Shine Your Light on Changing the Race Dance

A heart-centered inter-generational evening of exploring race and racism.
Áine deDanaan, CC King, and Soyinka Rahim

Keene, NH

Postponed; new date TBD

Join us for an inspiring, powerful, and heart-centered evening in which we will be guided through storytelling, movement, and stillness to explore racial healing and equity in our community and society. This event will be inter-generational and all are welcome; please see the schedule below. This workshop will be led by Soyinka Rahim, founder and director of OurThing Arts Company and BIBOLOVE, is a Certified InterPlay Leader. Her work as a conference weaver and workshop leader includes Race Forward, National Association for Independent Schools Teachers of Color, Boys and Girls Clubs, Spiritual Directors International, and the Parliament of World Religions. Soyinka is a gifted leader, who invites all participants to be fully present and engaged in her workshops; she carries life changing inspiration and wisdom into all of her work. Cost: $0-20 sliding scale Location: as soon as the location is determined, we will update you! 6-7pm: "Let Your Light Shine" inter-generational time of to celebrate and lift up the unique light we each bring to our community. 7-7:15pm: Mini break; a natural time for families with young ones to head home for bedtime. 7:15-9pm: "Changing the Race Dance" to increase our awareness to help end racism in our community and social networks.

Cost: $0-20 sliding scale

Registration/Information: 603/283-8816

Venue

To Be Determined

Keene, NH 03431
Leaders
Áine deDanaan
Áine deDanaan is a certified InterPlay Leader who has been participating in, leading, and working with InterPlay since 2000. She is a wise bodyworker who blends ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine with her own BodyWisdom into her highly skilled bodywork techniques. Áine received her Master's of Divinity from Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA in 2003 where she studied dance & creative arts as tools for transformation and worship, spirituality, dream work, and theology. Áine believes in making meaningful connections with all of the people with whom she works. She brings a multitude of skills, as informed by her life experiences and education, to her bodywork and InterPlay teaching.
CC King
CC King is a certified InterPlay Leader and trainer, Boston-area coordinator and a memory play specialist. She has been practicing the joyous unfolding of Interplay for over 15 years. Play with elders and Memory Cafes are a special interest. CC is an expressive therapist, visual artist, teacher and community activist. As the co-founder of a local arts and environment program, she facilitates workshops in organic sculpture and organizes public performance. Her background includes nonprofit management, art and family therapy, trauma-informed InterPlay and a life-long commitment to finding sustenance, creative activism, and joy in the natural world.
Soyinka Rahim
Soyinka Rahim, founder and director of OurThing Arts Company and BIBOLOVE, is a Certified InterPlay Leader. Soyinka has a long history as a member of the Bay Area's most renowned modern and ethnic dance companies. Her work taps into the power of sound and vibration to create peace and happiness for all humanity. In addition, she created the original, acclaimed Dance Play "An Alter Piece to Alter Peace,” and has worked with passion for intergenerational community in schools and community centers all over the West Coast and U.S. Her work as a conference weaver and workshop leader includes Race Forward, National Association for Independent Schools Teachers of Color, Boys and Girls Clubs, Spiritual Directors International, and the Parliament of World Religions.

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