Join art therapist Nancy Olthuis Thygesen in the HeARTfullness booth (210) at the Spring Edmonton Woman’s Show for Zentangle Workshops, Pilates towel demos, and other activities that will enhance creativity for the body, mind, and spirit! Learn how to make an amazing 3″x3″ piece of art, and then see it put into a composite of all the tiles made over the weekend to see the pattern made by the community!
Zentangle is a meditative art form takes doodling to the next level, one stroke at a time. Unplanned patterns unfold before your eyes on 3”x3” tiles, creating a design that is unique to you. Developed by a yoga/meditation practitioner and a design artist, the Zentangle method can be a metaphor for the life process of change, transformation and regeneration. Nancy will guide you step by step in creating your own Zentangle tile. You will warm up with breathing and visualization, allowing the body to relax and enter into the process.
Nancy uses a body, mind and spirit approach to her work. As artist, dancer, movement specialist, and photographer with over 20 years’ hands-on experience, she has developed therapeutic interventions that integrate multiple expressive arts, encouraging others to reconnect to their creativity to promote holistic healing. Her strength in counselling, therapy, and workshop settings creates a safe place for healing and growth.