Art is becoming a more acceptable way of helping people to cope with internal conflicts, reduce stress and anxiety, and manage depression, and PTSD. Art can also help to build self-esteem, self-awareness and develop interpersonal skills. Overall, art helps with the physical and emotional well-being of a person.
Research shows that fifteen to twenty minutes of art activity is equal to twenty minutes of doing yoga or meditation. For an individual whose level of worry, stress or fatigue may be higher than normal, being able to relax by shifting their focus toward something more calming, such as art, can foster mental escapism to promote a relaxing state.
Creative expressions workshops are designed utilizing an eclectic mix of art styles and therapy. Select from a variety of workshops shown below.