SXSW: The Rebels’ Resistance Conversation
Mar
12
9:30 AM09:30

SXSW: The Rebels’ Resistance Conversation

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The Rebels' Resistance Conversation will invite highly-visible activists, mental health professionals and the Rebel+Rest co-founders to offer perspective, wisdom and tangible steps on combating the impact of racism, systemic oppression and the trauma of online brutality on mental wellness. Attendees will gain insight from lived experience, expertise and engagement from the perspective of local and national voices working to elevate important discourse around social-political resistance and community rejuvenation for communities of color. 

Heading to SWSW? RSVP for this conversation here.

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Spiritual Downloads 3/3:  A Mindful Gathering on Love with Lauren Ash (NYC)
Mar
3
7:30 PM19:30

Spiritual Downloads 3/3: A Mindful Gathering on Love with Lauren Ash (NYC)

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Are you looking for ways to allow unconditional love in your life? Join Black Girl In Om founder Lauren Ash for a mindful gathering centered on love. If you would like to cultivate manifestation into your life, let’s practice together at HealHaus using breath work, journaling, and meditation as our primary tools. Come as you are. Please note this session is intended for self-identified women of color. Register here to join (:

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Black Women Talk Tech 2019 Conference
Feb
27
to Mar 1

Black Women Talk Tech 2019 Conference

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Black Women Talk Tech is excited to present the 3rd annual Roadmap to Billions 2019 Conference. Join us at the only annual tech conference created exclusively by black women founders for black female founders and their supporters.

A conference built from the perspective of women, the goal is to showcase the brilliance of black women in tech, create a stage for our experiences, foster deep connections and create real funding opportunities. We believe in learning from those who are paving the way. Through their successes, (and failures), gain insight and valuable lessons to inspire and guide you on your path to success.

Register for the conference here.

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Wellspring (Palm Springs) — transformational ideas + practices in personal, social & global wellness.
Oct
26
to Oct 28

Wellspring (Palm Springs) — transformational ideas + practices in personal, social & global wellness.

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Wellspring is a first-of-its-kind wellness gathering featuring the world’s leading innovators, teachers and socially-conscious companies. For 3 days, escape to Palm Springs to discover the ideas and practices that will make you, and the world, well.

From invigorating workouts and hands-on treatments to inspirational, actionable workshops, Wellspring connects us to a common goal:  fostering healthy individuals, a healthy society and a healthy planet.

Get more details and your tickets here! And keep your eyes here for all of my 2018 Wanderlust engagements.

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Black Girl In Om Self-Care Sunday Chicago Summer Series
Aug
12
to Oct 7

Black Girl In Om Self-Care Sunday Chicago Summer Series

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PHOTO BY DEUN IVORY

At Black Girl In Om, we create space for women of color to breathe easy. BGIO Self-Care Sunday is the beating heart of our community and we’re proud to be in year three of holding safe, sacred space for all of us to connect, heal, and love individually and collectively.

now hosted three times per month, with varying themes and programs, we invite you to venture deeper into your wellness journey with an affirming community and guide. yoga and meditation are always included as an intentional component of the experience.

BGIO Self-Care Sunday is intended for self-identified women of color. thank you for honoring our intention. 

for more information visit this page! use my code LAUREN if it's your first time! i hope to breathe easy with you this summer.

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Spiritual Downloads: A Mindful Talk + Meditation (Chicago)
Jun
25
7:30 PM19:30

Spiritual Downloads: A Mindful Talk + Meditation (Chicago)

Join me for a mindful talk and meditation at Chill ChicagoI create with an energy of ease. How does reading, speaking, and overall tuning into this mantra feel? Take note. Do you sense yourself relaxing into a useful realization or does your heart-rate increase? Whatever the case, if you would like to allow this mantra to become your reality, let's mindfully cultivate ease together at Chill Chicago using restorative yoga, journaling, and meditation as our primary tools. Come as you are (mats provided). Please note this session is intended for self-identified people of color. Register here.

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wanderlust stratton (vermont)
Jun
21
to Jun 24

wanderlust stratton (vermont)

Nestled in the Green Mountains, Stratton Mountain has become a beloved location for Wanderlust, with lush forests that roll out in every direction from the resort. Located just up the road from Bondville, Vermont, Stratton’s quaint village draws Vermont locals and travelers alike. When our festival tents begin popping up along the stroll, the resort comes alive, with performers and music filling the air and green spaces with the magic of Wanderlust.

Come hear from a host of amazing speakers, and yours truly! I'll be sharing three speakeasy talks about living from intention, detoxing and decluttering your life, and representation and inclusiveness in the wellness space. Get more details and register here!

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mastering the glow-up (chicago edition): lifestyle with ivory & ash
Jun
16
4:00 PM16:00

mastering the glow-up (chicago edition): lifestyle with ivory & ash

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being black, women, and creative entrepreneurs is a journey Deun Ivory + I have learned a lot from. collectively and independently we've mastered the glow-up: from establishing strong, globally-recognized brands of our own, to consulting with major brands and on-the-rise brands on theirs; from articulating our value and worth to negotiating and comfortably saying no. we're intentional about sharing some of our best practices to better help all of us thrive. this workshop is the second in our mastering the glow up series, and our first in our homebase chicago. In this three-hour session, we will share our expertise related to:

digital strategy

self-care

creative entrepreneurship

branding

building meaningful relationships

utilizing your network and connections

...and more (the session is specifically catered to those who attend)!

more information found here!

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 Spiritual Downloads 6/12: Easeful Energy (Brooklyn)
Jun
12
7:30 PM19:30

Spiritual Downloads 6/12: Easeful Energy (Brooklyn)


I create with an energy of ease. How does reading, speaking, and overall tuning into this mantra feel? Take note. Do you sense yourself relaxing into a useful realization or does your heart-rate increase? Whatever the case, if you would like to allow this mantra to become your reality, let's mindfully cultivate ease together at Heal Haus using restorative yoga, journaling, and meditation as our primary tools. Sign-up here + come as you are (mats provided).

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the big talk @ healthyish homecoming in NYC
Jun
9
6:00 PM18:00

the big talk @ healthyish homecoming in NYC

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What: Healthyish Homecoming presented by Bon Appetit sisterbrand Healthyish offers a day of delicious food and inspiring conversations with people who are changing the way we think about wellness. I'm speaking as part of The Big Talk with Healthyish Editor Amanda Shapiro and New York Times staff writer and podcast host Jenna Wortham. We'll be exploring this big question: "Has Wellness Become Bad For Us?" 

When: June 9th 9 am to 6 p.m.

Where: Brooklyn. Details here!

 

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