RootCamp at HCC Dale Mabry Campus


Nov 30 2021

Join us for a ‘RootCamp’! Led by Rooted Resistance, RootCamps are an adaptive, community based group exercise session where participants engage in accessible functional strength training. All sessions emphasize reimagining and creating empowering mind-body positive spaces of movement.

When? Tuesday, November 30th | 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where? HCC Dale Mabry Campus, in the NEST site (Google map location here; between the Allied Health and Social Sciences buildings)
Parking on campus is free and open to the public
Participants will be provided with a free yoga mat and athletic towel on the day of the event, sponsored by the HCC Dale Mabry Student Government Association.

Signups are limited! Make sure to reserve your spot today.

Please note…

Based on the latest scientific data and recommendations from the CDC, everyone is expected to wear a mask while visiting HCC. Please reference the COVID-19 Back to Campus Protocols for more details on face coverings and social distancing.


About the workshop leader:

Sam(ira) Obeid: poet, Indian, activist, lesbian, scholar, immigrant, warrior. Sam was born and raised in India, moved to the U.S. in 2007. She received her Masters degrees in Multimedia Journalism and Women’s & Gender Studies from the University of South Florida. Her full-time job is in non-discrimination work as Program Director at Community Tampa Bay. Her other full-time job is as a spoken word poet. She has been the keynote speaker at multiple LGBTQ+ events including Metro Wellness’ Youth Summit and USF’s first LGBTQ+ Gala, performed spoken word at Equality Florida’s Tampa Gala, and has given a TEDx Talk on deconstructing gender and gender identity. Sam is the Director of Grants and Contracts for Rooted Resistance.


This event is hosted by Grounds4Art@HCC public art programming in its newest community space, titled NEST (Nourishment, Education, and Social Terraces). NEST is sponsored in part by the Gobioff Foundation Treasure Tampa Grant, the HCC Foundation, the Stanton Storer Embrace the Arts Foundation and the HCC Dale Mabry Campus Student Government Association.

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