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Expressive Arts Florida Institute

Expressive Arts Florida Institute provides comprehensive training in Expressive Arts, and a wide variety of creative life enrichment workshops and classes, both in our Sarasota, Florida studio and online. We are: Kathleen Horne, MA, LMHC, REACE, REAT Tamara Teeter Knapp, MA, NCC, MHC Intern, K-12 Art Teacher, , REACE Victoria Domenichello-Anderson, MA, REACE

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About this course

Professional Development with Markus G. Scott-Alexander

Magical Child

Saturday May 1, noon to 2:30 ET

Live Online via Zoom


This workshop will be recorded and the recording will be posted in the forum after the workshop, for viewing only by those who have registered for the workshop. To ensure confidentiality of participants, the recording will be paused when participants are sharing.

The Magical Child is the ambassador of your essence This training calls upon several art forms to intimately enrich the relationship between your inner magicalness and your ability to bring that magic into the world.

Learning Objectives:

  • Expanding the play range through artful play.
  • Learning to let go into the more of you and shape that ‘more’ in new ways.

  • Giving your evolving, conscious awareness arts-based vehicles to navigate in.

Expressive Arts Florida brings the Masters of the field to engage with students in an intimate zoom platform. I am so grateful for the opportunity to learn from leaders in the field like Markus Scott-Alexander. What a gift. - Topaz Weis, REACE, owner Expressive Arts Burlington

Markus is a gifted presenter able to engage and inspire. His choice of language is connective to previous concepts yet feels wholly new. - Jenny Campagna LPCC-S

Markus G. Scott-Alexander, PhD, REAT is a leader in the field of phenomenological expressive arts education with a focus on intermodal, cross-cultural art-making, exploring how every individual can be included in the building of an ensemble. He was senior faculty member of the European Graduate School (1997 to 2020) and is currently the director of World Arts Organization ( offering online expressive arts courses as well as supervision. Markus has co-facilitated many international community-art gatherings with expressive arts pioneer, Paolo Knill. Originally from New York, he now resides in Edmonton, Canada. Markus is the author of Expressive Arts Education and Therapy: Discoveries in a Dance Theatre Lab through Creative Process-based Research (2020), available through Brill Publishing. “In moving forward, it helps to return to what precedes our distortions, creating art that reflects and embodies our journey home”.

Our Online Professional Development Series is designed for Expressive Arts students and practitioners (therapists, educators, facilitators, coaches, consultants). Through a live online format, we bring you renowned professionals in the field, from around the world, to enhance your training and expertise. Each presentation will be a combination of didactic and experiential learning. We are a Florida CEU provider for LMHC, LCSW, LMFT. You will receive a Certificate of Completion to submit to your own CE Board or certifying organization.

Cancellation and Refund Policy for Live Online Events and WorkshopsRefunds must be requested in writing (email) no later than 5 days prior to the workshop date. If supplies were sent to you, you will be refunded the workshop cost minus the supply fee. After the 5 day deadline there will be no refunds unless your space is filled by another participant.  There will be no refunds for "no shows”. In case of a family or medical emergency EAFI will do its best to either refund the workshop fee or credit it towards a later date. EAFI is not responsible for participant’s technology, internet, internet platform or computer issues. Participants are responsible for the necessary internet connections/platforms needed to participate in online workshops or events.