In this five-day painting camp with Art for Well-Being instructor Maria Ojascastro, participants will take inspiration from master artists and learn techniques that they can use long after camp is over. Supplies needed: please pull from your stash or purchase the following: tempera or acrylic paint, brushes, palette knife, palette, plastic bag to cover the table, white paper, five canvas boards, scissors, glue stick, magazines, pencil, eraser, painters tape, or masking tape.
If you are prone to fluid retention or if you experience swelling in your arms and legs, it could be a sign of poor lymphatic drainage. In this seminar, massage therapist Bronson Thorn will explain how lymphatic massages can help rid the body of toxins and restore balance to the lymph system, part of the body’s immune system that helps fight infection. Bronson will also highlight the benefits of using castor oil packs and demonstrate proper dry brushing techniques.
Learn life-saving skills in this friends and family CPR course. Participants will learn what to do when an adult, child, or infant is choking, as well as how to use CPR to help an adult, child, or infant in sudden cardiac arrest. This is a great workshop for parents and grandparents to learn the basics of CPR and other emergency lifesaving techniques. This program does not include AED training and will not provide a CPR course completion card; however, participants may download a certificate of participation.
In this art workshop, adults and their child(ren) will partner to create a pop-up book based on an animal. Beginners are invited to start with a dog, cat, or duck. More confident artists are welcome to challenge themselves with a rabbit, monkey, peacock, or animal of their choosing. Join Art for Well-Being instructor, Maria Ojascastro, for an hour and a half of creativity. Tea, kombucha, and light snacks will be provided.
In an increasingly difficult world, it is important for parents and teens to understand how to cope with stress, anxiety, and pressures to achieve. In this seminar with Julie Geeting, mental health counselor and coach, learn more about what builds resilience and adaptability and how parents can help their teenage children.
Ever wonder why meditation retreats are often found in the mountains or deep in the forest? Outdoor meditation activates the senses, making us more aware of our surroundings and distancing us from the stresses of daily life. Deepen your mindfulness and awareness of nature with an experiential meditation session in the stunning open-air environment of the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri.
Since ancient times, creative movement has been integral to the development of humankind. In this seminar, Jessica Dycus, CWC, will explore why movement is important for our well-being and how it cultivates our potential through neuroplasticity, self-expression, and coordination with others. She will conclude with practical exercises and tools for discovering and developing creativity.
Classes will cover partnering skills, foundational steps and patterns, basic footwork, Cuban hip motion, and unique character, rhythm, and style. Come with or without a partner. Rotating partners is encouraged, as it significantly increases learning and retention. These classes are appropriate for all levels: no prior dance experience necessary. Leather or felt-soled shoes are best. No high heels, please, to protect the floor. Class size is limited to 24 people.
Classes will cover partnering skills, foundational steps and patterns, basic footwork, rhythms, and style of salsa and waltz. Come with or without a partner. Each class will focus on new patterns, so feel free to attend one, two, three, or all four classes. Rotating partners is encouraged, as it significantly increases learning and retention. These classes are appropriate for all levels: no prior dance experience necessary. Leather or felt-soled shoes are best. No high heels, please, to protect the floor. Class size is limited to 24 people.