Wellness Workshop Series

The Artists' Health Alliance is pleased to present these four workshops in partnership with Arts Etobicoke and Lakeshore Arts. 

Attend any workshop in the series for $25.00 or any two workshops for $40.00! For more information or to register visit artistshealth.com or call 416-351-0239.

No-Stress Critique

Date: February 27th, 1:00pm
Location: Arts Etobicoke (4893A Dundas West)

There’s nothing more potentially helpful to artistic growth and development in any field than constructive criticism.  However, as many artists in the visual, literary, or performing arts know firsthand, criticism in the arts can be far from ideal and not always rational, fair or constructive.  The key lies in recognizing and being open to informative feedback, while at the same time recognizing and being resilient to that which is unfounded. Whether you are a visual artist, writer or performer, this one-of-a-kind workshop will provide you  with concrete and empowering strategies, insights and tips for how to evaluate your own work, how to get the most out of valid and constructive feedback and how to prevent problematic feedback from being taken to heart.  It’s a great opportunity to develop a key set of skills to have in your professional “tool box;” and, if you teach in the arts, it’s also a rare and terrific professional development opportunity!

Facilitator: Dr. Lodzinski 

Your Health in Your Hands: Managing Stress with Self-Shiatsu

Date: March 6th, 1:00pm
Location: Arts Etobicoke (4893A Dundas West)

We are all affected by stress. How we address it determines the impact it will have on our bodies and minds. In this workshop we will discuss the causes and the short-term / long-term effects of stress on your health. You will learn self-Shiatsu and other effective strategies for managing stress, allowing you to take control of your health and well being.  Shiatsu is a Japanese type of massage based on the application of pressure to specific points on the body. As the pressure is adjusted to suit the comfort and health needs of each client, shiatsu can be used on anyone, regardless of their condition. Shiatsu is used for stress relief, as preventive treatment and is used to effectively treat countless specific health conditions.

Facilitator: Leisa Bellmore

Building Confidence and Self-Esteem

Date: March 13th, 6:30pm
Location: Lakeshore Arts (2422 Lakeshore Blvd. West)

This interactive clinic discusses the importance of self-esteem. Participants explore exercises to help define, develop and maintain a healthy self-image. Factors contributing to the artists’ perception of self worth are considered with emphasis is placed on examining core beliefs, quieting the inner critic and tools to shift attitudes and perceptions.

Facilitators: Dr. Anita Shack and Ruth Bittorf

Creating For Your Future

Date: February 20th, 6:30pm
Location: Lakeshore Arts (2422 Lakeshore Blvd. West)

Money can be a major cause of stress. This workshop will address some of the financial challenges self-employed artists deal with on a daily basis. Understanding ways to handle these issues can help you alleviate stress, feel more empowered, and continue doing what you love! We will examine ways to handle financial challenges productively and proactively. We will discuss how to build a viable financial plan that incorporates fluctuating incomes, tax and investments, cash management, reducing and managing debt, and protecting yourself and those you love.

Facilitator: Marla Rosen



Skills Category: Other
Course Start Date: Feb 27, 2013
Course End Date: Mar 20, 2013
Format: In-Person
Venue Name: Arts Etobicoke and Lakeshore Arts
Cost: One workshop for $25.00 or two for $40.00
Course Provider: Artists' Health Alliance
WebSite Address: artistshealth.com

How to Register:

 For more information or to register visit artistshealth.com or call 416.351.0239.

Contact Info:

Email: info@artistshealth.com


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