Chelsea Flowers, Marcela Torres, Chris Zain, and Rhonda Wheatley
In conjunction with body | armor, ACRE hosts a day of free programming and healing gatherings dedicated to the promotion of self-care. All workshops are created and directed by artists whose practices examine the intersections of contemporary art and holistic healthcare, and how these relationships influence the body and mind. While all programs are participatory, artists Marcela Torres and Chelsea A. Flowers lead activities that pertain to self-care of the physical body while Chris Zain and Rhonda Wheatley host workshops that target mental health and cater to the soul.
12:30 - 1:15pm - Release & Receive: A Manifesting Workshop
Join artist Rhonda Wheatley for Release & Receive, a workshop that will help you envision the future you want to create and release past experiences and self-doubts that may holding you back. You’ll do writing exercises, participate in a guided meditation, and receive takeaway tools so you may continue the work on your own. Bring a journal or notebook and something to write with.
1:30 - 2:15pm - Program TBA
2:30 - 3:15pm - Exercises In Presence
Exercises In Presence is a series of short improvisational and meditative exercises that will involve sitting, standing, walking, hand holding and an open mind. This workshop is designed to get back into your body and calm the mind. Participants should expect to be moving for about half of the class and sitting for the other half. Participants should wear clothes that they feel comfortable sitting, running and moving in.