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WHEAT Institute

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100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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December 2018

Art Making as Mindfulness Workshop

December 15 @ 10:00 am - December 16 @ 5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$395.00

Participants will gain insights into the nature of mindfulness as they are guided in expressive arts processes that awaken them to the present moment, and open them to new insights that arise. Participants will experience the therapeutic value of art making as mindfulness first hand through engaging in expressive arts modalities and intermodal processes that draw on breath meditations, visual arts, writing, movement, and sharing. Practical knowledge about how to plan sessions for groups, work from a person-centered approach with…

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January 2019

Poetry Workshop with Di Brandt

January 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - January 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$395.00

Join WHEAT Institute and Winnipeg's first Poet Laureate Di Brandt as we explore formal and expressive elements of poetic creation through reading, writing and performance exercises, with specific attention to (inter)cultural and (inter)personal influences and resonances. Over the course of the weekend, we will develop a repertoire of playful, creative, fun approaches to transformative poetic expression. Among other approaches, we will explore imagism, surrealism, ghazals and lament. ***No prior experience in poetry is required*** Poetry is a vibrant and powerful…

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Clown & Clown Play

January 19, 2019 - May 26, 2019
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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This course focuses on the art of clown and the formation of clown persona. It will be in workshop form with some video. This workshop format will comprise of clown training exercises, games and play scenarios to facilitate the student’s exploration of an emerging clown character. Videos will be used to introduce students to a variety clown styles and clown artists. Students will engage in “clown play”, and explore the relationship between clown, the pleasure of play, and sharing this…

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February 2019

Creative Drama Workshop

February 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$395.00

Join WHEAT Institute and Drama Therapist Csilla Przibislawsky as we explore playfulness as an essential component of Drama. This two-day workshop helps students develop their creative imagination, self-expression, self-knowledge, and social relatedness through active participation in a variety of improvised dramatic activities. Students will become more comfortable with engaging in improvisation techniques and facilitating improvisation for others. The place and use of drama games will also be explored, as an important method of helping group members warm up both to…

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March 2019

Exploring Indigenous Knowledge and Perspectives through Art

March 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - March 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$395.00

Join WHEAT Institute and Lita Fontaine in this two-day workshop exploring Indigenous perspectives through art by using dialogue, sharing land base knowledge, and creating a personal connection to Spirit while creating a small piece of artwork from items that you have a personal connection/association with. **REGISTRATION** Register for this standalone 2-day workshop, or complete the full Expressive Arts Therapy Certificate which is eligible for 6 credit hours with University of Winnipeg's PBDE. To register online, fill out section #1 on…

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April 2019

Movement Workshop: Being Butoh Body

April 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - April 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$395.00

Join WHEAT Institute and Tanja Woloshen in a 2-day movement workshop. Being Butoh Body will provide students with a variety of experiential dynamics, intended to develop movement potential, and body-mind consciousness. Being Butoh Body will largely draw from contemporary Japanese dance techniques that utilize core-work, stamina, mindfulness, ecology, and internal imagery. Being Butoh Body will provide students with an innovative, challenging, and inspiring dance experiences. This is a studio class, and will be in a warm-up, exercise, and sweat format.…

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