Groovy Summer Mood Boost – an Arts & Wellness presentation with Rachel Chase
June 21, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A celebration of the summer solstice!
Draw and paint with ACA Arts & Wellness Ambassador, Rachel Chase for mood boosting fun this summer. Do some breathing and stretching to connect with your body, then create colorful and groovy drawings and paintings to express your emotions. Summer solstice is a time to celebrate your solar energy and courageous self. What does your inner child want to do that is playful and free? You can use any art supplies you have on hand for this exercise. including pen and paper, markers, paints, canvas.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 11AM
Video premiere on ACA YouTube channel (click link to access)
Rachel Chase has been a teaching artist since the age of 15. She began expressing through dance. First a classically trained ballerina, then a semi-professional modern dancer studying with the likes of Alvin Ailey dance company, and dancing professionally in the Orlando area; as well as trained in theater arts. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida with a bachelor of fine arts, integrating video art and performance, as well as painting and printmaking. Rachel has continued teaching movement and art to children and adults in community settings for over 15 years. She holds a Masters degree in clinical mental health counseling from Rollins College. As a therapist, she continues using expressive and visual arts as therapeutic processes, assisting others on their journey to well-being and wholeness. It is the power of play and creative expression that have always propelled her life into new and uncharted territory. She is constantly creating, and has a passion for consciously creating community. Join her in this ever-evolving process of intuitive creation. www.rachelchase.com