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CCP Directive FOT Conference 2023 ©FOCUSZART Freda Blob-2
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CCP Directive IEATA Conference 2023 ©FOCUSZART Freda Blob-1
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Creative Compassion Workshops at Conferences

Creative Compassion workshop at the 5th Focusing Impuls Online Conference DFI: The Best Practice, 2024

reative Compassion workshop at the TIFI Focusing Oriented Therapy Conference 2023

Creative Compassion workshop at the 15th International IEATA Conference 2023 Taiwan

  • Choose your tuning in method (recommended or own)

  • Enjoy the CCP's with video guidance

CCP - Directive I

Creative Compassion Practice - Directive I 2023 ©FOCUSZART Freda Blob-3
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Video Guidance to Directive I

CCP: Intermodal Transfer and FOAT® Interventions

Recommended tuning in: FOAT® Pebble Meditation (eyes open or closed

Audio: Pebble Meditation - by Dr. Laury Rappaport (adapted from Thich Nhat Hanh)

CCP - Directive II

Creative Compassion Practice - Directive II 2023 ©FOCUSZART Freda Blob-1
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Video Guidance to Directive II

CCP: Visual Arts and Focusing Interventions

Recommended tuning in: Dynamic Shape Drawing from anthroposophic art therapy (eyes open or closed)

Basic forms are transformed through rhythmic moving and swinging lines following the breath

Tuning In: Dynamic Shape Drawing (DSD) Directives

You are going to be introduced to three basic DSD pracitices for slowing down and focusing yourself

Tape your piece of paper down onto the table or onto the wall. Standing at the wall makes DSD more sensual as you can move your arm more freely. Take good paper quality, size of paper din A3 min. Use high quality oil pastells. High quality pastells produce better sliding on the paper

  • Choose the simplest shape to start with and keep up your chosen practice for some days, e.g. 7 days to notice the benefit
  • Drawing waves with different colors: Draw horizontal curvy lines adjusting move and breath. Drawing up: breathing in, drawing down: breathing out. Change breathing direction and see what happens - can you feel the difference?
  • Drawing a circle: Make 5 dots on your paper: north - south - east - west and a dot in the center. Curve your line along the dots in a circle, continue breathing while drawing without resting the hand on the paper. Repeat several times. Experienced practice: drawing the circle without dots
  • Drawing the celtic cross: Make 5 dots on your paper: north - south - east - west and a dot in the center. Draw a looping line from the center downwards and curve around your south, then way back back to the center; draw a looping line to the right and curve around your east, then way back to the center; draw a looping line to the left and curve around your west, then way back to the center; draw a looping line upwards and curve around your north, then way back to the center. Repeat several times. Focus yourself through breathing while drawing: Inhale when drawing downwards, eastwards, westswards and upwards - exhale when curving back to the center

Illustration of Dynamic Shape Drawing

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