NiaMoves is donating the space for this event. What is NiaMoves? Nia is a fun, expressive dance cardio workout to soul-stirring music with easy-to-learn movements. Invite your inner dancer, athlete, warrior, and child within to expressively emerge and get fit at the same time! Nia connects the body, mind, emotions and spirit. NiaMoves is also a center for health, healing, self care and self love providing a variety of classes towards your fullest life expression. You got to check it out!!!
Becky Stephens Pate has been a practitioner of Gabrielle Roth's 5 Rhythms for over 25 years, simultaneously exploring Soul Motion and participating in the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange Project in Houston. She has been facilitating dance/movement groups for about 25 years, 15 years facilitating Houston Sweat Your Prayers as well as other projects. Her belief is that conscious movement invites our Spirit to come more fully into our body allowing for a deep joining - where we are often separated - that facilitates healing and growth in every area of our lives.
Mary Anne will be facilitating this event to raise awareness and raise money for One Billion Rising. An advocate for women's health and women's rights and a supporter of V-day and associated events since first introduced in 2005. Mary Anne Casey has been attending events at Nia Moves for over 10 years. She been organizing and facilitating groups for over 20 years and has organized free dance events for various organizations. Also involved with Houston's Clarity Center for a New Way - a non profit formed to to educate, facilitate and support people in conscious awareness, self-expression, personal empowerment
Chicha Glass has commitment her life to service and healing through listening. Her free spirit allows her to be open to many possibilities for healing and connecting. Her quiet engaging energy, and gentle way of approaching people allows for many to feel safe and share deeply with her. Her passions include free-style dancing, singing harmony in a band and supporting people in finding their soul's purpose.
You can find more information about past risings in Houston at https://www.facebook.com/OneBillionRisinginHouston/