LOCAL Houston | The City Guide September 2017 - Page 60

STYLE + LEISURE GET DOWN TO BUSINESS AT SHED HTX HOUSTON’S FIRST MINDFUL WORKSPACE FOR CREATIVES Imagine a workspace where creativity isn’t confined by cubicle walls, meditation and movement are encouraged, and the people you work beside inspire you and your work. If that sounds too good to be true, think again. Houston’s first retreat-style creative collective will open on October 16 in Spring Branch. More than just an office filled with desks, the vision for SHED HTX is to create a new future of how we work and live. In a former life, SHED HTX was an auto shop, but this fall the reimagined space will serve freelancers, writers, artists and entrepreneurs to provide a working environ- ment that not only sparks creativity, but fosters it. SHED HTX was born through a partnership between two powerhouse husband-wife duos – Dan and Cristina Houston and Wayne and Berkely Arrants. The Arrants transformed the former auto shop into a retreat-style space with a garden, woodworking shop and yoga studio before teaming up with the Houstons, who own and run two yoga-related businesses, to host leadership seminars and yoga teacher trainings. This early partnership inspired conversation and ideation between the two couples in which the idea for SHED HTX was created. As local entrepreneurs themselves, the Houstons saw a need within the Houston community for a working environment that allowed people to use the tools of movement, meditation and community to get the most out of their έ½Ι¬‘…δΈ)M!!QcŠéΩ₯Ν₯½Έ½•Μ‰•ε½ΉΡ‘”Α‘εΝ₯…°έ½Ι­ΝΑ…”½˜)‘…Ή‘Ι…™Ρ•έ½½‘•ΈΝΡ…Ή‘₯Ήœ‘•Ν­Μ…Ήέ½Ι¬Ρ…‰±•ΜΈQ‘”)½±±•Ρ₯Ω”…±ΝΌ™•…ΡΥɕ́„΅•‘₯Ρ…Ρ₯½Έ±½™Π°ε½„ΝΡΥ‘₯Ό…Ή)½ΥΡ‘½½Θ½΅΅ΥΉ₯Ρ䁝…Ι‘•Έ½΅Α±•Ρ”έ₯Ρ ‘…΅΅½­ΜΈ]‘₯±”)ΉΥ΅•Ι½ΎΝΡΥ‘₯•Μ‘…Ω”Ν‘½έΈΡ‘”‰•Ή•™₯Ρ́½˜₯ΉΡ•Ι…Ρ₯Ήœ)΅•‘₯Ρ…Ρ₯½Έ…Ή΅½Ω•΅•ΉΠ₯ΉΡΌΡ‘”έ½Ι¬•ΉΩ₯Ι½Ή΅•ΉΠƒŠL)™Ι½΄ΝΡΙ•Ν́ɕ±₯•˜ΡΌ₯ΉΙ•…Ν•ΑΙ½‘ՍΡ₯Ω₯ΡδƒŠLΡΙ…‘₯Ρ₯½Ή…°)½™™₯”ΝΑ…”₯Ν»ŠeЁ½Ή‘Ս₯Ω”ΡΌ•₯Ρ‘•ΘΈ •ε½ΉΡ‘”½ΑΑ½Θ΄)ΡΥΉ₯ΡδΡΌΑΙ…Ρ₯”ε½„°…Ι‘•Έ½Θ΅•‘₯Ρ…Ρ”‘ΥΙ₯ΉœΡ‘”‘…δ°)M!!Q`…±ΝΌΑ±…ΉΜΡΌ‘₯™™•Ι•ΉΡ₯…Ρ”₯ΡΝ•±˜™Ι½΄ΡΙ…‘₯Ρ₯½Ή…°)Ό΅έ½Ι­₯ΉœΝΑ…•Μ‰δΙ•…Ρ₯Ήœ…Έ₯ΉΡ•Ι…Ρ₯Ω”Ν½₯…°•αΑ•Ι₯•Ή”)Ρ‘…ЁΝΑΥΊΑΙ½‰±•΄Ν½±Ω₯Ήœ…Ή½΅΅ΥΉ₯Ρ䁱•…‘•ΙΝ‘₯ΐΈΉ°)Ρ‘”Ι•ΡΙ•…Π΅ΝΡε±”ΝΑ…”₯Ν»ŠeЁ±₯΅₯Ρ•ΡΌ€ηŠLΥ•ΙΜΈQ‘”ΑΙ½Α•ΙΡδ₯Μ)…•ΝΝ₯‰±”‰δ½‘”‘ΥΙ₯Ήœ½™˜΅Α•…¬‘½ΥΊ…Ή…Έ‰”Ι•ΉΡ•™½Θ)ΑΙ₯Ω…Ρ”™ΥΉΡ₯½ΉΜ™Ι½΄ε½„Ρ•…‘•ΘΡΙ…₯Ή₯ΉΜΡΌ•±•‰Ι…Ρ₯½ΉΜΈ)5•΅‰•ΙΝ‘₯ΐΑ…­…•ΜΡΌM!!Q`Ω…Ι䁑•Α•Ή‘₯Ήœ½Έ)…ΉΡ₯₯Α…Ρ•…΅½ΥΉΠ½˜ΥΝ”°‰ΥЁ₯Ή±Υ‘”…΅•Ή₯Ρ₯•Μ±₯­”ΝΉ…­Μ°)•ΝΑΙ•ΝΝΌ°½™™₯”ΝΥΑΑ±₯•Μ°ΑΙ₯ΉΡ₯Ήœ°…Έ½Έ΅Ν₯Ρ”Ν‘½έ•Θ…Ή)…•Ν́ѼΡ‘”έ‘½±”ΑΙ½Α•ΙΡ䀑½Α•Έ€α…·ŠLεΑ΄°Ν•Ω•Έ‘…έ„)έ••¬€₯Ή±Υ‘₯ΉœΡ‘”…Ι‘•Έ°΅•‘₯Ρ…Ρ₯½Έ±½™Π…Ήε½„ΝΡΥ‘₯ΌΈ)AΙ₯½ΘΡΌ₯Ρ́½™™₯₯…°½Α•Ή₯Ήœ₯Έ=Ρ½‰•Θ°M!!Q`έ₯±°‰”½™™•Θ΄)₯ΉœΡ½ΥΊё…Ё…Έ‰”Ν‘•‘Υ±•½ΈΡ‘•₯ȁݕ‰Ν₯Ρ”°)έέάΉM!!Q`Ή½΄Έ) δ1₯Ή‘Ν…δ5 ±•±±…Ή)A‘½Ρ½Ι…Α‘δAΙ½Ω₯‘•‰δM!!Q`(Ψΐ)0< 0)πΝ•ΑΡ•΅‰•Θ€Δά