Yoga postures, meditation and art therapy-based techniques are combined in this innovative approach structured around targeting a specific treatment goal for each therapeutic session. For each goal, a mudra (hand position) meditation, yoga pose and art directive are recommended to embody the chosen intention.
Karen Gibbons currently works in private practice incorporating yoga therapy and art therapy and as an art therapy consultant for the Art Therapy Outreach Center. She is a professional yoga therapist and has a master's degree in art therapy. She combines yoga and art therapy in her workshops, classes, supervision groups and individual counselling, and also teaches graduate level classes and workshops for expressive arts therapists. Karen lives and regularly shows her artwork in New York City.
Acknowledgements. Notes on Text. Preface: My Story. Introduction. 1. Modalities. 2. Mind, Body, Spirit. 3. Intention. 4. The Intention Centered Yoga and Art Therapy Method. 5. The Practice Chart for Yoga and Art Therapy. 6. Mudras. 7. Meditation. 8. Yoga Poses. 9. Art Directives. 10. Structuring Sessions. 11. Other Considerations. 12. Conclusion. References. Further Reading. Index.