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Date & Time

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
12:00 PM

Location

Arts Incubator, Washington Park

Admission

free and open to the public

More Information

http://csrpc.uchicago.edu/programs/artists_programs/artists_in_residence/2016_17...

Contact

Arts and Public Life

artsandpubliclife@uchicago.edu

Description

Join Arts + Public Life / Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture Artist-in-Residence Lauren Ash for an hour-long practice of Seva and mindfulness. Seva (say-va) is a Sanskrit word representing the act of selfless service. Lauren will offer Seva practice at the Arts Incubator on the second Tuesday of every month. All those who join will create and engage in meaningful exchange. Attendees will also cultivate mindfulness through movement, meditation, and guided activity. In alignment with the objectives of her residency, Lauren is crafting Seva as a space that centers the healing of self-identified people of color.

Seva events are free and open to the public. Space is extremely limited: Arrive early. Please wear clothes that are comfortable for movement.

Seva Practice Dates
*practice is offered twice a day, at noon and 6pm

Feb 14 | 12pm + 6pm
Mar 14 | 12pm + 6pm
Apr 11 | 12pm + 6pm
May 9 | 12pm + 6pm

Lauren Ash is the Founder and Creative Director of Black Girl In Om, a lifestyle brand focused on cultivating holistic wellness, inner beauty, and self empowerment for women of color. She is also a certified yoga instructor, wellness curator, and creative writer. She is passionate about building authentic and meaningful community amongst women of color, people of color more broadly, and creatives and inspiring all people to live by their intentions and chase after their curiosities with enthusiasm, faith, and vision.

Photo: Deun Ivory.

The Artists-in-Residence program, managed by Arts + Public Life and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture, is supported in part by a grant from The Joyce Foundation.