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Youth On Fire: Birthing A Generation of Embodied Global Leaders by Melissa Michaels Book Release

February 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Suggested Donation of $5 - 50

Doors open at 6:15pm


All proceeds will support Syrian and East African Refugee Emerging Leaders who work with Golden Bridge.


Like our planet, young people across the globe are heating up. As they come of age, some are ablaze with outrage about the environmental and social toxins they face. Others are barely flickering, having dimmed their light through self-destructive behaviors. Simultaneously, there is an ever-expanding group of youth on fire, collectively illuminating the path from addiction into action, from fragmentation into integration, from isolation into community. What makes the difference?

A dance-based rite of passage process guided by loving mentors and inspired role models can make the difference and has, for hundreds of young people worldwide. Surfing The Creative® International Rites of Passage Process, as developed by Melissa Michaels, sees young people in their true light. By honoring the essential soul birthing that is occurring during the adolescent cycle of life, young people are rising up out the ashes of their suffering, awakening to their full potentials. Within the fabric of a dedicated and diverse community, they are given concrete ways through arts of body, heart, and soul to transform their personal pain into medicine for the world…