10 Ways Improv Could Help Heal Trauma

Disclaimer: This post has been inspired by the work of qualified trauma expert Bessel Van Der Kolk, author of The Body Keeps The Score. The writer of this blog post is not a qualified psychologist, psychotherapist, or trauma-informed professional. They have lived. And they have improvised. A number of years ago, I attended a weekendContinue reading “10 Ways Improv Could Help Heal Trauma”

Bring a Brick

In an improv exercise last week, I talked for a minute about Lego Masters. It wasn’t long enough! I hadn’t mentioned technic bricks. Nor had I referred to unique-parts-usage? And I was only part way through fumbling an explanation of SNOT when the timer rudely interrupted me. Studs Not On Top, in case you wereContinue reading “Bring a Brick”

Getting it Back Together

It had been over 18 months since we had done any real life improvisation together. Would we remember how? The date for doing it kept getting altered. Maybe I was secretly relieved. If we met at all, we’d chat and the time would slip away. The improv – politely waving at us to get ourContinue reading “Getting it Back Together”