I am ready.”
This is the time…to become centered, balanced, stronger and more flexible. To try yoga, learn meditation. Become dedicated to your practice. Stretch deeper. It’s the year to express your creativity, and write that book.
Shine bright and Live your Light.
Jan-March Balancing Arts Studio
April -Willow Words Writing Services Classes, Workshops, and Guest Instructors.
Please note: in my efforts to provide space and opportunities for those dedicated to their practice the new studio policy is that your space for an opportunity is held and reserved only with the complete registration information and payment in full. No refunds will be provided. We are a small studio and in order to keep pricing fair, I need to uphold this policy for everyone. Thank you for your understanding.
Balancing Arts Yoga and Well Being Studio:
(please check the website www.balancingartsstudio/current events for new studio policies and updated schedules)
Mondays 6:30 pm. Classic Yoga-All Levels.
Jan 6, 13, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, March 2, 9, 16, 23.
Drop in $11, pre-pay for four or more: $10 each class
Thursdays, 9am. NOTE-New Time-Gentle Yoga Stretch. All levels.
(No drop-ins for this class. Please text me by the evening before if you are coming to class. 262.719.4633)
Jan 2,9,23,30, Feb 6,13,20,27 March 5,12,19,26
Drop in $11, pre-pay for four or more: $10 each class
Surrender to Stillness, Wed, Jan 29, 6:30-7:30 pm
Experience the combination of Thai yoga, Restorative Yoga, Reiki, Sound Bath, and Meditation. During this special evening, you will be guided through a slow series of restorative poses, using props and breathing techniques to gently invite your body into complete rest. At key points, you will experience Thai-where yo will receive hands on assists to deepen the stretch. Reiki and sound energy will be infused into the practice. We’ll close with meditation to foster equilibrium of the mind, body and spirit. It’s a wonderful way to end your day.
Self-Investment: $15 -You must pre-pay and pre-sign up to reserve your spot. No refunds.
Meditation, Yoga Nidra, Yoga Nada Class, Wed Feb 26, 6:30-7:30 pm
We’ll begin with a calming breathing technique before moving into yoga Nidra, an ancient practice known as “yogic sleep, experienced in a reclined position. You’ll be bathed in sounds from the many instruments used to relax and renew, and we’ll conclude with meditation.
Self-Investment: $15. You must pre-pay and pre-sign up to reserve your spot. No refunds.
Sound Symphony-Thursday, March 5
SOUND SYMPHONY: An evening of vibrational sound healing and meditation.
Guided by three practitioners with experience in music, sound therapy and meditation, playing a myriad of sound and musical instruments, you’ll experience an interactive vibrational concert that leaves you feeling balanced, inspired, uplifted and peaceful, welcoming the opportunity to settle into silence and turn inward at the conclusion of the evening. Guided by Mitchell, Jacqueline, and Sheri.
Self-Investment: $18-Must pre-register and pre-pay for this event. No refunds.
Willow Words Writing Services
A Day with an Editor-April 25
Willow Words Writing Services, a creative branch of Life-Artistry
Learn and be inspired from Editor, Andrea Hall, who works on picture books through young adult books. Andrea is an editor at Albert Whitman & Company which is an independent publisher that has been producing award-winning children’s books since 1919.
9:00-11:00 am -Workshop- Contemporary Issues in Picture Books:
Children can face tough challenges and circumstances. How can these be realistically depicted in picture books without being harsh and depressing? This workshop looks at how to highlight the tougher aspects of life in a hopeful way while still being accurate. We’ll discuss different topics and the picture books that tackle them in an engaging manner. Fee: $35
12:00-2:00 pm-Workshop- Top Ten Things Editors Look for in a Manuscript:
Ever wonder what goes through an editor’s mind while reading a manuscript? Now’s your chance to find out! Andrea will present on her approach to different projects (picture books, early readers, chapter books, and novels) and what makes a manuscript stand out. She’ll provide some tips and tricks to apply to your own work to help you stand out from the crowd. Fee: $35
Afternoon Individual Critique Sessions Available: Please call or text Sheri PRIOR to paying for the critique to see if there are available spots left.
• Individual Critique with the Editor: a 20 min, one on one discussion about your manuscript. With Andrea Hall. Max word count 1,000. $40 (spaces are limited)
• Individual Critique with a published author/previous literary agent: a 20 min, one on one discussion about your manuscript with Sheri Mabry. Max word count 1,000. $35 (spaces are limited)
To Register, Venmo @sheri-Mabry-1 or mail a check to Willow Words Writing Services.
1300, 14th Ave Studio 311, Grafton WI 53024. Please include your name, email, phone and indicate what you are registering and paying for:
__Morning Workshop ($35)
__Afternoon Workshop ($35)
__Critique with Editor ($40)
__Critique with Author ($35)
For those registering for both workshops, there will be a one hour lunch break. Please feel free to bring your own bag lunch or visit a local lunch spot (Slow Pokes-Organic, gluten free options), Collectivo, Ale House) Contact Sheri with other questions. 262-719-4633
Event held at the Arts Mill, third floor, Willow Words Writing Services.
Save the Date:
Nature Adventure in Africa (yoga, meditation, African Safari, working with an orphanage) -Feb 5-Feb 15th 2021
Writing Critique/Editing Session with Sheri: See www.willowwordswritingservices.com for details.
Gift Yourself a private session of relaxation, renewal, balance, healing, and rejuvenation.
- Private Meditation Classes
- Energy Vibration Sessions
This spring- enjoy a private, one-on-one session with Sheri for a special peace price. Self-Investment: $55 per session
· Meditation: Learn the 9 step Life-Artistry Meditation Technique-In this private setting, you’ll learn, experience and apply meditation techniques that you can integrate into your life for a life-long practice that helps you feel balanced, less reactive, healthier, more peaceful and happier.
- Energy Massages-A dynamic fusion of multi-modalities that work with vibrations to initiate the body’s natural healing response. Sound therapy, Reiki, aromatherapy, and Vibra-acustics are just a part of this relaxing session.
- Become a certified Reiki Practitioner. Contact Sheri for more details.
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