Presented by Valley Women's Martial Arts & Lotus Peace Arts


Flex STage Performance



Labyrinth Through Fear:

Follow the Bird

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Janet E. Aalfs, poet laureate of Northampton (2003-2005), founder of Lotus Peace Arts/VWMA, 7th degree black belt and master Taiji/Qigong instructor, has been sharing poetic movement weavings locally, nationally, and internationally for 40+ years. She has been a Dodge Festival Poet, a teaching artist in Cape Town, South Africa, and presenter/performer at numerous events and conferences. Widely published in journals, anthologies, and online, her books include Reach, Bird of a Thousand Eyes, and several chapbooks.