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Business of Art: Stress Management & Mindfulness
with Melissa Smith-Wilkinson, Yoga Alliance ERYT® 500 educator and Executive Director of Caregiver Wellness Retreat
Being a full-time artist can be incredibly stressful, especially in this day and age. Melissa Smith-Wilkinson, Yoga Alliance ERYT® 500 educator and Executive Director of Caregiver Wellness Retreat, will guide you through 3 essential principals for well-being, simple breathing techniques designed to relieve anxiety and improve creativity, and help you start (or reignite) a regular mindfulness practice to help manage stress.
Melissa offers Restorative and Sustainable Yoga teacher trainings, International yoga retreats, and is a Mindfulness Educator. Native Texan, Melissa currently lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico with her husband Richard and her son Drew where she operates a boutique studio, Pranava Yoga Studio which is now virtual. Melissa is also a docent with the O’Keeffe Museum and her love of art comes from a long legacy of family porcelain art painters also from New Mexico, and currently hosts a weekly yoga, art and poetry series online.
The Business of Art is a free professional development series for artists focusing on key skills and concepts needed to turn a studio practice into a thriving business.