Coach Christal had the pleasure of chatting with one of her dearest friends, Rhea Patterson Cano about Soul Care. Check it out. Our hope is you find a nugget or two that nourishes your soul.
Christal and Yolanda explore Christal's Project Becoming and self-awareness. During the conversation, they discuss how to unlock yourself from the bondage of outside validation and free yourself to become you. The mindset shift of moving past to moving through, the understanding of self-care, and soul-care are just a few of the strategies discussed. They also talk about the spaces in which they create - the Dream Cave and the Ideation Lab. During this episode, Christal and Yolanda extend an invitation to you to join them for Transformation Weekend. You don't want to miss it!
Leaning Into Discomfort, Episode 11, Part I - Code Surfing - You may have heard of code switching, but what's code surfing? Professor Christal Brown and Andrew Plumley '11 kick off second semester of the series discussing this topic.
Leaning Into Discomfort, Episode 11, Part II - Professor Christal Brown and Andrew Plumley '11 pick up where they left off last week, discussing how we are all similar, but different.
Middlebury educator, dancer, choreographer and coach Christal Brown sits for a portrait last month. She's one of 10 people photographer and writer Shanta Lee Gander met in "rooms of their own."
SHANTA LEE GANDER / FOR VPR
Over the course of six months in 2020, the idea of home went from one of refuge to what was required of all of us in order to navigate COVID-19.
With fall on the horizon – colder weather and a return inside, the addition of an upcoming flu season, and schools reopening, at least partially – it seemed like an ideal time to explore how Vermonters were creating “rooms of their own” within this current reality.
The title of this piece is a nod to Virginia Woolf’s extended essay, A Room of One’s Own, in which the argument is made for women to have space of their own in order to create within the literary realm. I have always been struck by this concept: What does a room of one’s own mean, for example, for someone who resides outside of the traditional realm of “home”? Within a pandemic, how does needing to bring everything home – how we play, our leisure activities, and our work – impact us? How do the dynamics work with a partner, children and fluffy family members? ..........
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Episode 19: Christal Brown of Middlebury Town Hall Theater's All-Stars video series.
Speaker, Christal Brown
Christal Brown gives a talk and dance performance about turning one's critical lens inward and exploring the possibilities of the body.
Diversity and Democracy Through Dance Keynote Speaker, Christal Brown
In Living Blackness
Keynote Speaker, Christal Brown
Speaker, Christal Brown