Non-Local and International Happenings
Center for Movement Education and Research (CMER)
CMER offers Dance/Movement Therapy Alternate Route Training Courses in Northern California. This training is a good avenue toward R-DMT for those who have passion for dance and already have or are currently studying for an LCSW, MFT, Counseling or Psychology graduate degree.
Creative Spirit Unleashed and Creative Spirit Embodied
Are you feeding yourself the myth that you are "just not the creative type" or that it's too late to explore your artistic interests? Do you have resistance putting yourself "out into the world" as an artist or taking the next step in your career? Creative Spirit Unleashed and Creative Spirit Embodied are gentle, practical and playful approaches to re-awakening and persevering with your creativity through the writings and exercises of Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way. With EXA community member, Jana Carrey. CEUs available for MFT's, LCSWs and RNs!
FOR THE JOY OF IT: Creative Arts Center
FOR THE JOY OF IT! Creative Arts Center is dedicated to the healing power of nature and the arts and offers expressive arts sessions, dream work sessions, and creative retreats in the gorgeous Mendocino Redwoods. "You will leave deeply nurtured and ready to step back into your life with fresh energy and new perspective."
Lori Krein Studios
Lori Krein Studios in Campbell, California offers mixed media art workshops, art class, & art camp. Classes/Workshops include Meditate and Create, Body Collage, Papermaking, and Mask-Collage. "I am passionate about collage and eco-friendly art, and I love to share what I've learned with others through my Collage and Expressive Arts Workshops."
The Dance Between Life and Death- Day of the Dead in Oaxaca, Mexico
With EXA Alum, Mireya Alejo, MA, MFT October 29th to November 4th. "Dia de Muertos in Oaxaca today, presents an encounter of the synchretic meeting of the indigenous and the modern worlds. The festivities and offer us a rich tapestry expressed through ritual, color, music, song, humor, flowers, food, and the honoring of ancestors. Participants will be invited to immerse themselves in the power of this tradition be impacted by it, and reflect on their own relationship to ancestors, life & death."
A Bali High (2): Psychodrama/Yoga/Cultural Retreat: A Pschodrama Journey for Restoration and Renewal
The Bay Area Moreno Institute celebrates the newly created MORENO Center in Ubud, the cultural heart of Bali, Indonesia: February 3-12, 2015. This retreat includes daily psychodrama and yoga sessions combined with unique cultural experiences such as: making traditional daily offering baskets; a Balinese cooking class at a local village; and, visiting one of the oldest Hindu temples on the island for a special blessing. There is also free time for exploration, reflection, relaxation, massage, or optional activities.
Art For Life
EXA Alum, Zoe Edmunds has developed Art for Life where she offers Creativity Workshops and Creativity Coaching in Southern Baja, Mexico. In addition, she offers an ongoing Art Journal Lab. Zoe supports untrained artists, professional artists and anyone who is looking to expand their creativity and to have greater access to their inner creative source.
Banner image created by Mireya Alejo-Marcet and a circle of friends