Weekly Mindfulness Session

May 30, 2019, 12pm Jun 6, 2019, 12pm 4 More Engagement(s) Available
Learn how to focus on the present and live in the moment with a free, 30-minute mindfulness session. Scientific studies show the art of Mindfulness can relieve anxiety, depression, pain, and stress and actually change the way you feel, think, work and play by opening new pathways in the brain. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction was developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979 by physicist Jon Kabat-Zinn.    To learn more about Hospice of the Valley Mindfulness classes or to register, call (602) 530-6900 or visit hov.org/mindfulness.   No RSVP required. Mindfulness Sessions are free and open to the public and occur weekly, rain or shine, at the Dorrance Sculpture Garden. If excessive heat or rain occurs, t... (View more)

Slow Art and Mindfulness

May 23, 2019, 12pm Jun 27, 2019, 12pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Noon–12:45 pm Free for Members For non-Members, ticket price reflects the cost of General Admission   Join us as we use art and guided meditation to connect to the moment and create a deeper understanding of artworks once per month. Take a little extra time to look, listen and relax your mind with our teams of museum educators and mindfulness guides.   Presented in partnership with Hospice of the Valley, each session focuses on one work of art in the Museum, blending guided mindfulness practice with a deeper reflection of an individual artwork.    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction was developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979 by physicist Jon Kabat-Zinn. Scientific studie... (View more)

Sound Bath in Desert Transcendentalist

Jun 15, 2019, 1pm Sep 7, 2019, 1pm
Relax and decompress with crystal bowls, chimes and specific healing sound instruments that create an accessible meditation that everyone can benefit from. The benefits of meditation and sound healing are vast and powerful effecting the body, mind and emotions.    Price: Included with general admission, free for Members. Not a Member yet? Join here. RSVP here.   Emily Blanche is a creative and nurturing yoga and meditation teacher, respected for her delivery that encourages self-love, patience, and upliftment both in class and in life. With over two decades of experience, Emily serves a diverse population which includes people of all ages, experience levels, and physical abilities. Her classes integrate practices from K... (View more)

Make It!

May 22, 2019, 3:30pm
Make It! is a hands-on art-making space for all ages and abilities. Join Phoenix-based artists and museum staff to be inspired by works of art from the Museum’s collection or current exhibitions.  Practice drawing from a live model with artist Papay Solomon and learn about the African patterns that inspire his work, currently on view in the 2018 Phoenix Art Museum Artists’ Grants Recipients Exhibition. Each month features a different object and art-making technique, and a chance to explore new materials, perspectives, and ways of connecting with art. Make It! occurs once a month. Wednesday session is open to the public during Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesdays.

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