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Patty Pyrz is an artist, outdoor enthusiast, wellness practitioner and passionate teacher with twenty years experience instructing students from ages six to sixty. She loves to create with adults, kids and her own family. She has been doodling, drawing, painting, and collaging since she was a child. She believes in the process of healing through creative expression, journaling and zentangle as a form of artistic meditation. She holds a bachelor’s in Liberal Arts and a masters degree in Exercise Physiology/Wellness and has taught at St. John’s Lutheran School, Savoy Rec Center, Springer Cultural Center, Parkland Community College, and UIUC's Campus Well-being Services.