Help Me Start My Dream Business

Friends! I left my job and am starting my dream business. heARTbreak Studios offers expressive healing experiences by combining unique art classes with mindfulness practices to give your heart an art break. 

The classes open with a guided meditation, hypnosis, etc. to settle us into our own bodies and move into different forms of creative release. (scroll down for more info)

Sounds fun?? This is where you come in! I need some support and test subjects :) 

All businesses need help getting off the ground, so if you believe this is something you'd like to see out in the world, it would help me immensely if you donated (even just $1) to my gofundme here. Eventually, we plan to work with trauma victims, nursing homes, businesses, and more to offer this unique form of healing and FUN for all. But for now, we need help getting the ball rolling. ANYTHING helps :)

** Donations 20$ and up can redeem one FREE CLASS (for those that live in or visit LA) ** 

why $4,645? 
$2,000- First month of instructors' wages 
$720- Art and cleanup supplies
$500- Meditation cushions/ ambience supplies 
$600- Ocassional evening space rental for first month
$825- LLC fee (will come later on)
(any extras go toward saving for physical space) 

Please message me or email [email redacted] if you're interested in taking one of the first classes and providing feedback to help improve the flow/ structure. 

*Classes are in flux, but initial concepts include but are not limited to*: 

Kundalini in Color- don (or don’t) color therapy glasses, move through kundalini mediations, and create vibrant artwork that gets the glandular system pumping.

Hypnotic SugGESTion- A gestural drawing course paired with a deeply relaxing hypnosis that moves us toward acceptance and simplistic inner peace.

Be here, bespatter- an energetic, kinetic class channeling intense emotions into intense artwork. Splatter paint, paint balloons + darts, and other unconventional releases help funnel limbic momentum into art.

Painting with Prānā- A breath work class that pairs our breath cycles with our painting movements.

Art in Darkness- blind drawing/ painting class that emphasizes the beauty in surrender, and letting go of expectations.

On Mandala Mindfulness- a class perfect for those wanting a little more direction. Unique mandala coloring offers a creative way to root down, settling into our mindfulness practices.

Canvass Mat Yogi- Do some light stretching and a few yoga poses on your canvass to get the creative juices flowing, then create artwork directly on your mat, staying anchored to the present moment.

Calm Collabs- A group class collectively creating art and healing, with an emphasis on relaxation, connectivity and acceptance.


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