July 2016 FEATURED MAKER - AAZAM IRILIAN
We believe there are no accidents in life. Just as Ann and Karen were discussing featuring an art journal for the first conscious craft of the month, Karen met Aazam, and learned about her practice and her online course that utilizes a variation of what we’re talking about - art journaling, soul and spirit work, focus on the process, and the creation of an emotionally meaningful item.
Aazam Irilian is a professional artist who has exhibited her paintings in numerous galleries. She is also an art educator, healer and coach with a Masters degree in Art Education as well as being certified both as a practitioner in Guided Imagery and in Social Emotional Arts (SEA)*. Aazam has been sharing her passion for the expressive arts with students of all ages and diverse populations for close to thirty years. Through heal the heART℠ program, workshops and private sessions. Aazam uses visualization, expressive arts and creative writing as tools for personal healing. As you can see, Aazam believes as we do about the power and gifts of the creative process.
Aazam offers private individual sessions, small group sessions, and workshops in the Los Angeles area. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org and visit her heal the heART℠ website for current offerings and information. Her signature Use Your Creativity, Let go of Your Past online workshop which is available through the DailyOm.com. The lessons in this course enable you to share your memories through art and creative writing to personalize pages of a beautiful book about your life--past, present and future. You can then tap into your wisdom to clear your mind, free your creativity and overcome challenges. Learning or revisiting the basics of self-reflection and creative expression for personal healing can help you to understand your past and envision your future.