Pottery Wheel Workshop: Embrace Wheelfulness

How to use a pottery wheel



1.5 hours Class size 1 to 4

label $105 - $150 (Afterpay available)
($150 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $125 for 2+ guests, $105 for 4 guests)

Searching for mindful Sydney activities that allow you to unwind and get in touch with your creative side? In this hands-on class, you will learn how to use a pottery wheel and make your own ceramics to keep!
This workshop will introduce you to the essential skills and relevant mindset that will help you control and form the clay on the pottery wheel. You will learn about centering the clay on the pottery wheel and opening the clay to create simple pots with different shapes.
Shaping the clay on the spinning pottery wheel requires steady hands and a focused mind. The 'wheelfulness' approach to pottery integrates the psychology of mindfulness and will encourage you to embrace stillness and presence in the creative flow.
Knowledge required
No previous experience on the pottery wheel is required.
 
What you'll get
You will have fun experimenting with creating pots with different shapes and you will choose your favourite to keep. It will be kiln-fired and ready for you to pick up two to three weeks after the class. Price includes all materials and firing.
 
What to bring
Please wear clothing and shoes that you don't mind getting clay on. Aprons are provided but feel free to bring your own.
 
Suitable for

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 14 years old).

Adult accompaniment is not required.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum or gift for couples.

Location

Wheelfulness Studio - 24 Horsley Ave, North Willoughby NSW

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Your teacher
Bettina Stevanovic
Bettina Stevanovic
(Wheelfulness)

5.0 (196)

Wheelfulness Studio is a tranquil and inviting pottery workshop nestled in the quiet suburb of Willoughby. This small studio is equipped with four wheels and it is a hidden gem where you can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in the therapeutic art of pottery.
Classes are held by Bettina Stevanovic, who offers a unique therapeutic approach to pottery. Drawing on her psychology background and sensorimotor art therapy training, Bettina incorporates somatic mindfulness to enhance presence and stillness at the spinning wheel.
Prior to working with clay, Bettina has completed PhD in psychology and worked in academia. Her pottery journey started as a hobby in 2015 when she discovered that the tactile sensation of clay and the rhythmic movement of the wheel had a soothing effect on her overactive mind. She started Wheelfulness pottery in 2019 and enjoys helping others discover their inner potter. To further explore the therapeutic benefits of working with clay, Bettina has has undertook training in Clay Field Therapy® and now also offers somatic clay therapy sessions.

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2024-06-28 15:00:00
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