Healing through Sewing for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Join us as we affirm our truth in the face of abuse by processing our trauma through poetry and creating dolls.

Location
The Baltimore Free School
Instructor
Aayesha Aijaz
Part of
September Workshops
Sessions
Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, September 17, 2017 4:00 - 5:30 PM
 
 

Join us as we affirm our truth in the face of abuse by processing our trauma through poetry and creating dolls.

The first part of this workshop will focus on meditation, processing, and writing.

The second half will consist of creating fabric dolls that will carry our words of strength for us throughout our journey.

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Instructor Bio:

Aayesha is an instinctual artist, healer and storyteller born in DC, raised in Baltimore. She is the first born of immigrant parents, a woman of color, and a muslim. When she’s not indulging in conversations or teaching workshops, she spends her time advocating for survivors of sexual assault, victims of police brutality, and others in needs. Her current medium of healing, art making, and storytelling are through henna, sewing, cooking, painting, writing, and facilitating conversations between strangers. She is the co-founder of strvnge encounters which is a platform for the wanderers of the world with no real home. strvnge encounters hopes to create space, and build a sustainable, welcoming home with you.