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WIM LA Presents: Cultivating Your Creativity

  • UCLA 445 Charles E Young Drive East Los Angeles, CA, 90095 United States (map)

Join us Sunday, October 28th from 12:30 - 4:00 pm for a two part immersive workshop series and an afternoon of inspiration and empowerment!

The afternoon will kick off with Stacie Aamon Yeldell, MA, MT-BC, AVPT guiding a 90 minute sound healing workshop, with a focus on cultivating healthy boundaries, improving energetic hygiene, and dismantling the subconscious patterns that tend to keep people chained to old and outdated ways.

After a short break, Professor Natasha Pasternak will launch into a 60 minute mini songwriter’s workshop, taking the group through the scope of song structures and creativity within, unlocking our unique and powerful creative voice, in a safe and empowering environment.

About our Speakers:

Stacie Aamon Yeldell, MA, MT-BC

STACIE YELDELL, MA, MT-BC, AVPT is a Board Certified Music Therapist, Singer-Songwriter and Speaker. She received a Masters degree in Music Therapy from New York University in 2005. Stacie received a certification in Sound and Music Healing from the Open Center in New York City. She is also a Vocal Psychotherapist (AVPT), which emphasizes the the use of the voice as a healing modality. Stacie’s transformative work at the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles was featured on ABC News. Stacie is currently in private practice and has provided music therapy services at a number of drug and alcohol centers in the Los Angeles area, including Cliffside Malibu, Soba Recovery Center, Engage, as well as at Demi Lovato’s CAST Recovery Center. She also pioneered her own mindfulness music therapy method: The Amontra Mindfulness Method. Stacie is a staunch advocate for music and the creative arts as healing modalities. Her approach encourages “radical empowerment” and she is passionate and dedicated to public speaking, as well as developing and facilitating creative arts therapy programs and sessions for individuals and organizations across the globe.

Professor Natasha Pasternak is an artist in the most honest sense of the word. A songwriter, composer, multi instrumentalist to a producer and performer, you could say making art is in her blood and bones.

Classically trained in acting, voice and dance at Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, Toronto, Canada. Natasha established her career as a musician in the Canadian music scene for several years, working with some of the top musicians, producers and record labels the country had to offer. After accomplishing many goals in her career in Canada, it still left her wanting more. Natasha set off to bigger horizon’s and headed to Los Angeles, CA in 2015. Her goals were to pursue a career in pop music writing and deepen her technical skills in music production. The first few years have been fruitful for her, completing a music video/love note to Los Angeles with director, Beth Pasternak. Later in 2016 she was awarded entrance to the Harold Adamson Workshop held by ASCAP, working with the likes of Mr Hudson ( Kanye West, Jay-Z and Duran Duran ). Natasha currently acts as the vice chair of community for the Women In Music organization for the Los Angeles chapter. Natasha will be working with WIM and it’s community both locally and internationally. Her role will help create community, education and a support system for women in all aspects of the music industry building alongside UCLA’s Music Business studies and other local organizations.

Ms. Pasternak will be lecturing songwriting this winter ’19 at UCLA’s Herb Alpert School of Music.