"Where body and spirit meet earth and sky"
Seminars and Workshops

Workshops

Offered By Maria Benzoni Lombardo, M. Ed, LMS
 


Let’s Play! –
Art for All!

Portrait Drawing:  8-adult.  Study will include learning to draw faces.  Students will be encouraged to bring a photo of a special person. The final project will be a finished portrait using graphite.  Bring an 11”x14” or larger sketch pad, pad of newsprint paper, set of drawing pencils & kneaded eraser. 
 

Drawing Pets: 8-adult. Study will address learning to draw animals.  Students will learn techniques to draw favorite pets. The final project will be a finished drawing using graphite.  Bring an 11”x14” or larger sketch pad, pad of newsprint paper, set of drawing pencils & kneaded eraser.  
 

Self Portraiture:  8-adult.  Study will include learning to draw faces with a focus on self portraits.  Creative use of media will be encouraged to produce a final project that reflects each individual student.  Bring an 11”x14” or larger sketch pad, pad of newsprint paper, set of drawing pencils & kneaded eraser
 

African Art:  8-adult.  Study will include the art of Africa.

Attention will be given to study of the designs inherent in the art.
Elements of this class will be drawn from Maria’s recent trip to Kenya!  The final project will be an acrylic painting utilizing African themes.  Painting supplies included in studio fee.  Bring 9”x12” sketch or larger sketch pad, pencil, kneaded eraser.  Wear clothes you can get messy and come ready to have fun!

    

Make-up classes may be made by attending any other drawing class during the same session. 

    
Drawing Class:
Instruction
will include basic and advanced techniques including drawing, composition, learning to see, drawing from life, using line, shading and more.  The emphasis will be on allowing the creative process to develop.  All levels of drawing ability welcomed!  Special encouragement is given to those who have always wanted to draw but find it intimidating.  Bring a sketch book that is 9”x12” or larger, pad of newsprint paper that is 9”x12” or larger, set of pencils to include at least 2B, HB, H 2H, kneaded eraser, white eraser.  
 

Marvelous Mandala’s: The sacred mandala is found in artwork around the world.  This class will explore the development of mandalas as an art form.  We will study rendering, tone, color theory, design and patterns.  Students will design their own mandala.  All levels of experience, including those of you who have always wanted to draw but thought you couldn’t, are welcome.  Class size is limited.    Bring a sketch pad 8.5” x 11” or larger, pad of black paper 11” x 11” or larger, 2B pencil, set of colored pencils, kneaded eraser, white eraser.  
 

$5.oo studio supply fee/class

Private lessons available on request 

Drawing for Kids:  For kids with a variety of experiences with drawing.  Basic and advanced drawing techniques will be addressed.  This course will cover a variety of techniques including learning to see like artists see; shapes, shading, and representational drawing.  Colors will be introduced if there is an interest.  Enjoying the process of creating is the goal of our classes!   This is a unique opportunity for your child to learn about art, art history, materials, media, and have a ton of fun to boot!


Drawing for Adults: 
For adults with and without drawing experience.  Basic and advanced drawing techniques will be addressed.  This course will cover a variety of techniques including learning to see like artists see, shapes, shading, and representational drawing.  Colors will be introduced if there is an interest.  Enjoying the process of creating is the goal of our classes!   This is a unique opportunity to learn about art, art history, materials, media, and have a ton of fun to boot!

 

Drawing with Georgia:  Study the life and artwork of Georgia O’Keefe.  Practice drawing and painting in the style of Georgia O’Keefe.

 
Drawing with Spirit:  The study of emotions in art.  Students will study the variation of people’s facial characteristics when they experience different emotions.  The impact of color, shape and texture on the portrayal of emotions will be explored. 

Seminars

Offered By Lou Lombardo,
 M. Ed, LMT


  Workshop & Seminars

One hour seminars offered at your
 place of business
Target Audience:

Any employer or employee interested in improving health & wellness

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Staying Healthy Until You Die”
 Learn some proven methods to
reduce stress in your daily life

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“You Are What You Eat”
 Examine certain fad diets and learn how
easy it is to establish a healthy diet
 
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 “Exercise Is Not a Four Letter Word”
Discover some easy ways to exercise
daily without spending money

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 Hands-On Seminars

4-8 hour seminars designed to
treat specific condition
Target Audience: 
Chiropractors, PT’s. OT’s, RN’s, LPN’s, Massage Therapists,
PT Aides
OT Aides, general public

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“Carpal Tunnel Not Always at the
Wrist Syndrome”
4 hour seminar

Examine the symptoms and causes of CTS and learn some hands-on techniques to treat the causes and prevent its re-occurrence

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 “ Sciatica Can Be a Pain in the Butt”
 4 hour seminar
Examine the symptoms and causes of sciatica and learn some hands-on techniques to treat the causes and prevent its re-occurrence


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“Plantar Fasciitis- Your Arch Enemy”
4 hour seminar

Examine the symptoms and causes of
plantar fasciitis and learn hands-on techniques to treat 
the causes and prevent its re-occurrence

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“ Orthopedic Massage- An Overview
8 hour seminar

Examine the fundamentals of orthopedic massage and learn hands-on techniques toward pelvic stabilization, treating conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome and frozen shoulder

 

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