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Saturday, March 20, 2021, 9AM-12PM, Pacific Time

Who have I been, who am I now, how will I revision myself?

In this workshop, Daria will present a series of Life/Art questions for you to explore through embodied movement and art making. You will be led through the creation of self-portrait drawings that will serve as visual maps on your journey of self embodiment. Daria will guide you as you inhabit your drawings and reflect on their meaning and message using movement explorations and poetic narratives. Performative acts of healing will be invoked to inspire the recreation of new images and myths to live by. Strategic steps to bring your learnings forward into your daily life will be shared.

This workshop is open to all; no art or dance experience necessary.

To get the most out of this online workshop, please prepare a comfortable space to move in with access to your online device. A stable internet connection is needed to provide the best quality experience on Zoom. Also, have art supplies ready at hand for drawing activities, and paper and pen for journaling and creative writing exercises. Recommended art supplies: crayons, pastels, or colored pencils and 14” x 18” drawing paper.

Daria Halprin, Tamalpa Institute FacultyDaria Halprin, MA, REAT, RSMT: co-founding director of Tamalpa Institute, dancer, poet, teacher, and author, is among the leading pioneers in the field of movement/dance and expressive arts education and therapy. Her work bridges the fields of somatic psychology, movement/dance therapy, expressive arts therapy, community-based arts and health education, organizational consultancy, leadership development, social change and performance. Bringing a life-long practice in the arts to her work, published writings include: Coming Alive; The Expressive Body in Life, Art and Therapy; contributing author Expressive Arts Therapy: Principles and Practices; Poesis: Essays On the Future of the Field; and Body Ensouled, Enacted and Entranced.