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N. Enhancing Self-Care to Enhance Therapeutic Presence: An Exploration of Yoga, Music Imagery, & M..
(Event: 2019 AMTA Conference - Innovate! Integrate! Motivate!)

Nov 20, 2019 7:15 pm - Nov 20, 2019 10:15 pm
Session Type: Additional Course
Track: .


Explore holistic and humanistic/existential orientations in music therapy practice and self-care. Engage your whole being through meditation, music imagery, and gentle yoga.  Discover creative opportunities for self-exploration and self-expression.  Stretch your mind, body, spirit. Find new ways to grow.


1. Participants will identify methods to increase therapeutic presence through exploration of gentle yoga, meditation and music imagery (CBMT Domain II.A.1 bf)
2. Participants will determine areas for their own professional and personal growth, setting goals for self-care. (CBMT Domain IV.A.1)
3. Participants will define holistic and humanistic/existential orientations and how these orientations might inform their practice. (CBMT II.A.3 cd)
4. Participants will practice yoga postures to combat fatigue, increase relaxation, and to address physical stressors of music therapy practice. (CBMT Domain IVB.4)


8:00 – 8:10 Introductions
8:10 – 8:50 Lecture and Discussion
8:50 – 9:45 Yoga instruction
9:45 – 10:00 Music and Imagery
10:00 – 10:30 Creating Mandalas and Goal Setting
10:30 – 10:45 Processing Experience/Discussion
10:45 – 11:00 Questions and Course Evaluations




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