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Potters Wheel Retreat
January 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm$1200
Potter’s Wheel Retreat
5 Days of Exploration and Learning on the Potters Wheel
Monday January 18th to Friday January 22nd – 10 am – 3 pm each day with an hour off for a catered light vegan lunch.
Each day will begin with a guided meditaion which will focus on the grounding and centering aspects of making clay pots on a spinning wheel.
We will then begin to explore the the techniques of “throwing” a pottery item on the wheel. Lunch is a catered light vegan meal with herbal tea and coffee available. You can bring your own snacks as well. The afternoon session will allow us to finish our creations for the day. A 10 minute meditation at the end of the day send you home in a light and creative state of mind!
Wheel learning will include centering (physical, mental, emotional – as well as the clay!), opening, coning, pulling and forming. We will learn to shape the clay and manipulate the clay without force – by shapping our hands and allowing the clay to come to us! In this retreat the learning is about relaxing, breathing, and creating using the wheel. Your techniques will flourish under this style of instruction! You will be surprised with what you make while relaxed and enjoying the feel of the clay and the meditative quality of the spinning wheel!
Our goals for this retreat are to learn or improve your techniques on the wheel by allowing rather than forcing. You wil be amazed how well this change in concept helps you make!
Lynda has been a potter for over 45 years. After leaving school she went to work in a busy production pottery studio where she was apprenticed and became a production thrower (for over 20 years). She also has a Degree in Ceramic Design and has been an artist in residence and teacher in ceramics for many years.