Course 4-Crash Course in Cultivating Creativity


That's right-you'll be immersed in creativity- learning what it REALLY is,  how your brain works relative to creativity, what it takes to find that creative space in you, and what to do with it once you find it. This course is  learning and doing and cultivating. Be inspired. Both for those who know they thrive on being creative, and those who have uttered the words, "I don't have a creative bone in my body." Discover your creative brilliance! Sheri's life work is all about being creative-from creating businesses to poses to books, paintings, jewelry, photography, family, relationships, ideas, dreams, and intentions. She is the Curriculum Writer and Author of "CreaTeen," and has done endless amounts of research on creativity.


  • Three, one hour private sessions on creativity-can be in studio or over the phone.
  • Personal commitment to complete four creative challenges during the course
  • Personal commitment to record responses in journal
  • Personal Investment: $220


Menu of Hourly Services

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Somatics
  • Thai Yoga
  • Reflexology
  • Sound Therapy
  • Meditation
  • Mindfulness
  • Holistic Lifestyle Tips and Resources
  • Holistic Lifestyle Process Plan
  • Creativity Cultivation Session
  • Intentions, Goals and Dreams Session
  • Creative Expression Consulting (critique on your writing, etc,.)
  • Business Consulting/Entrepreneurial Support
  • Curriculum of any of the Certification Courses

































Artistry: noun

Creative skill or ability, creativity, arts, skill, talent, genius, brilliance, flair, proficiency, virtuosity, finesse, style


Life Artistry: an approach to life that nurtures holistic living, fosters inner peace, and cultivates creativity to support unique expressions to live a beautiful, enjoyable and fulfilling life.The curriculum is an integration of  modern science and  ancient wisdom, techniques, and practices,  that is geared for artists, writers, performers, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in Living their Light-their full creative potential. 

Tri-Creative-Karma Commitment:

When you commit to a course to create your best Self, a donation will be made to a non-profit that relates to the mission of the program. Serve yourself, others, and the world.

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Sessions will include experiencing and learning:

  • Stress relieving techniques
  • Movement modalities
  • Breathing techniques
  • Meditation
  • Mindfulness
  • Creative Thinking Techniques


The intention of this program is for you to leave the workshop feeling completely relaxed and rejuvenated, but also feeling equipped and empowered to maintain this state of well being, on your own, with a practical applicable program of Life-Artistry.

A program based on cutting edge research and ancient practices. Proven to make a difference.

 

 Course 6-Saluting the Solo-preneur in You  by honing in on a Side Hustle. 

Live Your Light!



Discover and cultivate your creative passion(s) .  When you do, the struggle dissipates, doors open and the possibilities are endless... You'll be able to increase the beauty and enjoyment in your life, serve others, add a stream of income revenue, and potentially discover your passion and grow a side hustle from a  hobby to a new entreprenerial adventure and legitimate venture.  You'll be guided, challenged and inspired to develop, discover and dedicate to your passion through a step-by-step proven creative business process that can change your goals to attainable accomplishments.  Serial side hustler/solopreneur Sheri has founded North Shore Academy of the Arts, Balancing Arts Yoga and Well Being Studio, Willow Words Literary Agency and Writing Services, Moon Tide Designs, and Meraki Investments. She loves her life living her passion.


  • Six, 30 minute in-studio or over the phone consultations
  • Personal commitment to explore the step by step program, personalized to meet your goals
  • Personal commitment to record experiences through journal
  • Possible additional expenditures if you choose  (i.e. formalizing a business, purchasing website/business cards, etc.)
  • Personal Investment: $220


My mission is to guide, consult, practice and teach Life-Artistry, an approach to life that nurtures holistic living, fosters inner peace, and cultivates creativity to support individuals’ unique expressions to live a beautiful, enjoyable and fulfilling life. Live Your Light! ~Sheri

The School of

Life-Artistry

Certification Program

Level I

Designed for artists, writers, performers, entrepreneurs, yoga teachers, therapists, life coaches,  and anyone interested in developing their full creative potential  and integrating their life passion with their life work, built on a holistic lifestyle foundation.

 




Benefits:

1) Life style make over-Getting your creative juices flowing creates new energy to share with family and friends and the work force . Transform your world into inspired, centered, increased awareness  and holistic knowledge as the  way to live the rest of your life.


2) Signature Strength Building-Coached and   mentored, you'll learn tools to help you become centered, at peace, joyful and creative.  You'll be provided resources so you can build your signature strength. It's like having  a general contractor while you build the home of YOU.


3) Revenue Possibility- earn while doing what you love


4) Career and Resume Enhancement-the Life-Artistry certification demonstrates that you are serious about becoming proficient and enhancing your skills


5) It's a Self-Investment! It's relaxing, enjoyable, challenging, interesting, and inspiring.

















































































The Certification program is made up of  six courses that take you through an individualized, spiraling curriculum . Focusing on  your complete Self- physical, mental, spiritual...you'll be inspired, you'll learn, you'll discover, you'll experience, you'll dream and you'll achieve. Be prepared to transform into who you  are as you develop a holistic lifestyle to sustain the true you. 

Courses can be taken a la carte for the prices listed.

Successful completion of all six courses earns you a Level One Certification in Life-Artistry. Course work must be completed within one year.  

Self-Investment  for the complete certification program is:

$1,500.00 which includes: 

  • All course work
  • unlimited group yoga classes offered by Sheri at Balancing Arts Yoga Studio for the duration of the program
  • 2 far infrared sauna sessions per month for the duration of the program
  • 6  private sessions of Reiki/reflexology and sound therapy, Bemer session or bio mat 




If you are interested in the Life-Artistry Level 1 Certification, please contact Sheri at 262-719-4633. Because it is a personalized curriculum for each participant, spaces are limited. Please contact Sheri for availability.



Course 2-The Me in Meditation

Mind Over Matter for a Meaningful Practice



Research states the incredible positive effects on the brain, body and spirit for those who have an ongoing meditation practice. But let's prove it.  For many, sitting in meditation for any length of time can be a frustrating, non-peaceful attempt at attaining  that which seems so far out of reach. This course will be a personal approach to mind over matter and teach you the benefits, techniques, tips and secrets of developing a life-long, sustainable practice that works for YOU and your lifestyle. Mindfulness, mantra, mudras and breathing techniques and notes from nature will complete this essential course needed for anyone and everyone on the path of well being . Sheri's meditation practice inspires her teaching while her certification in meditation enhances it.


  • Three, one hour, in studio private sessions
  • Commitment to specific breathing practice at home, and journal response to home practice
  • Self-Investment: $215




Sheri Bestor holds a BS in Education and a MA in  Curriculum and Instruction, is a Published author,  Founder/ President of North Shore Academy of the Arts, Inc., Experienced Registered yoga instructor, Reiki master, Meditation instructor, Reflexologist, Creative consultant,  Artist,  Literary Agent, Entrepreneur  and Mother. 

 

“I am a former classroom teacher. I know stress. What I will share with you has changed my life. It can change yours too…one beautiful amazing breath at a time. Live Your Light!”  ~Sheri


To build students’ awareness of the value of a holistic lifestyle
To build students’ awareness of the role of stress, how their bodies and minds and emotions are inter-related, and to empower them with tools to cope with negative stress.
To build students’ ability to access and develop their creativity: to help cope, problem solve, and see things from different perspectives. To adjust stress levels by adjusting perceptions.
To build students’ sense of contribution-developing a sense of purpose, through connecting with others and through self-expression
To help students contribute to the overall classroom environment in a healthy, positive way.  




Time: Eight, 45 min. classes, meeting once per week.

Dates: tbd  

Cost: $600.00 (price adjustment for back to back classes)

CLASS Location:
Your School District

 

Please make checks payable to: Life-Artistry, Bestsource inc.
Mail payment and form to:
Sheri

1300, 14th Ave Suite EGrafton Wi 53024








































































































































































































































Programs
























Whether you are a recent graduate finding your place in the workforce, in the mid-lifer stage with kids and careers, an empty nester, retired...or something in between, there's a whispering, tickling- a voice telling you there's more to YOU. Tap in, uncover, cultivate and develop that amazing potential that will help you be all that you can BE-which will equate to happiness, joy, peace, fulfillment, beauty, more income and serving the world with your unique creative potential!  Live your Light!






The School of Integrative Life-Artistry Presents


Kids Who Create


A mindfulness based program teaching skills and techniques that help improve students’ overall well being to reach their full creative potential. Designed exclusively for school districts to serve their students.

Session Investment: Five, two hour workshops
Cost to school district: $1,000.00

Class Location:   Your School District or  Arts Mill Gallery, 3rd floor  Balancing Arts Studio  1300 14th Avenue    Grafton, WI 53024

Self-Investment: $75 per hour




















Sheri Bestor holds a BS in Education and a MA in  Curriculum and Instruction, is a Published author,  Founder/ President of North Shore Academy of the Arts, Inc., Experienced Registered yoga instructor, Reiki master, Meditation instructor, Reflexologist, Creative consultant,  Artist,  Literary Agent , Entrepreneur, and Mother. 

 “I am a former classroom teacher in the Cedarburg School District and in some form or another, have been a teacher my entire adult life. My research, both through books and experience, has taught me what helps students succeed, and it is my goal to give them the skills to nurture peaceful empowerment. ~Sheri

Course 3-Life Lessons from Literature



 This course  focuses on significant literary works, exploring what spiritual leaders and renown artists, entrepreneurs, and play rights have discovered and experienced  to live to their potential. Spiritually inspiring and mentally stimulating, we will  learn "life lessons" that compliment and supplement our holistic life-style. Published works from the page and stage will serve as our foundation while you learn how to develop your own character, stop acting and start being.  This is an inspirationally evoked standing ovation to learn from others while learning to be YOU. Sheri, the Founder of North Shore Academy of the Arts and Stagekids, play right and producer, has been  researching her whole life, directing musicals for nearly 20 years, studying characterization and applying this form of art   to the holistic lifestyle .

  • 6, thirty minute over-the- phone discussions
  • Personal commitment to read and think about required reading on reading list
  • Personal commitment to borrow or buy required readings
  • Personal Investment: $220


For More Information, contact:
Sheri Mabry Bestor, Founder of Life-Artistry and the School of Integrative Life-Artistry

 Just for Teachers:


- Techniques are simple yet effective, non-time consuming, in recognition of a teacher’s already full schedule

Benefits:

- Techniques to calm the mind after a day’s onslaught of managing students and parents, teaching, and lesson planning

- Skill building to relieve muscle tension and promote freedom of movement, recognizing a teacher’s daily physical demands

-Methods to relieve stress on the spot!

-Creative thinking techniques

-And More!

Course 1-Yoga with a Twist

Asanas and Enrichment  for Optimal Aliveness.

Strike Your Pose


Whether you love yoga or think you are never going to be flexible enough to hit the mat, Yoga with a Twist is an essential course for those on the Life-Artistry path. Uniting body, breath and spirit, Yoga for Optimal Aliveness is  a twist on the regular yoga class. Personalized sessions developed with your experiences, interest, dosha, and goals in mind, this practice integrates what your Self needs with ancient and modern forms of movement, yoga and a whole heartful  of holistic lifestyle techniques and education. Part discussion, part movement (somatics and Hatha) , you'll complete this  segment with a tailor-made practice to use at home.   This yoga is for every Body-and is the foundation for becoming the most you can be. 

For the past decade Sheri has taught yoga, developed a yoga studio, written articles on the subject for Yoga  International and completely transformed her life to integrate this holistic practice as a lifestyle.  She is ERYT Certified, a certified reflexologist, meditation instructor, Thai I yoga instructor, Somatics instructor, Reiki Master and  sound practitioner.


  • 4 , one hour, in studio private sessions
  • Unlimited Weekly group yoga classes taught by Sheri during the course schedule
  • Personal Enrichment Work: Your personal commitment to integrate techniques of interest into lifestyle and  journal response to personal home practice
  • To be completed within four weeks
  • Self-Investment: $310



We all know the tremendous damage stress can do to our mental and physical health. We feel it. It tires us, gives us pain, hurts our relationships, prevents us from sleeping, and makes us sick. It also affects our teaching. Join me for this one-of-a-kind program that will change your perspective, empowering you with knowledge and skills to not only relieve stress, but to live life more fully with a profound sense of peace and joy.  

 


The School of Integrative Life-Artistry

offering

Private Consulting


Choose from the options on the menu below or request a program to be designed specifically for you. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Sessions will include experiencing and learning:

Stress relieving techniques
Movement modalities
Breathing techniques
Meditation
Mindfulness from a Scholastic Published curriculum
And More!

 A program based on cutting edge research and ancient practices. Proven to make a difference.

Additional Services:
Far Infrared Sauna

Bio Feedback Mat

Bemer Mat (coming soon)







Course 5-Posing as an Author-the Yoga of Writing

Write Your Light



The written language is a powerful tool.  Tap in to the ways it can enhance your life and support your passion. Literary agent, critique coach, writing teacher  and award winning published author guides you through self expression through the written form. You'll  discover more about yourself.  and whether you've always wanted to be published, already are published,  or just realize the importance of effective written communication, you'll have a professional guide to help you work through "writing blocks," discover  your writing potential, become aware of writing resources  and have someone to support you to  "write your story," in whatever form it emerges. Sheri has publishing experiences in children, teen and adult books, in magazines, newspapers, blogs, business writing and more, has over 30 years of teaching experience and a MA in Curriculum and Instruction.


  • Two , thirty minute private, in studio or over the phone consultations
  • Written critique of one piece of writing of 20, double spaced pages or less
  • Follow up 30 minute discussion of critique-over the phone
  • Self-Investment: $230




The School of Integrative
Life-Artistry
presents

Teachers Who Breathe



A holistic program for stress relief and improved overall well being designed exclusively for school districts to serve their staff.

The School of Integrative Life-Artistry offers classes, workshops, certification, personal and business consulting and course work to guide individuals to create their humanistic, artistic, and entrepreneurial life work. It was developed for people interested in  an approach to life that nurtures holistic living, fosters inner peace, and cultivates creativity to support unique expressions to live a beautiful, enjoyable and fulfilling life. The curriculum is an integration of  modern science and  ancient wisdom, techniques, and practices,  that is geared for students, artists, writers, performers, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in living their full creative potential.  Programs are also available for schools, businesses and  yoga studios.