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Creative Connection

Creative Arts Programs for Groups and Businesses

Creative Connection is a team of creative professionals who facilitate creative arts wellness programs for groups and businesses. Our programs are delivered onsite at our clients’ facilities and provide stress management, enjoyment, and positive social interaction. Our team is made up of experts from a variety of creative disciplines, including artists, dancers, writers and musicians. Creative Connection is led by our co-founders, Geva Salerno, who is an artist and writer, and Mary Ellen Saba, who is a mental health expert. Each of our team members has 20+ years experience in their creative discipline. They have the highest degree of professionalism and are excellent at working with the public to create a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. The mission of Creative Connection s to help people connect to themselves and to their community.

New Stress Management Program for CCSO Youth Group

Creative Connection provided a stress management program for the Collier County Sheriff's Office's "Youth on the Rise" program today. The program focused on how to create a stress management program using breathing, yoga, and meditation. It was fun for everybody! More...

Neuroscience and the ‘Sanskrit Effect’

By Azriel ReShel  Originally published on Upliftconnect.com Science Proves the Power of Chanting Many of us have heard the Gyuto Monks of Tibet. With their extraordinary chanting and low throaty drone of ancient sacred texts, they have kept audiences in the West...

Survey Results from Dec 2018 Yoga for Veterans Course

The following are the combined results of a survey of the participants in the Nov/Dec 2018 Yoga for Veterans, Mindful Resilience course sponsored by the VFW in Naples, FL. Anonymous Survey of Yoga for Veterans, Mindful Resilience Course Which is your favorite of the...

Why making art is the new meditation

By Maia Gambis August 25, 2015 Originally published by Fulfillment Daily and the Washington Post Many of us have heard about the benefits of meditation, but sometimes find it hard to do.  Fewer of us know about the profound benefits of artistic expression. Creating...

Expressive Arts

Announcement! Creative Connection has been contracted to provide a weekly Expressive Arts program at a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program in Fort Myers, Florida. The weekly program will provide different expressive arts classes each week, including drawing,...

Survey Results from 1st Yoga for Veterans Class

The Results Are In! The results for the first survey of the Yoga for Veterans, Mindful Resilience course are in! The course was based on training provided by the Veterans Yoga Project and utilized mindful movement (yoga), meditation, breathing, guided rest, and...

Eliminating Burnout Means Higher Profits

Stress is one of the leading causes of burnout. When employees work beyond their physical and emotional capacities, their productivity plummets. The American Institute of Stress in New York estimates that job stress costs the United States economy some $300 billion in...

Why you should take Advantage of Stress Management Programs

Why you should take Advantage of Stress Management Programs Sep 24 , 2013Originally posted here: https://www.grouphealth.ca/wellness/why-you-should-take-advantage-of-stress-management-programs/   A stress free employee is a happy employee, which is why the number...

Why your company (really) needs a stress management program

Why your company (really) needs a stress management program Originally published here: http://www.lifedojo.com/blog/why-your-company-really-needs-a-stress-management-program By Irene Malatesta  Mar 18, 2015 7:00:00 AM Most conscientious HR leaders today understand the...

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