WATCH LIVE ONLINE
Friday, February 14, 2014
Program: 10am – 6:30pm ET
Tickets: $15 (online ticket sales have ended but you can buy tickets at the door)
V-Day has a limited amount of sponsored tickets available, free of charge.
Join us for a journey from release through embodiment to love. Each talk throughout the day is connected. If possible, please attend both the morning and afternoon sessions to experience JustLove as it is envisioned.
WHERE: The Grand Ballroom at The Manhattan Center, 311 W. 34th st NYC
Releasing The Trauma
10:00am – 2:00pm
10:00 – Music by Maya Azucena
10:10 – Eve Ensler
10:30 – Dr. Hyun Kyung
11:10 – Gabriele Bernstein
12:05 – Patricia Moreno
12:15 – 3:00 – LIVESTREAM BREAK – During this time there will be no livestream available of JustLove.
Please come back at 3pm ET to resume!
12:15 – Dr. Christiane Northrup
Bringing In The Love
3:00pm – 6:30pm
3:00 – Maya Azucena
3:10 – Meggan Watterson
3:40 – Rha Goddess
4:10 – Danielle LaPorte
5:40 – Patricia Moreno
5:50 – Eve Ensler
6:00 – END
Maya Azucena is a global singer-activist known for making music that uplifts the soul. Born & raised in Brooklyn, she travels the world inspiring through her songs. Featured as a coach on MTV’s Made, she also has a Grammy-certificate for her collaboration with Stephen Marley; was on the 2013 Essence Fest with artists like Beyonce, Jill Scott and Maxwell; has been mentioned in O Magazine, Washington Post, Billboard, and countless other publications; heard on HBO’s The Wire, seen on NBC’s 30 Rock; and sang at prestigious events with incredible world-movers such as TEDxWomen, and Omega’s Design By Nature conference alongside President Bill Clinton. Maya has been to countless countries, sponsored by the U.S. State Department, as a cultural ambassador. She is a proud Artist Ambassador for Bead For Life which empowers women to overcome vulnerable states of extreme poverty by becoming business-women with sustainable skills, through jewelry making.Maya is a survivor of domestic violence and passionate about the global One Billion Rising Campaign. In 2013 she created “Dance Revolution,” an anthem (and music video) in support of all the fearless women and men who will stand for justice.
Gabrielle Bernstein is a speaker, and author, featured in the New York Times Sunday Styles section as “a new role model.” Expanding the lexicon for the next generation spiritual seekers, Gabrielle is a #1 bestselling author of the book Add More ~ing to Your Life – A hip guide to happiness. Gabrielle recently launched her second book, Spirit Junkie – A Radical Road to Self-Love and Miracles. In January of 2013 Gabrielle launches her third book, May Cause Miracles, published by Random House. Gabrielle is also the founder of the social networking site HerFuture.com for women to inspire, empower and connect. Gabrielle has a weekly radio show every Wednesday on Hay House Radio and is a featured curator for Opensky. She has been featured in media outlets such as the New York Times Sunday Styles, ELLE, Oprah Radio, Marie Claire, Health, SELF, Women’s Health, Glamor, Sunday Times UK, Forbes List: 20 Best Branded Women, Covers of Experience Life and Self-Made Magazines (top 50 Women in Business), US Weekly, People and many more. She can also be seen riding around the East Village of Manhattan on a unicycle. For more about Gabrielle visit: http://gabbyb.tv/.
Eve Ensler is a Tony award winning playwright, performer and activist. She is the author of international phenomenon, The Vagina Monologues, which won an Obie and has been published in 48 languages and performed in over 140 countries. Eve wrote the New York Times Bestseller, I Am An Emotional Creature: The Secret Life Of Girls Around The World. She then adapted it as a play which ran successfully in South Africa, Paris, Berkeley and Off-Broadway. She is the founder of V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls, which has raised over 100 million dollars for grassroots organizations around the world. On V-Day’s 15th Anniversary, it launched it’s most ambitious campaign One Billion Rising which inspired one billion people in 207 countries to Strike Dance and Rise on Feb 14, 2013 for the freedom, safety and equality of women. With the women of Congo, V-Day opened and supports City of Joy In Bukavu, Congo, a revolutionary center where survivors of gender violence Turn Their Pain to Power. Eve starred in the HBO version of The Vagina Monologues Her play Here was filmed live by Sky Television in London, UK. She co-produced the documentary What I Want My Words to You which won the Freedom of Expression Award at Sundance. She also co-directed the documentary short One Billion Rising which will world premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Her other plays include Necessary Targets, The Treatment and The Good Body, which she performed on Broadway, followed by a national tour. In 2006, Eve released her book, Insecure At Last: A Political Memoir, and co-edited A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and a Prayer. Her newest critically acclaimed memoir In The Body of the World was just published by Holt.
Rha Goddess is a cultural inno-vator and social entrepreneur
who brings over two decades of transformational “crowd rocking” in the name
of social change. As a world renowned performing artist and activist, her work
has been internationally featured in several compilations, anthologies, forums
and festivals. Hailed extensively in rave industry reviews from Time Magazine,
Ms. Magazine, The Source and The Miami Herald among others. Rha’s work has consistently received critical acclaim. In her 30+ year tenure as a creative organizer, Rha has helped shape the face of racial justice and equality, electoral politics, offender aid and restoration, mental health and youth and young women’s empowerment. She was the 2008 recipient of the National Museum of Voting Rights prestigious Freedom Flame Award and a 2009 recipient of the Herb Alpert Award’s Hedgebrook Prize. In 2009 and 2012, Rha was part of a special delegation invited to the White House, and also in 2009 served as a U.S. Cultural Envoy to Rwanda. Rha’s latest venture, Move The Crowd is the nation’s first entrepreneurial training company dedicated to helping the next generation stay true, get paid and do good.
Dr. Hyun Kyung is a professor of Inter-faith Engagement at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. She is a Korean Eco-Feminist (Salimist), Christian scholar-activist, writer, and international lecturer, who has been working with different faith communities around the world. As a councilor of International Interfaith Peace Council, she traveled many conflicting areas such as Chiapa, Mexico, Cambodia, Northern Ireland, Israel, Palestine, etc., to participate in the peace-making activities. She is a co-founder of Jo Gak Bo, a dialogue and reconciliation institute between North and South Korean women. Dr. Chung is also a Buddhist Dharma teacher from a Korean Zen lineage. Her teaching and research interest includes Christian Buddhist Dialogue, Zen Meditation, Feminist Liberation Theology, Inter-Spiritual Peace-Making and Healing, Eco-Feminism and Earth Spirituality, Mysticism and Revolutionary Changes. She tries to synthesize the wisdom from people’s movements, spiritual traditions, critical academic analysis, and the world of the arts in her work.
Dr. Chung’s work has been televised in many countries. She is an author of seven books and many articles including Struggle to Be the Sun Again: Introducing Asian Women’s Theology, Letter from the Future: The Goddess-Spell According to Hyun Kyung, and Like Flowers in the Garden of Allah: A Pilgrimage.
Danielle LaPorte is the creator of The Desire Map: A Guide To Creating Goals With Soul, author of the bestseller, The Fire Starter Sessions (with Random House/Crown), co-creator of Your Big Beautiful Book Plan, and soon to be publisher of DANIELLE Magazine. An inspirational speaker, poet, former think tank exec and business strategist, she writes weekly at DanielleLaPorte.com, where over a million visitors have gone for her straight-up advice — a site that’s been deemed “the best place on line for kick-ass spirituality,” and was named one of the “Top 100 Websites for Women” by Forbes. You can also find Danielle on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and of course, Twitter @daniellelaporte — which the Huffington Post called one of “12 of The Wisest Twitter Accounts Worth Following.”
Patricia Moreno is the mind body maven. She intoxicates the room with joy, love and pure power leaving people feeling like they can achieve anything. She created the intenSati method, a spiritual workout that empowers people to live a life they love in a body they love by igniting the power of self love, the love of life and the love of others. She is a soul activator, best selling author, a life coach and an international presenter. Find out more at www.satilife.com
Christiane Northrup, M.D., a board-certified ob/gyn, is a beloved authority in the art of flourishing at any age and stage of life. The author of the ground breaking New York Times bestsellers Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause, her third book, Mother-Daughter Wisdom, was voted Amazon’s #1 book of 2005 (in two categories). Her latest book, Goddesses Never Age (pub. date 2015), is based on the fact that growing older is inevitable while aging and decrepitude are optional. Her children’s book, Beautiful Girl, brings her positive message to the youngest of girls. Her books have been translated into 24 languages. Following a 25-year career in both academic medicine and private practice, Dr. Northrup now devotes her time to inspiring women worldwide to truly flourish on all levels through tapping into their inner wisdom. She does this through speaking engagements, on Facebook, in e-newsletters, on her weekly Hay House internet radio show Flourish!, and in television appearances and specials. In 2013, Reader’s Digest named her one of “The 100 Most Trusted People in America.” Don’t miss Dr. Northrup’s cutting-edge information. Follow Dr. Christiane Northrup on Facebook, Twitter, and at www.drnorthrup.com.
Meggan Watterson is an author, international speaker, and a Harvard trained scholar of the Divine Feminine who inspires seekers to abandon their fears but never themselves, and to live from the audacity and authenticity of the voice of their soul. Her first book with Hay House titled REVEAL: A Sacred Manual For Getting Spiritually Naked is described as “ignited prayer” by Eve Ensler, “life-changing” by Dr. Christiane Northup, and “a blessing to the world,” by Gabrielle Bernstein. She facilitates the REDLADIES, a spiritual community that encourages women to reclaim their bodies as sacred and to be led by the soul-voice inside them without compromise or apology. (Some break bread together; REDLADIES break dark chocolate.) She founded REVEAL, an annual event in NYC that’s a triumvirate of one part fiery soul-voices, one part ritual, and one part dance party. Meggan has a Masters of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School and a Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University. She lives in NYC with her little boy and his two imaginary dogs, Shelley & Brendam.
Trained therapists and counselors are available throughout the day. If you would like to speak to someone, or require urgent assistance, please find a JustLove volunteer who will help connect you with a professional.
Practitioners are available in the lounge at the back of the ballroom. If you would like to take advantage of these free services please sign up at the entrance of the room. Services are available on a first come, first served basis. Limited one service per attendee. Services are not guaranteed.
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- Craniosacral Biodynamics by Jeffrey Lewis – The emphasis of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy is to help resolve the trapped forces that underlie and govern patterns of disease, and fragmentation in both body and mind. Jeffrey Lewis is a Board Certified Polarity Practitioner, registered Craniosacral, Therapist, and a member of the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America.
- Dynamic Embodiment – Dynamic Embodiment is a form of somatic education and movement therapy developed by Martha Eddy, CMA, RSMT, Ed.D. that integrates skilled touch, movement, & compassionate dialogue to help people of all ages and abilities to relieve their own stress, find enhanced expressiveness, and balance all aspects of the body and psyche. movingoncenter.org
- Goddess Judicci – “The Poet of the Body,” ™ is the creator of The Body-Breathing Healing System, ™ an intuitive methodology grounded in loving-kindness, which incorporates touch, talk, visualization, vocalization, breath and percussion. BBHS treatments and workshops free creative energy and foster highly relaxed physical, mental, and spiritual states, opening pathways to bliss, healing, self-actualization, connection to the earth and Higher Power. healing-goddess-judicci.com
- MASSAGE THERAPY – Licensed massage therapists will be available throughout the day to offer table and chair massages.
TICKETS: $15 (online ticket sales have ended but you can buy tickets at the door)