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Wellness classes are here!

Mandala dot painting is a multi-sensory experience combining painting with calming music and aroma therapy oils diffused in the room

Wellness is the topic of the moment, and with our classes launching this month we went to our tutors to find out more. Starting with Angelique Samadi who will be running Mandala Dot Painting…

Personal Story – Angelique always had an interest in Mandalas and was attracted by the beautiful colours. After moving beyond her initial fears she fully immersed herself and realised what an impact Mandala can have on stress and anxiety management. She started teaching in her conservatory and it took off from there!

We asked Angelique in what ways she has seen the benefits of her workshops – “People are surprised by their creativity and their energy increases! Doing something aesthetically pleasing and combining with music and fragrance makes you feel calm in the mind. Those who can’t normally relax find they can forget and enjoy. It gives people time for themselves, helps them be mindful and in the present moment.”

Angelique’s tips for maintaining a balanced lifestyle – “Ensure all areas of life are being cared for. Exercise where possible, consider diet, hydration and good sleep. Combat loneliness by seeing friends and joining groups. If you are working hard, make sure you are still caring for yourself . Just be with yourself in silence, music and nature. Find a form of relaxation. Do Mandala at home!

What People Say…

“Lovely place with friendly staff. I was amazed at how good my painting turned out!”

Bex Harper -

“Great idea. Wonderful workshops to do something different . Already booked up six workshops for next three months.😀”

Alison Pollard -

“Thoroughly enjoyed the 'Celebrating Chelsea' flower school special today, helping to create the floral installation outside the shop, together with other designs internally. Christine and her team were relaxed and helpful as were the other participants. Will be returning regularly to experience other creative courses. Thank you Create 98.”

Patsy Wiggins -

“Wanted to thank you, your team and Mark for an absolutely brilliant afternoon/evening. Everything was perfect, from the life drawing lesson to the fabulous vegan supper, eaten off of a stunningly beautifully decorated table. A lovely time had by all.”

Karen Baker - Private Party Host

“Just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the flower morning on Saturday. Thank you. You have created an amazing space for a real mix of activities.”

Zena Coleman -

“I just love everything about the place! From the friendliness that immediately puts you at ease, the excellent equipment/tools for the course, the generosity of the host when prosecco is included! I really enjoy anytime I spend there.”


“Great teacher! Thank you so much! Looking forward to seeing you again xxx”

AC Millbank -

“My son is loving the A to Z classes. As a parent it is wo derful seeing his new creations after each session. A fantastic opportunity for budding artists”

Kate Williams -

“Great idea. Wonderful workshops to do something different . Already booked up six workshops for next three months.?”

Alison Pollard - Workshop participant

“EVERYTHING is spot on. This is the most fantastic place and I cannot wait to book in for more events. You really have nailed it with the content, the staff, the venue, the refreshments. Thankyou!”

Maddie - Benfleet