Living Arts is proud to offer a lineup of innovative and transformative workshops, groups & trainings. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently providing all offerings online until further notice. Register now to expand your drama therapy and expressive arts therapy skills! Continuing Education credits for health professionals are available on select offerings.

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June 2021

Exploring Expressive Arts Therapy: An Introductory Workshop

June 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
$25

Join us for this low-cost Expressive Arts Therapy Introductory Workshop! In this 2.5 hour workshop, we will use a variety of creative art methods including visual arts, writing, movement and role playing to explore the arts as therapeutic tools. The expressive arts help us reignite our creative spirit, see our lives in new ways, and tap into powerful new resources for confronting life challenges. We invite you to join us and get a taste of the healing power of the arts.

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8-Week Expressive Arts Therapy Group for LGBTQ+ Individuals

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$400

In this 8 week expressive arts therapy group, designed for anyone who identifies as LGBTQ+, we will use the tools of the expressive arts to identify, discover, and heal feelings of internalized homophobia, questioning of queerness, and any other complex, uncomfortable feelings that have to do with being an LGBTQ+ person. With the help of writing, guided visualizations, psychodrama, and the visual arts, we will work to discover the problem stories that we tell ourselves. Transform these harmful narratives into life affirming narratives, and embrace your strengths and resilience! No previous arts experience is necessary or required.

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July 2021

Post-Pandemic Identity: Who Am I Now? A Four-Week Series

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
$200

Join Maggie Silverman and Janna Browning Weir for a 4-week workshop series: Post-Pandemic Identity: Who Am I Now? A Therapeutic Drama, Somatic Movement, and Expressive Arts Workshop. Join us as we support each other in beginning this new chapter in this collective story! In this workshop, we invite you to pause and take stock… Who are you now? How did Covid-19 affect you? What was your experience? Where do feelings around the pandemic live in your body? What did you learn? What do you want to take with you and what would you like to leave behind? These are the questions we will explore in this 4 week workshop.  

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Jewish Identity Now: An Introductory Workshop

July 11 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
$25

Join Maggie Silverman and Janna Browning Weir for a Healing the Wounds of History workshop, where we will explore and process Jewish identity. How can we take steps towards healing personal and collective wounds as Jews, especially during these troubled times? How do we process our feelings about being targeted, yet again? We will use movement, mindfulness, role-playing, improvisation, and more. We invite you to come and find connections through personal and collective stories using the healing power of drama and the expressive arts.

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Jewish Identity Now: A Five-Week Series

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$300 – $400

In the last few months and years, we have seen a great rise in anti-semitic sentiment around the world, from brutal attacks on Jewish People in reaction to the current crisis in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the deadly demonstrations in Charlottesville, VA, and the violent insurrection January, 6th, 2021. Join Maggie Silverman and Janna Browning Weir for a Healing the Wounds of History workshop where we will explore and process Jewish identity. How can we take steps towards healing personal and collective wounds as Jews, especially during these troubled times? How do we process our feelings about being targeted, yet again? 

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Integrating the Expressive Arts Into Your Practice: An Introductory Workshop for Mental Health Professionals

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
$55 – $70

This online 5-hour workshop is designed specifically for mental health professionals to explore and expand their clinical toolbox. We will provide a foundational overview of the field of Expressive Arts Therapy and give you a variety of creative tools you can utilize with your clients. In this workshop, we will use a variety of expressive art methods including visual arts, writing, music, movement and role playing to explore the arts as therapeutic tools. This workshop will include both lecture and process-oriented experientials intended to provide a first-hand experience of the expressive arts. We invite you to join us and get an experience of how you can integrate the arts expressive arts into your practice!

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August 2021

Exploring Expressive Arts Therapy: An Introductory Workshop

August 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
$25

Join us for this low-cost Expressive Arts Therapy Introductory Workshop! In this 2.5 hour workshop, we will use a variety of creative art methods including visual arts, writing, movement and role playing to explore the arts as therapeutic tools. The expressive arts help us reignite our creative spirit, see our lives in new ways, and tap into powerful new resources for confronting life challenges. We invite you to join us and get a taste of the healing power of the arts.

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