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Living Arts Foundation is a non-profit company, an initiative that aims to bring quality of life and community upliftment and development through sustainable and conscious lifestyle education, artistic expression and skills development. We endeavor to integrate the diverse socio-economic, cultural and disadvantaged communities in and around the Boland Area.

Adult Literacy

The adult numeracy and literacy courses have emerged from a call from community who wish to become confident in english language and numeracy skills, most of which are illiterate. LAF strives to meet this call for skills development, offering weekly numeracy and literacy classes for farm workers and for staff of Spier Estate and Sustainability Institute.

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Afterimage Art Studio

The AfterImage Studio is a space for the critical role of creative expression. Margaret Laubser facilitates courses attending to individual process art and group or organisational artful collaborations, which serve to call forth innovative application, the opportunity to come to understanding through a transformative medium, and to invite different ways of knowing and seeing, contact mlaubser@afterimage.co.za

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Crafter’s Corner

The Crafter’s Corner works with the women of disadvantaged communities in artistic engagement and skills development through ceramics, basketry and other crafts; Working with youth at risk from a local youth program. Classes are also offered on Tuesday evenings for the public.

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Sisonke Social Circus

Sisonke Social Circus aims to bring together the diverse and often divided children and youth of the Boland through the magic of circus arts. Sisonke is free of charge for all participants.The children work and play together, learning valuable life skills and breaking down the invisible barriers between marginalized communities.

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Facia Stretching and Strengthening Classes

Motion is a cutting edge movement therapy from Germany. It is designed to not only stretch muscles but more importantly to stretch and strengthen the Facia, the main cause of joint and back pain! Classes are on Thursday morning between 8 – 9am

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Sun Light Music Studio

Sun Light Music Studio is run by Svetlana Ivanova. She offers music lessons for children and adults as well as developing music appreciation and community development through concerts and community events.

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Flying Trapeze

Flying Trapeze classes

Flying Trapeze is safe, fun and exciting! We have childrens’ and adults’ classes, as well as open flying sessions. We also offer group bookings for team building, birthdays and other parties. Email us on flyingtrapeze.laf@gmail.com for enquiries.

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Classes

Childrens Classes

The Shed offers a variety of children’s extra mural activities, such as aerial silks, Brazilian jujitsu and circus skills. Click on the classes page for more information.

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Adults Classes

Aerial yoga fitness classes in Stellenbosc

We offer the following adult classes: Aerial silks, aerial yoga, ceramics and pottery, art, dance and singing classes. Please click on the adults classes page for more information.

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Venue

The Shed

The Shed is a great venue to hire for events such as weddings, sport days and corporate events.The Shed is a renovated barn with added window sections and finished floors.  The high sloping ceiling, natural lighting, four interconnected spaces, two of which are defined by pillars, and a generous stage creates a spacious, yet intimate venue with good ambiance.

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Performance Artists

The Livings Arts Foundation is run by a team of professional performers who hold a space for others to learn the skills to also be performers. We encourage events happening in The Shed to hire our performers for entertainment as it not only will add a vibrant dynamic to your event but you further support our community that we are growing here. We have world class circus performers and we are connected to a beautiful community of carnies who can make any dream of yours come true. The Shed is home to Sisonke Social Circus, a group of young performers who can also offer endless entertainment. What ever you dream we can make a reality.

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Upcoming Events

Sisonke holiday circus workshop

December 17 @ 10:00 am - December 20 @ 3:00 pm

Sun Light music concert

January 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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