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Heal Thru Painting and Move with Yoga With Ellen Spivak (One spot more) 2023 DATES TBA
August 25 - August 29$225
Arrive Thursday August 25
Depart Monday August 29
Paint Friday- Saturday -Sunday
Cost of workshop, including materials $225
Plus accommodations for 4 night stay
Ellen considers herself a Renaissance woman: Her accomplishments include: Drawing, painting, singing, acting, yoga teaching, pilates mat teaching, writing, musician, black diamond skier, award winning graphic designer, account director, global design presenter, world traveler. She has two degrees in Graphic Design, a BA and a BFA, from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Her first career was as a graphic designer specializing in packaging design. She then studied acting and singing, and performed off-Broadway. From there she became a yoga and pilates mat teacher, and has proudly taught over 21,000 classes domestically and globally.
During the pandemic Ellen reacquainted herself with her art, and has created an extensive portfolio of drawings and paintings; they can be seen and purchased via Facebook and Instagram. She credits her artwork for helping her get through the pandemic. For Ellen, doing art is a powerful way to express herself and convey her feelings in a visible form. While she has painted for years with watercolors, last year she discovered the joy of painting with watercolor pencils. These will be used in our art workshop.
This workshop will allow you to explore art, your creativity, lose your inhibitions and express yourself in a medium that may or may not be familiar to you. I have found using watercolor pencils to be the best of all worlds; you can draw and paint with them, using as much or as little water as you want. You can paint loosely or with great control.
We will have 2 art sessions per day, as well as a Vinyasa Yoga Flow class in the morning to get your bodies moving and your minds flexible. My teaching style is fun, flowing, emphasizes strength and balance, and will leave you feeling toned, relaxed, refreshed and ready to paint! My yoga teaching, along with my art guidance, is geared to all levels, from absolute beginner to advanced practitioners. In addition, we will take daily walks to remind us that nature is living art, and we will use nature to inspire us in our art. Weather permitting, we will have some of our art sessions outside.
The $225 workshop fee includes all art supplies you will need, and they will be yours to take home. At the end of the workshop you will most likely have at minimum one piece suitable for framing.
Our workshop runs from Friday, August 26 – Sunday August 28.
See you soon!