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ART for Wellness Retreat 

Indulge your creativity amidst nature's canvas at our upcoming Expressive Art Retreat! Join us for two days and one night of artistic immersion, complete with cozy accommodations and yummy cuisine.

 Here's a glimpse into what you can expect during your two days with us:

 

1. **Nature Immersion:** Start your day breathing in the fresh air as you step into the serene beauty of our natural surroundings. We'll take leisurely walks through the adjoining forest, soak in the sights and sounds of nature, and let the tranquility fuel your creativity.

 

2. **Art Activities:** We have two days packed full of Art, loads of mediums and techniques designed to connect you with your surroundings. From capturing the intricate details of nature through charcoal sketches to bringing a vibrant soulful painting to life, each activity is curated to inspire and challenge your artistic skills.

 

Through a variety of mixed media techniques, you'll explore the harmony of expression and mindfulness, tapping into your innermost thoughts and emotions to create Art that reflects your unique journey, a true Art as Theraphy process. We promise you can do this, no Art experience necessary.

 

3. **Art Experiences:** Michelle and Tiffany will guide you with hands-on demonstrations, sharing valuable tips and tricks to enhance your artistic abilities.

 

4. **Personalised Guidance:** Receive personalised feedback and guidance tailored to your individual needs and goals. Whether you're seeking to refine your technique, explore new artistic styles, or simply unleash your expressiveness, we are dedicated to supporting your artistic journey every step of the way. We promise you can do this, no prior Art experience necessary.

 

5. **Community and Connection:** Connect with others, share ideas, and forge lasting friendships amidst the backdrop of our idyllic retreat setting. Whether you're exchanging insights over meals, or simply enjoying each other's company around the campfire, you'll find inspiration and camaraderie in the creative community that surrounds you.

At an Expressive Art Retreat, the possibilities are as boundless as your imagination. Join us for an unforgettable experience where creativity thrives, connections are made, and memories are cherished for a lifetime.

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Dates : 6th & 7th July 2024

Times : Saturday 9 am til

Sunday  4:30pm 

Ages 18+ years

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All inclusive:

Meals include morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea each day. Dinner on Saturday evening and a healthy breakfast on Sunday.

ALL your Art materials, that's right... no need to purchase anything... just come along, we'll provide everything you'll need.

We're staying in the Cottage on the property which sleeps 10, shared Accommodation, a variety of different rooms available, click 'Book Now' see ticket prices for more details.  

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What to bring :

It's winter time so please bring WARM comfy and paint friendly clothing and shoes.

 

Oodies and Ugg boots welcome! 

Bring your favourite pillow if you can't sleep without it. We have the earplugs ready for a good night sleep

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Retreat location :

Retreat at Golden Ridge (ex winery)

Stockyard Mountain Road,

Yellow Rock NSW South Coast

(30 minutes south of Wollongong)

Details how to access the property will be sent prior to the retreat.

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Your Facilitators

Michelle Springett the heart and soul behind the Expressive Art Experience. Since its inception in 2019, Michelle has poured her heart into sharing the transformative power of Expressive Art with the world. Her journey is a canvas painted with a love for the outdoors, a passion for painting, and a curiosity that pushes her to continually explore new artistic techniques – all with the intention of sharing these discoveries with others.

 

Michelle's experiences includes 20+years as a graphic designer, a role as a funeral director, and now, a dedicated Expressive Art Therapist. Her background reflects her deep understanding of the diverse facets of life and the various ways Art can serve as a way of healing and self-discovery.

 

 

Tiffany Springett, brings a wealth of passion and creativity to our world of Visual Arts. Recently finishing a Bachelor of Arts, Tiffany is eager to embark on new adventures and inspiring others to explore the possibilities of their own creativity. 

 

Throughout her academic journey, Tiffany has honed her skills, delving into various mediums and techniques to express her unique perspective. From traditional painting to contemporary Art, she embraces diversity and experimentation in her work.

Together Michelle & Tiffany promise to share a wealth of creative knowledge with you, you'll just love it.

 

Spaces are limited to only 10, so book your spot today and unlock the transformative power of Art in your life. Be part of this empowering experience and invest in your inner artist.   See you at the easel!

Ages 18+ years.

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Terms and Conditions: 

To attend this event you must pay in full.  All information will be emailed to the email address you use when registering. 

Cancellations and Refunds:

All cancellations are subject to a $30 handling fee. For reservations cancelled one month or greater before the event, you will receive a full (minus handling fee) refund if we can find a suitable replacement. Cancellations made within one month of the workshop are non-refundable.

Should the event be cancelled the entire amount paid will be refunded within fourteen days after cancellation. Once this occurs, we have no further obligations regarding any additional costs or fees related to the issuance and/or cancellation of airline tickets or other travel reservations. We accept no liability for any airline cancellation penalty incurred by the purchase of a non-refundable ticket. Nor do we accept liability for cancelled flights. We appreciate your understanding.

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