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Saturday, May 21
1-4 pm
Sliding scale: $30-$45

Goddess Wimmins Collective
South Asheville

"Sex" is code word for the magnificent power to promote creation that we shelter within our body's center.

It is erotic power, drawing opposites into the pleasures of intimacy. It is both our personal and our tribal instinct for survival. It is our species' impulse for evolution, embedded within our physical being. It is the force provoking life to renew itself.

With dynamic movement, breath, and body awareness, we experience our pro-creative power as an expression of Source Energy, our soul-power. As we develop and direct this core life force we promote healing, wholeness, and transformation according to our intention.

With bawdy laughter and juicy play, we celebrate the irrrepressible capacity for regeneration that dwells within us. As we know our sexual energy to be a sacred trust, we affirm the Power of Being abiding within us. We know ourselves to be sacred beings.

Come learn some delicious belly-energizing movement and breathing exercises, image and incorporate your intention for your pro-creative power, and share some rowdy stories with a wink to Baubo, the belly goddess. Fun!

Lisa Sarasohn is a yoga therapist, health educator, and bodywork therapist with 25 years' experience in the healing arts. She is certified as a Kripalu Yoga instructor at the advanced level and as a Kripalu Bodywork practitioner.

During seven years on staff at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, MA, she trained yoga teachers and bodywork therapists for professional practice. During and since that time, she has conducted her own practice in yoga and bodywork therapy.

Lisa's academic training is in the life sciences. She graduated magna cum laude and with Honors from Brown University with a concentration in Biology; she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi, the science honors society.

Lisa's essays and articles on various aspects of bodywork therapy have appeared in journals including Natural Health, Yoga Journal, Radiance, Personal Transformation. She has presented workshops at learning centers including Omega Institute, the Sufi School of Healing, and the Renfrew Center's conference on preventing and treating eating disorders. Her book, The Woman's Belly Book, is receiving international acclaim.






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