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The Balance Wheel: Exploring How to Create Equilibrium in Unsettling Times - A Zoom Writing Workshop

During these times of the pandemic, our normal routines are akilter. Life isn't proceeding as expected. How can we use this as an opportunity to examine the aspects of our lives that we would like to bring into balance or to develop? We will use the template of a Balance Wheel mandala coupled with structured writing exercises to process what areas of our lives need attention, and what inner resources we have to meet the demands of a healthy, balanced life. We'll end with written meditations on our experiences of joy, grace and gratitude. Handouts to work with will be emailed to you. You'll need to provide a notebook (or computer) and colored pencils.

This is an online Zoom class. It is free and open to the public. A computer or other device and an internet connection is necessary in order to participate in this class. Space is limited and registration is required. 

Instructor Anais Salibian has taught writing classes at several venues since 1989. Her published works are all creative nonfiction. She’s currently teaching classes on memoir, essay, and crafting sentences. In her Writing to Heal classes, she integrates story writing with structured journaling and poetry exercises to expand and deepen insight and healing. In 2004, she received Writers & Books Teacher of Adults Award for the Creation and Appreciation of Literature.

Rochester Writes is hosted by the Arts & Literature Division and supported by the Suressa Forbes Fund for Local Writers and the Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library. Please contact Carol.Moldt@libraryweb.org for additional information.

Date:
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Time:
11:00am - 12:30pm
Campus:
Central Library
Audience:
  Adults  
Categories:
  Department - Arts & Literature     Streamed Event     Subject - Writing  
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