. There will be standing, sitting, and laying during the workshop.
What to Bring: Bring a notebook and pen and indoor shoes/slippers for the teaching space, your lunch if preferred, and an extra layer to keep you warm between practices.
Parking: There are several options for parking in the area. There are two pay parking lots; the DPC parking connected to Safeway (on Broadway and MacDonald), or the small lot off Stephens in the alley between Broadway and 10th Avenue. There is free parking is on Broadway, 2 and 3 blocks east of the studio (between Larch Street and Vine Street), on both sides of the street. Some areas of the side streets around the studio and on Balsam have ‘free’ parking as well.
Transit: The studio is located on the 99 B-Line Express Bus Line, get off at MacDonald and walk up the hill towards the studio (1.5 blocks). This bus can be boarded between Commercial-Broadway Sky Train and University of British Columbia at special 99 B-Line stops only. Other busses that stop close to studio are 14, 9, 2 and 22.
Feel free to contact the Ontogony Team for any further assistance or questions you may have, and we are happy to get right back to you. We are looking forward to welcoming you at the centre; for a wonderful weekend full of creativity, art, laughter and sharing.
The Ontogony Team:
Renate, Catherine, and Sindy
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