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Papamoa Sand Art Class Friday 15th December 2023

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Papamoa Sand Art Class Friday 15th December 2023

Te Manawa O Papamoa School Whanau

In front of Surf Life Saving Club

Introduction to Sand Art with Kenrick. Learn about creativity, mindfulness, and create you own giant Sand Art design on this 2 hour class. No experience needed.
Individuals, Families. All welcome

This class is a thank you to Te Manawa O Papamoa School Whanau, with discounts for current students and whanau.

Adults 14yrs+ $50
Under 14's $20 

Please be early, as the tide waits for no person and our canvas will be gone very quickly. Lesson will start at 2:30pm sharp.

Lesson will start with my explain my background and why I started doing this practice, (in short covid lockdown and loosing my mind, went to the beach and drew in the sand, and felt calm, also as I have adhd it helps me keep busy, be creative and enjoy nature).
Lesson will start with a few minutes to stop and sit and become aware of our surroundings. Using a short(1 min) grounding technique called 54321.
Similar to this... (not my video)

Then we will do a short 4 min guided mindfulness breathing exercise, called Box Breathing. Breath in for 4 seconds, hold for 4 second, out for 4 seconds, hold for 4 seconds. Similar to this... (not my video)

I will then show some basic techniques of circle sand art using bamboo, and a rake, then we will begin in our own circles where you can create as you wish with guidance from myself.

Each person will receive a drone photo of their final artwork.

All equipment provided.
Please bring sunscreen, water, snacks, and a warm jacket as the beach can be windy.
The class will only be canceled for heavy rain. Light drizzle we will continue.
If canceled you will have a chance to rebook for another session free of charge.

All welcome. The large designs require some physical fitness is required. Walking 2-4kms usually.
However we can accommodate wheels chairs, and less able persons. 

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Refund policy

If you are unable to make event please fill your spot with someone else as there are limited amount of places. Refunds only given if lesson unable to go ahead due to Weather or other reason.