[AFFORDABLE BODY POSITIVE YOGA] 7:15pm T

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[AFFORDABLE BODY POSITIVE YOGA]
7:15pm TONIGHT & EVERY TUESDAY
SQUARE ONE YOGA ( emeryville location)
Click here to RSVP:bit.ly/1H28DML
TRY YOUR 1st CLASS FOR FREE ( inbox me for DEETS) + $1 per class after that..
We will have @squareoneyoga yoga teacher training graduate Jen Su assisting me in class tonight. She is not FULL FIGURED but wants to be knowledgeable about how to lead BODY POSITIVE class as a new yoga instructor.
http://ow.ly/i/aMVmu

“Paris is Burning” and the Social Determinants of Health

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Social Justice & The Arts

When it comes to the film Paris is Burning, I’m divided. I saw the film about drag ball culture in Harlem shortly after its release in 1991. As a young gay man grappling with identity, the film was an affirmation in a cultural desert. Never had I seen effeminacy depicted so fearless and strong. I was thoroughly seduced by the celluloid spectacle.

Revisiting the film today, I’m struck by how much eluded me from “beyond the frame.” (http://www.nytimes.com/1993/04/18/style/paris-has-burned.html?pagewanted=4&src=pm.) In particular, the troubling issue of a white, Yale-educated individual documenting the lives of mainly black and Latino, poverty stricken characters – with no artistic intent to rectify the injustice.  Filmmaker Jennie Livingston revealed a passivity to these dynamics when she said, “If [the documentary subjects] wanted to make a film about themselves, they would not be able….I wish that weren’t so, but that’s the way society is structured.” Oh…

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[WEEKEND FUN!] FULL MOON & FULL FIGURED

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[WEEKEND FUN!]
FULL MOON & FULL FIGURED YOGA PARTY!
FB INVITE: on.fb.me/1QQJCwb
SIGN UP HERE: bit.ly/1GgBwVl
Come Join Naomi, Rachel & Misia for Howling at theFULL MOON IN SCORPIO:
Check out the @WearYourVoice magazine post by @rachelmaryotis
HERE: http://ow.ly/MmcbV

Join a supportive size-diverse community for some delicious yoga.

6:00pm to 8:30pm

6pm- WELCOMING CEREMONY & YOGA PRACTICE

7:30pm- POTLUCK DINNER!

8:15pm CLOSING CEREMONY
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[THIS WEEKEND]The FINAL WEEKEND of perfo

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[THIS WEEKEND]The FINAL WEEKEND of performances will feature an innovative and diverse representation of Alma (soul) through the highly-acclaimed Afro-Cuban modern style of Alayo Dance Company (Ramon Ramos Alayo, Director), to the heart beat of Africa in Duniya Dance Ensemble (Joti Singh, Director), to the San Francisco Mission modern vision of Dance Brigade (Krissy Keefer, Director). It will take place at Laney College Theater in Oakland.
http://www.cubacaribe.org/events.html