This Month at a Glance

October!

October. Autumn. Cozy. Contemplative. More Time spent indoors. We are embracing the new season of Autumn at The Shine House with educational and creative opportunities! Education is the game, creativity is the play. After school art classes for all ages is devoted to teaching students about different artists and styles through the last one hundred years. They will have so much fun they won’t know they are “learning” Art History! Art Journaling workshops for teens and adults. Art Journaling is a visual conversation with yourself, it can be contemplative and quiet or very loud visually. Classes featured this month are Target Toning with Tara on Tuesdays, Preschool classes on Wednesday morning, Yoga 6 days a week, a Soap Making Workshop, Embossing Technique classes, and Open Studio time for you to adventure in art making and also learn about the Artist of The Week!

Download our calendar >> http://theshinehouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/October-2017.pdf

Field Trips and Scheduled Outings

The Shine House is now offering school groups, organizations, clubs, a group of friends, and workplace activities on Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30 and 12:30-2:30. These activities would include an art experience and/or movement experience. This is time that you would need to book in advance with us. School group activities would be art based, but can involve ALL subjects such as History, Science, English, Geometry, ect. Each activity will be tailored to the group coming in. This is a great team building opportunity for clubs, organizations, and employees in the workplace. Movement can be done with all ages and would involve activities like yoga, meditation, and breath-work. Art would include working with a specific medium such as painting, graphite, collaging, printmaking, art journaling, ect. This is an experience that will be fun for the whole group and anyone can do it with the help of our wonderful staff here at The Shine House.

The price is $12 a person with a minimum group of 15 people. If you are interested in a specific date please call us at 606-416-5380 or email us at tara@theshinehouse.com.

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Rise and Shine Yoga

Start your day out with Rise and Shine Yoga on Tuesday & Thursday mornings at 7:30am with experienced instructor Tina George.Class is included in a $7.00 drop in fee or members can enjoy this for free. Monthly memberships are $50.00 per month. This class is suitable for ALL fitness levels.

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Mixed Media Self Portrait Workshop

October 28th, 10am-Noon come create an image of YOU! The idea of creating a self portrait can make many feel insecure and your first response might be, “I can’t draw myself!” We will work with a black and white image of yourself, just YOU, a picture that can be from the side profile, straight on, you don’t even have to be looking at the camera! Choose an image to be used during this workshop in which you can see your own beauty and personality SHINING through! We will use tools and mixed mediums to create a self portrait that is perhaps more abstract, colorful or not, made with paper, paint, markers, so many different ways for you to create an image of you! I promise to not make you try to free hand draw yourself unless thats something you want to do! During this workshop you will be lead step by step through this process, no need for self-doubt, no previous art experience required! Come create with others, learn how to use a variety of artistic tools, and leave with your very own self portrait!

Free to members, $7 for non-members.

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Open Art Studio With A Focus

This is an opportunity to come and explore a variety of art forms and materials with and without formal instruction. ART for ALL ages! Open Art Studio happens Wednesday-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm and Saturday 10am-2pm. Through the months of October and November, during Open Studio, we will be viewing art and artists from the past, learning art history, practicing new art techniques/styles, discussing artist's lives and their art, and making our own version of that particular style of art. Each week we will study a different artist and create in their style! These artist represent a variety of artistic styles, mediums, countries, levels of success, and they made art between the years of 1880 and 1990. Art from the past holds clues to life in the past. By looking at a work of art’s symbolism, colors, and materials, we can learn about the artist and culture that helped shape the art. We also can compare artwork, which gives us different perspectives about life and people. Helping us to become more well rounded individuals when observing events, situations, and people. The artists we will focus on, in order, are as follows:

Pablo Picasso

M.C. Escher

Roy Lichtenstein & Idelle Weber

Frida Kahlo

Jackson Pollock & Lee Krasner

Keith Haring

Jean Basquiat

Sister Mary Corita Kent

 The upstairs of The Shine House is reserved for 18yrs+. We require adult supervision for children under the age of 13, and ask that you use supplies respectfully and independently cleaning up after yourself! 

Open Studio is included in a $7.00 drop in fee or members can enjoy this for free. Monthly memberships are $50.00 per month.

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Slow Flow Yoga & Meditation

This class is taught by Lakia Stout at 5:30pm on Thursdays. Class focuses on learning the basic yoga postures and connecting to our bodies in a deep and meaningful way. We will move slowly, spend time and care in each pose, and take time to breathe and meditate...alot. New to yoga? This is the class for you! These hour long classes are for ages 15+ and are great for all levels, beginners and advanced practitioners alike!

Class is included in a $7.00 drop in fee or members can enjoy this for free. Monthly memberships are $50.00 per month.


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Preschool Art & Movement

Join us Wednesday Mornings 10:00AM-11:15AM, for our first Preschool Program!  Art Projects and Movement fun with your littles! Movement would include yoga, outside games, dance, and MORE! Appropriate for preschoolers ages 2-5yrs. Art projects can always be modified to fit each child. Guaranteed fun and educational! 

Class is included in a $7.00 drop in fee or members can enjoy this for free. Monthly memberships are $50.00 per month.

 Drop in for free, and if you like what you see please become a member!

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Embossing Techniques w/ Tara

Target Toning

During this hour of target toning we will explore specific muscle groups. We will be using the resistance of our body weight and bands to target these muscles. There will be exercises to increase your heart rate offered. This will allow all your hard work to show. If your goals are gaining strength and flexibility, then we will offer alternatives for this purpose. Please join me in this relaxed vision of exercise. There will be laughter, good music, movement, and results! This class takes place Tuesday mornings at 10:00AM!

Class is included in a $7.00 drop in fee or members can enjoy this for free. Monthly memberships are $50.00 per month.
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Lunch Break Yoga

Lunch Break Slow Flow Yoga is just like our night time yoga except its happening at a convenient time for you, your lunch break! This is offered on Wednesdays at 12:00PM. The beauty of this class is that you can drop quietly in/out of class until the last 10 minutes of class (12:50PM) as is convenient for you. This class focuses on learning the basic yoga postures and connecting to our bodies in a deep and meaningful way. We will move slowly, spend time and care in each pose, and take time to breathe and meditate...alot. New to yoga? This is the class for you! These hour long classes are for ages 15yrs+ and are great for all levels, beginners and advanced practitioners alike! 

Class is included in a $7.00 drop in fee or members can enjoy this for free. Monthly memberships are $50.00 per month.

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After School Art

After School Art may be taking on an Art History Class feel, but it is guaranteed not to bore your child! They will make creative art and you as parents will know you are bringing your children to The Shine House for some quality art education. Education is our mission, even though we make it so fun they don’t realize their learning! After School Art takes place on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30PM and can be modified to fit any age of student from Kindergarten to Adult! During the months of October and November we will be viewing art and artist from the past, learning art and art history, discussing artists lives and their art, and making our own version of that particular style of art. Each week we will study a different artist and create in their style! These artist represent a variety of artistic styles, mediums, countries, levels of success, and they made art between the years of 1880 and 1990. Art from the past holds clues to life in the past. By looking at a work of art’s symbolism, colors, and materials, we can learn about the artist and culture that helped shape the art. We also can compare artwork, which gives us different perspectives about life and people. Helping us to become more well rounded individuals when observing events, situations, and people. The artists we will focus on, in order, are as follows:

Pablo Picasso

M.C. Escher

Roy Lichtenstein & Idelle Weber

Frida Kahlo

Jackson Pollock & Lee Krasner

Keith Haring

Jean Basquiat

Sister Mary Corita Kent 

Class is included in a $7.00 drop in fee or members can enjoy this for free. Monthly memberships are $50.00 per month.


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Shine Yoga

Namaste my friends! Shine Yoga is now offered Monday-Saturday! Times for each day are as follows: Mondays at 10:00AM, Tuesdays at 5:30PM, Wednesdays at 10:00AM, Thursdays at 10:00AM, Friday mornings at 10:00AM, and Saturdays at 10:30AM. Tara and Ingrid are the instructors. This class is suitable for ALL fitness levels.  

Class is included in a $7.00 drop in fee or members can enjoy this for free. Monthly memberships are $50.00 per month.

 Drop in for free, and if you like what you see please become a member!

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Soap Making Workship w/ Tara Helser of Kentucky Soap Company

Kentucky Soap Company is excited to show their process for making handmade soap. The materials will be provided and you will be able to take a log of soap home. You are welcome to bring a fragrance of essential oil of your choice. There will be some available if you do not bring one. Please bring your own safety equipment. Long thicker sleeves and glasses to protect your eyes (sunglasses are fine). This workshop is Saturday, October 21st from 10:00AM-12:00PM. This class may run over if well attended. The cost is $60 to attend. Email Iris at iris@theshinehouse.com for information about paying online and registering. PLEASE PRE-REGISTER!
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Equinox Art Show Reception

The arrival of Autumn is always a little surprising. Almost as if on a switch, one day late in the summer you feel it, a subtle crispness in the air. At The Shine House it has been a year since our very first Art Exhibit, The Tropic of Cancer. We celebrate this year of art exploration, education, and ringing in Autumn with our Equinox and Art Exhibit. The exhibit will be on display through November 3rd, 2017. This exhibit will continue to support and recognize local and regional Kentucky artists. This Exhibit will include a variety of art mediums including photography, paintings, etchings, mixed media, ceramics, and more. Come get cozy at the reception and see this one year marking of The Shine House and celebrate the Autumn Equinox, the latin word for equal night!

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Art Journaling For Teens & Adults

Art Journaling is an amazing way to utilize more than words for journaling or diary keeping. It is a way to destress and be creative. Creating art that is just for YOU, expressing your emotions, life, and dreams. It will often contain both words and sketches through mixed media elements: paint, markers, personal tokens, and much much more. This class is for ages 15+ and is $4 a class for members and $7 a class for non members. You are required to bring your own journal. Your journal should be a blank page (without lines) type of journal. It should also be appropriate for “mixed or wet media” and be a 5X7 or larger in size. Homemade journals are welcome too! We are also having an Art Journaling Workshop October 3rd from 5:30PM-7:30PM.

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