TRANS DAY OF REMEMBRANCE (TDOR) and Celebration Open Mic Night

We are so looking forward to our TDOR OPEN MIC on Thursday November 19th at 7:30 pm We are excited to celebrate, cherish and illuminate the lives of generations of trans people and to mourn and celebrate those who have died too often criminally and tragically. We cultivate the gifts they have left behind. Bring your voice, your performance your heart and solidarity to this night of connection for us all

New Family & Parenting Groups Forming

Samara Grossman, LICSW is a long-time resident of Jamaica Plain, a graduate of Smith College School of Social Work, and a proud single mother by choice to 2 wonderful children. She is currently in the process of forming two groups at The Meeting Point — one for parents, and one for those thinking about becoming parents. Her mission in these groups is to provide community and safe support and exploration space for anyone thinking about or living in alternative families, and she can be contacted at 617 431 6696

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POSTPONED – HAIR! – Call for Submissions (deadline extended)

Image by D Sharon Pruitt used under creative commons license.
Image by D Sharon Pruitt. Used under creative commons license. Original image: here

The Meeting Point is calling ALL Artists!

We seek submissions of art related to HAIR. We welcome visual two and three-dimensional art as well
as spoken word/performance art. Art will be exhibited in our community healing space starting with the Grand Opening on:

The event has been postponed. A new date will be announced when it has been determined

Please send photos of submissions in PDF format along with artist statement to erottersmann@gmail.com as soon as possible. If submission is spoken word, please submit a description of your piece.

Our virtual Flyer lives here: https://tackk.com/hairgallery, and you can also RSVP on Facebook

Fall Yoga Classes

Session 1; Tuesday evenings 6:15- 7:30 pm; September 8,15,22,29 October 6 and 13

Session 2; Saturday mornings 9:00- 10:30 am; September 12,19,26 October 3, 10 and 17

These classes are taught by Karuna O’Donnell and based on the pillars of Forrest Yoga; Breath, strength, integrity & spirit

The intent of the classes is to serve each person’s experience effectively and with care, so that they are resourced with practical and accessible tools to create and sustain a practice that meets their personal goals.

These classes are trauma informed, appropriate for all bodies, all levels (including no experience) and for those recovering from illness and injury. Modifications will be given to support each person’s practice. Each session will combine meditation, breathing and movement practices that strengthen the ability to feel and pay attention.

By using 9 Basic Moves, participants will learn to design and soothe their internal environment, build a connection to their physical and energetic core and increase their breath capacity.

Cost~$90 per 6 week session. Space is limited,

Please reserve in advance here: http://www.karunaodonnell.com/links/ or email karuna@karunaodonnell.com

 

 

7/24/15 – SOULS OF OUR FEET

On Friday July 24, The Meeting Point is excited to be able to share with you the film – SOULS OF OUR FEET – a brand new and vital documentary about people with disabilities. The film will be shown at 7 PM and followed by a Q & A session with the director, activist, and artist Sonya Rio-Glick. Our very own AndreAs Neumann-Mascis is interviewed!

7/15/15 – Addressing the Trauma of Racism

On July 15, at 7:30 PM, The Meeting Point is proud to be hosting an event dedicated to help the communities in which we live and work address the trauma of racism. As part of the event, we are looking for an artist to create a piece of art that can be both interactive and commemorative, addressing the subject of the toxic impact of racism on individuals and communities of color. If interested in participating, please reach out to andreasthemeetingpoint@gmail.com

New Yoga Weekly Class Schedule – Starting July 14!

New Yoga Weekly Class Schedule, Starting in July!

  • Tuesdays 6:15- 7:30pm — begins July 14th
  • Thursdays 6:15- 7:30pm — begins July 23rd
  • Saturdays 9:00-10:30am — begins July 18th

Reserve your spot online: https://www.schedulicity.com/scheduling/KYA3MF/classes

These classes are based on the pillars of Forrest Yoga

  • Breath
  • Strength
  • Integrity
  • Spirit

The intent of the classes are to serve each person’s experience effectively and with care, so that they are resourced with practical and accessible tools to create and sustain a practice that meets their personal goals.

This class is appropriate for all bodies, all levels (including no experience) and for those recovering from illness and injury. Modifications will be given to support each person’s practice.

Each session will combine meditation, breathing and movement practices that strengthen the ability to feel and pay attention. By using 9 Basic Moves, participants will learn to design and soothe their internal environment, build a connection to their physical and energetic core and increase their breath capacity.