Sunday, August 19, 2012

art therapy is a bridge

I love this image. To me, it clearly depicts what art therapy is. 

It's the bridge.  

Art therapy is the action that connects the left and the right hemispheres of our brain.  It allows us to move from the left side of busy doing, organizing and compartmentalizing to the creativity and freedom of right side. It also helps us to take the freedom and imagination of the right side, bring it back to the left, and turn an idea into a tangible  thing.

Art therapy is a tool that helps us to use our whole brain.  It's a great way to get "unstuck" from one side and move to the other side.  In my opinion, to move freely, back and forth between the right and left hemisphere, is to live fully.  Thought into action.

But, you don't have to take my word for it.  
Experience this for yourself.  
Come join the 
Discover Your Creative Power Open Art Studio 
Saturday, September 1 from 9:30 - 11:00
at Aslan Institute.

All materials are provided. Just bring your sense of adventure and discovery.
Cost:  $25 includes everything

To register, contact Connie Cohen at or call 612-483-1673

Pull yourself out of the cubbies of gray matter and cross the bridge.

Aslan Institute
4141 Old Sibley Memorial Highway
Eagan, 55122

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