Mindfulness Through the Arts

As a part of a Wellness Recovery Action Plan®, participants are encouraged to explore and introduce wellness tools into their daily routines. These are activities that may be helpful in achieving and maintaining wellness. One such activity offered in a workshop format is Mindfulness Through the Arts.

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Mindfulness Through the Arts is a workshop for individuals interested in learning how to use art and music to promote wellness through mindfulness.


None. Classes open to anyone in recovery.


An individual in recovery. This workshop offers activites that correlate with wellness strategies promoted in various curriculms like WRAP and WHAM.


Mindfulness Through the Arts (MTtA) provides a way to use art and music as a tool to bring our minds to a state of awareness. To learn to acknowledge our mind and bodily sensations and be able to identify our current emotional state in a self-assessment type manner.

MTtA lets participants will work on developing their artistic projects independently with guided help from our instructors. Participants will work on 2 projects that they will be able to take with them at the end of our workshop.

Instructors are peers that are in recovery from a variety of mental health challenges and use art and music in their own recovery "toolbox."


WellSurgent has experience in offering Mindfulness Through the Arts in a variety of settings. Cost varies on scheduling, venue accessibility, and other factors. We will contact participants ahead of time and confirm pricing. All participants must pay in full before a training begins. In the event a participant is unable to attend the training, we will apply payment to subsequent trainings provided by WellSurgent.

If your organization wants to offer this workshop to multiple individuals, please contact us directly so we can discuss alternative pricing structures.


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