Wednesday, February 06, 2008


Empowering the Dreams and Spirit of Women

February 15-18, 2008

SEATTLE, WA -The 16th Annual Women of Wisdom Conference beckons women from across the globe. Hundreds gather each year to celebrate community, inspire others and motivate themselves. Through full- and half-day workshops, special performances, a healing temple and goddess market, the world’s women join together to empower their dreams and spirit.

This year the Women of Wisdom (WOW) Conference will be held at North Seattle Community College from February 15 Р18, 2008. WOW welcomes Sobonfu Som̩ from the indigenous Dagara tribe of Burkina Faso; award-winning author Susan Armstrong; spiritual activist Jean Shinoda Bolen, and dozens of Northwest authors, artists and performers.

Performance events and workshops include: Kelliana (singer-songwriter); The Sacred Fire Choir; Zaphara (belly dancer) and Ferron (folk-singer/songwriter and poet). Workshops incorporate the subjects of: Qigong, ecstatic drumming, touch drawing, tarot, dream analysis, tantric dance, herbal medicine, magick and many others. Executive Director and Founder, Kris Steinnes says, “the Women of Wisdom Foundation (WOW) is committed to community, spirit, leadership and healing for all women. This very special 3 day conference allows you to connect with others and immerse yourself in a spiritual environment filled with positive energy.”

Musical and performance events are Friday, February 15th, from 7-10 PM and Saturday, February 16th, at 7:30 PM. Ticket prices range from $15-$20. Full-day workshops run from 9-4:30, Half-day workshops run from 9 AM-Noon, 1:30- 4:30 PM or 6:30 – 9:30 PM. Workshop prices range $40-$120. For a complete list of events and workshops, or to register online visit: Information is also available by calling (206) 782-3363.

The February conference is one of the largest women’s spirituality events in the United States, and WOW expects many hundreds of men and women to participate in the three days of events. All events are held North Seattle Community College.

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