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Clown Doctor Patch Adams and Maria’s Children Art Center

Offer you a unique opportunity and invite you to take part in seminars

Patch Adams is the world famous Clown Doctor, one of the creators of the laugh therapy and the clowns’ movement. He unites people and inspires them to help each others. All his life he has been traveling the globe to help those in need of support, humor and hope in their tough life circumstances. For more than 25 years every November he has visited Russia bringing his international team of volunteer clowns to offer support to children in hospitals and orphanages of Moscow and St. Petersburg.

«Maria’s Children Art Center» has been helping orphans and children with special needs since Protected content , providing them with art rehabilitation and encouraging their social adaptation. Children from Moscow orphanages are offered various art and social activities that should help them to grow up responsive and responsible, curious and active people. Patch Adams has been helping the studio from its very start. Being a talented artiste, he conducted the studio’s charity auctions of children’s artwork and taught our staff and students clowning, the skill of distracting sick children from their health problems. For the first time ever, the studio has a chance to help Patch by raising funds from the ticket sales proceeds for the construction of his free public Hospital, Gesundheit Institute, in Western Virginia, USA.

This year Patch Adams comes to Russia to offer two of his original seminars «Living A Life of Joy» and «What is Your Love Strategy?» not for children but for adults. Each seminar lasts four and a half hours and includes fun exercises, text-ideas and question-answer sessions. These seminars have been designed for all ages, targeting, among other social groups, senior office workers (CEOs, managers, doctors etc.).

«Living A Life of Joy» – the focus of this lecture/workshop is life as a choice. Patch discusses how to discover the incredible thrill of choosing to live everyday with joy. I show how easy it is and how good it is for your health. Anyone can do it. I’ve done this for 25 years in 60 countries. (Patch Adams)

«What is Your Love Strategy?» – this lecture/workshop focuses on the importance of having a strategy for loving yourself, the planet and others. Patch provides insights into the need for such a strategy and also takes a close look at the conception of love and the theory of strategy. Patch offers his approach and helps the audience design, explore and implement their own love strategy. I show some films of love strategies and give some wonderful love strategies. I’ve done this for 11 years in 50 countries.” (Patch Adams)

The seminars take place on June Protected content 3 p.m.) and June Protected content at Katerina-City Hotel.

Address: 6 Shlyuzovaya emb., Building 1 (metro Paveletskaya), Moscow.

Seminars will be in English with simultaneous translation into Russian.

Price is Protected content per 1 seminar, Protected content per 2 seminars. Seats are limited.

R.S.V.P. to Maria’s Children Studio for tickets and their delivery.

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You can watch a short video of Patch Adams’ seminar here: Protected content

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