Every 18th of the month (start times vary).
In Temescal, North Oakland. RSVP for location to
email@example.com (510) 594-6812
Each workshop experience combines somatic practices, theory & discussion, inviting your body & mind to collaborate & discover powerful new ways to be. You will receive individual attention that meets you where you are & take away personally meaningful insights & useful skills.
Saturday February 18, 4:00-7:00 PM
DIY Heal Trauma & Oppression In Your Body
Learn key trauma-healing principles so you can plan a realistic healing path; learn & practice tools to support & sustain your personal healing process.
Sunday March 18, noon-3:00 PM
How Oppression Shows Up in Our Bodies
How internalized oppression & internalized dominance show up in our bodies & communities; how to recognize, honor & adapt your inherited ancestral survival strategies to support resilient social change work.
Wednesday, April 18, 6:30-9:30 PM
Emotional First Aid for Stressful Situations
Practical tools to soothe & center yourself or others when you are “triggered.” Build trust & rapport with people who have experienced trauma & oppression.
Friday, May 18, 6:30-9:30 PM
Embody Your Allyship & Recycle Your Privilege for Social Change
Learn to lovingly own & make use of your (race, class, gender, sexual, ability, etc.) privilege. Build compassionate social justice community; staying present to the embodied experience of privilege so you can use it for social change; learn how to transform obstacles into authentic, passionate allyship.
Monday, June 18, 6:30-9:30 PM
Your Healing Hands: Energy Healing for Self & Others
A hands-on workshop. Learn how to keep yourself grounded & your boundaries clear while supporting someone’s healing. Soften pain & energy blocks; discover & express your unique healing gifts.
Wednesday, July 18, 6:30-9:30 PM
Take Care of You & Sustain Your Organization
Learn resilient responses to the stress & vicarious trauma associated with social service & social change work. Bring easy-to-learn, practical tools into your workplace to renew and restore staff & sustain your important work.
Workshop fee: $50
Space is limited.
To reserve your spot, send your registration questions (below) to firstname.lastname@example.org, and a $25 deposit check to Vanissar Tarakali, 469 49th St. Oakland CA 94609. Or paypal $27 (deposit + paypal fee) to email@example.com
1. Contact information: Name/Address/phone/email
2. How did you hear about the workshop?
3. What are you hoping to get out of the workshop?
Vanissar Tarakali, Ph.D. offers learn-through-the-body workshops & coaching for people who are transforming our world. She teaches how to collaborate wisely with our bodies to transform trauma & sustain social change. Former Healing Oppression Project co-lead at CUAV & current DiversityWorks trainer, Vanissar passionately practices Generative Somatics, Intuitive Reading, Energy Bodywork & Tibetan Buddhism.
to schedule a coaching session or workshop Contact Vanissar at (510) 594-6812 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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