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Exploring Embodiment with Tara of Body Home Fat Dance

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SomaSpace

4050 Northeast Broadway Street

Portland, OR 97232

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Body Home Fat Dance is very proud to present:

Exploring Embodiment

Join Tara Blaine in getting out of your head and into your body in Exploring Embodiment drop-in classes. Sign up for any or all 3 dates!

This class is a space to experiment with embodiment. A time to explore deep connection and awareness of our physical selves. An opportunity to abandon agenda, analysis, or commentary. An invitation to step back and put our bodies in the driver’s seat of our experience.

We’ll borrow from a host of disciplines—including restorative yoga, somatics, meditation, and improvisational movement—to explore the experience of being in our bodies. We’ll seek ease with supported rest. We’ll follow prompts to experiment with sensations. We’ll move (if our bodies want to move), we’ll rest (if our bodies want to rest), we may even dance and sing (if our bodies lead us into those actions). We will most certainly be silly, be curious, be kind.

Note: This class is accessible to all bodies and abilities. Although suggestions for certain body positions (including lying down, sitting, and standing) and movements will be presented, your body's needs determine how you move and rest, and you'll be offered modifications to accommodate your needs.

Mondays 7:30-8:45 p.m.

January 7, January 21, and February 25

SomaSpace 4050 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232


See also registration for drop-in Dance classes with KT during Jan/Feb, on alternating weeks: https://bodyhomefatdancewinter2019.eventbrite.com




Learn More about Body Home Fat Dance at:

www.BodyHomeFatDance.com

www.facebook.com/bodyhomefatdance

www.instagram.com/bodyhomefatdancepdx/


* This is a fat-positive space. Absolutely no diet or weight loss talk or comments on other people’s bodies will be tolerated. We recognize that each of us is on our own unique journey towards acceptance with our bodies, and we agree to keep a neutral approach and refrain from negative criticism of our bodies to keep this a welcoming space for all.

* In this space we are all committing to working towards recognize our own privileges, implicit biases, and respecting and honoring those folks of oppressed groups. We aim to create a supportive and safe environment for BIPOC, LGBTQI community, folks of all genders, and folks of varying abilities (accessibility info below).


FAQ:

What should I wear?

Anything that’s comfortable and allows you to move and rest freely. There are no shoes in the studio, so you may want to wear socks if your feet tend to get cold. You might like to wear layers that you can add and shed as your body moves in and out of activity and rest.

What should I bring?

If you have a yoga mat you like to use, bring it. If not, there are mats at the studio for you (as well as props like blankets, bolsters, and blocks, which we will use heavily!). You might like to bring a bottle of water, though there are cups and water at the studio.

Is the studio accessible and inclusive?

Yes. There are no entry stairs or steep inclines. There are two single-occupancy, gender-neutral bathrooms.

Is this class accessible for all levels and all bodies?

Absolutely! This class is designed for any level of ability, for every level of comfort, and for all bodies to feel safe, supported, and welcomed. All suggested movements are entirely optional, and I am committed to working with you to find modifications that work for your body.

Is this class for fat bodies?

Very much yes. Although the work we’re doing can benefit any body, this class is specifically intended as a space for people in non-conforming bodies.

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4050 Northeast Broadway Street

Portland, OR 97232

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