Countless cultures have celebrated the Winter Solstice around the world for thousands of years. Today, in an increasingly commercialized society, many people yearn for traditions that bring us back to our ancestral roots and help us connect with energetic shifts that occur throughout the seasons. Join in an exploration of various ways the Winter Solstice has been celebrated over time and what these traditions offer us in the present. Participants will leave this class not only with historical and cultural knowledge of the Winter Solstice, but also a little magic to take home and incorporate into their own observances on this darkest day of the year.
Please note: While we're not able provide a beverage for you during class, we encourage students to grab their favorite beverage - alcoholic or non-alcoholic - to enjoy during this virtual happy hour.
This class is appropriate for ages 18+.
This class will take place online through Zoom. Links to Zoom classes will be sent out 1 hour prior to the start of class. If you do not receive your link, please check your spam or submit an email through our contact page.
Live subtitles will be available upon request during this class. If you prefer a sign language interpreter, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).
About the teacher:
Maya Rook of Illusory Time is a historian, educator, and yoga instructor living in Maine. With the History Happy Hour event series, she breathes new life into the past, making historical topics accessible, relevant, and fun. Curious to learn more? Get to know Maya's unique approach that blends critical insight with humor and empathy on her podcast. Then sign up for a class, grab a beverage of your choice, and discover something new!
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