Mindful Art and Meditation
- [PAST] May 3rd to 24th, 2022
- Tuesdays, May 3 – 24, 2022 from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
- Art Education Room #1, Annex Building, 10211 – 112 Street NW T5K 1M7 Please ring buzzer upon arrival Edmonton, AB
Bringing mindfulness and meditation into your routine is proven to be beneficial to your mental, emotional, and physical health. Each week of this four part series will focus on different themes, techniques, and knowledge so that participants can build their mindfulness and meditation practice while also exploring various art making techniques, media and styles to create mindful art such as nontraditional mandalas, intention mixed media altered book pages/collages and peaceful goal orientated watercolour landscapes. Perfect for beginners, or those looking to deepen their art and meditation practice. An art kit will need to be purchased or bought by participants, further details once registered.
Instructor's Bio: Christa Chapman has been practicing mindfulness, meditation and yoga for over 10 years, and has completed a 500hr yoga teacher training and is a certified yin yoga (80hr) and meditation instructor (200hr) as well she is also a Reiki Master. Christa is passionate about educating adults and youth from all backgrounds about the scientific evidence and proven research behind why bringing mindfulness and meditation into your daily routine are beneficial to your mental, emotional and physical health. Christa mixed media paintings communicate themes of human identification through sociological constructs such as social status, gender, consumerism, and societal roles. They also convey themes surrounding gender in relation to stereotypes, the media, and popular culture. Christa Chapman received a B.F.A.; B.Ed. (both with distinction) from the University of Lethbridge and has been an art educator with Edmonton Public Schools for over 20 years.