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The Thread Yoga Collective Online

Journey Within: A Year of Mandala Magic with Heidi McCanlies

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Journey Within: A Year of Mandala Magic with Heidi McCanlies
Journey Within: A Year of Mandala Magic with Heidi McCanlies

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Jan 07, 2024, 9:00 AM

The Thread Yoga Collective Online

About the Event

We are so excited to host this new series that blends book study, artistic expression, community discussion, and yoga. 

Join Heidi McCanlies each month as she guides you thru an exploration of Susanne F. Fincher’s The Mandala Workbook: A Creative Guide for Self-Exploration, Balance, and Well-Being.

Sanskrit for “magic circle,” the mandala has been an expression of inner reality—for individuals, groups, and whole cultures. When you draw or paint a mandala of your own, you make a portrait of your unconscious at a particular moment in your life.  These images can provide astonishing insights into your own deepest truth. The Mandala Workbook offers a guide to mandala work, based on the Great Round—the twelve archetypal stages that represent a complete cycle of personal growth. Each stage offers a new way to connect with yourself and to discover the transformative powers of the mandala. Explore a full range of activities throughout the book and for each stage—including coloring, drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, yoga, and more. We will meet the first Saturday of each month to discuss, create, and share our mandalas as we move through the seasons & the thematic stages:

  • January- Resting in the Darkness
  • February- Floating into the Light
  • March- Turning toward the Journey 
  • April- Embracing the New
  • May- Claiming Selfhood
  • June- Igniting the Inner Fire
  • July- Squaring the Circle 
  • August- Functioning in the World
  • September- Reaping Rewards
  • October- Letting Go
  • November- Falling Apart
  • December- Opening to Grace

List of Benefits

  1. Cost Savings: Save over 60% by purchasing this course as part of the package deal at $348 instead of the individual cost of $900 for a year of workshops and classes.
  2. Community Connection: Gain access to a vibrant and supportive community of like-minded individuals who are also enrolled in the course, fostering a sense of belonging and shared experience.
  3. Extended Access to Resources: Enjoy access to workshop and corresponding yoga class videos until the last day of June 2025, allowing you to revisit and reinforce your learning over an extended period.
  4. Holistic Approach to Self-Exploration: Immerse yourself in a comprehensive course that blends book study, artistic expression, community discussion, and yoga, providing a holistic approach to self-exploration and personal growth.
  5. Insights through Mandalas: Experience the transformative power of mandalas as tools for self-discovery. By creating your own mandalas based on the Great Round, you gain insights into different stages of personal growth, fostering a deeper understanding of your inner self.
  6. Structured Monthly Sessions: Engage in monthly sessions that follow a thematic structure, exploring various archetypal stages of personal development. Each month is dedicated to a specific theme, such as Resting in the Darkness or Igniting the Inner Fire, providing a structured and progressive journey.
  7. Diverse Range of Activities: Explore a variety of creative activities, including coloring, drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, yoga, and more, ensuring a dynamic and engaging learning experience that caters to different preferences and artistic abilities.
  8. Exclusive 12-Month Mandala Series: Be part of an exclusive opportunity starting in January 2024 with the 12-Month Mandala Series, delving deeper into Susanne F. Fincher’s The Mandala Workbook. This series promises a year-long exploration of self-discovery, balance, and well-being, making it an invaluable addition to your personal and creative journey.

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