Wellness through Creativity

$130.00$145.00

Date: Fridays: May 3 – May 31, 2024
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am
Fees: $145.00 + HST / $130.00 + HST Members

Join local artist Naj Saghaei for a creative series delving into mindfulness practices. Each class will begin with a focus on body and mind in the SPACE, orienting ourselves in the space, practicing connecting our mind and body. Be inspired as you create and explore different mediums – bringing your own concepts to life using painting, sculpture, photography, performance art and more! There will be opportunity each week to collectively discuss and get feedback on your ideas, process and creations with the class in a safe and supportive environment.

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Description

Naj Saghaei

Naj Saghaei is an artist based in Ontario. While she is best known for her artistic background, she is also a lifestyle & wellness coach, design consultant, as well as a lecturer. She started her artistic practice in 2010 at Gerrit Rietveld academy, Amsterdam focusing on art and design. Explored autonomous fine art at the Royal Academy of Art, the Hague, and continued her studies at the University of Arts, London, UK along with the minor of Psychoanalysis.  She also obtained a certification of retail display design from the College of Central Saint Martins, UAL, London.

Naj has participated as an artist in many exhibitions in Netherlands and the UK. Developing her practice, her main focus was on the concept exploring different mediums. (Painting, sculpture, installation, performance and video art). She talks about human, human mind, human body and childhood in her works.

Her coaching practice is strongly connected to her current life experience “motherhood” where she believes was a golden gate in her journey as a human and as an artist.  She uses art, mindfulness, and coaching techniques to create a unique platform for her clients to connect with their inner self, discover their authentic self and fulfill goals. Currently she teaches art and wellness in a few museums/ Galleries, in her personal studio as well as her virtual classes.