Haze’s Higher Learning is a space founded by Ashlee Haze focused on making business and personal growth education accessible in non traditional environments. Ashlee Haze teaches a variety of workshops including the following:
Poetry and the Art of Connection- 60 min
This workshop will address poetry as a healing tool through the lens of connection. Ashlee Haze will discuss how fear, shame, and judgment tend to sculpt our work as artists and provide tools and insight to how we can be vulnerable in our work. This will be a lecture with a writing component. This workshop will be equal parts lecture, writing, and sharing.
Coping Mechanism: A Writing & Release Workshop- 60 min
This workshop will explore poetry as catharsis through the lens of grief and distress. Attendees should be prepared to write through a source of grief that they aim to release or cope with through writing. Roughly 40% of the workshop will be open forum discussion about loss and life. 40% of the class will be writing to a prompt that aims to give the attendee a healthy way to process and heal from that which has caused pain.The last 20% being dedicated to the sharing of those writings.
Pump up the Volume: A Strategic Communication & Public Speaking Workshop- 60 min
This workshop will give attendees the tools to be heard by their intended audience and how to strategically communicate ideas. Ashlee Haze will detail how her writing brought Missy Elliott to her front door step (literally) and how your work can be a magnet to what and who you aim to attract. This workshop will be 50% lecture and 50% open forum/audience interaction.
The Fundamentals of Art as Business- 90 min
This workshop explores business basics: establishing yourself as a business, tax forms, expenses vs. income, record keeping, contracts, and general best practices. This workshop will give artists the tools to effectively run a small business and to begin (or continue) connecting the art to the business.
For more information or to Book a Workshop please email firstname.lastname@example.org.