​​Sol Flo Arts

Advanced Neck, Face, & Scalp Massage-Headache Relief~
Are you looking for new techniques to help your clients with headaches or to take your neck and head massage to the next level? This class will teach you the best modalities for headache & stress relief such as advanced Swedish massage techniques, acupressure points, basic trigger point therapy work, pain relieving creams, and hot and cold use for the neck, face, & scalp. Help relieve your clients upper body and head tension as well as sharpening your skills.
Location: Soderworld Wellness Center
(6 CEU hours) Cost: $125   Sat, May 9   OR   Sun, Nov 1   Time: 10am-5pm
Ayurvedic Therapies~This class is all about learning the ancient philosophy of Ayurveda. Translated as “Science of Life” from India that is a lifestyle 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 detoxifying treatments called Panchakarma therapies. This 2 day class is a combination of lecture and Hands-on training in the Ayurvedic Massage treatments, marma point therapy, Shirodhara (oil pour on the forehead), and Nasya (congestion treatment).
Location: Soderworld wellness Center
(16 CEU hours) Cost: $300 SAt & Sun April 18 & 19 
Time: 9am-6pm both days

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

Ethics for Bodyworkers~ This Ethics class will provide the therapist with the framework for resolving ethical dilemmas currently happening in the profession. 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 open discussion, lecture, and situation resolution.
Location: Soderworld Wellness Center
(4 CEU hours) Cost: $55  Weds, May 13, Oct 21 OR Mond Dec 7 
Time: 5:30-9:30pm

Yoga & Movement Classes

ART Parties, CLasses & Shows

The Flower of Life Art Gallery

1601 S. State St.  Lockport, IL 60441

815-838-8287  www.floweroflifeartgallery.com


Artwork and bodywork for the soul

​​Principles of Meditation and Breathwork~ This experiential class will cover Meditation and Pranayama (Breathwork) 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. Open to public.
Location: Soderworld Wellness Center
(6 CEU hours) Cost: $125  Sat, June 14th OR Sept 26 

Time: 11am-6pm 

Art Classes, SHows & Parties

​Thai Yoga Bodywork~This 2 or 3 day hands on class is aimed at introducing Thai Yoga Bodywork to massage therapist and yoga instructors. The student learns to guide the client through a series of passive 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 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, meditation, proper body mechanics and stances, proper warm ups, and a complete 90 minute session will be covered. 
Location: SoderWorld Wellness Center
(2 day- 14 CEU)  Sat & Sun March 7 & 8  Cost: $275 
(3 day- 21 CEU hours)  Fri- Sund Oct 16-18  Cost: $375  

Time: 10am-6pm on all days
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.
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.
Location: Soderworld wellness center
(7 CEU hours)  Cost: $175  Thurs, June 11   Time: 10am-6pm

Hot Stone Massage~ This two day Hot Stone Massage 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 efficientsetup, execution and clean-up of this massage.
Location: Soderworld wellness Center
(16 CEU hours)  Cost: $325  Sat & Sun Nov 21 & 22 Time:  9am-6pm Both Days
The Art of Bodywork-Creating a Conscious, Successful Practice~
Are you looking for a fresh, positive approach, with new concepts about massage & bodywork to elevate your practice? Do you want to enhance your outlook on your profession to avoid burnout and take your skills to the next level? This class is about looking at bodywork as an art form and learning the 13 key principles that Misty has developed over her 25 years in the industry. These principles will help you to tap into your highest potential in your career.  You will learn how to be the best therapist you can be and to not look at massage as a job but a passion for helping others.  We will also be focusing on achieving future life goals by creating mind maps and vision boards. This is not a hands on massage class but a lecture, discussion, and creative goal setting course made to enhance your bodywork career.
Location: Soderworld wellness center
(4 CEU hours) Cost: $75  Weds March 18  OR Mond Nov 9   

Time: 5:30-9:30pm

CEU approved classes For Massage therapists & Yoga Instructors


Kids Spirit Camp- No School- Indigenous Peoples' Day, aka Columbus Day!
Let your child explore their spirit at our amazing sanctuary! 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 Fall nature walk out in our gardens, feeding the Swans, walking the Labyrinth, Kindness Rock Painting to take home and to and add to our Kindess Rock Garden, and a drum circle jam to close the day. If bad weather, then Salt cave session will be substituted for Nature walk. Ages 6-12 and parents can drop and shop or book a service at SoderWorld and receive 10% off.

Cost: $45 per workshop early register.
Families of 2 or more $40 each child.
$50 Walk In Day of workshop
*Must call the center to register more then one child.
Location: Soderworld wellness center
Date: Monday, October 14th, 2019
Time: 12-3pm

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

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. LIMITED SPACING. Call 630.455.5885 to register or signup with MINDBODY Online at: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=133613&stype=-103&sTG=24&sVT=294&sView=day&sLoc=2&sTrn=16&date=10/14/19


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: TBA Spring 2020

Lymphatic Drainage Massage~ Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a gentle massage that encourages draining of the lymph and the waste products in it. It also helps to maintain a healthy balance in the body and encourages soft tissue healing. Students will be taught basic anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system, theory, benefits, affects, contraindications, and lymphatic exercises.  There will be a demo of a basic full body Lymphatic Massage session and student practiced time is included in the class.
Location: Soderworld Wellness Center
(7 CEU hours)  Cost: $175  Sat, Feb 29  OR  Thur, Oct 8   Time: 10am-6pm
Wellness, Stress, and Self Care~ The most important thing that is neglected by most bodyworkers is self care. How do you help others if you do not have the tools to help yourself? Health & Wellness is a way of life and learning to be a good role model in your profession is one key to success. In this class we will discuss three main components to your health, well-being and longevity as a Massage Therapist: -Overview of what wellness really means, the wellness field, and our role and responsibility in it  -Affects & types of stress we encounter, self-assessment, and how do we relieve stress and enhance our energy. -Importance of Self care, tools to take care of ourselves better, and how to balance physically, mentally, emotionally, and energetically before, during and after sessions. This class includes lecture, interactive assessments, discussion, and the practice of chair yoga/stretches, body stances and exercises to help the student gain tools to enhance their overall wellbeing and skills as a Massage Therapist.
Location: Soderworld Wellness center
(4 CEU hours) Cost: $75  Sat, April 25   OR  Dec 5     Time: 1-5pm
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. Great technique to learn for out calls to businesses and events!
Location: SoderWorld Wellness Center
(7 CEU hours)  Cost: $150  Thursday, May 21  Time: 10am-6pm

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

Reflexology~ Reflexology is an ancient form of bodywork practiced on reflex points of the feet and hands. This intro 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. Handouts included
Location: Soderword Wellness Center
.(14 CEU hours) Cost: $275  Sat & Sun, Dec 12 & 13 
Time: 10am-6pm on all days
Sol Flo Massage- Esalen Style- This 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 Misty's 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 2 day class will connect the students to their own intuition and connection to energy while working with others. In this class we will review theory, 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 setting intention, guidelines and applications of techniques.   
Location: Soderworld Wellness Center
(2 day- 14 CEU hours) Sat & Sun Aug 29 & 30  Cost: $275 
(1 day- 7 CEU hours) Thurs, Dec 17th  $150  

Time: 10am-6pm on all days
The Artist Guild of Lockport (TAGOL) is thrilled to announce our fourth and best show of the year.

Hosted by The Flower of Life Art Gallery
Located at: 1601 S. State Street, Lockport, Illinois 60441

The Artist Guild of Lockport is pleased to present TAGOL | ORIGINS VI - Group Show by our guild members. Please join us on Saturday, September 21st, 2019 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, for our opening reception. Guild members will be present during the reception. The show runs through November 23rd. The gallery is open (7) seven days a week from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. Please park in the lot behind the art gallery or at the Metra Station 1/2-block north of the gallery on State Street.

For more information contact us at theartistguildoflockport@gmail.com or www.theartistguildoflockport.com

Journey Inward through Art WORKSHOP-
Journey Inward through Art -SATURDAY NIGHT AFTER HOURS PAINT NIGHTS *One Saturday a month with a different theme each month.

Join Misty Soderholm as she guides you on a journey inward to paint a beautiful piece of art by connecting to your heart and spirit while being inspired with different themes. These casual paint parties will include an opening guided meditation, theme inspired music all evening, abstract creating, healthy snacks, and a closing sharing circle to end. Connect with other like-minded individuals and create an expression of your spirit's energy on canvas to either keep or give away. No experience required in meditation or painting, just a love for creating and needing some art therapy. $35 per person includes all supplies and light snacks. Feel free to bring a dish or drink to share. Please arrive at 5:45pm to mingle and get set up, opening circle will begin at 6:15pm. Come as you are to heal and create!

October 12th, 2019

November 16th, 2019

December 14th, 2019

All three workshops are from 6-9pm.
Energy Exchange: $35.

pen to ages 13 and up. Anyone under 18 must be with an adult.

Space is limited, you must pre-register. Call 630.455.5885 or signup with MINDBODY Online at: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=133613&stype=-103&sTG=24&sVT=295&sView=day&sLoc=2&sTrn=16&date=10/12/19


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. All art supplies and poster board will be provided but feel free to bring your journal, any magazines, stickers, scrapbook accessories, or photos you may want to use. 
Date: TBA January 2020 from 3:30-5:30pm