Flowwa is a popular Japanese mindfulness art practice in which you make flower arrangements in bottles while paying attention to your state of mind.
These flower bottles are easy to create. They make a beautiful home decoration, as well as a colourful reminder of mindfulness and self-care.
This beginner’s class will focus on the joy of creating art and engaging with nature.
No art skills or knowledge required – just come and have a wonderful time!
What will we cover?
In this hands-on and informative class, we will:
- Learn the meditative practice of focusing on your five senses as you interact with delicate flowers and nature
- Explore how to arrange intricate flowers into tiny vases
All materials provided but you are welcome to bring any flowers of your own that you would like to add.
- Wheelchair Accessible Venue
- Gender Neutral Bathrooms
- Quiet Spaces
- Discounted Early Bird Tickets
- Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
- Auslan Interpreted Upon Request
Who will be teaching?
Kerry (she/her) is an international artist who arrived in Melbourne in 2020 and experienced the ups and downs of this city’s hard lockdowns and reopening. She is currently working in a group called Artists Upgrading Social Norms (AUSN) on series of art projects focusing on strengthening empathy and post-pandemic community rebuilding.
In 2019, Kerry opened Flowwa.org in Japan, Not-For-Profit organisation that runs Flowwa mindfulness workshops among other mental wellness programs using art, nature and creativity. Kerry offers workshops for both individuals and corporate/organisations for team building, assertiveness, creative leadership and problem solving
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Have a question or other ways we can assist with accessibility? Just shoot an email to Maddy (she/her) at firstname.lastname@example.org.