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...

Annual Student Art Exhibition and On My Own Time event:  LINK

                           Open reception: Friday, May 12th 5:30-8pm       Exhibit: May 6th-June 3rd


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...

Sketch in Nature Class with Sandra

More dates TBA in Sept/Oct

What will we be discussing & experiencing?




  • Sandra will demonstrate sketching from life
  • Learn how to keep a sketch/travel journal
  • How to decide what to draw
  • Choosing what to leave out and why
  • Simple compositions and line drawings
  • Quick texture with pencil and pen

Materials Needed: sketch Journal & pencil drawing supplies or felt tip marker (black or grayscale)

 *These are lessons for beginners and intermediate.   * Adults and young adults 13+ 

Meditative Painting with Sandra

The new Experience!

A Blend of Arts & Healing

Mon.  6:30-8:30pm





2+ hours of Inspiration, Intuition and Self Discovery through the blending of arts & healing. Sandra will offer an intuitively guided experience which means that you are in for a treat! We could be painting, drawing, moving through blocks or playfully exploring with these amazing techniques for Creating With Spirit

Meditative Painting Workshop with Sandra Sabene




May 31st  and June 7, 14, 21, 28and July  2017      Wednesdays 1:30-3:30pm  

Sign up for one class or sign up as an ongoing student for this class option Wed. 1:30-3:30

  • Exploring relaxation techniques, art mediums, inspiring music and how these offer wellness and self-empowerment opportunities.
  • Sandra Sabene offers guided activities and guided meditations with creative components
  • Learn the art of letting go and surrendering to the creative flow
  • Tap into creative approaches for self-discovery, Deeper connections  and more...
  • NOT ACTUAL THERAPY!...This class offers experiential tools that compliment and often strength goals set in traditional therapies, but does not replace conventional medical/mental health care.

Mix It Up  with ari

Ari's Bringing it to a whole new level at LAC!!!

Explore your wild side. Add some playfulness to your artwork and start to really mix it up with color, texture and new mediums.

Are you ready to take this to the next level?

Check out Ari's new classes...

  • Mix it up Mondays will be a NEW option for our ongoing schedule!

             (see "Mix it Up Series" for details)

  • Try it first with Ari's Mix it Up Workshop on Sunday June 4th will inspire you!!
  • Ready to stretch a canvas? Or learn about the quality, use and options for canvas?...

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

June 5, 12, 19, 26

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

Limited seating is available!     Sign up today


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  -online study & classMay/Nov

REIKI Level II Class -   July 8th-9th@11am-5pm



**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

Summer 2017

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

Celebrate, Connect, Gather with Intention

When women gather in circles, the world heals just a little more. When rhythm and songs are shared, we inspire change and growth......

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:


                                                                                                                          Explore   ExpressConnect

           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 Course  

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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