Improv4Wellness Upcoming Classes

Improv for Wellness is about playing games and having fun. It’s not about being funny or memorizing scripts. The improv games and laughter we share in this multi-week class, have tremendous therapeutic benefits. Come play in a space that is free of judgment or fear of failure, making it an ideal environment for people who struggle with anxiety or physical impairment. A great way for all ages and abilities to let go, laugh, and meet fun friends.

Classes are safe, fun, and on Zoom

ImprovforPD

 

WHAT: Improv for Movement Disorders (PD, MS) & Care Partners on Zoom
WHERE:  On Zoom in partnership with Parkinson Association of SWFL
WHEN: Saturdays (11:00 am) Zoom opens at 10:45 am
LEARN MORE: Click to view all Parkinson Association of SWFL Classes
ZOOM CLASS LINKClick here to join Zoom class on Saturday at 11:30 am
COST: Free
INSTRUCTOR: Margot Escott, LCSW

WHAT: Improv for PD with Prime PD
WHERE:  On Zoom in partnership with PrimePD
WHEN: Wednesdays (1:00 pm) Online (Begins March 2)
COST: $10 per class
REGISTER:  Click Here
LEARN MORE: https://www.primepd.com/
INSTRUCTOR: Margot Escott, LCSW

EXPERIENCE: No experience needed. Just come and have fun.
Join us for our free Improvisational Theatre Games for persons with PD  and their Care Partners on Zoom. You don’t have to want to be a performer on stage to learn improv games and have fun! In this class, you will learn improvisational theatre exercises that benefit emotional, physical, and spiritual wellbeing. After this class, participants find their stress levels have decreased while their laugh life increased! A student shared their thoughts on this class. “All of us have PD at different levels and we’re all trying to accept our challenges. For some of us, communication can be embarrassing and this helps us learn to speak out and not be afraid to use our voices.”

Fearless Improv on Zoom

WHAT: Fearless Improv on Zoom
WHEN: Tuesdays,  6:00-7:00 pm (EST)
(Weekly drop-in class)
No commitment is needed. Just drop in and have fun.
WHERE: Online! 
Email Margot Escott for login information: Margotescott@mac.com
COST: $10 suggested donation per class (Pay through Venmo to @Margot-Escott)

INSTRUCTOR: Margot Escott, LCSW
WHO: Improv for Wellness is about playing games and having fun. It’s not about being funny or memorizing scripts. The improv games and laughter we share in this multi-week class, have tremendous therapeutic benefits. Come play in a space that is free of judgment or fear of failure, making it an ideal environment for people who struggle with anxiety or physical impairment. A great way for all ages and abilities to let go, laugh, and meet fun friends.

Improv for Therapists – Queen City Improv

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An Online 5 Week Improv Class specifically designed for Mental Health Professionals.
Psychotherapists are recognizing the therapeutic benefits in applying life skills they learn from improv games and exercises to personal challenges.
“Improv for Therapists” is designed for therapists of all disciplines to add/resharpen tools in their tool belt. These learning sessions are part lecture and discussion and part experiential exercises. By the end, you will better understand how to apply improv to not only your clinical practice but to your own life as well.

 
Margot is an internationally known improviser and her podcast, Improv Interviews, features improvisers and actors from around the world. She has studied musical improv with Laura Hall, the musical director for “Whose Line is it Anyway”

Dates: Fridays, April 22-May 20, 2022
Time: 2pm-4pm
Ages: Adult
Tuition: 5-week class $ varies
Instructor: Margot Escott

Register: Click here

 

 

 

 

 

Music Movement Mindfulness Improv

 

There’s nothing more fun than musical improv! The class is open to anyone whether you’ve studied improv or are a newbie. In this class, you’ll learn the fundamentals of improv and improvising a song. We will also cover stage presence, focus with confidence, rhyming, and mindfulness. Through pre-recorded accompaniments, we’ll apply song structure to improv games. Can’t sing? Sing louder! This class is open to singers and non-singers alike.


This is a very safe class and any accommodations will be respected. This course will be offered online and in-person simultaneously! You can choose which works better with your schedule. 
 
Margot is an internationally known improviser and her podcast, Improv Interviews, features improvisers and actors from around the world. She has studied musical improv with Laura Hall, the musical director for “Whose Line is it Anyway”

Dates: Tuesdays, March 1 – April 5
Time: 2pm-4pm
Ages: Adult
Tuition: $125
Instructor: Margot Escott

Register: Click here

About Margot Escott: Margot has been teaching improv online and in-person for over 10 years. As a student, Margot studied improv greats like Jay Sukow, Gary Schwartz, Aretha Sills & David Razowski

Upcoming Improv for Wellness Classes

Improv 4 Wellness Games

WHAT: Improv for Wellness on Zoom
WHEN: TBD
WHERE: Online on Zoom
COST: $125
REGISTER: 
INSTRUCTOR: Margot Escott, LCSW
WHO: No experience is needed
Call 239-434-6558 or email MargotEscott@mac.com

 

Improv 4 Wellness Teen

WHAT: Improv for Wellness (Teens)
WHEN: Due to COVID-19 classes are currently online, but watch for updates on new dates.
WHERE: 2335 Tamiami Trail, Suite 209, Naples, FL 34103
COST: TBD
INSTRUCTOR: Margot Escott, LCSW
LEARN MORE: Improv4WellnessTeens
WHO: Who should attend this class? A perfect class for middle and high school students who want to, laugh, and meet fun new friends. It is great for those dealing with stress, anxiety, or those who want to gain confidence.

Click below to learn more about these fun classes

Margot Escott incorporates over 30 years of experience as a counselor, speaker, and teacher in her wellness classes that are designed to use humor, play, and improv to achieve well being. In addition to teaching and performing improv professionally, Margot has presented workshops and seminars on “Therapeutic Value of Humor and Play” on a national level and was a featured speaker at the Chicago “Yes, and” conference on Improvisation and Mental Health. 

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