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.
Menu of Hourly Services
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.
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:
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.
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
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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.
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:
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.
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.
Cost: $600.00 (price adjustment for back to back classes)
Your School District
Please make checks payable to: Life-Artistry, Bestsource inc.
Mail payment and form to:
1300, 14th Ave Suite EGrafton Wi 53024
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 .
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
- 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
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.
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.
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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
Mindfulness from a Scholastic Published curriculum
A program based on cutting edge research and ancient practices. Proven to make a difference.
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.
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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.