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Expired Event - The Art of Self-Compassion Course - 2 Aug 2018

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The Art of Self-Compassion Course

Every day until Thu 30 Aug 2018
10am - 12pm
$220 ($180 concession)
A Must
Parking Available, Public Transport, Toilet on Site, Disabled Facilities
Event will continue in wet weather
From the author of The Art of Self-Compassion comes a 9 week course in creative self-expression and play.

Take some time out to nurture yourself in a supportive group setting.

You will be guided to express yourself through different creative experiences each week, some of these include;

- Making your own art journal
- Self-portrait drawing
- Exploring sound and movement
- Playing with clay
- Collage
- Watercolour painting
- Animal spirit card readings
- Guided meditation
- Building miniature gardens
- Writing and poetry

Anyone can benefit from this course regardless of age or experience. The class is for people who are looking to:

• Explore and develop creativity.
• Enhance wellbeing and resilience.
• Build and maintain healthy habits.
• Develop skills in mindfulness.
• Develop self-compassion.
• Develop stronger personal relationships.
• Engage in a fun, social and supportive group.


Topic areas to be explored through the course

Class 1 - Thursday August 2
The Child Within – Access childlike creativity through play-based experiences.

Class 2 - Thursday August 9
The Inner Critic – Identify patterns of self-criticism and ways to overcome them.

Class 3 - Thursday August 15
Feel – Explore movement, sensation, and emotion in the body.

Class 4 - Thursday August 23
Rest - Identify habits to support healthy rest and relaxation.

Class 5 - Thursday August 30
Draw – Practice using a kind and accepting internal voice.

Class 6 - Thursday September 6
Nourish – Identify nurturing self-care practices.

Class 7 - Thursday September 13
Love – Practice building loving connections with the self and others.

Class 8 - Thursday September 20
Support – Develop rewards, boundaries and supportive habits.

Class 9 - Thursday September 27
Heal – Practice responding to suffering and life challenges with kindness.


The cost of the course is $220 full price and $180 concession.
Payable by July 30.

To book your place you can purchase an electronic ticket from the above link or call me on the number below.


Space Whale is a Central Coast based business which specialises in products and services to support wellbeing and creativity.

Liz McCarthy is the creative director and founder of Space Whale. She is the lead facilitator of The Art of Self-Compassion course. The course is based on Liz’s book, The Art of Self-Compassion: A Creative Guide To Being Kind To Yourself.
Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre
1/20 Kincumber Street

Liz McCarthy on
  0416 785 044

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