• Origami for Mindfulness

  • Tue, 24-09-2019 at 18:30
  • Pattern and Fold
    Unit 11
    BT13 2DE Belfast
Origami for Mindfulness - Pattern and Fold - Belfast

Give your mental health a boost with Origami for Mindfulness!Date and Time: Tuesday 24th Sept 1830 to 2100 for 6 weeks.2.5hr per class amounting to a total of 15hrs teaching time.Max participants: 6Level: BeginnersCost £120Origami for mindful ness is the combination of mindful mark making with the practice of origami. I will lead you through simple steps of mark making to create bespoke patterned papers which will then be used to create origami pieces, which in turn will combine into a final piece of home decor, such as a garland or hanging mobile.All this will be carried out while practicing mindfulness; giving your mind a break from the stresses of everyday life and the peace & freedom to create!Mindfulness is a simple practice centered around focusing on a single task and being present in the moment. Creative tasks are said to be an accessible gateway to practicing mindfulness in everyday life. Origami is also great for increasing hand-eye co-ordination and manual dexterity while reducing stress.Suitable for beginners, no previous experience in origami, paper art or drawing required.All basic materials provided (plain origami paper, felt tip pens, coloured pencil, cotton twine and willow)Other techniques and material requirements will be discussed in the first two classes, giving students options for their final piece.