ART Parties, CLasses & Shows

The Flower of Life Art Gallery

1601 S. State St.  Lockport, IL 60441

815-838-8287  www.floweroflifeartgallery.com

email:floweroflifeartgallery@gmail.com

CEU approved classes For Massage therapists & Yoga Instructors

Yoga & Movement Classes

Call today to register, schedule a class or book your private or group tutoring with Misty  @ +1.6302766861 or email at solflobodywork@gmail.com

Hot Stone Massage~ This two day class will be a basic training in the application of this unique therapy. It will include the use of hot and cold stones in a 90 minute full body massage as well as incorporating energy work within the treatment and as a stand alone treatment. We will go over contraindications, principles, theory, history and safety, proper body mechanics & stances, as well as proper care for the stones, equipment and therapist. Students will also learn efficient set-up, execution and clean-up of this massage.
NCBTMB CEU Credits: 16     Cost: $325 
February 17th & 18th, 2018 from 9-6pm at Soderworld.
Seated Massage~ This class covers history, theory, benefits, proper set up and take down of chairs, marketing and professionalism, and 10-30 minute chair massage sequences that bring total revitalization through the application of acupressure, variety of massage techniques and stretching on a specifically designed chair. The client remains fully clothed as the therapist manipulates the head, neck, back, shoulders and arms through a very specific and detailed sequence of moves designed to release blocked energy and relax muscles.
NCBTMB CEU CREDITS: 8   Cost: $150,
March 25th, 2018 from 10-6pm at Soderworld. 
JOURNEY INWARD THROUGH ART~THE HEALING MANDALA- Join Misty Soderholm as she guides you on a journey inward in order to create a beautiful piece of art through connecting to your spirit. This workshop will include a guided meditation and breath-work at the beginning, conscious music, creation of your own mandala art piece, healthy snacks, and closing sharing circle to end. Connect with other like-minded individuals and create an expression of your spirit's energy through your mandala. This adult party is open to all and requires no experience in meditation or art. $30 per person includes all supplies and snacks. There are no refunds for no-shows or cancellations the day of the event. Please arrive between 6-6:30pm, Guided meditation will begin promptly at 6:30pm.
You Must pre-register by calling 815-322-9092 or visiting the gallery website. AT  www.floweroflifeartgallery.com OR go to this link HTTPS://CLIENTS.MINDBODYONLINE.COM/ASP/MAIN_ENROLL.ASP?FL=TRUE&TABID=7
or EMAIL AT FLOWEROFLIFEARTGALLERY@GMAIL.COM. 
NEXT DATE: Thursday July 19th, 2018 from 6:30-9pm 


Goddess within PainT Party- Tap into your inner Goddess and express her beauty through paint. Join Wellness Professional & Artist Misty Soderholm as she leads you in meditation to a sacred place of self-love and connecting to your Goddess Spirit. Then she will guide you in how to express your Goddess within, use your creative heart, and manifest your very own Goddess painting. This class includes all art supplies, light snacks & refreshments.  $40 per person.
NEXT DATE: 2018 TBA. 


VISIONS FOR YOUR FUTURE WORKSHOP- MANIFESTING YOUR DESTINY ONE AFFIRMATION AT A TIME. 
VISION BOARD + SOUL JOURNALING = LIFE OF YOUR DREAMS
MISTY & GINA WILL LEAD YOU ON A VISIONARY SOUL JOURNEY TO CREATING YOUR FUTURE. A VISION BOARD IS A VISUAL PRAYER OF AFFIRMATIONS TO CREATE A BEAUTIFUL LIFE.  SOUL JOURNALING IS WHEN WE WRITE FROM THE SOUL TO MEET OURSELVES IN A SAFE, SACRED SPACE AND ENGAGE IN DIVINE DIALOGUE. BRING MAGIC IN YOUR LIFE BY COMBINING THESE TWO CREATIVE PROCESSES TOGETHER. WHAT IS YOUR HEART'S DESIRE? THIS WORKSHOP WILL ADD CLARITY TO YOUR DESIRES AND FEELING TO YOUR VISIONS. THROUGH GUIDED MEDITATION, BREATHWORK, VISION BOARD CREATING AND SPIRTUAL WRITING FROM YOUR HIGHER SELF, WE WILL MANIFEST YOUR HEARTS DESIRE FOR THE NEW YEAR.  TAP INTO YOUR SACRED HEART SPACE AND EMBRACE ALL THE POSSIBILITIES IN YOUR LIFE. WE WILL HELP YOU MAKE YOUR VISION SO CLEAR THAT YOUR FEARS BECOME IRRELEVANT. CREATE YOUR NEW STORY WITH US BY MAKING A VISIONARY SOUL JOURNAL! EACH PARTICPANT WILL RECEIVE A JOURNAL AS PART OF THE WORKSHOP AND ALL SUPPLIES WILL BE PROVIDED. 
INVESTMENT IN YOUR FUTURE:  $50 (INCLUDES JOURNAL)
Date: TBA FALL 2018




SHAMANIC SOL FLO YOGA-
The brother/sister Yoga duo is here again! Misty Soderholm is back teaching yoga & has collaborated with her brother Chad Soderholm. They have taken their initial 4 week series and turned it into an amazing 3 hour workshop. Join us on a shamanic yoga journey exploring the depths of your body, mind, and spirit to experience a deep connection to your heart, spirit & the universal divine consciousness. This profound workshop will combine aspects of native american tradition & energy clearing, with sol flo yoga movement, stillness, breathwork, guided meditation, drumming/sound healing, and time at the end to share & reflect in the comfort of a sacred circle. This is a gentle flow yoga class suited for all levels of ability.  $30 per class if pre-register, $35 Walk In. Pre-registration is recommended as walk ins are not always guaranteed. Come move, heal & reflect with us! Register at the mindbodyonline link at https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/asp/main_enroll.asp?fl
Dates: Monday, July 16th & Aug 13th, 2018 FROM 6:30-8:30PM AT SODERWORLD WELLNESS CENTER.

Gentle SOlFlo Yoga & Garden Meditation Walk- RELAx, renew, restore! Time to unwind and de-stress over the summer. These once a month workshops are guaranteed to relax your mind, renew your body, and rstore you spirit. Each workshop will include breathwork with aromatherapy, guided relaxation, gentle/restorative SOlFlo Yoga movements, a meditation walk at dusk through the "electric" Garden of Eden with Labyrinth walk (weather permitting) and an ending sharing circle. Come join Misty on a Journey exploring the depths of your body, mind, and spirit to experience a deep connection to your heart, spirit, & your own intuition. This is a gentle, supportive class that is suited for all levels of ability in yoga and meditation. Sol Flo is an intuitive, slow style class where students are invited to listen to thier bodies and by guided by the deep connection. Once a month over the summer on Monday nights at SOderWorld Wellness Center!​  Investment: $30
Dates: Monday, July 23rd & Aug 20th, 2018 
TIme: 6:30-8:30pm


Kids SPirit Camp- "Love Glows" Kindness Project 
KIDS SPIRIT CAMP WORKSHOP- "Shine your Light" Kindness Project. 
Let your child explore their spirit with some amazing teachers! This workshop is an introduction for young spirits to see what wellness and spirituality is all about. Our sanctuary gives kids a fun and safe environment to practice the foundations of yoga, movement, breathwork, mindfulness meditation, spirituality, nature connection, energywork/self-healing & art. Our purpose is to help build strength, balance, flexibility, peace of mind, creativity, self-love and confidence in our kids. This workshop includes a small henna tattoo for each child, a nature walk out in our gardens, working with nature, the creating of a mandala based art project to take home and to give as part of the "Shine your Light" kindness project, and a drum circle jam to close the night. If bad weather, then Salt cave session will be substituted for Nature walk. Ages 5-12 and parents can drop and shop or receive a service at SoderWorld and receive 10% off.
*Yoga, Breathwork & Meditation
*Healing Hands, Healthy Hearts 
*Art & Henna Designs
*Garden of Eden/ Labyrinth Walk

Workshops at SOderWorld: 
 Wednesdays, Aug 1st & 8th, 2018
5:30-8pm/ Discount for doing both dates! 

Cost:
$40 Early bird registration by 7/30/18
$45 if you register after 7/30/18
2 workshop discount- $70 both ($35 each)
$5 off each additional child: Must call the center at 630-455-5885 to register more then one child for discount.

*Kids Spirit Camp T-shirt available for $18 on the day of class.

click our mind/body link to register online: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=133613&stype=-103&sTG=24&sView=day&sLoc=2

Body Treatments ~ Learn how to pamper your clients with more than just massage and leave there skin feeling great. In this class we will cover the theory and benefits of proper skin care, dry room body treatments, equipment and supplies, and product knowledge. Contraindications will be discussed and modifications of treatment for clients with health issues as well. The hands-on part of the class will cover how to do a salt/sugar scrub, an aromatherapy body wrap, hot towel wipe down, and hand and foot treatments with paraffin dips. Students will give and receive treatments in this class.
NCBTMB CEU Credits: 7    Cost: $175
June 16th, 2018 from 10-6pm at soderworld
​​Meditation and Pranayama (Breathwork)~ This experiential class will cover techniques to further deepen your energy connection and to help ease stress and induce a deep state of relaxation and bliss. This class is great for individual growth as a therapist or yoga teacher and also to use with your clients to help calm and release emotional and mental blocks during sessions. This class covers theory, history, and different techniques of meditation and pranayama to start the student on a journey to a more mindful life and conscious bodywork practice. A variety of meditation and pranayama techniques from different traditions will be covered and practiced throughout the day.  NCBTMB CEU Credits: 6   Cost: $100
December 16th, 2017 from 10-5pm at Soderworld. May 5th or November 3rd, 2018 from 11-6pm at SOderworld.
Misty Offers Many classes in Massage & bodywork, Meditation & Breathwork,  yoga & movement, as well as in Art & Poetry. Misty also Hosts Painting Parties & does public speaking events at businesses & events on topics such as wellness, yoga & meditation, self care, holistic healthcare & much more! She has two locations that she works out of and can also travel to residences, businesses or spas for private or Group tutoring for an additional fee. All Classes on left column are NCBTMB approved And Misty is a Long standing member of ABMP and Yoga Alliance.

​​Sol Flo Arts

Art Classes, SHows & Parties

Ayurvedic Therapies~ Learn the ancient philosophy of Ayurveda, “Science of Life”, from India that is over 5,000 years old. We will discuss the different body types, how to test for them, and how to bring them back into balance through Lifestyle & body treatments. This class is a combination of lecture and Hands-on training of the massage treatments, marma point therapy, Shirodhara (oil pour on the forehead), and Nasya (congestion treatment).
NCBTMB CEU Credits: 16    Cost: $300
(Manual Included)
March 3rd & 4th, 2018 from 9-6pm at Soderworld. 
Ethics for Bodyworkers~ This class will provide the therapist with the framework for resolving ethical dilemmas and Participants will gain clarity on their own values and boundaries using the code of ethics of the NCBTMB and the Professional Standard of Practice. This class includes discussion, lecture, and situation discussion.
NCBTMB CEU Credits: 4     Cost: $50
April 18th, September 5th, OR december 5th, 2018 from 5:30-9:30pm at Soderworld. 
Reflexology~ This ancient form of bodywork is practiced on reflex points of the feet and hands. This class focuses on the feet and will cover all the reflex points that correspond with organs, glands, and different body structures. The two techniques, the press and release and the Ingham Method, will be taught to students. Theses techniques include acupressure, pulling, manipulating reflex points, stretching and R.O.M., that will facilitate relief from physical discomfort for client. This class will teach 30 and 60 minute sessions that consist of all techniques. NCBTMB CEU Credits: 14       Cost: $250
January 20th & 21st OR November 17th & 18th, 2018 from 10-6pm at Soderworld. 

MAssage & Bodywork

SoderWorld Wellness Center & Academy

16 W. 501 Nielson Lane Willowbrook, IL 60527

630-455-5885  www.soderworldwellness.com

email: misty.soderholm@soderworldwellness.com

Thai Yoga Bodywork~ This three day class is aimed at introducing massage therapists and yoga instructors to Thai Yoga. The student learns to guide the client through a series of yoga postures, while palming and thumbing along the body’s energy (‘Sen’) lines and pressure points. Together these actions result in a comprehensive full body treatment that relieves muscular tension, improves circulation, boosts the immune system and balances the body energetically. Thai Yoga Massage is performed on a mat on the floor; both client and practitioner are dressed in comfortable clothing allowing ease of movement and flexibility. Theory, history, benefits, cautions contraindications, proper body mechanics and stances, proper warm ups, and a complete 90 minute session will be covered. Every day includes warm up/yoga exercises, meditation, and lots of hands-on practice.
NCBTMB CEU Credits: 21   Cost: $350 
October 12th-14th, 2018   10-6pm at Soderworld. 
Sol Flo Massage~ THis class is a spiritual, nurturing, and flowing massage that will take clients to a beautiful space for healing and relaxation. Students will learn how to flow their massage with music creating a intuitive dance incorporating many bodywork techniques as well as Mistys own personal style of bodywork. Over the past 20 years, Misty has developed a massage that goes beyond the physical and uses bodywork as a meditation. This modality includes Esalen style flow along with many other intuitive strokes and techniques, energywork, and body movement with joint mobilizations to explore deep healing for the clients body, mind, and spirit. This class will connect the students to their own intuition and connection to energy while working with others. In this class we will review theory, history, and principles of Sol Flo Massage. This class includes a demo and hands on practice of a one therapist and a two therapist Sol Flo massage. We will also practice and discuss meditation, proper body mechanics, stances, breath work, energywork and intention, guidelines and applications of techniques. Learn the ultimate massage and change your approach to one that encompasses body, mind, and spirit healing. NCBTMB CEU Credits: 14       Cost: $250
April 7th & 8th OR December 1st-2nd, 2018 from
10-6pm. at SoderWorld