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WORKSHOPS

A passionate advocate for the arts, wellness and community, Kris enjoys facilitating literary and arts based workshops and events that give participants a "creative kick in the butt." Kris is also a certified yoga instructor, crafting sessions that combine energetic breath work with joyful movement. Please see below for information on upcoming sessions. 

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Workshops & Events (Winter and Spring 2024): 

Special Workshops & Events: 

Words on the Page: A Generative Writing Workshop

The Potter's House 

 

Sunday, January 28 at 2:00pm (Theme: The Shape of Memory) - SOLD OUT

 

Sunday, February 25 at 2:00pm (Theme: You, Who?SOLD OUT

 

Sunday, March 31 at 2:00pm (Theme: Art on Art) - SOLD OUT

Creativity in Motion: Yoga and Journaling 

DC Bouldering Project 

Sunday, March 24 at 12:00pm

Poetry Hikes

Rock Creek Park

 

Saturday, March 30 at 12:00pm (Theme: Embodied Poems) 

*this event is presented in partnership with Movement for Choice 

 

Saturday, April 13 at 11:00am (Theme: Poems of the Heart and Spirit)

 

Sunday, May 5 at 2:00pm (Theme: Poems of Nature and Joy)

 

Sunday, June 9 at 2:00pm (Theme: Poems of Gratitude and Delight

Yoga Sessions:  

Regular Weekly Offerings

Sundays at 8:30am—Hot Power Flow at DC Bouldering Project

Sundays at 10:00am—Yoga Flow at DC Bouldering Project

Mondays at 4:30pm—Hot Power Flow at DC Bouldering Project 

Wednesdays at 7:00am—Vinyasa Flow at Past Tense 

Subs and Special Workshops

January 5 at 4:30pm—Hot Power Flow (Sub) at DCBP

January 6 at 11:00am—Gentle Yoga and Meditation at the Mt. Pleasant Library (FREE)

January 6 at 4:00pm—FlowJams (Covers) at Past Tense

January 9 at 12:00pm—Vinyasa Flow (Sub) at Past Tense

January 12 at 8:00am—Hot Power Flow (Sub) at DCBP

January 14 at 6:00pm—Restore (Sub) at DCBP

January 16 at 6:00pm—Gentle Flow and Meditation (Sub) at Past Tense

January 18 at 7:00am—Vinyasa Flow (Sub) at Past Tense

January 26 at 7:00am—Vinyasa Flow (Sub) at Past Tense

January 27 at 4:00pm—FlowJams (The Age of Aquarius: 1969) at Past Tense

January 29 at 7:00am—Vinyasa Flow (Sub) at Past Tense

January 29 at 7:30pm—Hot Power Flow (Sub) at DCBP 

February 1 at 7:00am—Vinyasa Flow (Sub) at Past Tense

February 1 at 6:00pm—Hot Power Flow (Sub) at DCBP

February 3 at 11:00am—Gentle Yoga and Meditation at the Mt. Pleasant Library 

February 4 at 5:30pm—Yoga for Young Adults (Sub) at Past Tense

February 8 at 7:00am—Vinyasa Flow (Sub) at Past Tense

February 11 at 5:30pm—Yoga for Young Adults (Sub) at Past Tense

February 15 at 7:00am—Vinyasa Flow (Sub) at Past Tense

February 18 at 5:30pm—Yoga for Young Adults (Sub) at Past Tense

February 19 at 12:00pm—Vinyasa Flow (Sub) at Past Tense

February 20 at 7:00am—Vinyasa Flow (Sub) at Past Tense

February 24 at 4:00pm—FlowJams (A Very Good HAIM) at Past Tense

February 25 at 5:30pm—Yoga for Young Adults (Sub) at Past Tense

February 26 at 12:00pm—Vinyasa Flow (Sub) at Past Tense

March 4 at 12:00pm—Vinyasa Flow (Sub) at Past Tense

March 11 at 12:00pm—Vinyasa Flow (Sub) at Past Tense

March 30 at 4:00pm—FlowJams (FolkPop: From Bob Dylan to Noah Kahan)

April 7 at 5:30pm—Yoga for Young Adults (Sub) at Past Tense

April 10 at 7:30pm—Hot Power Flow (Sub) at DCBP

April 12 at 8:00am—Yoga Flow (Sub) at DCBP

April 13 at 9:00am—Fit + Flow at Past Tense

April 13 at 4:00pm—FlowJams (Spring Fling: GirlPop)

April 14 at 5:30pm—Yoga for Young Adults (Sub) at Past Tense

April 16 at 6:00pm—Hot Power Flow (Sub) at DCBP

April 17 at 7:30pm—Hot Power Flow (Sub) at DCBP

April 21 at 5:30pm—Yoga for Young Adults (Sub) at Past Tense

*Stay tuned for more information on upcoming writing workshops, poetry hikes, yoga and journaling sessions, the 2024 Literary Pub Crawl, and more! Looking for a teaching artist or assistance with your next creativity, wellness, or literary event? Learn more about previous workshops and events and creative consultation or be in touch

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Previous Workshops and Events (2022—2023): 

Life in Movement, Words, and Color

Arts for the Aging (IONA Senior Services)

March 17—August 25 

Poetry Hikes

Rock Creek Park 

April 15 at 10:00am (Rumi

May 14 at 2:00pm (Poems of Nature and Joy)

June 17 at 10:00am (Mary Oliver)

Hestia Strikes a Match (Author Event)

Old Town Books

April 22 at 7:00pm 

Guest Lecture: Creativity in Motion

George Washington University 

April 26 at 10:30am

Words on the Page: A Generative Writing Workshop

The Potter's House 

June 17 at 2:00pm

Mt. Pleasant Tiny Talent Show 

Marx Café

October 22 at 7:00pm 

Spark Your Spirit: Gratitude 

Past Tense 

November 12 at 10:30am

Stanchion Zine Literary Reading

The Potter's House 

December 10 at 2:30pm 

Yoga and Journaling 

DC Bouldering Project 

December 31 at 12:00pm 

2022—

Writing & Events: 

(Re)Kindling: A Three Part Creative Series

MoonLit and Former Housewife

Spark: A Creative Toolkit (Released December 1, 2021)

Flame: A Creative Camp (March 8-31, 2022)

Ember: A Creative Retreat (October 8-10, 2022)

Words on the Page: A Generative Writing Workshop

The Writer's Center

January 19 - March 2, 2022 at 7:00pm EST

Grounding in Gratitude

The Writer's Center

February 26, 2022 at 10:00am EST

Writing that Blooms

The Writer's Center

March 5, 2022 at 10:00am EST

Creative Journaling

DC Central Kitchen

March 25, 2022 at 12:00pm EST

Note: this workshop is closed to the public.

Grief is Pink Chapbook Release and Reading

Lines + Stars

May 11, 2022 at 7:00pm

Cobra Milk: Issue Release and Reading

Cobra Milk 

August 9, 2022 at 8:00pm 

(Virtual) 

Creative Journaling

DC Central Kitchen

September 9 at 10:00am

Note: this workshop is closed to the public.

Words on the Page: The Shape of Memory 

Old Town Books 

September 12 at 6:30pm 

(In Person) 

Mason Jar Press Reading 

Potters House DC

September 18 at 4:00pm 

(In Person) 

Creative Journaling

DC Central Kitchen

October 13 at 12:00pm

Note: this workshop is closed to the public.

Workshop Reading with Sara Lippmann

October 14 at 7:00pm 

(Virtual) 

Words on the Page: The Face Behind the Mask

Old Town Books 

October 17 at 6:30pm 

(In Person) 

DC Lit Crawl 

Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood 

October 23 at 3:00pm 

(In Person) 

Words on the Page: Grounding in Gratitude

Old Town Books 

November 14 at 6:30pm 

(In Person) 

Words on the Page: Writing that Pops

Old Town Books 

December 12 at 6:30pm 

(In Person) 

Movement Sessions: 

Free Community Yoga Class 

Past Tense 

August 26 at 5:30pm 

(In Person)

Creativity in Motion: Yoga and Journaling 

DC Writers Salon 

September 18 at 9:00am 

(In Person)

 

Ember: A Creative Retreat Morning Yoga Session

MoonLit 

October 9 at 9:00am 

(Virtual)

Creativity in Motion: Yoga and Journaling 

DC Writers Salon 

October 16 at 9:00am 

(In Person)

Free Community Yoga Class 

Past Tense 

October 30 at 4:00pm 

(In Person)

Creativity in Motion: Yoga and Journaling 

DC Writers Salon 

November 13 at 9:00am 

(In Person)

Free Community Yoga Class 

Past Tense 

December 17 at 4:00pm 

(In Person)

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