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Hands-On Experiences

We take Team Building activities to another level! Our workshops are designed to provide every participant with hands-on experiences in diverse Art disciplines. The Design Thinking process influences our dynamic approach to execution, diverse wellness modalities enhance our program.

 

Every participant goes through the entire process, from design to prototype, to completion. Regardless of the workshop or previous skills, everyone can expect to take home a one-of-a-kind artwork of their own creation.

 

Our facilitators always make sure that every artwork achieves excellent quality and visual results.

 

Benefits

Our program aims to enhance and empower our innate mental, physiological, psychological, and bioelectric abilities. From developing new motor skills that improve your brain power through the creation of new synapses to learning new techniques to relax, rejuvenate, and improve your daily life.

 

Our unique fusion of art and wellness tools have a creative, therapeutic, introspective and artistic approach, this helps you to easily learn and develop new skills and healthy habits useful in diverse areas of your life.

 

We also offer the traditional Team Building activities like scavenger hunts, build a raft with cardboard and tape, food donation sculptures, group juggles, human knot, the battle of the air bands, etc. If you don't find the right workshop for your team here please contact us! We can certainly facilitate it for you!

Photo Hike

This is a fun and constructive photo class that can be done at any location. This workshop offers a unique, fun and informative approach to photography that guarantees you'll improve your photographic skills from this day on.

 

Learn how to capture and make better photographs! You'll understand in-depth about image language, composition, how to take proper portraits, frame landscapes, and many other tools that you can remember and apply in the future.

 

You'll achieve a better understanding of your creative process allowing it to use the tools to communicate better through photographs.

 

Alfonso has over 20 years of experience as a fine-art photographer and art teacher. He has been working on a Limited Edition Series of images from the California Central Coast since 2014.

 

Regardless of your current camera, skill level or previous experience you will learn powerful image-making techniques that will help you use your equipment while improving the composition, handling of light, and visual message. For groups, we can also facilitate a unique photo competition at the end of the day. Ask us how!

 

Wellness Components Covered: Self Empowerment, Mindfulness, Art Therapy, Team Building.

 

Duration: 2 hours

Cost: $79 per person

*Group Rates Available

 

Wood Carving

&Block Printing

Make your own stamps

Design, carve and take home your own block of wood like the one in the image, or a stamp, seal or symbol to take back home.

 

Block printing is one of the most ancient forms of decoration and communication, it has numerous applications. Our focus in this workshop is to help you design and hand-carve your own unique seal or stamp on a special block of wood and rubber.

 

To participate in this workshop no previous experience is required. You will learn the full process and create up to two stamps per session. Take your blocks home and keep printing!

 

Wellness Components Covered: Meditation, Mindfulness, Art Therapy, Team Building.

 

Duration: 1.5 hours

Cost: $88 per person

*Group Rates Available

Glass Fusing

Glass fusing is defined as the bonding of separate pieces of glass by applying high heat in a kiln or oven.

 

In this workshop, you will learn how to create a fused glass for making one-of-a-kind pendants, small paper-weights and other decorative objects.

 

You will learn the entire production cycle as you explore this interesting, fun and engaging art form. After they cool down we'll ship you home your two glass pieces. We have hosted corporate groups of up to 60 guests.

 

Wellness Components Covered: Design Thinking, Mindfulness, Art Therapy, Team Building.

 

Duration: 1.5 hours

Cost: $88 per person

*Group Rates Available

Sound Bath

Sensorama

A collective, multi-sensory session where you will experience first hand and learn useful tools to reduce feelings of anxiety, fear, depression, and other common patterns of resistance. All while enjoying a co-creative experience with your partner or an entire team of co-workers. 

 

Experience first hand the powerful multidimensional qualities of the quartz crystal singing bowls, learn how to feel and interact with your own bioelectric field and other similar frequencies, experience and try 3 different easy meditation techniques, and more!

 

Anyone can do it and will feel the benefits from this experience. Every subject we cover in this workshop is nondogmatic, nonconflicting, honors and respects all walks of life.

 

A sonic experience that relaxes, balances, and promotes good health to the body, mind, and soul through the use of quartz bowls as instruments of sound. The crystalline structure of quartz crystal happens to be very similar to the structure of our bones and DNA, both of which have a unique and true interaction with electricity.

 

Every time we make a quartz bowl “sing,” our bone structure resonates and "sings" too. This is important because our bones are the core of our physical and energetic structure, and because most of our blood cells are produced by our bones.

 

Among other benefits, the sound bath helps to rejuvenate your bloodstream by enhancing its production from within. On the bioelectrical level, the acoustic resonance of the quartz opens and balances our bioelectrical field or lattice and chakras one by one.

 

Wellness Components Covered: Music Therapy, Meditation, Mindfulness, Bioelectric Balancing.

 

Duration: 55 minutes
Cost: $88 per person

*Group Rates Available

Candle Making

Aroma

Therapy


Essential oils and soy wax

Learn about and experience nature's top healing plants and their uses in aromatherapy. Then create your own clean-burning, soy-wax candle with essential oils to enjoy for many months to come.

In this workshop, we share with you the secrets of aromatherapy. Our goal is that you may understand which plants are better for you and your home environment, also their properties that will allow you to continue using them as herbal teas, essential oils, or real plants for your home.

This workshop includes the creation of two medium size candles or one large candle per participant.

 

Wellness Components Covered: Aromatherapy, Mindfulness, Meditation, Team Building.

 

Duration: 1.5 hours

Cost: $88 per person

*Group Rates Available

Neuro Acoustics

Enhanced audios to lift your mood

Have you ever tried to meditate, but for some reason you just couldn’t? Then this is for you!

 

Lay back and enjoy Big Sur's gorgeous surroundings while you listen to enhanced and specially engineered audios that slow down and relax your mind.

 

Our curated audios feature subsonic frequencies designed by neuroscientists to positively induce your brainwave patterns to resemble those achieved by life-long meditators and monks.

 

We'll pick the ideal location for you somewhere around. Then, after a brief introduction, you'll sit back, relax, and enjoy our signature audios against.

 

This experience will leave you energized, aware, and at the same time relaxed. At the end of your day, we promise you a serene night's sleep. Includes headphones or you can bring your own.

 

Wellness Components Covered: Music Therapy, Neuro Acoustics, Meditation.

 

 

Duration: 1 hour

Cost: $88 per person

*Group Rates Available

Mandala Coloring

Slow down & raise your frequency

This is an intuitive, energy-aware, meditative and fun coloring session.

 

Mandalas represent visually and aesthetically the beauty of the macrocosmos within the microcosmos. Most Mandalas contain specific sets of geometric forms and colors that are believed to emanate positive energy from any location.

Create your own or collaborate in the process of coloring your own beautifully intricate, 11x17 inch Mandala. We provide you and show all about our fancy color box, it includes Color Pencils, Markers, Encaustics, Watercolors, and more. The energy created by this coloring experience becomes absorbed into the unique identity of your Mandala.

 

Experience the power within one of the most ancient forms of meditation in movement. We have a large selection of Mandala designs to choose from, and all other materials are provided as well.

 

Wellness Components Covered: Art Therapy, Mindfulness, Meditation.

 

Duration: 2 hours

Cost: $88 per Mandala

*Group Rates Available

String Art

Mindfulness & Gratitude

Become aware of your creative potential and develop new skills by producing a piece of String Art.

 

This workshop takes you through the magical process of using string as a colorful art form with a purpose.

 

Our focus is also to practice mindfulness in every action, gratitude and a new appreciation for time itself, in a way that you have never experienced before.

 

Using our beautiful templates to inspire your own unique designs, you will create and take home up to two

12-X-12 inch String Art pieces.

 

In the process, you’ll learn a few powerful mindfulness techniques that will help to continue the practice of being consciously present and fully aware of your daily life.

 

Wellness Components Covered: Art Therapy, Mindfulness, Meditation, Team Building.

 

 

Duration: 2 hours

Cost: $88 per person

*Group Rates Available

Painting Competition

We divide the group into separate teams, we give each team an easel, a 20x20in canvas, brushes, paint, and we place a sample artwork in the front of the room. Teams compete and do their best to replicate it.

 

Each team member takes care of completing a specific part of their group painting, ei one traces the shapes, another one fills in the background, another the skies, one is the art director, etc. 

 

Everyone enjoys drinks (separate pricing) and energizing music while they trace, paint and complete their artworks. The results from the artworks are very interesting and sometimes very good! No judgments only healthy ‘artistic’ competition all around.

 

The winner artwork/painting will earn a permanent special placement in your office!

 

Wellness Components Covered: Art Therapy, Team Building.

 

Duration: 90-120min

Cost: $88 per person

Charcoal Tree Drawing

with Terese Garcia

Explore the art of Tree Drawing in one of the most treasured natural landscapes in the world, among some of the rarest and most ancient trees on Earth.

 

Enjoy a short but profound and freeing walk in the wild, experiencing firsthand the act of inner connecting, enjoying and appreciating the NOW of trees and nature. 

 

The goal of this workshop is to help you understand lines, forms, and the essential aspects of drawing. You'll organically and naturally draw these significant trees in a supportive and nurturing environment with Artist Terese Garcia as your Guide and Instructor. 

 

No art experience is necessary, whatsoever. Just bring yourself and an open heart. All drawing supplies will be provided.

 

Wellness Components Covered: Art Therapy, Mindfulness.

 

Duration: 1.5 hours

Cost: $88 per person

*Group Rates Available

Personal

Compass

This workshop is designed to help determine your primary directional course and blend with other directions to create a fulfilling artistic journey. Each participant will create a multidirectional journey and an art-piece collaboratively with the group. We will embrace the strength of group dynamic and collaborate with those whose direction differs from our own. Enjoy the path of self-discovery and the artistic aspects of that sojourn.

 

Many minds create great results. We all see things from our own point of view. Some of us move fast, some move in a methodical manner. Some people focus on a task, some are called by relationship. As we celebrate the value of each viewpoint, we can identify our own direction and bridge to those who prioritize differently.

 

This is a great team building workshop facilitated by Melissa Adams with positive and constructive palpable results for groups.

 

Wellness Components Covered: Self Empowerment, Mindfulness, Meditation, Team Building.

 

Duration: 2.5 hours

Cost: $88 per person

*Group Rates Available

Drum Circles

One of the most ancient forms of human bonding, connection and celebration of our existence happens when you become part of a drumming circle.

 

Awaken your senses and empower your core energy with this grounding experience that uses the deep resonance and live dynamics of drums.

 

Regardless of any previous musical, rhythmic or performance skills, this workshop takes you step by step inside the magical, mystical and therapeutic universe of percussion instruments.

 

This workshop allows anyone to experience the primal connection to the nurturing 'Pacha Mama' or 'Mother Earth' as the Native Americans have called it for eons.

 

Gather around as together we create beats, music, dance, sing in this exhilarating music experience that also will create new brain synapsis by teaching your body new beats and rhythms.

 

Wellness Components Covered: Music Therapy, Dance, Mindfulness, Meditation, Team Building.W

 

 

Duration: 1.5 hours

Cost: $88 per person

*Group Rates Available

Sand Castle Competition

We use professional-grade sand sculpture tools and casts/molds, and add a couple of fun and quirky decoration props such as mermaid tails, large eyes, noses, hats, flags, etc as finishing touches for the sculptures. 

 

1. The group is divided into teams of 3-5 members each. 

 

2. In the first stage, each team competes to earn and collect the coveted building sand casts/molds and props by creating human knots, human bridges, etc. 

 

3. With casts and props in hand, they move on to design and build their best version of a sandcastle or sculpture that will be judged based on design, creativity, and execution. 

 

4. Team photos next to the sculptures and ribbon prizes are done by the end of the workshop. 

 

The non-competitive -and less physical approach eliminates 2., gives away the casts/molds and focuses on #3 and 4.

 

This activity is highly customizable to achieve the team-building goals, these could be focused on strengthening communications skills, group ties, collaboration dynamics, fresh views on daily challenges or any other team goals. 

 

Wellness Components Covered: Team Play, Art Therapy, Team Building.

 

Duration: 90-120min

Cost: $88 per person

Group Rates Available

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