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Events & Workshops

​​Here is a list of upcoming events and workshops hosted by the Red Web Foundation and our members. Also listed are other events we find fun and interesting!

The Red Elephant In the Room

March 10, 2016, 9:30-4:30pm

California Endowment Conference Center, Oakland, CA

 

An event facilitated by the Red Web Foundation

 

If you work with girls and young women, is the topic of Menstruation the Red Elephant in the Room?

 

Did you know that menstruation can affect a girl’s physical performance, attention span, and emotional well-being? No matter what subject you are teaching, you can create a safe space for girls to talk about menstruation and assure them that it is a normal, healthy process of the female body.

 

Learn more here

3rd Annual Red Tents In Every Neighborhood Global Summit:

Freedom in our Wisdom Years!

 

Virtual gathering, the month of February, 2016

Leading visionary women from around the world gather to inspire women to move through menopause with greater consciousness, choices, and clarity.

 

Learn more and register here

 

 

Gaia Girls Passages Circles and Summer Camp

 

Enrollment open for Spring and Summer 2016!

San Francisco Bay Area

 

Gaia Girls Passages supports girls from childhood through adolescence with nature based girls groups that are safe and supportive environments for girls to be themselves. Includes herbal medicine, nature exploration, intro to weaving and basketry, improvisational theatre and nature games, and mother-daughter connection time.

 

Learn more here

Holiday Party for Menstrual Activist and Allies

December 17, 7-10pm

Impact Hub Oakland, 2323 Broadway

 

 

Natural Flow is hosting a menstrual-related celebration, crafts, community, and exciting growth updates. We'll have menstrual art, decorations, & games; a raffle with fantastic prizes; appetizers & music, and a welcoming, joyous environment to connect with others reframing and reclaiming menstruation! 
 

RSVP here

 

International Red Tent Day

November 8

Worldwide Event

 

Women in many countries around the world are planning events for the day,

some big and flashy, some small and intimate,

yet all connected by an invisible Red Thread...

 

Find a red tent happening near you, or create your own here!

​Gaia Girls Passages: Thriving Girls Become Whole Women

Open House 

September 20 

Tilden Park, Berkeley

 

Wanting support as your daughter begins to or is passing from childhood into adolescence?  Join our nature and soul centric female community supporting girls from grades 3-8 in the East Bay.  Fall circles include several introductory Gaia Girls circles for grades 3-5 (nature connection and crafts, sisterhood, games, communication skills) from late Sept to early November, and a Rite of Passage group foundational year (a journey through the inner and outer elements) for girls in grades 6-8.  RSVP for our open house on Sunday September 20th in Tilden Park

For more information, click here

 

​The Unmentionables Film Fest

Vol 1: Menstruation
 

June 14-21, 2015

Maysles Cinema, NYC

 

A weeklong extravaganza of film, art projects, panel discussions, and performances about menstruation! 

 

For more infomation, click here

​Society for Menstrual Cycle Research Conference
 

June 4-6, 2015

Suffolk University, Boston

 

Menstrual Health and Reproductive Justice: Human Rights Across the Lifespan

Because Menstrual Health is a human right!
 

Click here to register

​One Billion Rising! 
February 14, Worldwide

On V-Day’s 15th Anniversary, ONE BILLION women and those who love them will WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to violence against women and girls. ONE BILLION RISING will move the earth, activating women and men across every country. 

 

Bay Area Rising and the City of Oakland 

Rally and Flashmob Dance

Friday, February 13, 2015, 5pm

Frank Ogawa Plaza

 

2015 Evolution: Dance! Drum! Rise!

February 14, 2015

First Presbyterian Church, 2619 Broadway, Oakland, Ca.

 

Purchase tickets here:

 

Watch the trailer for the event here. Look for local gatherings in your city here.

Womb Blessing and Renewal: The Gifts of Crone Energy
 
Miranda Gray
February 3, 2015
 

The Womb Blessing is a gift that...

*Awakens our female energies, bringing joy and a freer expression of who we are.

*Brings profound and transformational healing to all aspects of our femininity.

*Creates with each Blessing a deepening awareness of the beauty, strength and gifts of our authentic female nature.

*Connects us more deeply to the mystery that is the Divine Feminine

 

​For more info, click here

Red Tent In Every Neighborhood- Second Annual World Summit:
"Our Daughters, Ourselves"
 
Deanna L'am and friends
FREE online tele-conference
Feb 1-28, 2015
 
A month long video sharing of inspiration , insights, and womb wisdom from wise women leaders from around the world. 

 

For more info, click here

Damn Bloody Rite! Bay Area Zine Launch Party 

 

Berkeley, Ca.

Friday, June 13, 6:30-8:30pm

 

Holy Sponge! and the Red Web Foundation invite you to the launch of Damn Bloody Rite!, a quarterly rag mag. Come join us for red wine, chocolates, and the full moon!

 

Zines will be available for purchase for $10 or you can purchase here

 

One Circle: Girls Circle Foundation Training
 
San Francisco
March 26-27, 8-4:30pm
 
Powerful, interactive, experiential training for creating resiliency in adolescent girls. Workshop incorporates multi-media, hand-on activities, and group work.

For more info, click here

Blossoming Girl to Woman
 
Georgette Star
Feb 2, 2014 10am PST
 
Free 90 minute training to prepare girl for conscious rite of passage or creating a missing rite of passage for an adult woman

For more info, click here

Womb Blessing and Renewal
 
Miranda Gray
February 15, 2014
 

The Womb Blessing is a gift that...

*Awakens our female energies, bringing joy and a freer expression of who we are.

*Brings profound and transformational healing to all aspects of our femininity.

*Creates with each Blessing a deepening awareness of the beauty, strength and gifts of our authentic female nature.

*Connects us more deeply to the mystery that is the Divine Feminine

 

​For more info, click here

Red Tent In Every Neighborhood- World Summit
 
Deanna L'am and friends
FREE online tele-conference
Feb 1-28, 2014
 
A month long video sharing of inspiration , insights, and womb wisdom from wise women leaders. 

 

For more info, click here

Worldwide Womb Blessing
 
Miranda Gray
Full moon, October 19, 2013

 

The Womb Blessing is a gift that...

*Awakens our female energies, bringing joy and a freer expression of who we are.

*Brings profound and transformational healing to all aspects of our femininity.

*Creates with each Blessing a deepening awareness of the beauty, strength and gifts of our authentic female nature.

*Connects us more deeply to the mystery that is the Divine Feminine

For more information , click here

4 Seasons in 4 Weeks Book Signing and Performance
October 5,  2013 2pm Big Sur, Ca.
 
Author Suzanne Mathis McQueen will be signing books and reading excerpts from her recent release, 4 Seasons in 4 Weeks: Awakening the Power, Wisdom, and Beauty in Every Woman’s Nature. McQueen will be reading excerpts while live archetypes act out the book in order for the audience to better embody it’s message.
 
4 Seasons in 4 Weeks Play Workshop
October 16, 7pm  Ashland, Oregon
 
Suzanne Mathis McQueen – Love Revolution – October 16, 2013 The 4 Seasons of 4 Play: Why Following the Female’s Sex Cycle is the Key to Knowing When to Do What “In human sexual behavior, foreplay is a set of emotionally and physically intimate acts between two or more people meant to create sexual arousal and desire.
 

For more information , click here

From Girls 2 Women
Free Tele-Summit

 

Tova Garr with DeAnna L'am

 October 1-October 22, 2013

 

Whether you are a parent, a health care practitioner, a therapist, a friend, or a mentor -
you will learn HOW to have those often-difficult conversations, stay approachable,and contribute an informed and wise opinion during challenging moments,so that your girl can go through her pre-teen and teen years and emerge a confident, empowered young woman.

 

For more information , click here

​From Chrysalis to Crone: An evening of experiential mapping of the inward journey of peri/menopause

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 7-9:30pm, 1346 4th Street, San Rafael, Ca
 

Ashley Ross
 

Do you want a new conversation about peri/menopause, one that doesn't stop at the symptoms but instead explores how we might feel okay with the changes we're feeling?  In this workshop we'll use visualization, mythology, imagery, poetry, movement and conversation to listen to our bodies and psyches to discover what we each need in this time of transition and initiation."

For more information , click here

The Radiant Moms' & Girls' Revolution Telesummit: 21 Wise Women Inspire Your Leadership On The Girl-to-Woman Journey

FREE Virtual Event June 21-July 11th 2013

 

For caregivers, and especially you mothers, grandmothers, aunts and all women accompanying girls, our Red Web colleague, Georgette Star has created a telesummit on nurturing and celebrating radiance and leadership along the journey from girl to womanhood.

 

The 21 Wise Women speakers will offer a treasure trove of possibilities shared to inspire you with holistic principles and perspectives practical strategies, tips and tools to help you deepen the unique mother-daughter (woman-girl) connection. You will be supported in contributing to your daughter’s health of body, mind, heart and spirit. 

 

Join us and the thousands of women gathering to a Mother-Daughter revolution of possibility to empower mothering leadership, and to facilitate us becoming stronger, more aware, connected, insightful and nurturing mothers and care givers. If you feel this might support your family, your self, and your mothering, you can find out more on Georgette’s website

Conscious Menopause Circles with Ashley Ross

Starting Thursday, September26, 7-9:30pm, meets every other week for

6 weeks, Berkeley

 

Starting Tues. October 1, 7-9:30pm, meets every other week for 6 weeks,

San Rafael

 

 

 Conscious Menopause is for ages 40 onwards (even if you're still having regular periods). We explore the issues and themes we experience, in our bodies as well as our psyches, as a result of our hormonal cycles. Besides getting resources for physical support, we use our bodies and right and left brains - visualization, mythology, meditations, conversations, journaling - to explore what's happening on this deeper level.

 

  Click here for more info about the Berkeley circle.

 

  Click here for more information about the San Rafael circle

​Women's Wellness Essentials

4 Wednesday evenings in April, 6-9pm, San Francisco Bay Area
 

Kami McBride, DeAnna Batdorf, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Amy Taylor Mitchell

Holistic self-care practices are the antidote to health afflictions, daily stresses, and health care costs we all face.  Taking good care of our bodies has to be at the top of all our to-do lists!



For more information, click here

​Spring Initiation
March 20, 27, and April 3, Worldwide (Online)
 

Shed Winter from your Aura

Give your Soul
A Spring Cleaning

Become Pregnant with Possibilities!



What is included:

~ Three 1-hour Shamanic Journeys
(participate from anywhere in the world via phone)

~ Powerful Ceremonies for each Journey

~ Inspirational poems and music

~ A Private Facebook group for sisterhood, support, exchange & camaraderie

~ Participate Live or Via the Recordings, at your leisure



For more information, click here

​Earth Yoni Blessing/Initiation
Saturday, March 30,  Worldwide 
 

The Earth-Yoni Blessing is a beautiful gift of love from the Divine Mother to heal our Yoni (the vagina and vulva area), to return our Yoni to sacredness, and to reconnect us with the Earth Mother.

The Yoni is the sacred shrine of femininity. It is the entrance to the deep mystery of the soul and of life, and it is our connection to the Earth Mother and our ability to open and to fill with her energy. The Earth-Yoni Blessing is offered in the year of the Mother archetype at a time when the world needs the gentle strength and love of the Mother.



For more information, click here

​Reversing Our Curse
April 1 - August 1, Worldwide (Online)

Reversing Our ‘Curse’ is designed to bring you back into harmony with your cycles–no small feat in our fast-paced modern world. No matter if you’re an in-the-world entrepreneur, a stay-at-home mom, or a healer moving into her golden years, this program will ground you in the most powerful part of yourself. Reversing Our ‘Curse’ has different themes, extended over 5 initiations:



  • Reclaiming the Dark Feminine and Loving Our Disowned, Shadow Selves
  • Healing Our Shame and Uncovering the Hidden Truth of PMS
  • Period Power: Channeling the Red-Robed Goddess (YES! The Goddess Bleeds!)
  • True Wisdom Initiation: Perimenopause and Menopause
  • Integrating Your Cycles into Your DAILY Life, Work, Relationships, and Play

For more information, check out the website here

 

​One Billion Rising! 
February 14, Worldwide

On V-Day’s 15th Anniversary, ONE BILLION women and those who love them will WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to violence against women and girls. ONE BILLION RISING will move the earth, activating women and men across every country. ONE BILLION RISING IS:

  • A global strike
  • An invitation to dance
  • A call to men and women to refuse to participate in the status quo until rape and rape culture ends
  • An act of solidarity, demonstrating to women the commonality of their struggles and their power in numbers
  • A refusal to accept violence against women and girls as a given 

Watch the trailer for the event here. Look for local gatherings in your city here.

​HerRising Dance Flash Mob 
4-6pm (flashmob at 5:30pm, February 14, City Hall, San Francisco

The time has come to reclaim the power of dance and community healing arts to midwife a new civilization for the common good. If you are a dance-lover, a healer or an inspired citizen ripe to share your gifts and spirit in community, you are at the right place.  Our work stands at the intersection of transformative participatory art, personal and social transformation, community weaving and sacred activism. Want to know more? Check out the trailer for this event here and the website here