12 Oct: Tai Chi

After a fun and lively session last week, we started to learn a couple of Tai Chi movements as a part of our cool down.  Everyone became very focused and completely in the zone whilst doing this and whilst we…

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24 Sep: Enjoying Paint

Over the summer art sessions at Cantley Close, Derby we have worked on different themes; Landscape, Birds, Still Life, Aboriginal Painting & Rainforests. Everyone has relaxed & now embracing different subjects & techniques with confidence. Over cups of tea &…

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04 Sep: September 3rd 2018

In today’s session we have been continuing to learn elements of traditional Indian dance, focusing on Bollywood hand and gesture dance and traditional stick dancing (Dandiya) Today we re-caped all stick dance phase learnt so far and continued to learn…

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15 Aug: 30th July & 6th August

The past two weeks have been self facilitated by the group with volunteers. As part of these session I left the group with the task of building movement from memories. Each participant was asked to bring something in to share…

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02 Aug: Canvas painting

In this group led session everyone shared what they created during the previous 2 weeks. Using these sketches and photo resources as inspiration they began painting a landscape on canvas today. They thought about the techniques they used before such...
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24 Jul: Painting the Natural World.

Water, stones, trees, flowers & grasses have been our themes over the past few weeks at Creative Living – Cantley Close. Participants have enjoyed focusing on these natural objects which we can often take for granted. During this time everyone…

03 Jul: 2.07.18- Dancing with Scarves

Today we explored dancing with scarves using a mixture of different sized and coloured scarves. We began by experimenting with what the smaller scarves could do to various music. Before making our very own scarf dance. I decided to base…