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Satisfaction as Activism
February 21 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
a virtual rest-shop with Regina Smith
Broadcast live via Zoom on Sunday, February 21, 2021, 1:30 – 4:30 pm ET
Sliding scale fees: $50 /$75 /$100
ACMHE members receive a $25 discount. (Not a member? Join here)
Access grants available to cover $25.
In Uses of the Erotic, Audre Lorde writes, “In order to perpetuate itself, every oppression must corrupt or distort those…sources of power within the culture of the oppressed that can provide energy for change.” She goes on to define the erotic as “an internal sense of satisfaction to which, once we have experienced it, we know we can aspire…require…from ourselves, from our lives, from our work.” In this experiential rest-shop, we will explore satisfaction as a source of power and resistance through meditation, visualization, gentle movement, poetry, music and more.
Rooted in embodied contemplative philosophies, Regina Smith is known for her magical creativity, intellectual clarity, and mission-centered collaborative leadership. As a coach, she is passionate about supporting BIPOC folx in expressing their power by connecting with their inner divinity, and as a consultant and trainer, she brings radical honesty and expertise in mindfulness and power dynamics to helping organizations create inclusive cultures for the greater good. A life-long student of humility, she is currently the student of her beautiful and brilliant five-year-old son Zen. She currently serves Naropa University as Vice President for Mission, Culture, and Inclusive Community.