Come celebrate & learn about Stillpoint and the art of self-care

FINDING AND LIVING IN THE STILLPOINT

Using InterPlay tools for building self-care
Sheila K Collins and Christine Gautreaux, MSW

Washington, DC

Saturday, June 1st, 2019, 10am - 5pm

Exploring the art of self care for professional and family caregivers Finding and Living in the StillPoint: Using InterPlay Tools for Self-Care with Sheila K Collins, PhD and Christine Gautreaux, MSW These authors/dancing social workers are on a national tour celebrating their book, Stillpoint: A Playbook for Caregivers to Find Ease, Time to Breathe and Reclaim Joy    In this workshop/playshop we will:  Become more compassionate towards ourselves.  Take steps to recondition our body’s response to threat  Use playful tools to find ease in the midst of challenge  Explore self-care actions to take if you have one minute or ten, or a whole-day.  Saturday, June 1st, 2019  Workshop  10 am – 5 pm                        $55 full day workshop Performance 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm.         $20 evening performance  $75 for both (includes dinner) Seekers Church 276 Carroll St. NW Washington, DC 20012  Registration/Information: Register and pay at EventBrite https://finding_and_living_in_the_stillpoint_workshop_dc.eventbrite.com For More Information: call 817 706-4967 or go to -  http://www.interplay.org/index.cfm/go/events:event/happening_id/2661/returnEvent/byLocation/

Cost: $55 full day workshop including dinner $20 for evening performance or $75 for both which includes dinner.

Registration/Information: Register at EventBrite: https://finding_and_living_in_the_stillpoint_worshop_dc.eventbrite.com

Venue

Seekers Church

276 Carroll St. NW
Washington, DC 20012
Leaders
Sheila K Collins
Sheila K. Collins is the director of InterPlay Pittsburgh and the Wing & A Prayer Pittsburgh Players, an InterPlay-based performance troupe that assists human service agencies in accomplishing their noble purposes. A former professional dancer, Sheila describes herself as a "dancing social worker," since she has taught social work and co-founded and directed a behavioral health care clinic in Texas.

Sheila is the author of Stillpoint: A Playbook for Caregivers To Find Ease, Time to Breathe, and Reclaim Joy and Warrior Mother: Fierce Love, Unbearable Loss and the Rituals That Heal. She's been known to travel the country enlisting InterPlayers to help her "Perform her Books," demonstrating how InterPlay tools help us get through life's ordinary and extraordinary, "tough stuff."

Christine Gautreaux, MSW
Christine Gautreaux holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Social Work and is dedicated to the pursuit of play, joy, art & social justice. Christine’s superpowers include connecting people, helping folks manifest their dreams, standing up against injustice and using art to make a difference in the world. She currently uses performance art, movement, poetry, storytelling and Interplay to address issues of oppression with women who are incarcerated, people living with severe and persistent mental illness and homelessness. She also works with activists and artists to maintain balance and self-care during these intense times we find ourselves living. Christine Gautreaux has professional experience with successful grant writing, community organizing and social media marketing. She is a life coach for caregivers who are burnt out and ready to take back their own life and make it delightful again. She is the co-author of Stillpoint: A Caregivers Playbook to find ease and to take a deep breath and reclaim joy.

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