I love mosaics as a metaphor for life. Think about it. Mosaics is the bringing together of broken pieces to create something whole and beautiful. How fabulous that a creative activity not only feeds your soul (spiritual, emotional, social wellness), but also produces a beautiful piece to enhance your home (environmental). I love that working … Continued
The Magic of Mosaics beginner workshop enables you to explore your CREATIVE dimension while providing opportunity for you to appreciate the benefits of being mindful; of being in the here and now. You will create a beautiful piece to take home with you to remind you of your creative wellness experience. This workshop is run over 4-hours and includes a tapas style range of local produce and beverages to keep you hydrated and nourished through-out the day. Why don’t you treat yourself and come to the workshop via the scenic and peaceful AvonLink train service. Enjoy the magnificent views through the Avon Valley. Make your booking through the TransWA web site.
Table MosaicsThis is a ‘rolling workshop’ available every Saturday. It is a fabulous hands-on ‘bring-your-own-table’ mosaic workshop (no experience required), designed to get you into the ‘flow’ and enhance your creative wellness. Depending on the size of your table you may not complete it in one sitting. The fee is based on your table dimensions and includes: the table preparation, tiles, glue, grout, cutting implements and design – both colour and precision of patterns plus great conversation and therapeutic benefit. While your table is with us and you come to ‘play’ we will feed you with great local produce and ensure you are well hydrated. Download the flyer for more information …Table Mosaics Flyer
Many years ago I purchased a beautiful 3 metre long wooden table as I love ‘long table lunches’. That is, a table that is reminiscent of the last supper (in length only) where friends and family sit together and enjoy great food over fantastic conversation. Lunch time hospitality has always been a favourite of mine … Continued
The science is in … immersing yourself in creative pursuits is good for your overall well-being. Studies suggest the benefits include a decrease in depressive symptoms, increase in positive emotions and reduction in stress responses. Creative wellness is something that many have likely intuited for a lot of years as beneficial and are now validated … Continued
Lifelong Learning hosts a range of (learning) tours and events show-casing the beauty of the Avon Valley and Wheatbelt region with a particular focus on the picturesque Town of Toodyay. Unique to these tours is the inclusion of sumptuous long table lunches over conscious conversations. Events and Tours Events and tours are advertised throughout this … Continued
I came across a model that looks at wellness through a multi-faceted lens many years ago and the concept has stayed with me from that moment on. The model isn’t attributable to any one researcher however it forms the basis of a universal approach to Wellness. That is, there are multiple dimensions or aspects that … Continued
Our recent 9 Dimensions of Wellness Starter Workshop was absolutely fabulous. The participants chose the AvonLink Train Service as their preferred mode of travel and enjoyed the scenic and relaxing journey through the Avon Valley. The train leaves from the East Perth terminal where plenty of parking is available, then you hop on, kick back … Continued