Creative Classes with Sheila Weitman
Come get creative with Sheila. Sheila is a horticultural therapist who offers a series of creative classes that foster a sense of community and peace within the classroom. Some of the classes offered are hanging herbariums, leaf lanterns, kokedama and more!
Sheila has over 3 decades of experience working in the horticulture trade. She completed the Horticulture Technician Certificate from Camosun College in 1991 and from that time has designed, installed
and maintained gardens throughout southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, in private and public settings. Sheila completed Ecological Landscape Design from Gaia College in 2008 which provided a solid foundation for creating ecologically focused landscapes and gardens. Since receiving a certificate in Horticulture Therapy in 2017 Sheila has provided Horticulture Therapy (HT) and Therapeutic Horticulture(TH) to individuals and groups in Long Term Care and Mental Health and Addictions programs. She is a member of the Canadian Horticulture Therapy Association(CHTA) and a volunteer with Feeding Ourselves and Others at Serenity Farm. www.feedingourselvesandothers.com In 2022, Sheila became a Morning Altars Practitioner after completing Day Schildkret’s certificate program which celebrates the melding of nature, art and ritual. https://www.morningaltars.com Through nature based creating Sheila offers us the opportunity to engage in the soothing practice of nature connection.
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