How to Express Yourself While Going Through Infertility with Elena Clamen (2.6)

During the fertility journey, it’s sometimes hard to find the right words, or even words at all to express what you’re feeling and going through. And that is where creative expression comes into play. It’s an easy and accessible avenue of getting your emotions flowing and to begin to bring perspective to your present experiences and what you’d like your future to look like.

Why is it important to express emotions?

When emotions are not expressed or processed, they get sticky and hang on for a long time – in our minds, bodies, and energy. And when we’re trying to optimize our fertility – there is a need for fluidity between emotions, in our movement practices, and the energy signature we’re putting out there into the world.

In this episode, I speak with Elena Clamen, LMHC & Art Therapist about different ways to express yourself if you don’t consider yourself an ‘artist’.

  • What is art therapy and why would someone going through infertility want to explore it?
  • How the inability to express emotions causes stress
  • Creative expression doesn’t have to be ‘art’
  • When you don’t have the words for your grief, loss, anger, frustrations – using creative expression can put it into perspective
  • The power of music (and a playlist) for creative expression
  • The connection between the pelvic bowl (sacral chakra) and how it is connected to emotions, creativity, and fertility.
  • How many stop being creative when they begin fertility treatment
  • Vision boards as creative expression and manifestation

Join us for our workshop Feb 13th, 2024 6:30 – 8:30pm ET – live via Zoom!

⁠Art Therapy & Fertility Yoga Workshop⁠

⁠Workshops & Events at FBY⁠

Contact Elena Clamen LMHC & Art Therapist: elenaclamenart@yahoo.com

Elena’s IG: https://www.instagram.com/ladybug_art/

Kerry’s IG: https://www.instagram.com/fertilebodyyoga/

Fringe Fertility is brought to by ⁠⁠Kerry Hinds ⁠⁠and ⁠⁠Fertile Body Yoga⁠⁠ – a virtual holistic wellness hub for those going through fertility. She focuses on the mind, body, energy & soul while supporting people in ⁠⁠coaching programs⁠⁠, ⁠⁠fertility yoga classes,⁠⁠ and ⁠⁠collaborative workshops⁠⁠.

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About Kerry

About Kerry

Kerry Hinds is a E-RYT, RPYT, Relax and Renew® Certified Teacher, Fertility Yoga Teacher, and Reiki Practitioner. She is the founder of Fertile Body Yoga and teaches weekly fertility yoga classes and offers other avenues of mind + body support for those trying to conceive. All is available in the FBY Virtual Studio.

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