Seva: Cultivate Mindfulness @ Arts and Public Life, Chicago [11 July]

Seva: Cultivate Mindfulness


137
11
July
12:00 - 13:00

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Arts and Public Life
301 E Garfield Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60637
Practice is offered twice a day, at noon and at 6pm.

Join Arts + Public Life/Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture Artist-in-Residence Lauren Ash for an hour-long practice of Seva and mindfulness. Seva (say-va) is a Sanskrit word representing the act of selfless service. Lauren will offer Seva practice at the Arts Incubator on the second Tuesday of every month. All those who join will create and engage in meaningful exchange. Attendees will also cultivate mindfulness through movement, meditation, and guided activity. Seva events are free and open to the public. Space is extremely limited; arrive early. Please wear clothes that are comfortable for movement.

Photo: Deun Ivory.

— ABOUT LAUREN ASH
Lauren Ash is the Founder and Creative Director of Black Girl In Om, a lifestyle brand focused on cultivating holistic wellness, inner beauty, and self-empowerment for women of color. She is also a certified yoga instructor, wellness curator, and creative writer. She is passionate about building authentic and meaningful community amongst women of color, people of color more broadly, and creatives and inspiring all people to live by their intentions and chase after their curiosities with enthusiasm, faith, and vision.

Ash’s work has been published in Design*Sponge, Blavity, and she has recently been featured in Nylon, The Cut, Teen Vogue, New York Magazine, and Elle.com. She is currently loving all things sports luxe, red wine, travel, and the monthly black joy centered day party she co-founded: Party Noire.

— ABOUT THE ARTIST RESIDENCY
The ten-month Artist-in-Residence program for individual artists places specific emphasis on those whose work critically engages issues of race and ethnicity and works to advance their artistic ambitions and opportunities. During this program, resident artists have access to rehearsal, performance, and exhibition space at or near the Arts Incubator in Washington Park, as well as access to the academic and research resources of the University.Artist Residency programs are supported by Arts and Public Life, the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, and The Joyce Foundation.

— These events are wheelchair accessible. Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in these events should contact Arts + Public Life for assistance at 773.702.9724 or [email protected]
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