About the Instructor
Syd Collier is a Teacher of Mindfulness, Meditation & Creative Exploration, they are also the creator of Roots Holistic, a lifestyle brand promoting mindful living. Syd was formally educated at VCU, where they earned a B.S in Health, Physical Education, and Exercise
science. Upon completion they were inspired to learn more about the body and minds ability to heal, and completed additional training in trauma informed mindfulness practices. Syd is a firm believer that creative expression is an essential element of the healing
process and in 2016 started to combine the two practices, teaching Mindfulness and Art classes through the mediums of painting and writing. They have taught in the community with organizations Art180, VisArts, VCU, Project Yoga Richmond, YMCA NextUP, and BareSOUL.
In Syd’s classes you will learn how to use the skills of mindfulness to inform not only your creative process but your healing process as well.