Damini has that great talent of providing structure while inspiring us to reach beyond our usual boundaries. Ample paints in multiple colors, abundant brushes of all kinds, no shortage of paper and being allowed to spatter the floor, all allowed a rare freedom to get out of our heads. Our faces at the end of the weekend were testimony to how we were touched on a deep level. If there is any word to describe the class it is Action--not a place for lengthy verbal exploration of our psyches, but an opportunity to Be. .