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Wellness Wednesday presented by Shift and Reclaim

  • Reclaim 771 Raymond Avenue Saint Paul, MN, 55114 United States (map)

Reclaim and Shift MN are collaborating to offer a series of four workshops for people who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community to gather together, share food + conversation, and learn + practice healing skills, healthy coping, and stress reduction techniques.

On March 6th we’ll welcome in Lisa Marie Brimmer. Lisa Marie Brimmer is a queer, Black, adoptee who lives in Minneapolis, MN. Their creative and critical work has been presented around the Twin Cities; with Button Poetry, Late Nite at the Pillsbury House Theatre, The Playwrights’ Center, Bedlam Theatre, Intermedia Arts, 20% Theatre, the Umbrella Collective, and Together with Andrea Jenkins and John Medeiros, they are co-editor of the Queer Voices of Minnesota: Poetry, Prose, and Pride anthology from MNHS Press (2019). Their poems will appear in the 2019 Quarterly Twin Cities Pride Magazine in the poetry column, “Last Thoughts”.

Lisa will lead us in a one hour vision boarding workshop to do some springtime visioning and conjure a 2019 that serves our dreams. We'll cut up old magazines, and add our own colors, phrases, and visuals that seed our visions of personal and collective wellness.

This a safer space. We will hold each other accountable to build a space liberated from any type of racism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, or other kind of oppression.

1. Is there a cost to attend?
No, these are all free for the community.

2. Do I have to come to all four workshops to attend?
No. Our hope is to build participants’ tool box of healing skills and connections among community members, so we highly encourage you to come to all four workshops if you can. But no worries if you can only make one or two or three. Each workshop will be its own individual topic.

3. Do I have to be a certain age to attend?
No, this is open to all LGBTQ+ identifying folx.