February Wellness Workshop – The Art of Healing with Poet Naa Akua
February 25, 2021 | 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This workshop is a part of a monthly Community Wellness series co-hosted by RVC and Communities Rise. November’s workshop is focused on mindfulness meditation and Reiki. The intended audience for this workshop are folks who self-identify as Black, Indigenous or People of Color. Please feel free to share this information with other BIPOC community members who may be interested.
More about our facilitator:
Naa Akua, is a Ghanaian and Bajan queer poet, emcee, actor, and educator. Naa was a 2019 Citizen University Poet-in-Residence, they are a WITS writer-in-residence at Franklin High School, a co facilitator and teaching artist for Young Women Empowered and is a teaching artist at Hugo House. Naa Akua’s one person show, Akwaaba: Healing of A Queer Black Soul ran as part of Gay City’s Mosaic program and recently Earth Pearl Collectives, Sovereign Queer Black Womyn Festival. When Akua is not writing and performing they are facilitating Sound Healing sessions which focus on breathing, being in the body and meditation.
Thank you to our sponsors from Washington Non-Profits and the Medina Foundation for supporting these Community Wellness Series.