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Self-Love Saturday for Black Women, Femmes & Thems
October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
DATE: Saturday, October 8, 2022
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (MST)
LOCATION: Zoom (link provided upon registration)
COST: Sliding Scale ($0 – $25 USD). If you would like to receive a no-cost ticket, please email our Black Women’s Health, Healing & Joy Coordinator, Briana Simmons (she/her) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the no-cost tickets are limited and reserved for those who are financially strained.
WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: We get to center ourselves and our needs when we consider the lovability of our own bodies. This is a heavily biased, totally sex positive starter kit for an ever-evolving journey towards radically loving the self.
How do we dismiss crumbs and demand a catered feast of our own design? How do we not use weight as an excuse to wait to have a life well lived? This is a delicious reminder that you are the altar upon which your needs and desires can be manifested and maintained. Come and embody all the voluptuous practical and magical power of living in a sovereign body.
This class is open to all bodies and centers sister fatties, bbws and babes of size.
FACILITATOR BIO: Rawiyah Tariq (they/them/ Blackwoman) is a Black, gender non-binary, fat, disabled and neurodivergent artist and kink aware professional.
Their roots are in queer, poly-amorous, fat community. Their tone is reflective of these roots. Their work is informed by how these intersect with their Blackness.
Magic, massage, storytelling and performance art are tools they use to liberate, heal and reclaim space for marginalized communities. they believe in cohesive and somatic healing and holding practices that align body, mind and spirit.
Currently, they are living in the Bay Area while working on their book and their healing and holding practice A Sovereign Embodiment (ASE) . Through ASE where they provide ritual creation, divination, heart holding and graphic design. They also provide direct aid to Black Queer & Trans therapists via Project Ete Sen with Ella Ofori LMFT.