MODULE 6 – Art and Self Discovery

 

9th-12th October 2018 (4 days) at Wongsanit Ashram

(Kanchanaporn Meeyai)

 

Module Description:

This module provides participants with the opportunity to engage in a deeper and more intensive exploration of thoughts and feelings of self in relation to art & music and movement using the therapeutic process. Participants will be invited to engage in a range of art making processes, explore the relationship between voice and body, some fun exercises to get to know our own voices, develop listening skills, connect rhythm and begin improvising and making music together in a safe and playful environment. Insight derived from the workshop aims to heighten participants’ understanding and sensitivity to non-verbal communication. You will be encouraged to express yourself in a non-judgmental space, develop self-care and compassion for yourself and others, cultivate spaciousness, ease and embodiment, and recognise your vision and value. You will also gain new tools and techniques for health and enhancing well being in your daily life. In addition we will discover how to enhance your sense of self and make the most of your personal potential and help you recognise and develop the confidence and your inner strength to share the wisdom that comes from your own life journey.

 

Learning Goal and Learning Outcomes 

The aim of this workshop is to engage in a deeper and more intensive exploration of your thoughts and feelings about yourself in relation to art & music and movement using therapeutic processes.

 

Learning Process:

Participants will be invited to:

  • engage in a range of art making process to explore their own personal symbols and unconscious imagery.
  • explore the relationship between voice and body, some fun exercises to get to know our own voices, develop listening skills, connect rhythm and begin improvising and making music together in a safe and playful environment.

 

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • Ability to open up to life with all its challenges and delights and to find new ways to accept and live with them through mindfulness practice, inner inquiry, and creative expression
  • Have heightened understanding and sensitivity to non-verbal communication
  • Be able to express yourself in a non-judgemental space, develop self-care and compassion for yourself and others, cultivate spaciousness, ease and embodiment, recognise your vision and value and gain new tools and techniques for health and enhancing well being in your daily life
  • Enhancedsense of self to make the most of your personal potential, through recognising and developing the confidence and inner strength to share the wisdom that comes from your own life journey.

 

Learning Themes (schedule example from 2017)

DAY 1

 

Self Expression Through Art

– Inner Child Drawings with non-dominant hand

– Johari Window

DAY 2

 

Contemplative Listening

– Outer Sound / Soundscape

– Inner Sound

Three Domains of Learning

– Head, Heart and Hand

DAY 3

 

The 12 Common Archetypes
Art Work Exhibition

 

 

Recommended Readings and Websites:

 

Karnjariya Sukrung, We’re all ears. Retrieved From: , https://www.bangkokpost.com/print/311832/

Golden, Carl. The 12 Common Archetypes. Retrieved from: http://www.soulcraft.co/essays/the_12_common_archetypes.html