Expressive Therapies Instructor Training-English.

Expressive Therapies Instructor Training Program 2021-Online edition in English.

The program started to develop in 2004 and had already XIX editions completed-200 graduates. The exercises and training program is well developed.
Participants receive written material. We work in small training groups of 6-10 people. Each module can be weekend or longer version. There is possibility to create small profile groups and focus on chooses aspects of the program and go deeper into any module theme.

Module 1: Dance as Therapy-introduction.
A Warm up and integration of the group.
B How to use dance to support well being and movement as well as hemisphere coordination.
C Breathing technics to coordinate hemispheres and balance male and female energies.
C Working and Integration of male and female archetypes in dance.
D Dance as a way to build and develop relationships.
What we can learn about relationships through dances from different cultures.
How to learn strategies helpful in relationships through dance.
E. Drawing and guided imagery as a way to explore and heal relationships
Rysunek i wizualizacja w pracy nad zrozumieniem i uzdrawianiem relacji.
E Dance as a way to practice Non Violent Communication
F Introduction to dance improvisation.

Module 2: Working with mandalas and drawings.
A Different types of Mandalas-expressive, healing, affirming.
B How to use symbols, colors and composition in mandalas
C Sacred Geometry and Symbols in Mandalas.
D Drawing as a way to diagnose and therapy.
E Working with drawing and music.
E Working with drawing and movement.
F Drawing and creative writing.
G Creative Dialogue-intermodal approach.

Module 3: Sound Healing.
A Working with sound healing
B Sound Healing Warm Up.
C Working with Vowels
D Therapy through Sound.
E Therapy with Rhytm.
D Using musical instruments in inducing relaxation: Tibetan singing bowls, gongs, tuning forks, flutes, rattles, drum etc.
E Poetry therapy and storytelling.
F Creating stories and movie clips.

Module 4: The art of improvisation. Working with healing wounds and traumas. Developing creativity. Therapeutic rituals.
A The art. Of improvisation.
B Improvisation and improvisation dance theater.
C Therapeutic rituals.
D Healing family trauma and generational trauma with healing dance theather ritual , guided imagery and sound healing.
E Changing the generational patterns with healing dance theater and creative writing.
G Transformation of wounds and trauma sinto gifts and creativity.
H Recognizing the gifts
I What blocks creativity?
J Developing the creativity and inner artist.
K Learning guided imagery
L Dance, symbol and imagery.
M Working with movement metaphor.

Module 5 Dance as Emotional Katharsis.
A Basic ideas and benefits of bodywork. Dance as a form of body work.
B Bodywork, dance and theater -approach of Anna Halprin and Jerzy Grotowski.
C Exercises focused on developing body awareness.
D Scanning the body.
E Integration of body and mind, working with the conflict.
F The body map and dialogue with the body.
G Different body maps.
H Working with body segments.
I Working with three brain model and three brain integration.
J Movement lessons based on different basic steps of ethnic dances, yoga can chi kung.
K Using elements of massage in body work-working with fascia.

6 Body work.
A Technics and models of Core Energetics Therapy and using them as inspiration in Expressive Therapies.
B Grounding and opening of the pelvis and chest.
C Using movements of ethnic dances in deep body work.
D Dance and expressive exercises as a support in working with character structure.
E Creative expression and development of personality.
Working with movement and 5 aspects of personality.
G Using dance with elements of yoga, chi kung and massage in order to balance the energy flow in meridians.

Module 7: Creative Expression and Coaching.
A Coaching approach: “Wisdom is in The Client”.
B Meeting with Higher Self-living from the Essence.
C Discovering the Life Vision and Mission and plan of realization.
D „The journey of the hero” as coaching model.
E Coaching strategies and expressive arts.
F Coaching and body work.
G Jungian Psychology and working with archetypes.
H Five main archetypes and Seven universal archetypes.
Using archetypes in personal development and coaching.
I Journey of the Hero and working with Archetypes.
J Dancing on the level of archetypes, mythology and symbolic.

Module 8: How to lead the classes and sessions:
A The Creative Dialogue Method.
B Individual sessions, Group classes,
C Structure of class,
D Coaching Inspirations.
E How we can apply expressive arts in coaching.
F Working with different groups: personal development, adults, children, elder people.
G Developing archetype of a leader and guide.

Workshop leader: Mateusz Wiszniewski PHD, Art Therapist. Certified Zen Coach, body worker: Healing Dao Chi Kung, Sivananda Yoga instructor, graduated 4 years body psychotherapy training –Core Energetics. Author of books: The Power of Visualization, Relax Yourself and Be Creative, Healing Dance, Self Healing and Dreamwork, Dance as Therapy. Teacher of therapeutic dance and sound therapy at post graduate programs of art therapy, choreotherapy and music therapy. Founder of Academy of Expressive Therapies-program training instructors-XIX editions accomlished-about 200 graduates.