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Workshop: Adel Andalibi’s Creativity Gym

2015/03/29 (Sun) @ 15:00 - 17:00

| ¥180
Do you believe only certain people are able to think outside the proverbial box? Think again!
Psychology and cognitive research has shown that contrary to many other individual traits, the ability to think creatively can be nurtured and developed in adults, just like a muscle can be strengthened through proper training.
Feel like cultivating your creative or entrepreneurial potential? Join Adel Andalibi’s Creativity Gym, and learn to enhance your capacity for disruptive thinking!

These two-hour workshops are a combination of insightful games and creative activities by which you can develop the mindset, skills and tools of highly creative people in business, arts and science.

> Discover your natural capacity for creativity through a range of hands-on activities that will appeal to both sides of your brain.
> Explore some of the thinking strategies of innovators, and how you can apply these strategies to your everyday work.
> Assess and develop your skills in idea-generation, problem-solving, collaboration and creativity. Learn creative techniques you can apply to your work, to help you innovate more effectively.

Each workshop will focus on a theme to leverage your creative style(s) and increase your confidence in your creative abilities to generate, analyze, evaluate ideas, and manage the process from ideation to implementation.

About the facilitator

Dr. Adel Andalibi

Adel AndalibiAdel is a Beijing-based executive coach, seminar leader, and performer. He applies a somatic approach to coaching, and adopts a wide range of techniques from art therapy, photo-video therapy and drama in his work with managers, families and individuals. He obtained a PhD in communication and culture, and has been working in the field of training and human development since 1999. He designs and facilitates experiential learning activities, and facilitates large- and small-group communication to promote awareness, togetherness and utility. He is a Transactional Analysis practitioner and has studied EQ Coaching with Richard Boyatzis, and Somatic Therapy with Pat Ogden of the Sensory Motor Psychotherapy Institute. He is familiar with different schools of meditation and sensual awareness and combines those with techniques from performing and visual arts to co-create the experience for clients. He works at HERE&NOW studio and is a co-founder of Black Sesame art space.

As an academician, Adel is a board member of the Commission on Visual Anthropology at the IUAES and a founding member of the Beijing Cognitive and Sensory Ethnography Lab. He taught Media and Culture at Peking University. In his research, he is interested in the visual and somatic aspects of emotional communication.


Time: Sunday March 29th, 3-5 pm
Cover: 180 RMB
To register: Please email your name/phone number/session to: info@meridian-online.com

This workshop will take place on a bi-weekly basis.
March-April 2015 – Theme: “Risk-Taking”
Next sessions:
> Sunday, April 12th, 3-5pm
> Saturday, April 25th, 3-5pm

Where to find us

C&C Park, 77 Meishuguan Houjie, Dongcheng, Beijing | 北京市东城区美术馆后街77号77文创园
(0) 10-81056788 | info [at] meridian-online.com
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