A whole day of Mindfulness, creativity and relaxation
During this day retreat we will discover how our natural capacity for mindfulness can pave the way for greater flow of creativity in ones work as a 'Creative' but also expanding into all aspect of life.
We will learn what mindfulness is and how it operates in both formal and informal mindfulness meditation and informal practices such as morning pages journaling and mindful walking. We will do yoga, partake in an art session , eat together, go on a mindful walk and Finish the day with with deep relaxation (Yoga Nidra)
Flow Space is a social enterprise wellness centre which exists to help everyone in the community to flourish. We offer 3 free and 3 assisted places in all of our activities which have a maximum capacity of 15. If you would like to join us but are struggling in some way please get in touch with Barney at [email protected] and he will sort something out.
Georgie Mason is a boat-dwelling, nature-loving artist originally from Suffolk, now working from her studio at Stepney City Farm in London. She has exhibited internationally including at the Royal Academy and the Museum of Goa, and is currently midway through a Masters in Fine Art at City and Guilds. Georgie also has over ten years' experience as an art guide, hosting workshops at her studio for individuals and groups, as well as for teams such as Zoopla, DeepMind and Something & Nothing. She is passionate about teaching art as a form of mindfulness, and making creativity accessible to everybody.
Barney is co-founder and director of Flow Space, a practicing artist and a mindful based cognitive therapy teacher. He loves bringing people together to share the joys of making art and mindfulness. Previously an affordable art studio provider at Ridley Road studios in Dalston, he now lives and works between Dalston and North Norfolk.
Its the day you never knew you needed!
We look forward to welcoming you:)
Georgie, Barney and the Flow Space team
- Stretchy clothes for yoga and mucky clothes for art
- £10 either in cash or card for lunch (we encourage you to eat together but you are also welcome to discover Dalston's other options)
- A beginners mind
Barnaby is co-founder of Flow Space, a new centre in Dalston, East London dedicated to flourishing and wellbeing. He is both a practicing Artist and a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) teacher-in-training with the Oxford Mindfulness Centre.
He graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2003 and has since been exhibiting his work internationally whilst running Ridley Road Studios, an affordable artist studio provider in Dalston.
Barnaby has a keen interest in the therapeutic effect of making art within the context of mindfulness practice and has a vision of bringing this to a wider audience through Flow Space.
A wellness centre in the heart of Dalston.
Located in the heart of Dalston, Flow space is a wellness venue dedicated to helping people flourish.
As well as regular yoga classes, Flow space hosts a range of wellness activities including film screenings, art classes, therapy groups, yoga workshops and mindfulness groups. The venue is also available to hire.
10b Bradbury street,
9.30am Meet and greet
10.00 Yoga with Flow Space teacher
11.00 Mindfulness meditation with Barney
10.30. Tea break
12.00 Mindfulness for Creativity Psycho-education workshop with Barney
1.00pm Lunch at Kappa Vegan Ethiopian restaurant of Bradbury St. (£10 extra)
2.00. Art experiential session with Georgie Mason
4.30 Tea break
5.00. Yoga Nidra with Barney