An embodied book release & celebration

Perforning the Book: Stillpoint A Self-Care Playbook for Caregivers to Find Ease, and Time to Breathe, and Reclaim Joy

Join Sheila K. Collins & Christine Gautreaux and local Interplayers for a night of exploration on the themes of self-care & self-compassion.
Sheila K Collins and Christine Gautreaux, LMSW

Washington, DC

Saturday, June 1st, 2019, 6:30pm

Join authors, InterPlay leaders, and dancing social workers Christine Gautreaux and Sheila K. Collins as they celebrate and perform excerpts from their recently released Amazon best-selling book, Stillpoint: A Self-Care Playbook for Caregivers to Find Ease, Time to Breathe, and Reclaim Joy. Using stories, poems, music and movement, the Stillpoint program addresses the need for self-care, and the power of art to help the 45 million people, most of them women, who care for others in our society. The $30 event fee includes a signed copy of the book, refreshments and the interactive performance in the presence of the art. Get tickets at Eventbrite: For more information about Stillpoint check out

Cost: $30 includes a signed copy of Stillpoint & refreshments if you attend both the workshop earlier in the day & performance there is a $10 discount

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Seekers Church

276 Carroll St. NW
Washington, DC 20012
Sheila K Collins
Sheila K. Collins is the director of InterPlay Pittsburgh and the Wing & A Prayer Pittsburgh Players, an InterPlay-based performance troupe that assists human service agencies in accomplishing their noble purposes. A former professional dancer, Sheila describes herself as a "dancing social worker," since she has taught social work and co-founded and directed a behavioral health care clinic in Texas.

Sheila is the author of Stillpoint: A Playbook for Caregivers To Find Ease, Time to Breathe, and Reclaim Joy and Warrior Mother: Fierce Love, Unbearable Loss and the Rituals That Heal. She's been known to travel the country enlisting InterPlayers to help her "Perform her Books," demonstrating how InterPlay tools help us get through life's ordinary and extraordinary, "tough stuff."

Christine Gautreaux, LMSW
As a Licensed Master Social Worker, Christine uses InterPlay in a variety of settings and workshops with her peers and clients. She enjoys taking InterPlay and performance into underserved communities. She has worked with women in Lee Arrendale State Prison and the pre-trial detention center in Atlanta, GA. Christine also uses InterPlay with her Life Coaching Clients and in her workshops with foster/adoptive families. Dedicated to the pursuit of play, joy, laughter and love, Christine enjoys InterPlay, yoga, blogging, DCP, triathlons, family & friends and tea. Her superpowers include connecting people, helping folks manifest their dreams and juggling a full delightful life.

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