Shifting Our Minds: A Journey Towards Decolonization - Cohort 2

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These sessions will provide the necessary preparation to embark on your journey to decolonize.

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Shifting Our Mindset: A Journey Towards Decolonization

Monday, July 5 & Monday, July 12, 2021 (two-part workshop)

5-7pm PDT / 8-10pm EDT

This workshop is a starting-off point as you embark on your journey to decolonise. Each session will deepen your understanding of NSIP’s values and offer practical tips and tools to self-assess where you are on your path. This is a two-part interactive workshop.


Bursaries are available for BIPOC Artists. Please reach out to us by filling in the form and sending it back to us. Bursary applications close one week before the workshop and the bursary recipients will be contacted by email.

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This course does not make you qualified to teach this material, nor does it verify you as an Intimacy Professional. Any undertaking to use this other than for your own purposes is entirely at your own risk. If you are interested in becoming an IP, or instructor, please email and we will be happy to begin a dialogue with you.

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Full Price Ticket: $100.00

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Phay Moores

Intimacy Director, Intimacy Coordinator, Script Expert

Phay currently lives on the stolen traditional territory of the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlim) Nation and often works on the stolen traditional territories of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Phay is an intimacy director, intimacy coordinator trainee, director, internationally-trained actor combatant, and professional actor based in what is colonially known as Vancouver. Through her mixed ancestry, Phay explores intimacy topics through a decolonised and Indigenous perspective.

She has worked as an artistic associate and producer for Full Circle: First Nations Performance, as an intimacy director/coordinator on various projects around Vancouver, and is a content creator and editor for the National Society of Intimacy Professionals. Credits include Clever Bird Entertainment’s Beirut, Freya Inc’s FREYA, and UBC’s Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.

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(A.k.a Artist Doula, Shift Disturber, Cultural Stripper, Mommy, Fire-starter, Warrior)

Tio’tia:Ke Montreal, Quebec

As an international public speaker and consultant, she shifts mindsets and strips away bias to increase resilience, inclusion, and justice. Farah’s holistic approach fuses the arts, therapeutic techniques, and ethnography for leaders to reduce harm and oppression while improving self-worth, productivity and purpose with relevance and harmony. As an Indigenous woman not from this territory, and a divorced mom of two girls, she commits to building a diverse community of leaders who are proud to be fearless and flawsome without limiting beliefs, self-doubt, or shame.

For 25 years, she has been working with organizations, institutions and communities using creativity as a tool to reveal and resolve structural problems to equity, simultaneously foster economic, professional, and personal development, while improving belonging and sparking innovation. Her successes include facilitating programs and workshops for over 100,000 people, producing over 30 performances,implementing 6 community projects for social change, co-founding the Dance Movement Therapy

Association in Canada and Le Groupe Herencias. Farah promotes a focus on identity, respect, and empathy to de-colonize behaviours so we can dare to be audaciously visible and aligned beings

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The National Society of Intimacy Professionals (NSIP) is a national resource hub and training organization for Intimacy Professionals in Canada's performing arts industries.

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