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Diana Abou Abbas

Manager, Marsa Sexual Health Center in Beirut

Shameless Body Talk

CREATED ON MAY 31, 2016
IN BEIRUT

Diana Abou Abbas from Marsa Sexual Health Center is a human rights activist based in Beirut. She is the manager at Marsa, providing comprehensive sexual healthcare access to youth, and awareness around sexuality education since 2011. Her talk focuses on available health services at the center, their youth outreach campaigns, events and recent taboo-breaking videos like Leila The Spy and Trans Meets World!

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Coffee Talk

BY CHRISTOPH STIRNER
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What's so great about coffee? Christoph Stirner's presentation is all about the brew many of us love so much, as he explains how a cup of joe can be good for our health. (in German)

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Parkinson's Awareness

BY CHRISSANKA CHRISTADOSS
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 08, 2012

Chrissanka Christadoss details the causes and effects of Parkinson's Disease, and encourages others to learn more about the illness so as to promote funding and research for its cure. 

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Resistance stretching--feel free and comfortable in your body

BY PATRICK GREGSTON
@ VOL 12 ON OCT 29, 2014

Patrick Gregston talks about the importance of resistance stretching. As the body ages, we start to lose control of more of our muscles. With resistance stretching, we will start to recover and gain control of out body again. 

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Do You Have a Body?

BY READE H
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 20, 2015

Reade H who's been studying biomechanics informs us the correct ways to live our daily lives in order to feel better and healthier! 

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Balance and Body

BY ANNA POWERS
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Anna Powers speaks about her experience with understanding beauty and what it means to be balanced.

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Hustle, Sex, $$$

BY ALEXANDRA FINE
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Alexandra Fine is devoted to proving that sex can be equally as pleasurable for both men and women and aiding that assertion with creative, well-designed and flawlessly-executed sexual innovations. Eva, the first of these inventions, quickly became the #1 crowdfunded sex toy — catapulting Alex and her business partner, Janet, into the spotlight for their uniquely engineered couples’ vibrator aimed at closing the pleasure gap. She is also generally into fun and happiness.

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Mind-Body Connection in the Child-birth Continuum

BY LORNA DAVIES AND KEISHANA COURSEY
@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

Midwives Lorna Davies and KeiShana Coursey confront sterotypes of fears of pregnancy, by introducing a new mindfulness approach to pregnancy and child birth. They invite you to take your own mindfulness journey and paradigm shift of he way we look at pregnancy 

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Embracing the SIlly: Why You Should Clown Around

BY ASHLEY VAN EYSINGA
@ VOL 11 ON MAY 06, 2016

Ashley Van Eysinga is a theatre educator and outreach-er. Her talk encourages everyone to find their inner clown and get silly. 

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Printing The Human Body

BY ANTHONY HOLMES
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 27, 2016

"You can put this on your lab, press print, go for lunch, come back and have some tissue."

In "Printing The Human Body" from PechaKucha Night St. Neots Vol. 7Dr. Anthony Holmes gives us an insight in to 3D bioprinting – a truly disruptive emerging technology. By enabling us to print human tissues and organs, it has the potential to revolutionise the way we understand and treat human health and disease and address the incredible shortfall of organs suitable for transplant in the globally. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016.