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    BGM × Synmia Rosine Panels, Lectures, Workshops

    Panels, Lectures, Workshops

    Date & Time
    June 16, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Junior High
    5656 Hollywood Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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    Workshop focused on ancestral practices and herbs that can help return one home, within self if nothing else. Meditation and tea are a definite.

    with Synmia Rosine

    Synmia Rosine is an herbalist living in Idyllwild, CA.  She happened upon the healing powers of herbs 7 years ago.  The pressures of being a youth, along with the loss of her father became all encompassing.  Driving her into a deep illness so great she had to put herself on heavy psychotropic medication.  During these years her health depleted.  She did what was always advised: therapy + your Pills.  But she began to feel her inner fire fade.  In need for change, she detoxed herself from all to start over. Fresh.  Like rising from the mud.  Using Earth's medicine to remedy any of her ailments, mental or physical. Seven years later, she continues to allow the medicine to heal her, and guide her in her healing work.  She has created an Ancestral practice centered around healing through herbs & medical astrology.

    Photo by Carolina Salazar

    This event is part of Returning Home, a theme that the Black Girl Magik collective explored and invited the community to investigate with us through a practice of communal healing and coalition building.

    Reclaiming Pleasure

    "Reclaiming Pleasure" is the assertion of sexual power, alongside a period of recovery. It is a Black woman finding strength in her sensuality and grounding autonomy in the realms of pleasure and desire. It is the rejection of standards set on our ancestors and the distinction between agency and objectification.

    Our Stories (2)

    Conversations (1)

    Vibes (3)

    Resident DJ: Alfafa Brown

    vol. i — Trunode

    Resident DJ: ON MOMMAS

    vol. ii — In Practice of Being

    All Themes

    Reclaiming Pleasure
    Returning Home

    Returning Home

    “Returning Home” is an exploration back to lands, rituals and traditions that we have always known. It is voyaging and feeling at home as soon as you step foot on the ground. It is hearing music and your soul perceiving the frequencies. It is seeing a familiar face and knowing that somehow you have met before. “Returning Home” is a return to self.

    Our Stories (3)

    Conversations (1)

    Events (7)

    Vibes (3)

    Resident DJ: Poetic

    vol. i — Coming Home

    Resident DJ: Diva

    vol. ii — Congo Calypso

    All Themes

    Reclaiming Pleasure
    Returning Home