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Corporeal Writing: Heartbeats: Body/Story Release — A Webgasm with Lidia Yuknavitch and Jennifer Pastiloff

August 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Online, N/A, Portland, OR 97207

WHAT: A two-hour online webgasm.

WITH: Lidia Yuknavitch and Jen Pastiloff

WHEN: Sunday, August 30th 11AM-1:30PM PST (2.5 hours long)

WHERE: ZOOM! (But of course.) Meeting registration and access details will be provided in advance.

HOW MUCH: $100. Payment plans are available, contact Daniel Elder at registration@corporealwriting.com

SCHOLARSHIPS: Click here to apply. We always hold space open. Contact us.

Heartbeats: Body/Story

We are carrying too much of the world in our bodies just now–viruses of all sorts, injustices, traumas, sadness, rage. Join Jen and Lidia for a chance to physically and narratively release some of what we are carrying with a combination of yoga and writing. No experience necessary. We are here for each other. Jen will lead us through body release and Lidia will lead us through narrative release. We must tend to our inner turmoil every single day so that we might be strong for the bodies around us. Moving from tenderness to strength and back is a living practice.

Lidia Yuknavitch is the author the short story collection Verge (Riverhead Books), the novels The Book of Joan (Harper Books), The Small Backs of Children (Harper Books), and Dora: A Headcase (Hawthorne Books), and the anti-memoir The Chronology of Water (Hawthorne Books). Her TED Talk “On the Beauty of Being a Misfit” has received over 3 million views, and spawned The Misfit Manifesto (TED Books/Simon and Schuster). She lives and collaborates in Portland, Oregon at Corporeal Writing. She is a very good swimmer.

Jen Pastiloff travels the world with her unique workshop “On Being Human” a hybrid of yoga related movement, writing, sharing out loud, letting the snot fly, and the occasional dance party. Jen has been featured on Good Morning America, New York Magazine, Health Magazine, CBS News and more for her unique style of teaching, which she has taught to thousands of women in sold-out workshops all over the world. When she is not traveling she is based in Los Angeles with her husband and son and a cup of coffee. Please help us celebrate the JUNE 2020 paperback release of her memoir On Being Human, which will be available to the first 100 registrants.


Portland, OR 97207


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