The Jung Center

Musical Pathways to Creative Expression: The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music

Saturday, May. 13, 2017 – Saturday, May. 13, 2017

09:00 AM – 01:00 PM


Discover a form of self-exploration that uses classical music to facilitate a connection with inner resources and creativity. Rooted in a Jungian perspective, The Bonny Method allows for understanding and releasing impediments to creative expression. After a brief historical and philosophical overview of the method, we will move through the four stages of a GIM session: setting an intention, relaxing the body and focusing the mind, traveling on an inner journey evoked by selections of inspired classical music, and integrating the experience through drawing and discussion. No musical or artistic experience is necessary to participate. Please dress comfortably and bring a pen, journal, eyeshade, pillow, and blanket.

Ginger Clarkson
Ginger Clarkson is a Board-Certified Music Therapist and a fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery who trains psychotherapists internationally in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music. Her publications include A Silent Cure: Transforming Pre-Verbal Trauma Through Meditation and I Dreamed I Was Normal: A Music Therapist’s Journey Through the Realms of Autism. She is a community dharma leader of Insight Meditation Houston.


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    Bookstore Closed Friday, -
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  • Do not park in the lot behind the MFAH building on weekdays before 5 pm. However, the museum does generously allow Jung Center patrons to park in the lot after 5 pm and on the weekend. Paid parking available in front of The Center and on Montrose in front of The Glassell School and the MFAH Administration Building. Parking is always at a premium in the Museum District during business hours, but parallel parking spaces can often be found in front of The Center and on Montrose in front of The Glassell School and the MFAH Administration Building.

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