Ladyfest Atlanta Workshops And Discussion // Saturday March 21 (Lunch Provided By Candler Park Deli, Coffee By Condesa Coffee)

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Ladyfest Atlanta Workshops And Discussion // Saturday March 21 (Lunch Provided By Candler Park Deli, Coffee By Condesa Coffee)

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SATURDAY // MARCH 21ST Main event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/360266617465796/ Ladyfest Atlanta Website: ladyfestatlanta.com All events are free and open to the public. DONATIONS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED All proceeds go to Solutions Not Punishment Coalition. http://www.rjactioncenter.org/snap The Mammal Gallery, Eyedrum Music & Art Gallery, and the Big House Theatre are all more or less wheelchair accessible. Please contact mariasot@gatech.edu with any accessibility questions you may have. WORKSHOP: Accessible Yoga w/ Zahra Alabanza @ The Mammal Gallery 11:00am-12:00pm ((Limited amount of yoga mats, so please bring your own if you have one!)) Zahra is a life enthusiast, mother, activist, artist and co-founder of Red Bike and Green-Atlanta. She is mastering the headstand and has happily resorted to enjoying life the way she did when she was 13 years old. As a yoga instructor she is committed to making yoga accessible to as many folks as possible. zahra is interested in using yoga to bring communities together in an active and healing manner. She believes that practicing yoga can increase a community’s overall wellness (physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual) and hopes to ignite yoga practices in the communities she loves and lives among. This is an intimate class that ensures comfortability to even the most new practitioner. The instructor will provide guidance that includes different variations of the poses, ensuring that everyone can practice poses suited for their abilities. Breath work, meditation, mantras and connecting ones practice to their daily lives are offered as well. DISCUSSION: “Gender & Intersections Of Identity” Lunch provided by Candler Park Deli (sliding scale) Coffee provided by Condesa Coffee (limited supply) @ Eyedrum Music & Art Gallery 12:00pm-1:00pm Candler Park Deli menu: SANDWICH: Pimento cheese, tomato, lettuce SANDWICH: hummus, carrots, cukes, sprouts, spinach, pepperjack Chips and assorted sodas, water Nutella brownies by Ashley Sue's Baked Goods WORKSHOP: SoPo Bicycle Co-op’s “ABC Quick Check” @ The Mammal Gallery 1:00-2:00pm http://sopobikes.org/ SoPo exists for the community and a part of supporting a community includes providing a safe space for all members of the community who visit the shop or volunteer. SoPo recognizes the advantages of providing workshops and shop hours that are only available to self-identified women, trans, and genderqueer folks as a way to effectively accomplish a greater sense of confidence and comfort within the shop. Jacqui and Tonee host Ladies, Trans, & Genderqueer Sundays every week at SoPo. ABC Quick Check is a method of checking your bike to ensure road safety & road readiness. We’ll cover the the basics of what to look for before you ride. We’ll be providing visual, verbal, & hands-on demonstrations of each topic. Workshop: Ageless interAction @ The Big House Theater 2:00-3:00pm http://www.facebook.com/agelessinteraction The mission of Ageless interAction is to create an age positive society by connecting generations together in creative and collaborative environments that improve quality of life. At our organization, Ageless interAction, we create opportunities for young adults and adults 65+ to interact in creative and collaborative ways. We do yoga, art workshops, cooking classes, etc… really fun stuff! We often do crafts and art workshops at long-term care facilities such as nursing homes and assisted living facilities. We will gather a group together to paint/create a ‘community canvas’ spanning across all generations (with specific interest in young and adults 65+) and sexualities. Through the workshop, we will be able to connect people of all generations and sexualities together in a unique way that has never been done before. This is an amazing opportunity to engage young adults with adults 65+ in a creative way that engages all participants to think about age differently.

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