For over a decade, Adriana has presented expressive arts workshops and classes at a variety of institutions and organizations throughout the Bay Area including Sonoma State University, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Mandana Community Recovery Center, Epiphany Center for Women and Children, and Art Institute of California. She actively presents at international conferences for expressive arts therapy and related fields. Adriana is faculty member of the Tamalpa Institute, an internationally renowned training center for movement-based expressive arts therapy.
Adriana’s work holds a special focus on addiction and recovery which stems from her own personal experience in dealing with addiction. She continues to research both experientially and didactically the ways that the arts and a body-based orientation can foster healthy living in individuals and communities.