Archive for the Consciousness Category

THE LONG AWAITED MASK WORKSHOP IS HAPPENING SATURDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2010

Posted in Art, Art Workshops, Consciousness, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Creativity, Mask Workshops, Personal Growth, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Self Healing, Self Improvement, self-confidence with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on January 3, 2010 by Carolyn Winkler

This is the long awaited Mask Workshop I have been promising for 3 years. I hope this date will work for you and you can learn these 5 simple powerful masks and discover what’s behind them.

Spirits Behind The Masks – One Day Workshop
Saturday February 27th, 2010, from 10 to 3.
At Spirit Mask Studio, Portland Oregon

In this afternoon of mask making you discover a lot about yourself and how to communicate with the different parts of yourself not usually noticed in your everyday life. You unmask important symbols for what is needed in your life.

Absolutely anyone can do this and have a really good time. You can watch a short video at http://www.vimeo.com/806775. In the workshop you will learn 5 different fun ways to make simple masks and see what wants to emerge.

This is a great activity to do with a group because everyone has a really good time, you explore a little of your creative spirit and at the end we all wear the masks and dance them and have a really good time.

Cost is $97 and includes a free copy of my e book Spirits Behind the Mask: Portals To The Emerging Self. All materials and inspiration provided. Just bring a sack lunch for the break.

To register just email me at info@spiritmaskjourneys.com. The class is limited to 10 people so must check with me first before paying by PayPal or sending a check.

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Power Painting-Find Your Authentic Self In A Weekend Workshop – January 16 &17, 2010

Posted in Coaching, Consciousness, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Creativity, intuition, Intuitive Painting, Personal Growth, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Self Help, Self Improvement on December 5, 2009 by Carolyn Winkler

*POWER PAINTING: THE SECRET WAY TO FIND YOUR
AUTHENTIC SELF IN A WEEKEND, Workshop*
Start the New Year off Right, Be Creative

Next Workshop Scheduled for Weekend of January 16th & 17th at my studio in Portland, Oregon, both days 10 to 5.

ONE TIME SPECIAL JANUARY OFFER TO BRING A GUEST FOR FREE. Because this is the launch of my new POWER PAINTING WEEKENDS I am offering a special one time offer for this January 16TH & 17TH workshop. If you sign up before January 8, 2010 you can bring a guest for free. So gather up a friend to share the cost or give it as a special gift to someone you love.

If you want to be creative this is the first level Power Painting Creative experience everyone needs to have. It not only teaches you how to be intuitive and creative again, the basics of navigating your inner world but how to safely and gently reconnect with your authentic self. It does all this in two short days.

WHAT FORMER PARTICIPANTS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT CAROLYN’S POWER PAINTING WORKSHOP

“Carolyn, thank you, thank you, thank you! I had such an expanding, opening experience ……
I truly believe those two days painting ……have changed my life!”

“Ahhhh.. so wonderful.. Love Love love the workshop and the opening of my creative heart and mind. …such a wonderful experience… Your awesome. You rock!”

“What an amazing gift this past weekend was! I have been changed … and I am grateful! …. I continue to bravely blossom, unfolding that authentic self. Take care, and keep up the great work! It’s much appreciated!”

It is called the secret way because you can’t believe how easy it is and how much fun. All you have to do is come and freely play with paint, follow a few simple life inspiring instructions and rediscover creative, intuitive, authentic parts you think you may have lost. Absolutely anyone can do this, because It’s not about the product you produce but the process of letting go and learning what you need to know. It is not about how beautiful your painting is but how powerful it is for you.

DETAILS ABOUT THE WORKSHOP

The Workshop runs two full days, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. It is held at my Studio, in Portland, Oregon. All you have to do is wear old comfortable clothes you can get paint on, bring a sack lunch, have an open heart and a curious mind and I will do the rest. Absolutely no experience necessary, you already have everything you need. All inspiration and art materials supplied.

Cost is $160 and includes all art supplies and a free copy of my E-Book Intuitive Painting: Art to Empower Your Life. Class is limited to 10 people so everyone has personal attention and lots of time to paint. You can easily pay through Paypal by clicking the button below, or you can send a check to Carolyn Winkler, 1001 N. Baldwin Street, Portland Or. 97217. If you would like to break up the cost, payments can be arranged.

To Find Out More and ask questions just Email me at carolyn@powerpaintingprocess.com

New Weekend Workshop – Soul Retreival Weekend Using Paint – August 1st-2nd, 2009

Posted in Art, Art Workshops, Consciousness, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Creativity, Inner Journeys, Inner Wisdom, intuition, Painting Workshops, Personal Growth, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Self Healing, Self Help, Self Improvement with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on July 8, 2009 by Carolyn Winkler

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Soul Retrieval Weekend Using Paint

Carolyn Winkler, Art Shaman and Creative Spirit Guide.

Native peoples ask….When did you stop dancing?  When did you stop singing? When did you stop being enchanted? They say this is when you experienced soul loss.  My creative journeys help you get back on your path.

Weekend of August 1st and 2nd at Spirit Mask Journeys Studio in Portland, Oregon.

Is this you?

You are interested in personal growth and long to express yourself

You want a safe way to explore your inner world and see what’s in your heart.
You always wanted to try painting but thought you had to have special training first.
You know your Authentic Self is in there somewhere but not sure how to reconnect.
You want to develop intuition and find the guidance it can give.

What the Weekend is Like!

This Soul Retrieval Weekend takes you safely and gently into the untapped mystery of your inner world. This fun filled painting process lets you freely play with paint and get reacquainted with creative, intuitive, authentic parts you think you may have lost. It is all about the process, letting go of judgment and not being in control, so you are free to discover what you need to know and let the painting spirits get you back on track. One of my former students said it best, “My life was like a submarine and this open up my hatch.”

Workshop is Saturday and Sunday, 10 am  to 5 pm, August 1st and 2nd, at Spirit Mask Studio, North Portland. All materials and inspirational journey provided. Just wear old comfortable clothes you can get paint on, bring a sack lunch, an open heart and  curious mind. No experience necessary, you have everything you need, this is a great freeing experience for advanced artist and beginners alike. We all could use a little Soul Retrieval now and then.

All art supplies and a copy of $10 E-Book Guide, Intuitive Painting: Art to Empower Your Life are included. Along with a group of kindred spirits to paint and explore. Class limited to 8 people so I advise you register right away. I now have Paypal option for paying by credit card. Just email me and request an invoice.

You can pay with your credit card or paypal account by clicking here.


About me!

To learn more about me and what I do please visit my website and blog. http://www.spiritmaskjourneys.com. You will find testimonials about the classes and background information on me. I am extensively trained in processes to help you self explore. My job is to provide the safe, sacred container for you to do just that. I look forward to painting with you soon. To register or ask questions call 503 734-6516 or email me at info@spiritmaskjourneys.com

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4th Visual-Journaling Support Group for Women Now Forming

Posted in Consciousness, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Healing, Self Awareness, Self Discovery, Self Healing, Self Help, Self Improvement, self-confidence, Stress Reduction, Support Group for Women, Visual Journaling, Womens Suppor Groups on October 7, 2008 by Carolyn Winkler

Testimonail:
“I have spent most of my adult life trying to build a house for my soul. Through counseling and relationships I had collected the boards, the pipes, the wire, and the nails. But no matter how many times I stacked these materials together the best I could do was build some kind of lean-to. It was a good enough place to weather a storm but nothing like the house I wanted. The Intuitive Painting class I took with Carolyn gave me the stone I needed to build a strong foundation. And the Journaling class gave me the saw and hammer I needed to not only build a house for my soul but a home I am proud to share with the other’s.” Tammy Gaylord

VISUAL-JOURNALING SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN

We will start as soon as we have 5 women so sign up now and get the group started. Just email me if you wold like to join. This is one of the most powerful self help tools you can have. Visual Journaling Support Group for Women is a six week commitment of using Visual Journaling to Access, Release and Transform emotions. Images Express what words cannot. By setting a clear intention, centering in body awareness, using guided visualization and then drawing the images that come, you are able to understand and make changes on all three levels, body, mind and cellular. Our feelings communicate what we need. By accessing this inner wisdom you reduce stress, release anger, resolve conflicts, get in touch with emotions and give voice to your soul. The body always knows and guides you to the place you need to go. Each week you will learn something new.

Week 1- Access and Express Your Emotions

Week 2- Access, Release and transform your Stress-producing emotions.

Week 3- Let your images speak.

Week 4- Overcoming your fears.

Week 5-Resolving your inner conflicts.

Week 6-Your Life’s Purpose and Visual Journaling as a lifelong practice.

Anyone can do this. You don’t need to know anything about using art materials or how to draw. You just need the desire and courage to explore, and open up the dialogue between your inner and outer worlds. Unlike regular journaling that uses language and the left brain, this is a direct right brain connection to your spirit world.

Group meets weekly on Wednesday evenings form 7 to 9, limited size to 5 women. Cost is $35 each weekly session for a total of $210. You will need a few inexpensive supplies. To know more about me and what I do please visit my website http://www.spiritmaskjourneys.com. To register for a group or workshop or ask questions email me at info@spiritmaskjourneys.com.

*CREATING THE LIFE YOU REALLY WANT TO HAVE* Support Group for Men and Women starts October 8th

Posted in Class, Consciousness, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Study Groups with tags , , , , , , on September 14, 2008 by Carolyn Winkler

THIS GROUP IS FOR ANYONE THAT WANTS TO CREATE A BETTER LIFE

6 WEEK SUPPORT GROUP FOR MEN AND WOMEN – STARTS OCTOBER 8TH

You create your life by knowing what you want, knowing what is real now, and letting the Path of Least Resistance follow it’s natural course.

“The Secret” and Esther Hicks teachings and book “Ask and it is Given,” helped you discover what you really want and desire in life and how to change your thinking to deliberately manifest it into being. By understanding and using 1. The Universal Law of Attraction-(you get what ever you are thinking and believing); 2. Your Vibrational Emotional set point – (what you are emotionally vibrating about what you are thinking and believing); 3. Creative Visualizations Techniques (imagine the new experience you want is already happening); you learned to create the life you desire. These were all helpful in letting you know you have the power to create your life and in fact that is what you are doing all the time.

Now we will go beyond this to discover the natural structure underneath these laws, the natural pull between what we have now and what we really want to have in our life and how to create a new structure that supports us in what we want. We will learn the questions to ask to discover what we really want and what to focus on in order to create them in our life. This is the natural law of the path of least resistance and it is operating naturally in our life at all times. This group will help you understand and use this law to help you create the life you want.

WEEK 1- Knowing What You Want
WEEK 2- What Is Reality Now
WEEK 3- The Path of Least Resistance
WEEK 4- Inner Vision Seeing What Isn’t There Yet
WEEK 5- Fundamental Choice As A Foundation
WEEK 6- Creating What Matters

Study Groups meet Thursday evening 7 to 9 pm for 6 weeks. Cost is $35 dollars per week. Group meets at my studio in North Portland.

To register or ask questions email info@spiritmaskjourneys.com
Or Call 503 734-6516
To know more about me and what I do please visit my website http://www.spiritmaskjourneys.com

NEW *FINDING THE GIFTS IN YOUR SHADOW SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN* Now forming – Starts October 8th

Posted in Class, Consciousness, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Discovering Your Shadow with tags , , , on September 13, 2008 by Carolyn Winkler

DISCOVERING THE GIFTS OF YOUR SHADOW AND TRANSFORMING YOUR LIFE
– Support Group

Discovering your Shadow allows you to find the wholeness you do not allow yourself to have. Knowing your Shadow helps you to access and integrate hidden strengths and gifts you carry hidden inside. Have no doubt these Shadows are completely hidden and the only way you discover them is by being upset with or admiring others. Working with your Shadow helps you find the meaning in the disturbances in your life and then transform them in to knowing yourself and having more compassion for yourself and others.

Based on the work of Ken Wilber’s Integral 3-2-1 process and Debbie Ford’s book “The Dark Side of The Light Chasers,” we will study how our Shadow helps us become who we are and holds the gifts to transform our lives. Each week in this small group setting we will have the opportunity to explore what is disturbing us and discover the gift these disturbances hold for living our life. This is a safe, open, non-judgmental space to experience together this process.

The Shadow is a term coined by the psychologist Carl Jung to explain the parts of us that we keep hidden from ourselves. These are the parts that we determined were not acceptable and so we buried them deep in our subconscious so we could be the opposite, the person we think is acceptable and good and we are proud to be. This can lock up our soul and keep us from living to our full potential.

Discovering your shadows and the gifts they have for you is probably the most freeing experience you can have. Imagine trying to hold a beach ball under water, how much energy that takes and when it gets loose it pops up and hits you in the face. This is how your Shadow works, it is always there trying to give you the balance your life needs and pops up to hit you until you finely get the message your life needs.

This study group helps you discover the beauty and gifts in your Shadow and to accept and welcome them into your life. This is about finding peace and freeing energy you have been wasting holding yourself down. It is not that you will become the terrible shadow you are hiding but that by knowing and accepting it is a part of you, you will be more accepting and compassionate with yourself and all the people in your life.

Group meets weekly, Wednesday evenings 7 to 9 pm or afternoons 1 to 3, for 6 weeks. Cost is $35 dollars per week, can be paid weekly or at beginning of group. Group meets at my studio in North Portland. Please check my blog for current schedule.

To register or ask questions email info@spiritmaskjourneys.com
Or Call 503 734-6516

*INTUITIVE PAINTING*Using Paint for Self-Discovery Weekend Oct 25th-26th

Posted in Art, Art Workshops, Class, Consciousness, Creative Ways to Empopwer Your Life, Creativity, Painting Class, Painting Workshops, Self Discovery, Self Improvement, self-confidence, Uncategorized on September 9, 2008 by Carolyn Winkler

Intuitive Painting allows the freedom to flow and create without rules, without judgment, without comparing yourself to others. There are no mistakes, no right way or wrong way. Through this fun, creative painting process you get into your flow and discover inner wisdom, intuition, self-acceptance and self-confidence. You learn to let go, let be and become. Join us for this powerful weekend of self discovery using paint.

2 Days Saturday and Sunday October 25-26, 10am to 5pm

Testimonials

“What a treat to see how the painting evolved!! I can’t thank you enough for the experience. I feel calmer, happier and much more in touch with my joyful 6 year old self. It was so freeing for me to find that place of pure joy, no expectation, and just play. It was also so instructional for me to feel the energy sink to my feet when I started to develop an agenda/judgment about what I was doing. Honestly, Carolyn, it was one of the best weekends I’ve had in a looooong time and I look forward to working with you again soon.” Linda Klein, MD

“I have spent most of my adult life trying to build a house for my soul. Through counseling and relationships I had collected the boards, the pipes, the wire, and the nails. But no matter how many times I stacked these materials together the best I could do was build some kind of lean-to. It was a good enough place to weather a storm but nothing like the house I wanted. The Intuitive Painting class I took with Carolyn gave me the stone I needed to build a strong foundation. And the Journaling class gave me the saw and hammer I needed to not only build a house for my soul but a home I am proud to share with the other’s.” Tammy Gaylord

Workshop runs all day Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm. Cost $185 all materials provided. Includes E=Book required to read before class, “Intuitive Painting- Art To Empower Your Life”
Location: Spirit Mask Studio, North Portland. Limited to 10 participants. To learn more about me and what I do visit my website http://www.spiritmaskjourneys.com
Anyone can do this no experience required.

To register or ask questions email info@spiritmaskjourneys.com
Or Call 503 734-6516

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