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    BGM × Girlboss Panels, Lectures, Workshops

    Panels, Lectures, Workshops


    Date & Time
    November 17, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Venue
    The Knockdown Center
    52-19 Flushing Ave
    Queens, NY 11378 United States
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    Normally, that phrase makes us cringe. But in this setting, we'll accept it. Let's take a beat and truly relax. With some help from an ayurvedit healer, a bit of guided meditation, and a sound bath, we're creating a peaceful space to truly heal and rest.

    Part of The Girlboss Rally"Part conference part experiential inspiration wonderland, the Girlboss Rally has taken the tired conference world by storm, creating a space for the next generation of entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, and thought leaders to meet, hatch plans, and thrive together."

    Photo of Brittany Jospehina taken at Girlboss Rally

    about the speakers

    Brittany Jospehina

    Life Coach and Botanical Designer, HR Director of BGM

    Brittany Josephina is a life coach and botanical designer on a mission to make self-actualization doable. Uniting her diverse education in psychology, flower essence and reiki, she takes clients on a journey to remembering the language of the inner spirit and helps them cultivate self-care toolboxes to navigate daily living. She works with the healing properties of plants, flowers and herbs to reroot back to one's truest self.

    Jerico Mandybur

    Editorial Director, Girlboss

    Jerico Mandybur is a writer and the editorial director of Girlboss and the host of Self Service, a podcast presented by Girlboss Radio. She’s previously led digital editorial operations at sites and TV networks like Mashable, NITV, MTV, ASOS and more. Before that, she edited fashion magazines based out of Sydney.

    Regina

    Founder, Wolf Medicine Magic

    Regina grew up in a small town in Texas and moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2004. She spent most of her life dancing–pursuing both a BFA (2004) and MFA (2006) in dance before switching careers towards a devoted spiritual practice. In 2014 she received a certification in Ayurveda from the Kripalu School of Ayurveda and has since gone on to become a 500 hr yoga teacher, barre fitness instructor and Breathwork healer.

    Transcending Time

    “Transcending Time” is a voyage into a future where Black identity is unfettered by a predetermined architecture. It is a visualization exercise exploring the texture, pattern, sound and rhythm of Black possibility. Who do we become when healing from trauma is decentralized? We are creating a ceremony of self-authorization. We are giving ourselves permission to reimagine what was, what is and what can be.

    Our Stories(3)

    Events (2)

    Conversations (2)

    Vibes (3)

    Resident DJ: Sunny Cheeba

    vol. i — Celestial Hues

    Resident DJ: Sunny Cheeba

    vol. ii — Phoenix Rising

    All Themes

    Transcending Time
    Reclaiming Pleasure
    Returning Home

    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)

    Events (1)

    Conversations (1)

    Community (1)

    Vibes (3)

    Resident DJ: Alfafa Brown

    vol. i — Trunode

    Resident DJ: ON MOMMAS

    vol. ii — In Practice of Being

    All Themes

    Transcending Time
    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)

    Events (7)

    Conversations (1)

    Vibes (3)

    Resident DJ: Poetic

    vol. i — Coming Home

    Resident DJ: Diva

    vol. ii — Congo Calypso

    All Themes

    Transcending Time
    Reclaiming Pleasure
    Returning Home