WHERE: Visitacion Valley Playground *, 263 Leland Ave, San Francisco, CA 94134-2829, United States
*This park is being petitioned to be renamed Yik Oi Huang Peace and Friendship Park after Yik Oi Huang, who at the age of 89 was attacked while exercising at this park. Her injuries led to her death one year later in 2020.
WHAT: Join us for a community practice of the Chinese healing art of chi gung in response to the rise of anti-AAPI incidents of hate and violence. We will learn gentle movements to move our chi (energy) through feelings such as rage, fear or shame. We will cultivate positive chi (energy) to create interconnectedness, genuine security, and collective action against all forms of racism and violence. Join us to embody community healing, safety, and multiracial solidarity.
WHO: All ages and abilities welcome. Event will be in English and Cantonese.No experience necessary just an open heart, a mask, and comfortable shoes.
Sponsors: Communities As One, Chinese Medicine and Magic, Chinese Progressive Association, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, Pitzer College of the Claremont Colleges
Art by Liane Chen
(Note: K.Yep will be there through video)