Miriam Castillo
Illustration & Design

COLORING MEDITATION

Coloring meditation Workshop

The last 8 years have seen a profound integration of Yoga in my daily life, becoming a center piece of my artistic practice. Furthermore, after traveling to India and Bali to deepen my studies of this science at Rishikesh Yog Peeth and Zuna Yoga, I devoted part of my time to its teaching. My career as an artist, originally in Mexico and since 2006 in a more global scale, gets me involved in multiple fascinating projects that range from book illustration, site specific interventions, textile design ...Specifically related to my Yoga practice, I have developed the Coloring Meditation Workshop, which explores the intersection of Yoga, art and community. Departing from a big scale hand draw illustration, the experience is about sharing with the group our canvas for an artistic collaboration. In this workshop we use drawing, coloring and pattern repetition to serve as a single point concentration meditation. This creative meditation will help us find stillness, allowing the subconscious to surface. The session begins with a Yoga class flowing deep into the hips; the space of the second chakra to awaken the creative power stored in this energy center. Then we settle in to create, rest and reflect, closing the experience with a sitting meditation focused on connecting to our creative channels. These series are for adults that want to reconnect with their inner child and activate their creativity or anyone that wants to play, we will hold a space full expression.


KALI @ KRIPALU CENTER NY

 NY YOGA + LIFE Magazine Yoga & Art Retreats.

ॐ श्री महा कलिकायै नम Om Sri Maha Kalikayai Namah 👁 I bow my head to the Divine Mother, Kali. Women’s day, everyday.

#mantra#kali #divineenergy #darkmother#hindugoddess #coloringmeditation#miriamcastillo

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SARASWATI

NY YOGA + LIFE Magazine Yoga & Art Retreats.

We hold a space to unleash the creativity, practice yoga, meditate and connect. The session started with a guided meditation focused on our creative energy. Followed by a collective coloring session where we collaborated in a large piece I designed and draw for each session.

SARASWATI @RubinMuseum

The pieces were inspired on the Hindu goddesses Saraswati, worshipped for the arts and creativity.

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GANESHA   @KripaluCenter

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MANDALA MEDITATION

Art is the creative expression of the subconscious mind. It allows what is unconscious to come to the surface and be seen, heard, felt, and experienced. The ancient art of the mandala is one such creative expression. Mandalas pair this essence of tapping into the subconscious with external archetypes of wholeness, unity, and oneness. They have been used for centuries as sacred symbols in the Buddhist and Taoist traditions, and modern-day psychologists use them to explore the innermost layers of the self. A workshop that brings together art and meditation to expand your vibration. In this session, we explored the mandala as a sacred tool and experience new forms of meditation.

 
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COLORING EXPERIENCE’S GALLERY