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The Scarlet Sage Herb Co.: Love Your Body: A Valentine’s Ritual
February 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Valentine’s Day feels overwhelming and fraught for many of us. We feel the longing for love and unconditional acceptance from others, but we can celebrate this day in a different way – by deepening our practice of love for ourselves and our bodies.
This ritual involves a 25-30 minute guided meditation followed by letter-writing. Please bring a journal and pen and wear comfortable clothes.
About the teacher: Virgie Tovar
Virgie Tovar is a writer, activist and one of the nation’s leading experts and lecturers on fat discrimination and body image.
She is the author of You Have the Right to Remain Fat (https://www.amazon.com/You-Have-Right-Remain-Fat/dp/1936932318) (Feminist Press 2018) and FLAWLESS: Radical Body Positivity for Girls of Color (New Harbinger 2020).
She started the #LoseHateNotWeight hashtag campaign, and is the founder of Babecamp, a series of courses and retreats focused on fat feminism and body acceptance.
She holds a Master’s degree in Sexuality Studies with a focus on the intersections of body size, race and gender.
Tovar has received Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism and was named one of the most influential feminists of 2018 by Bitch Magazine.
Virgie writes for Forbes, Ravishly, The Temper and Bedsider. She has been featured by the New York Times, Tech Insider, BBC, MTV, Al Jazeera, Yahoo and NPR. She lives in San Francisco with a tiny cactus.
• Date: February 13, 6:30-8pm
• Location: The Scarlet Sage Herb Co, 1193 Valencia St, San Francisco
• Cost: $24
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Love Your Body: A Valentine's Ritual – February 13, 6:30-8pm