From 1 hour intensives to 2 week residencies, Mónica’s presentations are unique learning experiences. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs.   • 1 to 2 hour intensives. 30 students maximum. Ages 8 to adult – students, writers’ groups, senior/retired citizens, low-      income or special needs populations – in schools, libraries, museums, galleries, community facilities or other suitable      locations. Ideal for workshops based on the 100+ exercises in the Expressercize: Write Answers Creative Writing Workbook.   • Multiple-day trainings and retreats. Typically ½ to 2 days. Teacher in-service; professional, personal, character development.      Ideal for introducing the Expressercize: Write Answers Creative Writing Workbook as a new tool for teachers and trainers      charged with guiding others through learning and growth. By doing some of the exercises themselves (for example, stress      reduction, job satisfaction, thinking like a student/employee, realizing retirement, etc.) participants acquire fresh and      effective strategies to enhance both the teaching and learning experiences.   • Residencies. Typically 1 to 2 weeks. 4 hour daily maximum presenting workshops in the same location or community. Ideal      for presenting exercises from the Expressercize: Write Answers Creative Writing Workbook and/or customized concepts to      an entire school or other large population, or for multiple sessions with the same population. Mónica’s educational offerings include not only the more than 100 thinking and writing exercises in her Expressercize: Write Answers Creative Writing Workbook, but also surprising combinations of writing, visual arts, music and martial arts designed to come at perception from every angle. Examples include…   • Yes We Kandinsky! – Pairing Kandinsky’s art with Wagner’s and Schoenberg’s music.   • Power of Balance – Exploring yin and yang, concepts of t’ai chi and warrior ethos.   • Write from Wrong: Exploring Values & Tolerance – Examining social attitudes through writing and songs from the      Gettysburg Address to Strange Fruit.   • Write Off the Walls, What Do YOU Think it Means?, Look and Write – Ekphrastic writing inspired by fine art images from      the El Paso Museum of Art. Whether customized or drawn directly from Expressercize: Write Answers, Mónica’s presentations create a participatory environment that facilitates teaching and learning in the areas of… Literacy –   • Overcoming resistance to personal expression;   • Improving writing and communication skills;   • Using language as a creative medium;   • Enhancing expression through the five senses;   • Building confidence in personal interactions and presentations. Higher Order Thinking Skills –   • Improving critical thinking, values clarification and personal ethics;   • Examining and challenging fixed beliefs;   • Honing cognitive skills needed to think artistically and creatively;   • Defining one's sense of self and promoting independent thinking;   • Encouraging engagement with relevant social issues. Personal and Character Development –   • Recognizing and managing stress;   • Supporting positive behavior modification;   • Connecting unconscious behaviors with conscious decision-making;   • Improving internal balance through the concepts of yin and yang;   • Enhancing aesthetic education (the ability to make sense of art and the world at large). Mónica’s extensive teaching experience and target populations for Expressercize: Write Answers includes…   • Students and teaching professionals at all levels, including G & T and alternative programs.   • Incarcerated juveniles and adults; Detention and Correction Officers.    • Active duty military or veterans diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).   • Individuals and mental health professionals, counselors, social workers and group leaders dealing with psychiatric issues,      addiction and recovery, grief and loss, and PTSD.   • Corporate trainers in mentorship and leadership development.   • Hospice personnel and family members.   • Families in battered women's shelters.   • Retirees and low-income seniors.   • Leaders of creative writing workshops.   • Keynote addresses and speaking engagements. Mónica Gómez is an articulate, insightful and entertaining presenter who can      enhance an occasion with a worthwhile message.
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