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Getting to the Center of “Finger Walks” Exploring Labyrinths Through Time and Space
July 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Description: “Finger Walks”, a tactile exploration of labyrinths through time and space, recently launched. Here is an invitation to explore a popular moving meditation practiced everywhere from schools, hospitals, retreat centers, and even in one’s own home. This webinar will include a brief history of labyrinths through their rise to popularity today, some hands-on approaches to using labyrinths for varied purposes in different settings, and an exploration of APH’s new tactile labyrinth collection with the product’s originator.
Instructor: Maia Scott, MFA at City College of San Francisco, is the product originator
Primary Core or ECC Area: Spatial awareness, Sensory Efficiency Skills,
Target Audience: Teachers of visually impaired. Providers serving people of all ages, families, and individuals interested in holistic wellbeing and mindfulness practices.
Prerequisite knowledge: None
Lesson Plan Goal: To provide a basic foundation about labyrinths and how they can be used in preparation for incorporating “Finger Walks” in their professional and/or personal practices.
Learning Objectives: Describe various types of labyrinths; Identify five benefits of walking labyrinths; Understand the various ways labyrinths have appeared throughout world history up to their popularity today; Examine the implementation of finger labyrinths as an accessible avenue for participation in labyrinth experiences; Discover at least five simple prompts to get a labyrinth walk started; Learn strategies for implementing finger labyrinth walks into your curriculum, program plans, or personal practice to enhance integral and person-centered learning experiences.
Materials Needed: None
Collect CEUs: CEUs are only available for the live presentation at this time. To collect CEUs, please listen for the opening and closing codes during the live session and send these, along with your first and last name, to firstname.lastname@example.org and a certificate will be emailed to you the following week.