Events and Programs

Hip Hop Yoga for BIPOC Students

Join us for yoga classes set to hip hop and RNB music.  These classes are taught by Gabrielle Roberts. Gabrielle is from Minneapolis and the owner of the 612 Jungle.  612 Jungle is the only black owned yoga studio in the state of Minnesota. Gabrielle completed her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training at Lifetime in 2016, and since has completed an additional 200 hours in 2018.  After going through Teacher Training, she set out to make yoga accessible, relatable, and empowering for EVERYone.  She is known for her soulful approach to the practice, and delivers in a light-hearted and comforting way.

The classes run on Thursdays: November 12, 19, December 3, and 10 from 4:45-5:45 pm CDT. No previous yoga experience needed. You can sign up for as many classes as you want, and drop-ins are welcome. Sign up to receive the Zoom link here.

Offered in partnership by the Hamre Center and the Department of Multicultural Life.

Yorchhā Movement for BIPOC Students

Join us for Yorchhā, which is Ananya Dance Theatre’s contemporary feminist technique that intersects principles of Vinyasa Yoga, classical Indian dance form Orissi (from the eastern Indian state of Odisha), and martial art form Chhau (also from Odisha) to articulate stories of BIPOC women, womxn, and femmes from global communities. Envision healing justice through rhythmic footwork, flowing torso, and sustained breath. No previous experience needed. Come with an open mind and readiness to explore movement.

Class is taught by Kealoha Ferreira who hails from Oʻahu, Hawaii.  Kealoha is an AAPI dance artist of Native Hawaiian, Filipino, and Chinese ancestry.  In 2018, she was named the Ananya Dance Theatre Company’s Artistic Associate and Co-Leader of its new space, the Shawngram Institute for Performance & Social Justice.

The classes run on six Wednesdays: February 3 – March 10 from 4:45-5:45 pm CDT. You can sign up for as many classes as you want, and drop-ins are welcome. Sign up to receive the Zoom link here.

Offered in partnership by the Hamre Center and the Department of Multicultural Life.

 

Virtual Wellness 5K 2020


Let’s Talk

Let’s Talk takes counselors out of the Hamre Center and into the campus community with the goal of providing easier access for students who might not find their way to us. These are confidential, informal drop-in consultations with no appointment necessary. Just drop in during the scheduled times to sign up for a 15-minute time slot. Our Let’s Talk page gives more details and a FAQ.

Every Wednesday during the Fall from 3 – 4:30 pm in Kagin Rm 120