LAST CALL – Spring Symposium in Expressive Arts 2015

NB! Søknadsfrist 7 mars/ last call for registrations March 7th.
March 7 is the very last day to register for this years adventure in Tenerife.
The 28th Spring Symposium in Expressive Arts held  7 – 13 April 2015 (Tenerife) is now open for registration at:

The theme for our exploration is “Phoenix Rising”.  We are looking forward to setting the stages for transformation, change, liminal space, rebirth, release, let go – and above all – presence rooted in hope.
Come and join the exploration of how the arts can help us to let go of old habits and let knew knowledge be born as a phoenix rising in gratitude to its ashes.

Introduksjons kurs med Melinda Ashley Meyer (daglig leder NIKUT) og Torill Johnsen

Hvordan kan du gjennom kunst og uttrykk transformere uro og depresjon til kraft og kreativitet?

29 – 31 oktober 2015 Sted: Høyskolen i Buskerud og Vestfold, Campus Drammen. Pris:kr 3000


23 – 25 Jan: Expressive art as a gateway to embodied leadership

Introduction course to our new on-going education: “Embodied Leadership, Coaching and Communications” – Starting Autumn 2015. This course will be offered in English/Norwegian. One introduction course is mandatory before applying to any on-going education at NIKUT.

Introduction Course January 23 – 25, 2015 in Drammen.

This course gives a taste of what it means to engage in embodied leadership, first and foremost as a personal practice and ultimately to enable presence in your professional life.

We will explore the potentials of applying expressive arts methodologies, embodiment practices in leadership, coaching and change work. Here we will treat the body as a fundamental place of learning and transformation.

The emphasis will be on developing communications skills through arts-based approaches for making visible a “stuck” situation or system, and recognising ways that it can shift or develop.

Teachers: Anne Solgaard, MSc, Movement Educator and Gunnar Reinsborg, Psychodrama Director, Educator.

Time: Friday & Saturday (23-24.01):  10.00 – 18.30, Sunday (25.01): 10.00 – 16.00

Language: English and Norwegian

Apply by:        5. January 2015. Please send us your application with a few words about yourself and why you are interested in taking this course by email to You are confirmed registered upon payment of invoice, which will be sent to you by email. No refund.                                                                    

Place:  Drammen, Høyskolen i Buskerud og Drammen (HBV)

Fee:   Kr. 2750,- .

The  fee is to be paid to account number: 7878.05.48613. Please mark your payment with: “Introduction course January-2015”, and your name.

Workshop with Melinda Meyer and Markus Alexander. 21-23 Oct 2014

 Theme: Finding Home through Body Awareness and MovementDC55FX

One of our most talented and experienced expressive therapists is visiting Norway for the second time! We hope this will be an opportunity for expressive arts therapists to deepen their knowledge and to give newcomers an exciting window into expressive arts.QP5ZFX

Place: Drammen, Høyskolen i Buskerud og Vestfold (HBV). This course is accepted as an introduction course (Forkurs). One introduction course is mandatory before applying for ongoing education in expressive arts with NIKUT.

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