You may be new to the dating scene, just haven't met someone yet, not sure how to attract your match, or just ready to meet "the one." If you are serious about exploring what it will take to meet your ideal partner–this is the class for you. Understanding yourself is as important as getting to know someone new. We will explore what makes your heart sing, what you are looking for in a mate, and what dynamics you will share in an ideal partnership. You will learn simple steps and practical tools to help you screen, select, and meet potential dates–and get you on your way to meeting your match in no time.
Gail Lennox, M.A. is a professional certified life coach, author, and speaker. Gail is the founder of Balanced and Centered, LLC - and is passionate about helping people see the best in themselves, dissolve limitations, and create possibilities. Gail holds a B.S. in Human Services and Counseling and a Master's degree in Organizational Management.
Stuck in a rut, stumped by a problem, or just drawing a blank? Do you find yourself doing what you’ve done before (even if it no longer works) or doing nothing at all? In this workshop you will formulate a personal “burning question” and apply ten proven techniques guaranteed to generate new perspectives and fresh ideas. Learn to think creatively and have fun doing it! No previous experience or skills required. You will move beyond unproductive assumptions and come away with loads of potential solutions to your burning question.
Become a successful artist entrepreneur after obtaining the important knowledge and essential skills taught in this nationally acclaimed program for visual artists. Artist Trust developed the curriculum and trained the instructors to give you 50 intensive hours in goal setting, business planning, portfolio development, marketing, funding, grant writing, and exhibiting. Program includes presentations, panel discussions, assignments, and peer to peer support and exchange with your cohorts. Program begins on a Friday evening and runs six Saturdays, followed by another Friday evening presentation and graduation ceremony. Offered Winter Quarter only.
In this interactive course, participants discover depth and meaning in life stories through exploration of major life themes. Participants write a story on the weekly theme and share two pages in class within a supportive small group. By writing and sharing stories, individuals give their memories context and meaning, gain insight to reevaluate their past and influence their future, and connect with others to form a community of creativity and personal expression. No writing experience is necessary.
Joanne Horn, an experienced human relations consultant, has a background of mental health research and program development. From 1987 to 2007, she owned Conflict Resolution Service, Inc.—offering mediation, facilitation, conflict management and training services for families and organizations throughout Washington State. As a dynamic, engaging adult educator, Joanne has trained diverse populations and specialized in developing interactive curricula. She served as adjunct faculty for Antioch University and has taught at the University of Washington Medical School as well as Seattle University and University of Washington law schools. Actively engaged in the field of aging, as director of Second Half Connections, Joanne provides workshops to promote creativity and offer opportunities for renewed meaning and direction in the second half of life. She has earned a certificate of instructor training from the Birren Autobiographical Studies as well as certificates of Geriatric Mental Health and Memoir Writing from the University of Washington.
Emphasis on FUN! Free your creative spirit with this fast paced, upbeat 'you-don't-need-to-know-a-thing' introduction to collage. Come prepared to learn the basics of collage, materials, and techniques in a supportive environment and go home with the confidence to create masterpieces of your own!
Believing that creativity is our birthright, but realizing that fear can paralyze the creative soul, Wendy Lee Lynds seeks to bring the joy of creating into everything she does. For as long as she can remember, Wendy wanted to be a visual artist but let fear and choosing a more traditional life-path, keep her away from her heart's desire. For a million reasons, and one motorcycle man from Utah, she radically changed her life, and has been living her dream on beautiful Whidbey Island since 2005, creating multi-layered, textural works in collage, mixed media and monotypes. She loves sharing her joy of art-making!