Touring

Missy Graff Ballone is constantly touring! She visits universities, art & craft centers, creative non-profits, museums, collaborative studios, retreats, and other fun places where people are making art!


 
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Upcoming Events

Society For Contemporary Craft, Pittsburg, PA: August 26th-27th

In this class, Missy Graff Ballone of Wellness for Makers will demonstrate basic stretching and massage techniques that you can incorporate into your daily studio practice.This workshop will include a mix of background information, such as how knots develop in the body, and practical instruction, such as different ways to increase blood flow, circulation, and flexibility. Attendees will learn simple stretching and self-care techniques that can be incorporated into their daily studio routines. These techniques are designed to help boost energy levels, alleviate pain, reduce the risk of injury, and improve posture. Self-care tools will be provided for the duration of the workshop. Each student will walk away with a trigger point ball, handouts, a deeper understanding of studio ergonomics, and new skills to apply to his/her studio practice.

Weekly Classes at Peters Valley. All Summer long. Mondays at 5pm

Wellness for Makers is dedicated to motivating and empowering artists through education and mindful living. Our weekly classes at Peters Valley School of Craft will offer artists and craftsmen the skills they need to improve the longevity of their hands and bodies. Each class will include a mix of background information, such as how knots develop in the body, and practical instruction, such as different ways to increase blood flow, circulation, and flexibility. Attendees will learn simple stretching and self-care techniques that can be incorporated into their daily studio routines. These techniques are designed to help boost energy levels, alleviate pain, reduce the risk of injury, and improve posture. Self-care tools will be provided for the duration of the workshop. Each student will walk away with a trigger point ball, a handout, and new skills to apply to his/her studio practice. Sessions take place from 5:15pm to 6:00pm at Bevans Church here on the PV Campus.

Wellness Retreat for Makers: Revitalize 2017, Phoenicia, NY: Nov. 2nd-5th

Join Wellness for Makers for an inspiring all-inclusive weekend surrounded by the scenic fall foliage of the Catskill Mountains! Attend lectures and workshops led by some of our favorite Mindful Makers. Workshop topics will include: Yoga, Body Mechanics, Reset’s Self-Tuning Techniques, Business Coaching, Massage, Studio Ergonomics, and more! This action-packed weekend will provide you with an opportunity to revitalize your mind and body, and the chance to build lasting relationships with artists, craftsmen, and professionals from all over the country. During your free time, take advantage of Menla’s state-of-the-art spa, hike and explore the Catskill mountains, enjoy time around the bonfire with new friends, or catch up on some rest. Leave feeling revitalized with a heightened sense of connection to your personal creativity and a new set of skills to incorporate into your professional practice.