Health and Wellness Workshops

Supporting Grief and Loss with Expressive Arts 

The myriad of emotions that accompany grief and loss are often difficult to process and Expressive Arts is an effective vehicle to navigate through this difficult period. This workshop will present expressive art modalities such as reflection and dialoguing with art, to assist clients to examine and clarify their feelings as they work through their grief process.

Expressive Arts for Self-Care: Health Care Professionals

and Care Givers 

Compassion fatigue is a work-related stress for health professionals and caregivers that can negatively affect all areas of their lives and overall well-being. Learn how to develop strategies to manage your stressors using expressive arts. This workshop will assist you to disconnect from your environment and offer time to focus on you and your needs. 

Feel Good to the Beat: Drumming and Percussion Workshop 

This is a popular workshop for everyone. Participants are introduced to a variety of percussion instruments in a fun and dynamic group process. It focuses on creativity, teamwork and movement. Smiling participants             are a common denominator as rhythms are created.

Expressive Arts in Palliative Care 

Implementing expressive arts in palliative care is an effective tool to assist patients to communicate their feelings creatively, using various art forms. A patient with a palliative diagnosis requires support to express themselves effectively and preserve memories, as they prepare for the end of life.  Along with creating art, expressive art modalities such as writing and storytelling would be especially beneficial to patients, their families and caregivers. This workshop would be an asset for anyone involved in hospice and palliative care.