LAC Events, clubs, retreats and special workshops:

  Our Signature Course: Creating With Spirit runs Fall & Spring.  Scroll down for details about this and other programs we offer........A Day of Inspiration Event, Spring & Fall Retreats, Meditations, Drum Events & Classes, Jim Donovan, Jennifer Mills , Moon Circle Gatherings, Meditative Painting, The Artist's Way Course, Brene' Brown Course, John Bruna Programs, Sound Healing events, Advanced & Beginner Arts Courses and more. Scroll down the list; Upcoming events are at the top of the list...


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We meet Monday nights beginning September 25th 6:30-8:30pm

Meditative Painting with Sandra

All new! Pastels and color bring us to a fresh perspective, connect deeper, relax thru active meditation and discover your sacred self.

A Blend of Arts & Healing

Monday September 11th  6:30-8:30pm

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A very special event at LAC: 

A Weekend with Corbie September 23-24   CLICK HERE

Celebrate, Connect, Gather with Intention

This event is in support of the Global Drum Circle Event.
We meet at 9pm and start the live broadcast in house to sync with the prayers and drumming of the Wisdom Keepers.

Live broadcast starts at 9:30pm EST We drum til 10ish.

All are welcome. Drums provided
Any donations collected (optional) will be directly sent to Standing Rock


Join us as we will explore the unique combination of Kundalini Yoga and Meditative Art. Kundalini Yoga is the yoga of awareness, of consciousness. It’s use of poses (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama), and meditations make it a great yoga for beginners to try (no experience needed). Kundalini Yoga paired with creative expression allows for a deepening of ones experience. 

  4 Mondays6:30-8:30pm

$25 per class or ALL 4 for $90...

Figure Drawing Workshop Mondays 6:30-8:30pm

SEPTEMBER11, 18, 25,  & Oct. 2nd

Iver Johnson will help you on your quest for drawing the human form.  If you are just starting out in figure drawing, or need a tune up, or are looking for some extra inspiration he can be your guide in this 4 week workshop at Liverpool Art Center

 Jim Donovan events in 2017

PLUS    Jim's NEW program!...

Wisdom of Rhythm Retreat Nov 3rd-4th

Limit Seating

take part in an array of enjoyable and beginner friendly musical activities including:

  • Group Drumming & Expressive Music Creation
  • Whole Brain Drumming / Creativity Sparking Techniques
  • Invigorating World Rhythms 
  • Sound Healing Techniques
  • Drumming and Meditation
  • Opportunities for Community Connection


Retreat into nature for Arts & Healing Programs with LAC. Just 30 minutes north of Syracuse. Peaceful, secluded land offering healing water, peace and community space.          Information Page

Our fundraiser will be posted soon so we can build a community building for gatherings, sleeping space and events. Please check back or get on our email list.

Serenity Studios @ LAC

NEW EVENTS 2017:  Art-as-Therapy Meditations Reiki Classes Yoga & Art

Reiki Workshops   2017    

Traditional Usui Reiki Practice with Coaching for the Reiki Way of Life

REIKI Level I Class  -

REIKI Level II Class -  



**Students will need to register, study the PDF workbook prior to the class and provide proof of Reiki Level I certification if not completed with our center. The week prior to and follow the class will require self-care practices such as: eating well, resting/meditation and journaling.


1-2 day workshops offering healing, hands-on instruction and practice for energy healing, intuitive skill building and self-care as a light-worker. The class includes all supplies, workbook, journal, healing sessions, and charts for furthering your practice.
For more details contact Sandra: (315)234-9333       

Rhythmic Painting: Haudenosaunee Social Dancing TBA

This class will allow you to create art by listening to music, and to intuitively interpret the music with color and movement on canvas. We will be creating art through movement of our bodies, including dancing on our canvases.   "I am very excited to share what I love to do and share how I create my art."

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Earth Drum Workshop                              

 Frame Drum Design & Prayer Song Sharing


Blend rhythm & creativity as we discover and incorporate your colors, spirit animal and healing symbols on this easy to use, durable frame drum from Remo. Sandra Sabene will guide you through every step of design and creation. After these beautiful drums are created, we will pray-fully join in circle to bless them and offer prayer-song. Learn about drum bathing, healing and shamanic rhythms.

This workshop includes all supplies, drum, beater and guidance for creating your sacred prayer drum. (no artistic skill required!)

Women's Gathering    TBA

Monthly Drum Circle  Enjoy creative ways to experience rhythm. Est. 2005 family friendly   facilitated drum program/Beginners welcome<3


This event has been postponed

Click here to join just the online FB forum OR the book club that meets monthly at LAC (Sunday evenings)

SANDRA'S FALL CLASSES:  Learn Basic Drawing, Color Theory, Advanced Drawing, Understanding Color and more...    Sandra has designed these classes according to requests from students who are struggling in certain areas of painting and drawing. These classes are designed for you. Look through the descriptions listed on the page (click button) and register with Sandra. (no online registration)   

Call (315)234-9333OR Email:


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           Join this amazing group: Leap and the net will appear!

           Join this amazing group: Leap and the net will appear!

The Artists Way Book Club

Enrollment closed

  Not just for artists.....Join a creative community and discover your creative self!  Julia Cameron offers guiding activities and questions to get us jump started. As a group, we add inspirations from artistic and spiritual leaders of today. This is a Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity.

Brene' Brown's e-course book club joining together to inspire, express, share & support

Brene' Brown's e-course book club joining together to inspire, express, share & support

Living Bravely Group

Enrollment closed       Brene' inspired us with the "Gifts of Imperfection e-Course" and now we gather again to offer safe space to express, inspire and support as we follow Brene's  lead.  Click here for details and more info:

$60 for duration (12 sessions total)

Creating with Spirit, Sandra's course inspiring connection,

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