Sew My Idea! Sewing Classes…and new! A Sewing Club!

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Our wonderful sewing guru Jeanniene Tazzioli is returning this September with a new series of classes for beginners and intermediate level students.  She’s also starting a weekly sewing club, giving you an opportunity to come sew in a supportive environment!  While there will be no instruction during the club sessions, there will be supervision and support available if you run into any snags!  Here’s the low down on the sessions that are available this fall, starting at the end of September and early October 2016:   [Read more…]

May 6/17 – Communicate with Love & Intention

Teen boy with his young mother at home

Communicate with Love and Intention
Sat., May 6/17
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Early Bird $45/$55 Regular
Save with early bird pricing until April 22!


 

Communicate with Love & Intention 
Strengthen the understanding and connection between you and your children

Short Description

A half-day foundation workshop with immediately usable tools to strengthen the understanding and connection between you and your children.

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May 20/17 – The Art of Listening – a workshop

Social Business Meeting

Saturday, May 20/17
1-3:30pm, Creative City Centre
$25 + GST or PWYC*
All Ages – Max of 15 participants;
Pre-registration is required.

 

The Art of Listening 

How can can we heal ourselves, our relationships, and our communities with the art of active listening? How are emotional labour practices within arts communities shaped by misogyny and the fear of femininity?

Healthy communities are built upon healthy relationship skills. As a key aspect of communication, active listening can contribute to intimacy and care while minimizing defensiveness and conflict. An arts-based presentation, discussion, and experiential exercise will provide participants with concrete tools to strengthen listening skills applicable to creative work, every-day social interactions, and situations in which loved ones are in need of support.

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May 27/17 – Communicate with Clear Intent at Work

Three colleagues in business meeting

Communicate with Clear Intent at Work
Sat., May 27/17
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Early Bird $45/$55 Regular
Save with early bird pricing until May 13!


Communicate with Clear Intent at Work
Reduce interpersonal conflict and improve mutual-beneficial cooperation in work and business.

Short Description

A half-day foundation workshop with immediately usable tools to reduce interpersonal conflict and improve mutual-beneficial cooperation in work and business. [Read more…]

June 10/17 – Communicate with Honesty & Connection

Close-up of happy man standing with mother at sea shore

Communicate with Honesty and Connection
Sat., June 10/17
9:00 am – 12:30pm
Early bird $45/$55 Regular
Save with early bird pricing until June 3!


 

Communicate with Honesty & Connection
Express yourself with friends and family in a way that improves being heard for what matters.

Short Description

A half-day foundation workshop with immediately usable tools to express yourself with friends and family in a way that improves being heard for what matters.

[Read more…]

Sept 9/17: Communicate with Clear Intent at Work

Three colleagues in business meeting

Communicate with Clear Intent at Work
Sat., Sept 9/17
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Early Bird $45/$55 Regular
Save with early bird pricing until August 26!


Communicate with Clear Intent at Work
Reduce interpersonal conflict and improve mutual-beneficial cooperation in work and business.

Short Description

A half-day foundation workshop with immediately usable tools to reduce interpersonal conflict and improve mutual-beneficial cooperation in work and business. [Read more…]

Sept 23/17 – Communicate with Love and Intention

Teen boy with his young mother at home

Communicate with Love and Intention
Sat., Sept 23/17
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Early Bird $45/$55 Regular
Save with early bird pricing until September 9!


Communicate with Love & Intention 
Strengthen the understanding and connection between you and your children

Short Description

A half-day foundation workshop with immediately usable tools to strengthen the understanding and connection between you and your children.

[Read more…]

Oct 7/17: Communicate with Honesty and Connection

Close-up of happy man standing with mother at sea shore

Communicate with Honesty and Connection
Sat., Oct 7/17
9:00 am – 12:30pm
Early bird $45/$55 Regular
Save with early bird pricing until September 23!


Communicate with Honesty & Connection
Express yourself with friends and family in a way that improves being heard for what matters.

Short Description

A half-day foundation workshop with immediately usable tools to express yourself with friends and family in a way that improves being heard for what matters.

[Read more…]