Creative Arts, Leisure & Cultural

Creative arts, leisure & cultural

The Tees Valley is a growing hub for arts, culture & leisure with some great flagship businesses, sports and cultural venues and attractions. 

There are many positive health benefits to be gained while participating in creative and cultural activities, more than just simple enjoyment. If you need a boost to your health and well-being, the benefits range from enhancing self-esteem and increasing brain productivity.

 

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Silk Painting for Relaxation

Silk painting is a fantastic relaxing 10-week course, where you will learn the art of silk painting, colour blending, and batik, and create 3 projects including a silk scarf. 

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Therapeutic Art for Improving Your Mental Health

During this course, you will explore the healing power of art as a tool for enhancing your mental well-being. Through a series of guided exercises and creativity, you will learn how to express your emotions, reduce stress, and cultivate mindfulness through art-making.

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Developing Effective Mindful Practice to Increase Resilience

Introduction of what mindfulness meditation is.

How the use of meditation has been used evolved around the world.

How mindfulness meditation affects the brain.

You will learn a range of techniques using breath to maximise a relaxed state.

Also, a range of guided meditations and activities to help quiet the mind and to aid relaxation

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Mixed Ability Yoga

Health, Wellbeing and Self Development

Yoga can help to reduce stress levels, improve your overall health, and increase flexibility.

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Live Well Stay Well

Participants will explore, identify, and develop awareness and strategies to improve and maintain their own well-being whilst undertaking activities based upon:

  • What is well being
  • Breath
  • Holistic therapies
  • Sleep
  • Communication
  • Nutrition
  • Environment
  • Mindfulness

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Social Prescribers Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

Introduction of what mindfulness meditation is.

How mindfulness meditation can help with well-being.

You will learn techniques using breath.

Also, a range of activities to help quiet the mind and to aid relaxation.

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