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WOMEN VETERANS RETREAT

Omega Retreat for Women Veterans

October 18 – 23, 2015
Omega Institute
Rhinebeck, NY

STRONGER TOGETHER with Laurie Leitch, Zuleikha, Chanel Best

A Retreat for Women Serving or Who Served in the Military

Course: SM15-5805-391 Tuition: $75

This women-only retreat for the military-veteran community focuses on the unique issues of women’s military service (including sexual trauma and other invisible wounds) and builds a safe, supportive environment to explore the strengths, resilience, concerns, and vulnerabilities of women who have served.

Led by military-veterans advocate Laurie Leitch, codirector of Threshold GlobalWorks; Zuleikha, founder of the Storydancer Project; and Chanel Best, a reservist and New York City police officer—the retreat provides a variety of experiential activities, including group dialogue, yoga and other restorative health practices, creative expression, and resiliency skill-building training.

FOR INFORMATION:

http://www.eomega.org/workshops/stronger-together#-workshop-description-block

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SOLO PERFORMANCE

SOLO PERFORMANCE

 THE DANCER IS IN THE DANCE
“Zuleikha…The comedy, grief, longing, silliness, and joy of being human come through her beautiful, very intelligent, very funny presentations. She has been apprenticed to many traditions, almost all of them, but her combining is unique.” — Coleman Barks, poet and translator of Rumi
 
Inspirational performing artist and storydancer, Zuleikha, a whirlwind of spirit, rhythm, and dance, transports her audiences with stories of nature, world lore and life itself.
 
Unique and provocative, Zuleikha’s soul-stirring one-woman performances combine creative expression with embodiment of story, dance, rhythm, mimicry and humor. The stories, animals and feelings she dances bring delight as she mirrors the journey of the soul. In the mesmerizing flow of living traditions and the humor and sparkle of the ancients, Zuleikha reveals the soul of our common humanity.

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