Help us celebrate Stillpoint: A Self-Care Playbook for Caregivers to Find Ease, Time to Breathe and Reclaim Joy

Finding and Living In the Stillpoint

Join authors Sheila K Collinis and Christine Gautreaux for this OMA Sponsored Event
Sheila K Collins and Christine Gautreaux, MSW

Pittsburgh , PA

Thursday March 21st. 6:30 refreshments program 7 - 9 pm

With the support of the Wing & a Prayer Pittsburgh Players this part lecture demonstration/ part improvisational InterPlay performance includes stories, poems, music, and dance, addressing the need for self-care and demonstrating the power of art to help the 45 million people, most of them women, who care for others in our society. Books available for purchase to be signed by the authors.

Cost: by donation

Registration/Information: contact Sheila at 817/706/4967

Venue

Twentieth Century Club

4201 Bigelow Blvd
Pittsburgh , PA 15213
parking across the street
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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