Creative Practice in the Face of Uncertainty
An 8-week online workshop series
8 Sundays: March 29 -May 17, 9am -11am MST
With Lauren Beale AND Brooke McNamara
In this potent new chapter of global uncertainty, we are called to gather online with brave and tender humans for CULTIVATE: creative practice in the face of uncertainty.
This 8 week Online Workshop Series led by Lauren Beale and Brooke McNamara is an embodied, interdisciplinary exploration in which we harness and catalyze our creative vitality amidst our ever changing circumstances.
We are called to support and collaborate with each other, in community across the globe, to tend the glowing embers or living flames of our collective creative aliveness. We are called to help keep each other attentive, wholehearted, supple, earnest and playful as we navigate so many layers of unraveling.
"Do you have the courage to bring forth this work? The treasures that are hidden inside you are hoping you will say yes.”
~ Elizabeth Gilbert
We will summon and manifest creative ideas that can impact our lives and our work through:
- connection and conversation in community
- improvisational movement
- exploratory free writing
- guided visualization
- deep rest/ daydreaming
- partner dialogue
- visual art
Together, we will invoke play and shadows both, within safe boundaries and titrating vulnerability at a sustainable, enlivening pace.
Together, we will groom ourselves to be optimal instruments for creative aliveness, ideas, and inspiration to find us more often through our daily lives. We’ll practice tuning ourselves to creativity as a work ethic and habit and way of life.
What people are saying about CULTIVATE:
"Wow, that was an amazing experience! Thank you for your skilled facilitation and incredibly thoughtful workshop design. I can feel how you have created this container with so much love and intention. I feel safe to let myself go to places I haven’t gone in groups before, allowing for deep releases and awakening interesting creative ideas and questions."
- Jewel Afflerbaugh, Photographer
"I loved this workshop! It was the perfect place for me to celebrate who I am as an artist and who I am becoming. It gave me new ideas, new exercises, new perspectives, and best of all new community for all my creative endeavors. Brooke and Lauren's facilitation was uniquely deep and relatable and wise. I cannot recommend this experience enough!"
- Lindsay Chrisler, Coach + Comic