Music and Imagery Association of Australia


MIAA 2023 Nov Online Conference Poster

2023 MIAA Online Conference

We are delighted to announce MIAA’s 2023 Online Conference held on Saturday, November 18 from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM (AEDT) via Zoom. This year’s Online Conference will feature two incredible international speakers and two exciting experiential workshops.

Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite.

Featured International Speakers:

Diane Maris (South Africa)
B.Mus UCT, Orchestral Performer, Music Teacher, BMGIM Fellow (FAMI), MARI Practitioner and Trainer, Process Art Facilitator (ASTAR-Certified), Colour Dialogue Facilitator, certifications in various alternative and energy medicine modalities.

Diane has a special interest in the transformative power of the creative arts. She is a GIM Practitioner and a teacher of MARI – Mandala Assessment Research Instrument®. Diane incorporates Colour Dialogue and other process art techniques in her work, as well as energy medicine, in support of the alchemy of creative expression. She offers courses and sessions, both live and online, for individuals and groups of all ages.

Margareta Wärja (Sweden)
PhD, FAMI, Registered GIM therapist and Trainer by EAMI.

Margareta is a music and expressive arts therapist, licensed psychotherapist in private practice and Director of Expressive Arts Stockholm. She combines music imagery work with various arts-based modalities in trauma work and personal development. Her specialization is focused on sexual, spiritual, and existential health. Margareta has developed a GIM modification called KMR-Brief Music Journeys which was implemented and evaluated in a mixed methods research study in adult cancer rehabilitation.

Find more information about the workshops here.

Wellbeing through music, imagery and creativity