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WHAT: Improvisational Theatre for Anxiety (6-week class)
WHERE: The Naples Players Sugden Theatre, 501 5th Avenue South, Naples, Fl. 34102
WHEN: Saturdays, September 22-Oct 27, 2018 (1:00-3:00)
INSTRUCTOR: Margot Escott, LCSW
EXPERIENCE: No prior improv or theatre experience required
Anxiety affects 20% of American adults. A number of proven techniques have been shown to decrease anxiety and one of them is Improvisational Theatre. Margot Escott LCSW, who has practiced in Naples for 34 years, and has performed improv and taught professionally, will lead this 6-week group. Learn the basic improv skills to help decrease feelings of anxiety, in a safe, humorous and playful environment. Some of these skills include spontaneity, building trust, and, the concept that there are no mistakes. This class will also incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness techniques, both proven to help alleviate anxiety.