Hackathon for Depression

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Hackathon to create awareness for Depression in Immigrant and Refugee communities. Hosted by 1951 Coffee, and Thon X

It was an amazing twelve hour workspace. Where folks from multiple disciplines came together to work on tackling a cause- increasing awareness around Depression in Immigrant and Refugee communities. There were so many great ideas and lots of passion in the room.

Before the participants got to work, they volunteered to engage in a demonstration of the RICHER model. The participants volunteered to share some work that reflect how they felt. This is the pre and post reflection of how they felt in their mind, body and spirit.

Below is a word bible that summarized the expression of the participants pre and post the session

Before the RICHER Model

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After the RICHER Model hackathon 01.12 words after richer model

For more information on bringing the RICHER Model to your communities for social impact complete this form

 

 

Motion, Music and Mindfulness  – The 3 M’s to Thrive!

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“Woman Spirit Rising” ~ by Marie Southard

Motion, Music and Mindfulness  – The 3 M’s to Thrive!

October 19, 12-1pm

Samuel Merritt University 

400 Hawthorne HEC 311 (3rd Floor)

Presented by Uzo Nwankpa, MSN, RN – Community/ Public Health Nursing Instructor, RN to BSN program & Founder of The Uzo Method Project 

Learn to create mind, body and soul harmony on a moment by moment basis using the 3 M’s to Thrive concept. Connect the ancient soul with the body using a combination of intentional movement, music and the breath that stimulate the energy centers. Be prepared to move the body!

Northern California Dance Collective Summer Dance Camp 2017

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Do you love to dance and want to check out a great mix of dance and movement modalities in a community of open, friendly people? Do you like the idea of relaxing in a beautiful, natural environment, sharing yummy meals, and getting to know lots of like-minded and like-hearted people? If so, then you want to be at dance camp! It’s a village of dancers of all ages, happening Friday, June 16 to Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Camp Hye Sierra near Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks.

To register visit 
http://ncdcdances.org/summer-camp/

WOMEN’S EMBODIMENT COMMUNITY RETREAT: A RE-MEMBERING

Calling all seekers of liberation.

“Womyn it is time”~ ❤

 Register Here

The 2017 HoneyRoot Summer Initiation Retreat takes place at beautiful Shady Creek Retreat Center, which is a gorgeous space where earth, water, trees and sky surround us as we spend our days selecting from a wide array of movement, dance and voice workshops, healing ceremonies, sacred rituals, performances, and yes, even time for rest! It’s a chance to deeply resource and nourish yourself, meet other women and come together as sisters in the ways that are most natural to the feminine soul.

honey rootThis weekend is open to women of all ages, and there are specific offerings for maidens and elders as well as childcare should you wish to bring your young one along and ensure that s/he gets to have just as much fun as you! All these details and more are elaborated at http://www.honeyroot.org and you can easily Register Here

Radical Movement for Self Care

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Come join us at the Hatch Community Event where Uzo will be facilitating a

Radical Movement for Self Care Workshop

Come and share with community members ways to move your body to achieve more energy, relive stress and activate loving connection with yourself and others. We all have the ability to activate our greatest power which lies internally.

When : Wednesday, December 21, 2016  6pm -7pm

Where:  555 19th St suite 131 Oakland CA

Hatch provides doula trainings and support to low-income young parents between the ages of 18 and 24, creating a community for and by young parents.

For more information visit Hatch

Global Youth Service Day

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 From children making coconut oil sugar scrubs, to juicing Ayurvedic style.

From visual sugar content in drinks to children under ten cooking for the public with their mother.

Haile Thomas and the HAPPY organization along with the Tucson YWCA went through a great deal to feed the community with healthy delicious meals.

 

What an amazing experience it is to be in the Tucson community.

I was honored to be a part of an amazing family that inspires me. The thomas family have together supported Haile in her ventures following her dreams.

Photos to come soon.

I was asked to be a speaker and of course I spoke about music and movement and  self-healing practices.

 

See Presentation details here 

“The Healthy Belly Community Dinner is a creative and engaging approach to addressing the issue of childhood obesity, malnutrition, and hunger all in one fun, delicious and informative evening with a community of deserving families and supportive community health & wellness presenters.  HAPPY Organization Founder, Haile Thomas created this event for Global Youth Service Day, as a Service-Learning Project, and in support of her overall mission to inspire healthier generation”