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Writing and yoga workshop fundraiser benefiting MVOT
Jun 13, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm| $75
This writing and yoga workshop fundraiser combines yoga, delicious food and supporting young writers of color! This will be an afternoon of exploring your identity.
Urban Mystic Sweta Saraogi will lead a 90 minute yoga session followed by an early dinner prepared by the youth of Many Voices One Tribe. Award winning journalists Sarah Stuteville and Reagan Jackson will follow that with a writing workshop designed to get your creative juices flowing.
All proceeds will go towards supporting the inaugural voyage of Many Voices One Tribe, a study abroad program from young writers of color. They will be traveling to Mexico this July! Can’t come, but still want to support…show your love on the gofundme page.
Yoga mats, props and a light dinner will be provided. Please bring something to write with.
More About Many Voices One Tribe: Many Voices One Tribe empowers young writers of color to see the world, to know themselves, and to define their futures. We are committed to dismantling oppression through the telling of our stories and creation of global community. Travel and writing are the catalyst to a deeper exploration of our identities and our place in the world. Our inaugural voyage will take place July 12-26.
About Reagan Jackson: Reagan is the founder and director of Many Voices One Tribe, a unique study abroad opportunity for young writers of color. She will be co leading their first journey to Veracruz, Mexico this July. Reagan is a writer, artist, activist, international educator, award winning journalist and the author of two children’s books and three collections of poetry. To find out more check her out on her at ejjarts.com .
About Sarah Stuteville: Sarah is a print and multimedia journalist. She’s a cofounder of the Seattle Globalist. Stuteville won the 2011 Sigma Delta Chi Award for magazine writing. She writes a weekly column on our regions international connections that is shared by the Seattle Globalist and the Seattle Times and funded by a grant from Seattle International Foundation.
About Sweta Saraogi: Sweta is an urban mystic, who seeks to learn through experience, integrate spirituality and the principles of yoga into everyday life. Sweta’s mission is to share the gifts of yoga with all. She strives to bring the philosophy of yoga to our modern day western life through teaching, writing, sharing, serving and driving positive change. Her teaching style is a delightful mixture of mythological storytelling, playful movement, safe yet dynamic sequencing, and precise instruction filled with intuitive and healing hands on adjustments. She leads a private yoga practice in the Greater Seattle Area, serves on the Board of Street Yoga as a Treasurer, and is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post. You can reach her at www.RaisingYogaAwareness.com