Stretch your body and your imagination as we practice wholistic techniques for living a creative life.sessions INCLUDE gentle yoga, meditation, writing excercizes and group activities lead by clare preuss.
MONDAYS, SEPTEMBER 9 to DECEMBER 16* | 6:00 – 7:30 pm
MEMORIAL PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY
1221 2 Street South West
Please Note: there are no sessions on October 14, 21 and November 11, 2019
*We will continue through 2020 with dates added closer to the new year.
Free evenT - EVERYONE IS welcome!
Clare Preuss was introduced to Yoga during dance class at the University of Alberta in 1997. In 2000, Clare completed Hatha Yoga Teacher Training at The Yoga Studio in Toronto. In addition to her work as a theatre artist, Clare continues lead yoga sessions at studios, schools, theatres, community centres, beaches, homes and more. Clare is the Artistic Director of Downstage Theatre and delighted to share her cumulative theatre and yoga practice for these Creative Stretch sessions. Downstage is happy to collaborate with Memorial Park Library in offering these FREE community gatherings.
Quotes from Creative Stretch participants in our Winter/Spring 2019 series:
“I now love Mondays. I can come in feeling like a ham sandwich and leave feeling like a bumblebee and at the same time totally myself. Creative Stretch is the best.” Participant
“Fun class!” Monica
“The class Creative Stretch is different than other body mind spirit class that I attended before. The format is fantastic in generating creativity.” Participant
“I love being able to come and move and be my imperfectly human self.” Sarah
“I look forward to every Monday. It always brings a smile on my face. I came away with fresh perspectives and new insights.” Participant
“A gift. A true gift of creative exploration within 90 minutes.” Angela
“I am full of positive energy. Thanks for you and all of the members.” Participant
“This class has been a safe calm oasis in my stress-filled life. When I could not attend, I would close my eye and hear the voices and wise words from the class and then find calm.” Diane
“This is the absolute best part of my week. I really feel like me here.” Chantelle
PLEASE FEEL FREE TO BRING A BLANKET, TOWEL OR YOGA MAT FOR FLOOR STRETCHES. YOU CAN ALSO USE THE CHAIRS PROVIDED FOR MODIFIED STRETCHES.
YOU ARE WELCOME TO BRING A JOURNAL AND PEN.