Bringing a taste of Bear Your Soul and Easton Mountain to Kentucky!

Freddy (Goldenheart) and Jay (Laniakea) Freeman are getting ready to travel to Lexington, KY for their fourth year to bring "Loving Our Bear Bodies" Workshops to North American Bear Weekend (Feb 15-18). (This year they will be joined by Rod Schictel (Openheart) who will be assisting)   

They take this opportunity every winter to bring their message of body positivity to an environment that has historically tended to focus on partying, and they seem to have started a trend toward bear events offering more diverse activities, with NAB now also offering Bear Yoga and other workshops. Going to NAB is also a chance to get the word out about Bear Your Soul retreats and all of the other wonderful events that happen at Easton Mountain retreat center in upstate NY! 

They will also be presenting a special unplugged concert of original music and crowd favorites! 

North American Bear Weekend, now in it's 7th year attracts people who identify with the bear community from all over the country. The Mr. North American Bear contest has men compete to represent our community for the coming year and raises much needed funds for local charities like Movable Feast Lexington, Catholic Action Center, and AIDS Volunteers, Inc

NAB Weekend has become a “reunion” for some attendees. A time to come see familiar faces – and meet new friends. With a 4-day, action-packed schedule of fun activities, entertainment, dance parties, pool parties, concerts, lots of food, drinks, vendors, and more – our event has quickly earned the loyalty and respect of many. Aside from our fun activities, we also contribute 100% of our profits directly to local and/or national LGBT charities in the community. The Kentucky Bourbon Bears, Inc. and NAB Weekend are proud to have donated nearly $18,000 to Moveable Feast Lexington since our event began.
— From the North American Bear Website

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