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In a world where mystical mediums hold the key to unlocking extraordinary experiences, there exists a secret yet awe-inspiring power concealed within the very essence of clay. Beyond its tangible properties, clay possesses an enigmatic energy capable of transforming the human experience, and nurturing the mind, body, and soul. 

  1. Mindful Alchemy:

When one immerses their hands into the embrace of clay, a profound transition begins to unfold. As the medium clay takes shape beneath their fingertips, a connection forms, transcending the boundaries of time and space. In this absorbed state, the mind awakens to newfound clarity and focus, as if the secrets of the universe are whispered into their very being. Clay becomes a catalyst for mindful alchemy, unravelling hidden creative depths and opening doorways to unexplored realms of imagination. 

  1. Embodied Enchantment:

The touch of clay ignites an extraordinary dance between artist and medium. With each stroke, the body becomes a vessel of expression, guided by an invisible force that weaves through sinew and bone. As the clay yields, yielding to the artist’s intentions, a profound communion occurs—where artistry merges with physicality, and the ordinary transforms into the extraordinary. This embodied enchantment not only refines motor skills and hand-eye coordination but also invigorates the soul, breathing life into forgotten passions and dormant talents. 

  1. Soulful Resonance:

Within the depths of clay lies a symphony of emotions, memories, and experiences waiting to be unearthed. As the artist delves into the creative process, clay becomes an emotional conduit, allowing one to find expression in tangible form. With each gentle knead or forceful strike, the clay absorbs the weight of burdens, the expanse of joy, and the spectrum of human existence. In this sacred interaction, the artist finds solace, release, and healing, for clay has the power to transform emotional landscapes, mending fractured spirits and rekindling the flame of resilience. 

  1. Collective Connection:

In gatherings and workshops, like-minded energies converge. Within this nurturing community, the collective spirit thrives, inspiring collaboration, growth, and a profound sense of belonging. Clay becomes the stimulus for forging new friendships, igniting creative sparks, and fostering a shared journey of artistic exploration. 

  1. Transcendence and Illumination:

As the artist delves deeper into the realm of clay, a transformation unfolds—both art and self. The process of moulding, shaping, and firing clay mirrors the artist’s own journey of self-discovery and transformation. Through the challenges and triumphs of creation, the artist finds solace in the imperfections, embraces the vulnerability, and celebrates the beauty that arises from the interplay of light and shadow. 


Within the realms of imagination, the medium of clay unveils its extraordinary power. As we engage with the medium, we embark on a journey of mindful alchemy, where creativity flourishes and profound clarity emerges. The resonance of our soul finds expression in the very essence of clay, offering solace, healing, and a transformative release. In the collective embrace of clay communities, we form connections that transcend the ordinary, fostering growth, inspiration, and a profound sense of belonging. Ultimately, clay becomes a conduit for transcendence and self-illumination, revealing our infinite potential for growth, resilience, and the creation of beauty in both art and life.

Day 1 (Friday) - Today, you will arrive in the serene village of Dharamkot. We recommend you check-in to our Studio latest by 12PM, though checkin time is till 2PM.
After settling-in to your rooms, you will be served lunch at the cafeteria.
At 4 PM, you will start with your first workshop “An Introduction to Pottery”. This workshop will take about 2.5 to 3 hrs.
At night, you will indulge in dinner (possibly around a bonfire depending on weather) and then relax.
Day 2 (Saturday) - Today, you will start your day with a warm cup of tea & Nature Walk to Naddi. The trail meanders through the forests, offering stunning views of the valley below and the distant mountain ranges.
On returning, you will be served a sumptuous breakfast in our cafe.
At around 11 AM, you will head to the Studio for your second workshop. Today we will split the group in two batches for personalised attention to all participants. One group will attend the “Hand-building- pinching” workshop and the other will learn the “Intro to Pottery Wheel” workshop. Each workshop will take about 2.5 hrs.
Then you will break for lunch.
Post-lunch, you will take the second workshop from the above two, depending on what you did in the morning.
Wrap up your dinner at our cafe.
Day 3 (Sunday) - Today is a mix of learning and exploration!

After breakfast, you will attend the fourth workshop on “Texturing/Surface Decoration”.
Then after lunch, you will start your local sightseeing tour. Our expert local guides will take you to the Dalai Lama Temple, St. John’s in the Wilderness Church and the Mcleodganj Market. Take time to experience the spiritual energy of Dharamshala.
You can either return to the Studio with our guide in a cab which departs by 6 PM or stay longer and take a taxi back.
Dinner will be served in the evening but you can also explore one of the many restaurants/ bars in Mcleodganj.
Day 4 (Monday) - You will begin the day with yoga/meditation at one of the many renowned yoga studios in Dharamkot.

Then, head back to the Studio for breakfast and another day of pottery learning. You will now learn the advanced techniques in pottery making in your fifth and sixth art sessions.
We will again split the group in two batches for personalised attention to all participants. One group will attend the “Advanced Hand-building- Slab/coiling method” workshop and the other will learn the “Wheel Throwing/ Shaping Technique” workshop. Each workshop will take about 2.5 hrs.
Then you will break for lunch.
Post-lunch, you will take the second workshop from the above two, depending on what you did in the morning.
Wrap up your dinner at our cafe. By now you must have made friends with instructors and other participants, so we are sure you have some amazing conversations.
Day 5 (Tuesday) - You will begin the day with another session of yoga/meditation.
Then, head back to the Studio for breakfast. You will now attend the last and seventh art session on “ surface decoration with Coloured Under-Glazes”. The session will be of 2.5 hrs.
After lunch, you can spend the rest of the day at leisure. You can pick your favourite thing to do today…finish off your artwork with some guidance from our instructors, head out and take a hike, go shopping, spend a lazy day in a cafe, walk around the flag point for sunset…the choices are endless. We will see you back at the Studio at 7 PM for our farewell dinner.
Day 6 (Wednesday) - Today is the day we bid adieu! After breakfast, it’s time to pack up and gaze at the Dhauladhar range for one last time till we see you again. The check-out is at 11 AM.

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5 nights accommodationAirfare
All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)Alcohol
Pottery Sessions Courier charges for shipping Art pieces you create
Half- Day tour to McleodgunjBank fee/ Money exchange fee/ Other payment charges
Nature walk, Yoga/Meditation SessionsLaundry
Art Supplies

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