Stories Must Be Shared for Legacy to Live On

Storytelling Across Cultures for Healing & Transformation- This is a BIPOC space

We will mend what divides the human heart with stories. 4-Storytelling Sessions using InterPlay Tools & Forms to share potent tales
Maria Garcia, Sukhmani Kohli, Lois McClendon, and Carolyn Renée

Online, ONLINE

Sundays | July 10, July 17, July 24, and July 31, 2022. 90-Minute Storytelling Sessions on Zoom. 11:00 am EDT, 8:00 am PDT, 8.30 pm (India)

Go on a storytelling journey that celebrates our shared humanity using InterPlay tools and forms to center stories from around the world. We will share stories beyond the external authority that marginalizes us and use them to unite us. This workshop is for the BIPOC community to share our stories with each other.

Start your day with a story, listen to one over lunch or have yourself a bedtime story... no matter where you are in the world, there is a story for you.

Participation in this workshop is free, however, you may donate to the BIPOC fund if you wish to support this work.

Cost: FREE

Registration/Information: Write to lmcclendonrvc@gmail.com or message 412-708-8734 for the zoom link.

Venue

Online

Online, ONLINE
Leaders
Maria Garcia
Sukhmani Kohli
Sukhmani uses theatre, clowning, body wisdom practices and her skills as an empathetic facilitator to assist others in releasing shame and practice self acceptance. She first experienced InterPlay in 2014 when she participated in the Arts and Social Change Millennial program in California. She has been leading InterPlay ever since. She believes practices like interplay are powerful entry points for moving through conflict and connecting with your own sense of magic, moving from scarceness to abundance. She works with children, young adults, working professionals, communities and organisations. She runs Purple Mangoes, a company of facilitators who call themselves experience builders, gleaners and artists.
Lois McClendon
Lois "Toni" McClendon (she/her) is a Storyteller in the African American Oral Tradition, as well as a peace & social justice activist. Toni serves on the Board of Body Wisdom as Secretary. She is a Life Practice Program Leader and a Certified InterPlay leader from Pittsburgh PA USA. Always walking the Beauty Way, Toni believes in building Bridges to Unterstanding between people of all ages from around the world. She is totally committed to Racial Equity and Transformation and strives to emodying the principles and practices of InterPlay in her life's work.Toni is also a member of ABAFASI, a women's West African-style drumming and performance group.
Carolyn Renée
Carolyn Renée Morris (she/her) is a teaching and healing artist with more than a decade of service/experience in the creative and healing arts. She’s the former executive director of the ArtsXchange, a 37-year-old art and social change organization, and Alternate ROOTS, a 44-year-old social justice organization lifting up art as activism in the Southeast USA. Carolyn Renée is committed to the pursuit of art and social justice, health, and well-being for BIPOC on the frontlines of advancing justice. She is a certified InterPlay Leader and in 2008 became a health and wellness practitioner to heal herself from an illness which led to combining the healing and creative arts. With InterPlay, she creates Sacred Space for BIPOC and partners with USA/Ghana-based A Life of Peace Wellness Education Institute to ensure every home has an engaged artist/healer. She goes by “Carolyn Renée.”

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