Domestic Violence Awareness Month Schedule of Events
Domestic Violence Informational Session
Wednesday, October 3, 2:30 – 3:30 pm / Studio 3
Dr. Beth Silverman-Yam, Clinical Director of Sanctuary for Families, will lead a discussion on domestic violence and healthy versus unhealthy relationships.
Community Action Open Studio
Wednesday, October 10, 6:30 – 8:30 pm / Studio 5–2
Artistic & Executive Director Gina Gibney presents an overview of the Community Action model while The company demonstrates workshop content and performs an excerpt from its repertory.
Body and Wellness Week
October 15 – 19, 8:00 – 10:00 am / Studio 2
A week of free wellness events.
Monday / Wednesday: Mind Body Dancer®
Led by Liz Montgomery
90-minute Yoga class followed by 30 minutes of optional guided meditation.
Tuesday / Thursday: Tools for Managing (physical, mental, and emotional) Stress
Led by Jennifer Edwards, jened.com
The coaching sessions will guide participants through practical approaches to (1) creating a holistic model for how to manage life, work and their personal brands; and (2) using tools for sleeping better, reducing anxiety, and managing stress symptoms.
Friday: Chi Kung/Qi Gong
Led by Laura Shapiro
Chi Kung/Qi Gong is often translated as “life force energy practice.” With roots in Chinese medicine, martial arts, and philosophy, its gentle movements over time restore balance and harmony to body, mind, and spirit.
“I am Against Violence” Campaign Open Photo Shoot
Tuesday, October 23, 12:00 – 4:00 pm / Studio 5
Members of The public are invited to join the Gibney Dance community in taking a stand against domestic violence by having their photos taken for our online and Center-wide advocacy campaign.