The Creative Sewing Studio

at Mikala Cash Designs

A wide variety of sewing lessons and workshops are offered throughout the year. Located in southeast Massachusetts, these classes are easily accessible from anywhere in RI, MA, and southern New England.

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Whole Living is an extension of The Creative Sewing Studio that helps to promote healthy living of mind, body and spirit through online resources, events and workshops. For more information about Whole Living please visit our fb page;

Coming Soon:
 Workshops on:
Restorative Yoga
Creative Art

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A Meditation Sampler
with wellness practitioner Kim Cragin
Saturday, May 9th
Time: 2:30pm-5:00pm
Cost: $35 + $5 materials fee

The practice of meditation has a rich and complex history dating back to possibly as early as the 6th to 5th centuries BCE. Today people seek out the practice of meditation for numerous reasons from anxiety reduction, to finding inner peace, to gaining better concentration and stress reductions. The regular practice of meditation has been shown to but not limited to: reduce anxiety and stress, decrease muscle tension, strengthen the immune system and promote better overall health, reduce pain and possibly even increase fertility.

Come join us for this wonderful Meditation Sampler to learn how to bring the simple yet profound and powerful practice of meditation into your life! This workshop will cover the basics of four different styles of meditation through the use of deep relaxation, mindfulness, breathing practices and loving-kindness meditation. You will learn how to access the relaxation response, the body and mind’s natural healing state.

After the workshop you will have hand outs and tips to bring home. You will also have special access to online meditations created by Kim to help aid in your mediation journey.

Kim Cragin is a wellness practitioner in Falmouth, Massachusetts with an MA in Holistic Counseling. Kim is also a board certified Clinical Hypnotist, Certified Usui Reiki Master, a Yoga instructor and graduate of Kind Yoga School, and a working artist. Kim is passionate about mental, spiritual and physical health. She is excited to be sharing the benefits of meditation with The Creative Sewing Studio through classes that are informative and deeply relaxing.

An Afternoon of Acupuncture
at Providence Community Acupuncture
Saturday, April 25th
Time: 2pm-4pmish
Cost: $35 + $5 paperwork fee

Acupuncture is one of the oldest most common medical therapies used in the world. It is by nature a simple, safe and effective health care. Acupuncturists use thin, sterile disposable needles inserted into specific areas of the body in order to help the body’s ability to heal itself. Though it is most commonly used for pain relief, acupuncture can also help aid in eliminating conditions from migraines to allergies to insomnia to stress.

If you have always wanted to try acupuncture or if you are looking for a new location to receive treatments come join us for an afternoon at Providence Community Acupuncture. Since 2006 Providence Community Acupuncture has given over 100,000 acupuncture treatments! At PCA family, friends, and neighbors find themselves working towards common goals of better health, less pain, and relief from stress.

An Afternoon of Acupuncture will be educational and restorative. We will begin our afternoon with Chris Monteiro and her staff providing a quick introduction about acupuncture and PCA. We will all then enjoy a treatment that will last up to an hour followed by tea and Q & A session. More information will be provided upon registration.

Connect With Your Life
with Maria Holme
Saturday, March 21st & 28th
Second workshop builds upon the first workshop
March 21st, 3pm-5pm
March 28th, 3pm-5:30pm
Cost: $50 + $10 material fee

We are excited to have Seekonk mom and blogger Maria Holme at The Creative Sewing Studio for our first offering under Whole Living! Maria’s wonderful two session workshop is going to invigorate, inspire and refresh you as we head into Spring!

Connect With Your Life ~ Foundation Basics Join us Saturday, March 21st for a relaxing presentation that will include inspiration, motivation and positive energy, along with levity and oh yes….bubbles! Maria will share her tips, techniques and stories of mindful living, as a means to keep anxiety at bay, foster inner peace, and bring about positive energy that will allow you to better Connect With Your Life. Topics will include: •The how, why and benefits of making guilt free time for you, and the valuable importance it holds! •Spreading kindness empowers both you and others! •Capturing happy moments to go back to! •The enjoyment of creating an Expression Book and the discoveries it reveals! You will leave this class with handouts of ideas, suggestions, a Smile Jar and perhaps your own AHA! moment, all ready to motivate you on your own journey to Connect With Your Life.

Expression Book Design Saturday, March 28th Join Maria for a bit of creative fun and self-discovery during this scrapbook style workshop. Discover tips and techniques to Connect With Your Life as a means to take time for yourself, reduce stress and nurture inner peace. Capture what makes you smile, motivates you and brings you happiness. We will use magazines, watercolors, ink/stamps, and more to design the Expression Book of our dreams. Students will leave this class with a started Expression Book in a hardcover, spiral bound, artist style book along with ideas to continue on their own at home. ~ Attending this workshop inspires positive energy, mindful living and creativity! ~

Wife, Mom and Blogger Maria Holme has a passion for living a positive Life! Discoveries on her own journey from anxiety to peaceful & mindful living, have turned her world around. She now shares her story and “how to” tips in a quest to inspire AHA! moments for others. You can find Maria presenting at various locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Photos from our recent A Meditation Sampler workshop. We are currently working on our summer line-up for our Whole Living workshops and can't wait to share next week. ... See MoreSee Less

Our A Meditation Sampler was one of our great workshops being held each month. View our Events page for upcoming Whole Living Workshops! Whole Living is a community based resource that helps to promote healthy living of mind, body and spirit. It offers on - line resources in areas like stress reduction, meditation, healthy eating, reflexology, organic gardening and more while providing workshops and events throughout the year.

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