In October, 2014, First Friday Las Vegas is excited to partner with the Music 4 Life® team to bring their state of the art life skills programs to the Downtown Las Vegas community. There will be 3 workshops hosted in the Emergency Arts Building this October that community members are encouraged to attend. I’m posting the details below or you can download the flyer to share.
Day 1: Wellness Circle – Stress Management Skills for Busy People Date: 10/09/14 Time: 5:30 pm to 7 pm
Life is incredible, but also can be very stressful. Things can change without warning, and it’s important to be prepared. This class was created to help you build your capacity to deal with more stress in life. Use mental fitness tools real time, building the proper muscle to increase resiliency to stress! Walk away feeling better and have fun in the process! Don’t wait ’til later for damage control – do sanity control now!
Teacher: Amy Frost, Delivering Happiness blogger
Day 2: Music Medicine – Does your music increase your capacity to handle stress? Date: 10/16/14 Time: 5:30 pm – 7 pm
It is no secret that stress is the #1 killer in the U.S. Our bodies need a balanced music diet, just like it does nutrition and exercise to support a healthy mind, body and spirit. There are 3 energies required in this diet of reorganizing your playlists. Learn how you can take control of your music listening habits to handle more stress. Listen to the TEDxUNLV Talk: “Music Powers Potential: Building Mental Fitness”
Teacher: Judith Pinkerton, TEDx Speaker
Day 3: Happy Hour Drumming Date: 10/23/14 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
No cocktails needed (none served) as we drum up happiness! No experience needed, and those with experience are harnessed! Music 4 Life® provides the drums and rhythm instruments, and feel free to bring your favorite noisemaker!
Teacher: G Eric Miles, First Friday Las Vegas drum circle facilitator