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Center for Mindy, Body, & Soul

The MJCC is dedicated to the health, happiness, and personal growth of our membership and the community. With the intention of being a neighborhood spiritual center, the MJCC’s Center for Mind, Body, & Soul will connect participants to experiential learning, meditation, lecture series, film festivals, book festivals, classes, and so much more.

Beginning Pointed Pen Calligraphy
with Maggie Naylor
Take an in depth journey into the art of beautiful handwriting with this 6-week session of calligraphy classes. Learn how to create beautiful letterforms using pointed pens, which are the common style used to create Copperplate and Spencerian calligraphy and are being used today by many calligraphers particularly for wedding calligraphy.

Have fun putting your new skills to use by practicing addressing envelopes and other projects. This is a great class for beginners who have never picked up a calligraphy pen, but also great for all levels to continue to grow and perfect the art of calligraphy. Supplies are not included. Materials not included. The supply list and purchasing information can be found online from Paper and Ink Arts in Nashville at www.paperinkarts.com/pointedpen.html

Please bring supplies to first class. Local stores have a few items, such as:

• Menage Fine Stationery and Gifts, 430 Perkins Extended
• The Art Center, 1636 Union
• Hobby Lobby 
• Michael's

Beginning Pointed Pen Calligraphy: Part I
Tue 10:00–11:30am | 1/9–2/13 | $180 fee/$175m | Class #4721

Beginning Pointed Pen Calligraphy: Part II
Tue 10:00–11:30am | 2/27–4/3 | $180 fee/$175m | Class #4722

Open Studio 
Age 18+
Come and use the Art House space to create your own art during our new open studio time! This will be offered on a montly basis and participants must bring their own supplies.
Wed 11:00am–5:00pm | 1/10 | $30 fee/$25m | 4723
Wed 11:00am–5:00pm | 2/7 | $30 fee/$25m | 4724
Wed 11:00am–5:00pm | 3/7 | $30 fee/$25m | 4725

Mindful Meditation Circle
Wednesdays • 7:30pm
Note: Beginning in January, Mindful Meditation Circle will begin meeting on Thursday nights.

Silent meditation quiets the mind, relaxes the body, and helps develop mindfulness. Many find that meditation eases the pressures and stress of daily life. Individuals with varying levels of experience and from diverse meditation practices are welcome. There will be no meeting on January 4 and 11. The first 2018 meeting will be Thursday, January 18th at 7:30pm.

Interest or want more information? Call Nancy Shapiro at (901) 484-1982.

For all questions, please contact Marcy Stagner, Program Director for Cultural Arts and Adult Services, at (901) 259-9230 or mstagner@jccmemphis.org.

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