Embodied Creativity Course w/ Liz Greenhill, Jan. 22 & Jan. 29

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Embodied Creativity Course w/ Liz Greenhill, Jan. 22 & Jan. 29

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Tuesday January 22, 2019  6:30-9:00 pm, and

Tuesday January 29, 2019 6:30-9:00 pm

Cost: $100

(A reduced price of $60 is available upon request for full-time students, veterans, and community members on Medicaid/Medicare.)

Description:

In this two-part Tuesday class we will play with guided imagery as a source for generative writing. Meditative techniques rich in visuals and lyricism will grant us access to the liminal imagination and body. From there we can discover ideas, images, and corporeal insights that feed our writing prompts. In this course you will learn methods for nourishing your practice from the renewable resource of your own body—so that you aren’t relying on your mind alone to do all the heavy lifting of your writing. This is a place to be experimental, curious, creative, and open to new ways of developing your senses of embodiment.

Bring a journal and pen/pencil.

Wear comfortable clothes.

Please do not wear scents or fragrances. 

Liz Asch Greenhill is a visual artist, writer, acupuncturist, and creativity consultant. She holds an undergrad degree from Vassar College, an MFA in Creative Nonfiction and a Masters in Oriental Medicine. Liz has worked as a printmaker, bookbinder, artist’s assistant, studio hand, healthcare practitioner, herbalist, and educator. Her publications include The Rumpus, The Collagist, Entropy, Gertrude Press, Sinister Wisdom, Phoebe, and Bust, among others. A 2018 Pushcart nominee, Liz was the 2017 recipient of the Phoebe Creative Nonfiction Contest and the Willamette Writer’s Kay Snow Contest. You can find her online at www.lizasch.com and www.nightskyacupuncture.com .

The Corporeal Center houses all of Corporeal Writing's Face2Face workshops, readings, and open community hours Tues through Friday, 12 - 4. We are located in a beautiful historic building in downtown Portland. We are on bus lines, close to the Max line that goes to the airport as well as the Amtrak station. We are within walking distance to many hotels, some of our favorites being The Society Hotel ($), Embassy Suites ($$), Hotel Monaco ($$) and The Nines ($$$). With a bar, delicious burger joint, fresh salad bar in our building, a food truck lot out the front door, and Pine Street Market only a 3 block walk, food options abound.