12 Cheap & Cheerful Wellbeing Events Happening In NYC This Month

Put your mental health first this December with these free and low cost wellbeing events happening all over New York City. Here’s our top picks of what’s on. 

COMMUNITY

Urban Campfire

Urban Campfire provides an opportunity for artists to share their truest selves through stories and music – and gives an audience the opportunity to share an intimate, singular moment with friends and new friends. It’s a place where people are welcoming, open, and willing to be vulnerable.

When: Friday Dec 6// Where: LES// Price: $10

 

Art for Expression: Human Rights Day for Youth and Young Adults

In honor of Human Rights Day, join us as we channel our artistic ways through painting and writing to express our feelings and thoughts about the most significant moments of the Human Rights movement.

When: Tuesday Dec 10// Where: LES// Price: $10

SUPPORT

Namaste N’ Slay Women’s Self-Awareness Workshop

Namaste N’ Slay is hosting their first-ever women’s empowerment workshop to help amazing, growth-focused ladies like you. Namaste N’ Slay is a women’s empowerment business that combines practical life coaching and esoteric tools to help women gain clarity, optimism, and step into their own authentic power.

When: Monday Dec 16// Where: Financial District// Price: Donation

 

Positive Mental Health Artistic Workshop

Borne Dance Company is a team of mental health advocates, trauma survivors, and artists who believe art is an essential tool in any healing process. Art is an important form of expression that allows us to access the intimate parts of ourselves we often don’t visit on a daily basis.

When: Thursday Dec 12// Where: Midtown// Price: Free

 

MOVE

Free Yoga With CAMBA

Whether you’re new to yoga or you already have a regular practice, still this class is a safe space for anyone! Especially, if you are looking to learn more about yoga and experience the health benefits in a supportive environment.

When: Wednesdays// Where: Brooklyn// Price: Free

 

CorePower Yoga at lululemon HUB Seventeen

Easy-to-practice, holistic yoga sessions to enhance health, joy, peace, love, success and inner exploration. Yoga for Peace is open to all over 7 years of age and does not require any previous experience of Yoga.

When: 01 Nov// Where: Southwark// Price: Free

 

SELF AWARENESS

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid trainings provide proven practices that will help you recognize the early signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance misuse. You will learn how to listen without judgement, and respond to and help someone in distress until they can get the professional care they may need.

When: Ongoing// Where: Multiple Locations// Price: Free

 

Practicing Mindfulness Together

Every creative needs a wellbeing toolkit. Speaker Fiona Thomas will share her life and how finding digital community helped with her anxiety and depression after being left unemployed.

When: Mondays// Where: Grand Central// Price: Free

 

FUN

Holiday Card-Making Class

NYC mixed media artist Linda Edkins Wyatt will lead an afternoon of Holiday Card Making. Explore stencils, stamps, collage and heat embossing techniques to create your own unique and festive cards. All skill levels are welcome and all supplies will be included.

When: Dec 7// Where: Manhattan// Price: Donation

 

Refresh & Cleanse with Women Who Thrive

Let’s say goodbye to 2019 over tarot readings and cleansing by doing away with the old and preparing for all the energy that 2020 will send our way. Light refreshments over candlelight, crystals and essential oils. We hope to see you there!
When: Dec 13// Where: Brooklyn // Price: Donation

 

Art Workshop Series

Join artist Sonomi Kobayashi for a printmaking workshop. Participants will learn various printmaking without a press techniques. Students are welcome to bring their own supplies and a photo to work from. Supplies will be provided. No experience necessary. The class is for 16 years old and up. In partnership with the Art Students League.

When: Dec 13// Where: Queens// Price: Free

 

 

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