Sat, Jan 05 | Downtown Arts Collective

YOGA for Artists

In this workshop, I will help attendees use Classical Yoga to gain balance as artists, prevent burnout, and to form a relationship with their work that is based on curiosity rather than expectation.
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YOGA for Artists

Time & Location

Jan 05, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Downtown Arts Collective, 643 Lexington Ave, Orlando, FL 32801, USA

About the Event

The yogi and the artist are very similar: Both notice the world, and through these observations, the yogi and the artist create. While the artist may create an installation or a song or a memoir, the yogi’s creations are not always tangible. Instead, the yogi creates movement in their entire being, and this shift is inspired by the desire for freedom. The artist may also feel these shifts, desire this freedom.

In this workshop, I will help attendees use Classical Yoga to gain balance as artists, prevent burnout, and to form a relationship with their work that is based on curiosity rather than expectation. Asana (poses) will only be part of our workshop, as we will be using other yogic tools like journaling, discussion, and sound meditation.

Refreshments and snacks will be provided. The Downtown Arts Collective does have extra yoga mats and blocks, but I encourage you to bring your own if you have any. Also, don’t forget to bring a writing utensil and paper. I look forward to meeting you.

Instructor Bio:

Ashley Inguanta is a small-press author, artist, and educator. In 2014 she earned her 200 hour certification in Classical Yoga from Yogamaya New York. Currently she is earning her 500 hour certification from St. Petersburg Yoga. For nearly a decade, Classical Yoga has helped Ashley write and perform three collections: The Way Home (Dancing Girl Press, 2013), For the Woman Alone (Ampersand Books, 2014), and Bomb (Ampersand Books, 2016). Yoga philosophy also helped her manage handfuls of artists for SmokeLong Quarterly. Her forthcoming collection of poetry, The Flower, is due out next year with Ampersand Books. You can find her online at ashleyinguanta.net and on Instagram as @ashleyinguanta.

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