About The Event
At noon we will meet out side of Yama Yoga on Buffalo St. to Rise, to Dance, to create Awareness. Please bring any banner, posters, apparel etc. Some posters will be provided, so please consider what you would write. Why are you rising? Let your voice be heard. Check out the 1 Billion Rising tool kit!
At 6:30 our Rising will include: reading of The Vagina Monologues, followed by discussion and a time for individual sharing of stories, poems, songs, dance, or any other type of art you feel compelled to share.
The Vagina Monologue is: The award-winning play is based on V-Day Founder/playwright Eve Ensler's interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace the piece celebrates women's sexuality and strength. Through this play and the liberation of this one word, countless women throughout the world have taken control of their bodies and their lives. For more than twelve years, The Vagina Monologues has given voice to experiences and feelings not previously exposed in public.
P.S. We are NOT planning any Aerial Art dancing.
About The Organization
Aerial Art is: an innovative new approach to using "the pole" as a tool for Peace | Strength | Self Expression. Pulling from the ancient knowledge and practice of yoga, we begin and end each practice with asana (yoga poses). Maintaining the mind-body-spirit connection throughout our practice with the pole. This is a space of personal growth and transformation. We are located in the Yama Yoga studios. In Downtown's Historic Third Ward.
About The Organizer
Hi I'm Charity Harvey. I'm a survivor and an entrepreneur. I have developed this intention for the pole, this practice of Aerial Art. It is my mission to educate young women and men about the realities of the sex industry. To be a resource and provide an environment and opportunity for self exploration and personal growth.
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