The Scenic Route

Maria’s whistle-stop biog: Maria’s long and varied educational and vocational history has taken on The Scenic Route through life,affording her a rare ‘generalist’ outlook, and aptitudes in a wide variety of fields. Her qualifications (so far), are in art, music and technology, yoga, sound healing, mental health (and Gaeilge is a daily work in progress). She has years of experience as a musician, artist and researcher as well as being a published writer. She has taught yoga, art, music and technology in a variety of settings. Work experience has come by way of community development and arts management and she volunteers as a positive-birth and mental health advocate. Her keenest interests currently lie in the space where the arts, health, science, psychology, creativity, play, yoga, neuroscience, sound and wellbeing meet. She lives in Donegal with her family. Is aoibhinn leí súgradh, ceol agus Gaeilge.

Other writing by Maria Coleman:

Relational Works-in-Movement Using the Body Response System 
(Chapter published in the book The Performing Subject in the Space of Technology – (Part of the Palgrave Studies in Performance and Technology book series,) 

Reappraising the disappearing Body and the Disembodied Eye through Multisensory Art
(Published in Crossings eJournal of Art and Technology. Winner of the ARTStap Award 2012.)

[This blog brings together a few blogs that were previously published on other sites (,]

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