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Immaculata University Announces July Workshops

Immaculata University will offer on-campus undergraduate workshops for personal and professional development during the month of July.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART II. This seminar surveys the nineteenth century section of the European collection including artists such as Monet, Van Gogh, Bonnard, and Vuillard. Students explore art created in the transitional period leading up to and including the Industrial Age in Europe. Students are introduced to various styles of painting as well as to the changes in approach to subject matter. The class meets at Immaculata on Friday, July 11, from 5:00 to 9:30 p.m., for an overview of the art to be experienced. On Saturday, July 12, students meet at the entrance to the museum at 9:30 a.m. Justin Duffus leads this class. The cost is $380 for this one credit workshop or $170 if taken for non-credit.
STRESS REDUCTION AND HEALING THROUGH IMAGERY. In this workshop, participants learn how to combine breathing, relaxation and interactive imagery to cope with specific challenges of daily stress, including work stress, fatigue, insomnia, muscle tension, and reactivity. Participants will be able to solve problems utilizing a more relaxed, focused state of mind and acquire skills that promote improved immune functioning. This workshop includes a review of imagery and relaxation theory and techniques and guided exercises. Miriam Franco, LCSW, PsyD, leads this class on Friday, July 11, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and continues on Saturday, July 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $380 for this one credit workshop or $170 if taken for non- credit.
THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST. This course examines the suffering and death of Jesus through the exploration of the Gospels and the film, "The Passion of the Christ." Pastoral and personal applications will be noted. Craig Tavani leads this class on Saturday, July 12 and July 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $380 for this one credit workshop or $170 if taken for non-credit.
THE SOUND OF COLOR. Both light and sound are two of the greatest tools for combating disease and generating wellness. This hands-on course explores the use of two subtle healing tools: the CYMA 1000 acoustic bio-resonant device and the Gas Discharge Visualization Camera. The CYMA module sends vibrations to the body to aid in the natural healing process. The GDV camera measures the bio-electric field (aura) around the human body. Participants receive an introduction to the science of cymatics and have their Human Energy Field assessed for physical well-being. Joseph Reilly, MA, MT-BC, leads this class on Saturday, July 12, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and continues on Sunday, July 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $380 for this one credit workshop or $170 if taken for non-credit.
BRANDYWINE RIVER MUSEUM. This seminar explores the impact of Wyeth art upon the Brandywine Valley. Exhibiting American art in a 19th century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generation of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life, and landscape painting. Students meet on Friday, July 18, from 5:00 to 9:30 p.m., at Immaculata University for discussion and context of the art at the Brandywine Museum. On Saturday, July 19, the class meets at the entrance to the museum. Leanne Grimes leads this seminar. The cost is $380 for this one credit workshop or $170 if taken for non- credit.
THE PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS. This workshop highlights the nation´s oldest museum and art school displaying American art. Designed by Frank Furness, the museum was founded in 1805. The collection, surveying American art from the late 1700s to the 20th century, consists of paintings, sculptures and works on paper ranging from colonial masters such as Robert Feke, John Singleton Copley, and Benjamin West. Students meet on campus Friday, July 25, from 5:00 to 9:30 p.m. for an overview of the process of creating works of arts and a hands-on exploration of the techniques employed. On Saturday, July 26, the class meets at the entrance to the museum at 9:30 a.m. Leanne Grimes leads this class. The cost is $380 for this one credit workshop or $170 if taken for non-credit.
For further information about these courses, please contact the College of LifeLong Learning at 610-647-4400, ext. 3241.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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6.24.2008