The Art of Adapting Labyrinth Walks for EveryBody
Inspiration and practical advice on opening labyrinth walks to those who may have physical challenges
Maia Scott's primarily arts and healing focused careers and interests support her belief in the importance of creativity in everyday life, from the art of learning to learning the arts. Montessori school, dance classes, and a bottomless supply of blank surfaces for coloring seeded Scott's ceaseless desire to enrich her world with creative process. She has been teaching movement and the arts to people with and without disabilities over 15 years.
Scott is a Veriditas trained labyrinth meditation facilitator and massage therapist, both of which inform her art practices. Her labyrinths and art installations have appeared at The New Living Expo and the Labyrinth Society's international conferences. She has also taught workshops on making and walking labyrinths at the Pacific and Southwest Park and Recreation Conference for both therapeutic and mainstream professionals. Scott's labyrinth art and designs appear in “Rediscovering Finger Labyrinths” by Martha Ericson, the 365 Walking club e-zine and the Veriditas Spirit of the Labyrinth Journal.
Scott graduated with AA in Dance with honors from El Camino College in Torrance, CA; a BA in Therapeutic Recreation from CSU Long Beach in Long Beach, CA; and a certificate in nonprofit management from San Francisco State in San Francisco, CA. She most recently earned an MFA in Creative Inquiry, Interdisciplinary Arts from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. Ms. Scott has teaching movement and the arts to people with and without disabilities over the past fifteen years.
For more information about Maia Scott, please visit her website at http://www.maiamaia.us/know.htm