Integrated Practice: Be Creative, Be Healthy, Be Professional

14 modules of 10 hours each; four themes per module

Two supervised projects

The modules are numbered for convenience only; they may be taken in flexible order. They're grouped into four main themes: information and creativity; awareness and coordination; communication; touch.

 

Information and Creativity

 1. From Data to Wisdom

  1.  Neutral Information
  2.  Dynamic Information
  3.  Embodied Information
  4.  Integrated Information

 2. Sharing is Learning

  1.  Displaying Information
  2.  Laying Out Information
  3.  Sharing Visual Information
  4.  Sharing Oral Information

 3. The Organized & Playful Mind

  1.  Habits of Thinking
  2.  Habits of Work
  3.  Habits of Improvisation
  4.  Habits of Structure

 4. Narrative Skills

  1.  Verbal Narrative
  2.  Pictorial Narrative
  3.  Written Nonfiction Narrative
  4.  Written Fiction Narrative

5. The Creative Process

  1.  The Grid
  2.  The Light Trance
  3.  Theme & Variations
  4.  Creative Hyperlinking [The Elephant]

Awareness and Coordination

6. Non-Doing

  1.  The Void
  2.  Breathing
  3.  Exo- I
  4.  Exo- II

7. Non-duality

  1.  Reaction (Hand Game)
  2.  Decision (Balance Game)
  3.  Actor, Receptor, Witness (Whirl Game)
  4.  Work on Yourself (“Here, Now” Game)

8. Coordination I: Matter & Energy

  1.  Convexity & Concavity
  2.  The Play of Opposing Forces
  3.  Direction & Energy
  4.  Head & Neck

9. Coordination II: Connection

  1.  Back & Shoulders
  2.  Back & Pelvis
  3.  Arms & Legs
  4.  Hands & Fingers

Communication

10. Communication I: Rhythm

  1.  Seven Patterns
  2.  “Happy Birthday”
  3.  Become Your Text
  4.  The Theater of Marionettes 

11. Communication II: Sound

  1.  Sonic Awareness (Listening)
  2.  The Balloon
  3.  Sound as Vibration
  4.  Sound Healing

12. Communication III: Voice

  1.  Lips, Tongue & Jaw
  2.  Vowels
  3.  Consonants
  4.  Vocal Harmonics

Touch (Hands-on work)

13. Touch I: Contact

  1.  Introduction to Hands-on Work
  2.  Pressure, Resistance, Connection, Release
  3.  Skin, Flesh, Bones
  4.  Elbows Out, Wrists In

14. Touch II: Flow

  1.  Matter & Energy
  2.  Handshakes from Atlantis
  3.  Scooping Spirals
  4.  Seven Challenges in Sequence

Project I: Creative & Professional Practice

Project II: Teaching & Coaching Practice