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Knitting and Mindfulness

March 29 -3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Participants will learn how to use crafting as a mindfulness practice through guided prompts and open knitting time. A mindfulness practice can help survivors realign mind with body and deepen a sense of self-knowledge. Knitting involves repetitive micro-movements which elicits a sense of stillness in the mind to ease developing mindfulness skills. Participants must have beginner knitting skills to participate.

Wednesday March 29th 3pm-5pm

This workshop is open to adult survivors 18+, who are IL residents, all genders welcome. Appropriate participants may be anyone who has experienced sexual violence, including harassment, abuse, or assault. No previous artmaking experience necessary. Interested participants may contact Art Therapist Annalise Castro, MAATC at to receive the meeting link.


March 29
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Annalise Castro
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