“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
"There is no must in art because art is free.”
At Become A Butterfly we offer therapeutic art workshops as we find that having a creative outlet often enables people to access and express emotions that are sometimes difficult to communicate verbally. Artistic self expression
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Become A Butterfly
852 Cotton Bay Drive West Apt 507 West Palm Beach, FL 33406 USA
Serving Palm Beach County
Research indicates that the creative process involved in making art improves and enhances the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of individuals. This releases dopamine, a chemical associated with the brain’s pleasure and reward center. So exhibiting creativity stimulates the very chemicals which boost feelings of well-being, reduces anxiety, and effectively helps to combat depression. Here at Become A Butterfly Therapeutic Arts we believe in and advocate all the healing qualities of the visual arts.
People have been using the arts as a way to express, communicate, and heal for thousands of years. Our mission is to provide a safe nurturing environment for people to discover, develop, and express their creativity. Additionally, our mission is to promote change and transformation in people as a byproduct of making art, so that all who participate can improve the quality of their life overall.
helps individuals to resolve conflicts and challenges, manage behavior, increase self-esteem, self-awareness, and achieve insight. It can be a powerful way to experience an authentic relationship with self, release stress, and be a dynamic form of healing.
Our workshops are both process and product oriented depending on outcome intent and provide participants the opportunity to experiment with a variety of medium. Exploring art and creativity in a positive, non-judgmental, and peaceful environment allows for free association, the expression of thoughts, feelings, and conflicts while building confidence. Participants often find themselves in the moment, enjoying exploratory behavior which allows unexpected insights to arise.
Previous experience or expertise in art is unnecessary; individuals can simply enjoy the life-affirming pleasures of making art and the exploration of the art process. The value of art lies in completely engrossing the mind and releasing the creative energy that is often inhibited.
To many the butterfly is a symbol of the soul, change, joy, and color. The metamorphosis of the butterfly is considered the miracle of transformation and is the magic that insects can teach us. Change ensures growth. The lesson of the butterfly is letting go of old behavior and expounding into the next phase of existence.