NOTE: This event is part of The Gratitude Gathering Retreat, which starts the evening of Nov. 20.
To register for this event: click “RSVP”, and you will be redirected to The Gratitude Gathering Retreat Registration page.
The Gratitude Gathering, Day 2: Creativity
A day dedicated to holding space for grief, sharing our stories, learning from each other, and harnessing our inner creative spirit. We will connect with our innermost source of gratitude and love, and find ways to ground ourselves in the storms of grief. This day will include embodied practices, panel discussions, workshops, rituals, and a special keynote talk.
8:30 am PST / 11:30 am EST - Opening Meditation & Welcome with artist and grief-advocate Bea Martino, activist and founder of Marked by COVID, Krisitin Urquiza
9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST - Keynote: American activist, Fred Guttenberg, in conversation with Kristin Urquiza
9:30 am PST / 12:30 pm EST - Discussion in Grief & Gratitude Circles
10:00 am PST / 1:00 pm EST - Panel Discussion: Coping with Grief During the Holidays, with best-selling authors Claire Bidwell Smith, Tembi Locke, Sukey Forbes, and Alison Gilbert
< 11:00 am - 1:00 pm PST / 2:00 - 4:00 pm EST - Break >
1:00 pm PST / 4:00 pm EST - Workshops:
Collective Remembrance Tapestry with healer and activist, Roshni Kavate
Drawing Meditation with visual artist, Veronica DeJesus
2:00 pm PST / 5:00 pm EST - Workshops:
Meditation with end of life doula, Oceana Sawyer
Liberation+Breath+Community: A BIPOC Gathering with spiritual life counselor, Yvonne Brock
3:00 pm PST / 6:00 pm EST - Artistic Offerings of dance, music, and poetry
NOTE: Please make a suggested donation for this retreat. The free registration option is for attendees who can't afford a ticket at this time. As a nonprofit organization, we depend on ticket revenue to sustain this work.