Sacred Roots' June Community Offering: Body Wisdom Liberatory Practice with Coke Tani. For BIPOC educators through Girls Leadership. This session will be facilitated by one of Sacred Roots' healers and street scholar, Coke Tani.
Coleen "Coke" Tani is a queer cisgender Sansei (third generation) woman of Okinawan and Japanese descent. She is also of settler descent, currently living between Tongva and Chochenyo Ohlone lands. Coke is a literary and dance artist, whose creative practices are spiritually and socially grounded. She is also an arts-based educator/facilitator, as a certified InterPlay© leader, and as a certified facilitator of Poetry as a Tool for Wellness, rooted in the practice of Poetic Medicine. Coke currently serves as Spiritual Nurture Coordinator for Buena Vista United Methodist Church, a reconciling congregation. She holds an MSW from UC Berkeley, an MFA from the California Institute for Integral Studies, and an MDiv from the Pacific School of Religion at the Graduate Theological Union.