Workshop Guide - Kimberly DiOrio-Rooney
In this experience, participants create patterns in movement and drawing. This workshop gives participants the freedom to explore the connection between movement and emotion and to use their bodies for creative expression as they feel comfortable. By creating patterns and focusing on the meditative act of repetition, this workshop aims to make drawing and movement fun and accessible. The emphasis of this program is to learn about expressing emotion through movement and creativity, and can help participants achieve a state of calm and self-understanding.
Meet your guide
Kimberly DiOrio-Rooney is a Trainer and a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. Kim became an adolescent school social worker in 2015 and shortly after, she discovered our programming. As Kim worked with over 150 teens within her school, she found the creative freedom allowed more students to open up about things that were bothering them. Kimberly believes that creativity can unlock thoughts and feelings that words sometimes cannot define. Kim is a passionate dance teacher and enjoys using all forms of creativity for self-expression.
Dr. Masarat Jilani is a medical copywriter. She started her career as a doctor — including working on the frontline during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic — and enjoys writing evidence-based articles to help change people’s lives for the better.