• Date and time: Tuesday June 11, 2019 11:30 am — 1:00 pm Add to calendar Register now
  • Location: Arts Centre Melbourne Playhouse Foyer (directions will be sent to attendees)
    Arts Centre Melbourne
    100 St Kilda Road
    Melbourne VIC 3004
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This workshop will explore how to embrace your creative energy in a healthy and productive way.

Shifting deadlines, cultural safety and artistic vulnerability are just some of the challenges faced by theatre makers. All of these challenges can impact your ability to be ‘in the moment’, and producing your best work. Perfect for theatre makers, performing artists, and independent artists, this workshop will explore:

  • What it means to be ‘in the zone’
  • How mindfulness can help when we’re tired or flat
  • Self-care while working in creative environments
  • The benefits of mindful listening

The workshop will be facilitated by mindfulness educator, Coco Nkrumah.

Coco has been involved with mindfulness and meditation for more than 10 years. His training began with Chinese Taoist meditation, and Coco has a passion for learning the various cultural backgrounds of mindfulness meditation. He is actively involved in other disciplines such as Japanese Zen Buddhism and Indian Advaita, as well as western psychological mindfulness practices such as MICBT (mindfulness integrated cognitive behavioral therapy) and MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction). Coco also became a certified Kung Fu instructor at the age of 22, and is a certified sports coach.


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