Sunday, April 15, 2018
All Beta Main programs are free.
114 W. 4th St., Los Angeles, CA 90013
En estos tiempos difíciles, uno de los actos más radicales es el auto cuidado. Presentado por Felicia Montes, artista, educadora y directora de Mujeres de Maíz, el taller presentará formas naturales de bienestar y métodos de curación holísticos a través de plantas y tradiciones. Un enfoque especial sera las formas de aliviar el estrés, la ansiedad y cuestiones del corazón.
Después de aprender algunos de los fundamentos de la herbolaria, los participantes crearán y llevarán a casa mezclas de té medicinales para la salud.
Please note that this workshop will be facilitated in Spanish.
This workshop is open to all and is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Rigo 23: Ripples Become Waves. The exhibition will be open during the program. All Beta Main exhibitions and programs are FREE.
Felicia ‘Fe’ Montes is a Xicana Indigenous artist, activist, community & event organizer, educator, FEmcee, designer, poet, performer, and practitioner of the healing arts from East Los Angeles. Known throughout the southwest as an established Xicana cultural worker of a new generation, she creates with In Lak Ech, Urban Xic and La Botanica del Barrio and is the founding director of Mujeres de Maiz.
She has worked on various transnational art and organizing efforts including work with the Zapatistas, Peace & Dignity Journeys and La Red Xicana Indigena. Felicia graduated with a B.A from UCLA in World Arts & Cultures with a minor in Chicanx Studies, a M.A in Chicanx Studies from Cal State Northridge, and a M.F.A from Otis College of Art & Design in Public Practice Art. In addition, she is an apprentice of Western Herbalism and Mexican Traditional Medicine as well as a Reiki 1 Practitioner.