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The Mandala, an archetypal symbol of wholeness has been used throughout the world as a tool for self-expression, healing and personal growth. Carl Jung described Mandala drawing as unconscious attempt to heal one?s inner self. Mandala is a Sanskrit work meaning 'circle' and it represents wholeness, balance and harmony. Mandalas roots can be traced back to ancient spiritual traditions common to Native American, Hindu, Tibetan and medieval Christian religious practices. Often circular or geometrical in shape Mandalas work on a very subtle level. They can be developed for specific purposes, such as to promote healing, upliftment and protection. Drawing Mandalas is a sacred art form that has been used for centuries as a meditative focus for healing and personal transformation and it can: Help calm the thoughts and emotions Be a centreing and joyful experience Help in healing, bringing a sense of wholeness Be a way of self expression Aid Relaxation Used as a tool for stress management Aid meditation This workshop aims to give you the sacred tools to heal your body, mind and spirit. These include drawing, meditation, guided visualisations, breathing exercises and mantra. During this workshop you will increase your creative expression and self esteem while experiencing the benefit of working within a protective, non judgmental environment. We will provide all materials required such as coloured pencils, coloured felt tip pens, compass, ruler, mandala templates and a healing mandala journal. No previous art experience is necessary in order to attend this workshop. This experimental and interactive workshop will cover the following: What is a mandala? The symbolism of the circle Mandalas and colour Mandalas and the Chakras Mandalas and meditation Designing and drawing your own mandalas Self expression using Mandalas Self Reflection Group Mandala Prerequisites: None 10:00am ? 4:00pm (including refreshment breaks and lunch) Places are limited to 6 so early booking is advisable.

The Mandala, an archetypal symbol of wholeness has been used throughout the world as a tool for self-expression, healing and personal growth. Carl Jung described Mandala drawing as unconscious attempt to heal one?s inner self. Mandala is a Sanskrit work meaning 'circle' and it represents wholeness, balance and harmony. Mandalas roots can be traced back to ancient spiritual traditions common to...

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