An embodied book release & celebration

Perforning the Book: Stillpoint A Self-Care Playbook for Caregivers to Find Ease, and Time to Breathe, and Reclaim Joy

Join Sheila K. Collins & Christine Gautreaux and local Interplayers for a night of exploration on the themes of self-care & self-compassion.
Sheila K Collins and Christine Gautreaux, MSW

Washington, DC

Saturday, June 1st, 2019, 6:30pm

Join authors, InterPlay leaders, and dancing social workers Christine Gautreaux and Sheila K. Collins as they celebrate and perform excerpts from their recently released Amazon best-selling book, Stillpoint: A Self-Care Playbook for Caregivers to Find Ease, Time to Breathe, and Reclaim Joy. Using stories, poems, music and movement, the Stillpoint program addresses the need for self-care, and the power of art to help the 45 million people, most of them women, who care for others in our society. The $30 event fee includes a signed copy of the book, refreshments and the interactive performance in the presence of the art. Get tickets at Eventbrite: For more information about Stillpoint check out

Cost: $20 includes a signed copy of Stillpoint & refreshments if you attend both the workshop earlier in the day & performance we will provide dinner.

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Seekers Church

276 Carroll St. NW
Washington, DC 20012
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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