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Rise Above: Free Your Mind, One Brushstroke At A Time

May 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

You’re invited to a very special event—Rise Above, with Creative Visionary Whitney Freya. Whitney is in Toronto for one night only on Friday, May 26th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Shecosystem Co-working + Wellness.  


Shecosystem and Christine Pensa of Art That Moves are pleased to present an evening of inspiration and creating with Whitney to celebrate the launch of her new book, Rise Above, Free Your Mind One Brushstroke at a Time.


You’ll hear Whitney’s inspirational, creative story, and her warm advice on how you can free your mind of limitations—and wield a paintbrush like a magic wand. After her talk, you’ll pick up your magic paintbrush and paint your own set of wings. Whitney and Christine will create a safe and joy-filled space for you to explore—in Whitney’s words—new landscapes of possibility.


Whitney Freya has published three books on personal creativity, including her latest book launching now, Rise Above, Free Your Mind One Brushstroke at a Time, and founded her Creatively Fit Coaching Certification Program to ensure as many people as possible remember their infinite creative nature in as supportive a way as possible. Whitney has led facilitations at The Esalen Institute, Burning Man, The Agape Spiritual Center, and spoken in South Africa, Dubai, Canada and the U.S. She has appeared on summits alongside Dr. Wayne Dyer, Donna Eden & more. Humanitarian News recognized Whitney for her work with Women for Women International. Learn more at


Emily Rose Antflick is Shecosystem’s founder and Chief Community Cultivator. With an M.A. in Education, Emily spent a decade teaching and creating transformative educational journeys in Canada and internationally. After experiencing a pervasive sense of depletion in her personal and professional life, Emily turned her attention to helping women like herself get unstuck and cultivate heart-centred communities that empower them to be their best selves. Emily proves that having a singular passion is not the only way to succeed: in addition to being an entrepreneur, she is a Rite of Passage facilitator, Permaculture Designer and dancer. Emily was a winner of the Startup Canada Women Founders Fund and has been profiled as a Woman of Influence and a local feminist to watch.


Christine Pensa of Art That Moves knows first hand how powerfully inspiring Whitney Freya can be. Christine is one of Whitney’s Certified Creatively Fit Coach graduates. Christine is the illustrator and co-creator of, The Soul Discovery Coloring Book, published by Conari Press.  A creative explorer, like her friends the bees, Christine searches out flowering fields with the best nectar and brings back the wonder and magic she finds there to participants in her classes live and online. Drawing from her own training and experiences as a practising visual artist and Shamanic guide, Christine creates a space for everyone to explore and experience sacred art making in joy-filled, judgement-free zones. Info –



5:00 p.m: Brief Introduction by Emily, Brief Introduction of Whitney by Christine Pensa, Remarks by Whitney Freya

5:45 – 7:00 p.m: Rise Above painting session facilitated by Whitney


Shecosystem Coworking + Wellness: The space is half a block from Christie Pits Park and right across from Christie Station. Dedicated bike lanes run past our front door, and parking is available on Bloor and at a Green P on Clinton Street. Find us on the south side of Bloor, upstairs from the Kids and Company daycare. Regretfully, our second floor unit is not wheelchair accessible.


Space for this gathering is presented in partnership with Shecosystem Coworking + Wellness. Shecosystem is a new coworking and event space where mobile workers can succeed in business without compromising their wellbeing. To Join our community, learn about our events or books your next workshop at Shecosystem, visit


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May 26, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Shecosystem Coworking + Wellness
703 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M6G 1L5 Canada