Expressive Art Therapy Activity #68 - Restoring Passion Through Expressive Movement

Collage by Shelley Klammer
Collage by Shelley Klammer

This expressive movement exercise will support you to practice ways of speaking and moving that you normally do not allow.

 

Materials:

 

- Loose, comfortable clothes 

 

- A private room to self-express

 

 

Method:

 

We do not need to go into memory to heal the past. With Gestalt therapy our "unfinished business" from the past can always be discovered in the here-and-now, and expressively worked through with body movement and emotional and vocal expression.

 

The more we honestly express ourselves, the more passion we will feel. In Gestalt therapy, our disturbing experiences, needs, blocks, fixations, emotional blind spots and unconscious split-off aspects of our personality can dialogue with our own higher witnessing consciousness...