Birthday Yoga Festival

September 7, 2019

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Birthday Yoga Festival

Join us in celebrating the first home of humanity, the womb, during an intentional festival of healing. Make space for dialogue, yoga, meditation, dancing, cupcakes, laughter, and brunch as we celebrate and center black women in wellness. This space is inclusive of all genders and bodies.

Celebrate on Saturday September 7th at the August Wilson Center

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SCHEDULE

9:00a - 9:30a | Make it Reign Meditation |  $5

How do we rule our bodies? Let’s make it reign love, healing, and joy as we embrace a day of wellness and accountability for our sacred spaces. A session meant to invite slowness into our day, we’ll use this time to set intentions, affirm our ability to heal, and prepare our bodies for gentleness, ease, and restoration. 

10:45a - 11:45a | Delicious Wombalicious Yoga | $15

Delicious Wombalicious (good vibes for the womb and reproductive space) provides a healing space for the energy and muscles surrounding the womb. A gentle yoga practice, participants activate and engage the muscles around the hips, pelvis and lower back and make a restorative space to heal. Prepare to twerk, laugh, wiggle, and relax in the company of body positive wellness. 

12:00p - 12:30p | Take Several Seats - Chair Yoga | $10

This class gives love to the pelvic floor and and bringing awareness to our tender and tired spaces. We invite you to take a seat. Slow down. Pause. Do less. And experience a powerful practice rooted in power and ease.

12:45 - 2:15p Panel Discussion: Healing our relationship with the womb | No Cost

How can we cultivate a healing space in our wombs? Hear from reproductive justice advocates and professionals as they discuss pregnancy, birth, infertility, hsyterectomies and all themes womb-related during this deep dive into womb health.

2:30 - 3:30p | Dub Yoga in the Tropics | $15

Soak in this tropical paradise and join us as we go where Power Yoga and Dub meet as one. 

3:45 - 5:15p | West African Dance | $15

Join international African dancer and choreographer, Kya N’Dong for an invigorating exploration of traditional Senegalese dance. 

5:30 - 7:00p | Yoga Paint Party: Move that shit through | $35

What is a Yoga Paint Party?

This session invites you to use your body as a paintbrush to create a mess-free painting on your yoga mat. (Don't worry, you won’t get dirty) Think advanced finger-painting, without the mess and the stress. Sessions include one hour of gentle yoga, materials, and your original painting to take home.

 

7:00 - 7:45p | Grace & Gratitude: Closing Meditation | No cost

Childcare information coming soon.