Saturday, September 4th, 12-2pm
Save the date! We'll be hosting hip hop dancing, led by Kanisha Joyce. Free! Questions? Contact Ellie at [email protected]
West Side Community Organization (WSCO) invites our neighbors to Good Hearts Gatherings - a summer series of music, movement, spirituality, and connection.
We'll be gathering at the Garden of Good Hearts, a community garden on Wabasha between Isabel St. and Congress St., across from Bootstrap Coffee Roasters.
Various healing arts including Tai Chi, meditation, healing circles, dance, drum circles, and more. New activities will be added regularly! Check back here for updates to the calendar.
Invite your friends via our Facebook event page!
This event series is part of WSCO's Health and Environmental Justice organizing program. To learn more, contact Ellie at [email protected]!
Location and directions
Past Good Hearts Gatherings:
Saturday, May 22nd
Indigenous Yoga Movement, led by Victoria Marie, Wáčhiŋhiŋ Máza Wíŋyaŋ (Iron Plume Woman). No experience necessary; all body types and abilities welcomed. Learn more at https://indigenouslotus.com/
Saturday, May 29th
Led by Michael McDowell: Feel Good Health & Wellness Group movement session. No experience necessary; all body types and abilities welcomed. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water.
Saturday, June 5th
"Finding Value In Yourself" Led by Jean Loyd, an ordained minister who does healing, massage therapy, and life coach work. https://realliferealtalkllc.com/
Saturday, June 12th
Afro-Puerto Rican drum circle led by Maria Isa https://www.iammariaisa.com/
Saturday, June 19th
Holy Christian Cathedral "Healing and Joy", led by Deacon Edmund Negron
Saturday, June 26th
No Good Hearts Gathering today– join us for a pride picnic with WSCO's Trans and Queer Community (TAQC)!
Learn more here! Invite your friends and neighbors via our Facebook event.
Saturday, July 3rd
Soul Body Finesse: sound bathing and meditation, led by Caty Brown
Gardening and Meditation in Action led by Reverend Enkei Joe Mendyka
Saturday, July 24th
Aztec dance demonstration and lesson, led by Huitzilin Danza Group
Tai Chi, led by Laoshi Richard Son Su Meyer. Special date: Tuesday, July 27th at 5:30pm
Playing with Music with Mark Sorvari: for children ages 0-5 and their families
Saturday, August 7th
Visitors from Dodge Nature Center come to the Garden of Good Hearts! (More details coming soon)
Saturday, August 14th
[Space available: contact [email protected] to sign up to lead a session]
Saturday, August 21st
Danceable music and sing-along tunes led by Ciletti Sandwich! Fiddle, mandolin, accordion and bodhran (Irish drum).
Sunday, August 28th
Blessings of Gratitude, led by Rabbi Tamar Magill-Grimm
Note: this gathering is on Sunday, not Saturday