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Nourish your creative spirit in one of the many workshops and programs.

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Sacred Sound Journey and the Mandala

A nourishing and playful day of resting in the presence of the Divine.

The expressive arts are a healing, transforming, and integrative force, and when navigated skillfully, they can lead to profound spiritual or psychological insights. The arts tap into the life force of creation and represent one of the archetypal portals to holy connection. In this workshop, three instructors join forces to offer a rich, fertile ground for play.

Imagine beginning your day with a sacred sound healing journey followed by a centering prayer meditation as you prepare to work with sacred geometry and make mandalas. The centering prayer will invite you to find your holy ally, a devotional word that will be your creative companion and muse. Sacred poetry will serve as a way to return to the devotional word as you create and play.

The workshop affords participants opportunities to experience firsthand the power and beauty of sacred sound and vibrational healing, experiment with a variety of creativity modalities—no art experience is necessary, and you will take home two different mandalas, learn new and easy-to-use tools for group work or individual mentoring/ counseling, practice self-care through play, and nourish yourself.

January 13, 2019
9:30 am – 5:00 pm
One Spirit Learning Alliance in New York City, NY
Co-facilitated with Therese Bimka and Amy McTear
Online and In Person Options
Get Details and Register Here


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Creating Mandalas & Labyrinths at Wainright House

Nestled among exquisite gardens, trees and lawns lies a perfect jewel, the Wainright House. Inspired by the 17th century chateau de Raincheval in France, the Wainright House is an incredibly beautiful stone mansion overlooking Milton Harbor on Long Island Sound, complete with lovely sunsets.

Wainwright House is the oldest non-profit, non-sectarian holistic learning center in the United States that plays host to a variety of social and corporate events along with wellness and movement classes. The facilities include three buildings with meeting rooms, dining rooms, a meditation room, library, and solarium; as well as a Yoga Center with lodging for programs and retreats.

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Introduction to Creating Mandalas

Give yourself an afternoon of relaxation and play. Immerse yourself into beauty, color and form in a practice that fosters mindfulness and awakens your creativity. The mandala is a circular art form that anyone can learn how to draw. Share the creative joy and bring a friend!

This workshop includes:

  • Relaxing guided meditation to release stress and open up to creative flow.

  • Clear step-by-step instructions and handouts.

  • Brief explanation of what a mandala is and examples found in many cultures.

  • How to continue a mandala practice at home.

  • All tools and supplies provided.

Saturday, February 23, 2019
1:00 – 4:00 pm
$60 Members; $65 Non-Members
Get Details & Register Here

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Labyrinth Mandala Art

What do labyrinths and the expressive arts have in common? Both offer us the time and space to unplug from the busyness and distractions of our daily lives. Based on a spiral, a labyrinth is a circuitous path that leads to a center point.

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to draw a labyrinth in the medieval style inspired by the labyrinth found at the Cathedral of Chartres, France. Once drawn, we’ll “walk” along the path by adding color and journal writing. This is a lovely activity that will give you time to reflect on where you’re at on your life’s journey.

This workshop includes:

  • Relaxing guided meditation to bring your awareness to the present moment.
  • Clear step-by-step instructions and handouts.
  • Brief explanation of what a labyrinth is and ideas for setting intentions.
  • How to continue a mandala practice at home.
  • Optional walk along the Wainwright House labyrinth.
  • All tools and supplies provided.

Sunday, February 24
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
$60 Members; $65 Non-Members
Get Details & Register Here


Introduction to Creating Mandala Art

The circle has captured the fascination of artists across all cultures. We see examples of circular art forms in cathedral stained glass windows, Celtic spirals, Navajo sand paintings, and the Chinese Yin Yang. The mandala with it’s roots in the Hindu and Buddhist cultures is a Sanskrit word that loosely translates to mean circle or center. Explore your own fascination with the circle in this workshop. You’ll learn how to construct a traditional style mandala where you’ll bring your love for color and form to this practice and leave with a work of art as unique as you

March 2, 2019
NH Institute of Art – Manchester, NH
Registration & Details Coming


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Frost Valley YMCA Women’s Wellness Weekend

A weekend to relax, rejuvenate, and have fun! Spend a weekend away in the beautiful Catskills to treat your spirit, mind, and body to better overall wellness! Get moving with Zumba, dance classes, nature hikes, and other invigorating classes, or relax with yoga, aromatherapy, and meditation. Explore your creative side with pottery, vision boards, or group drumming. Learn from inspiring instructors and teachers who will discuss stress management, organic skin care, financial health, and achieving inner balance.

Connect with your root chakra in my workshop at the Women’s Wellness Weekend.

March 29-31, 2019
Claryville, NY
Registration & Details Coming


Move, Mediate, and Manifest:
A Weekend Retreat in the Berkshires

There is no better place to welcome Spring then in the Berkshire Mountains and no better time to open to new possibilities in life! This retreat will focus on connecting with your body, mind and vision for your year ahead.

Nestled at the foot of Mount Race in Sheffield MA, the Race Brook Lodge offers easy access to the many cultural and natural attractions of the Berkshires.
Meandering footpaths connect the restored rustic lodge, barns and cottages, all converted into comfortable accommodations.
The farm-to-table meals keep you satisfied as you move through your practice.

We hope you join us for this unique and special long weekend which will include Yoga, Mindfulness, and Vision Journalling Art Classes!

Note: This is the first in-person event in 2019 featuring my vision journals. I can’t wait!

April 11-14, 2019
Race Brook Lodge, Sheffield, MA
Get Details and Register Here


Introduction to Sacred Geometry Mandalas

Explore the ancient art of sacred geometry. In this workshop, you’ll warm up your compass skills creating the Seed of Life mandala, an elemental form that you’ll build upon to construct the Torus Yantra. It’s exciting to join others in this workshop as everyone begins with the same “bones” and finishes with their own variation that reflects their unique personality and design sensibility.

April 27, 2019
NH Institute of Art, Sharon Arts Center in Peterborough, NH
Registration & Details Coming


Creating Mandalas at Omega Institute
During Art Week

July 1 – 5, 2019
Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY
Registrations open in March.


Online Workshops and Programs

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Chakra Workshops

Creative approach to learning about and healing the chakras. Each workshop lesson includes a beautiful envelope that you get in the mail (yes real mail!), Soul Journey guided meditation, oracle card readings, and several prompts to inspire chakra mandala art. Learn More

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Mandala Drawing I

In this self-paced online course, you get ten video lessons perfect for the beginner or the experienced mandala artist looking for more ways to construct mandalas. Each lesson is under ten minutes and designed to get you creating mandalas quickly and successfully. Lifetime access. Add this course to your learning library.

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Color I

Do you ever feel stuck and don’t know which colors to choose? Maybe you’ve collected a lot of art supplies and they are collecting dust. Let’s pull out our coloring stash to play and experiment.

This course is for you if…

  • If you love to color.
  • You don’t know which mediums you want to invest in.
  • You’ve collected a lot of art supplies and want to know how to use them.
  • You didn’t learn the color wheel and color theory in school or don’t remember it.
  • You keep reaching for the same colors and you’re feeling bored.
  • You want to feel confident in using color.

Self-paced online course; lifetime access.

Add this course to your learning library.


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Schedule an Event

Whether you want to host a party for your friends at your home or bring a mandala program to your yoga studio or organization, there are so many creative possibilities. Let’s chat!

Learn how you can schedule an event.


Don’t Miss Out on Future Events

More events are in the planning stages and you won’t want to miss out! Adventures to India, Peru, Bali are just a few of the exciting destinations that await us. If you are in the New Hampshire area, I’m scheduling more local events too.

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