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Steeped: Poetry & Tea

For girls, ages 11 and older

  • Starts Oct 18
  • From 30 US dollars
  • Bush River Road

Available spots


Service Description

Students will be exploring the world of African/African American poetry through writing their own poetry and sharing amongst each other. They will learn about influential Black female poets and their preferred style of poetry over a six-week period while enjoying a variety of herbal teas during their discussion. This is a girl only class recommended for ages 11 and older Prerequisites: Ability to read age-appropriate materials independently and in a group Able to use a pen/pencil and write complete sentences Willingness to engage in group discussion amongst their peers ABOUT THE FACILITATOR: Star-Asia is an incredible instructor with a diverse range of experiences and passions. As a dedicated homeschool mom for 8 years, she brings a unique perspective to her teaching. In addition to her love for education, Star-Asia is a talented writer, often crafting beautiful short stories and poetry. When she's not immersed in words, you can find her expressing her creativity through painting or enjoying the tranquility of swimming. Star-Asia's pursuit of knowledge doesn't stop at teaching; she is currently studying to become a Social Psychologist. Her commitment to understanding the complexities of human behavior and interactions is evident in her approach to teaching and connecting with her students. Beyond her academic pursuits, Star-Asia is deeply passionate about community outreach and mental health awareness. She believes that these are not only important causes but also her purpose in life. Through her teaching and advocacy, Star-Asia strives to make a positive impact on individuals and communities, promoting understanding, empathy, and well-being.


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

SCHEDULING: Akoma Cares reserves the right to cancel classes, activities, and events and provide a full refund when minimum requirements are not met. PAYMENT AND CANCELLATIONS: Payment is due in full before the membership is active. Reservations are taken on a first come, first serve basis and are subject to class size limits. No refunds will be given for missed classes, activities, and events. COVID LIABILITY WAIVER: By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I or my children may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending an Akoma Cares event, activity and/or class. Such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and/or death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the aforementioned event, activity and/or class may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, employees and other participants. I knowingly and freely assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I may experience or incur in connection with my attendance at an Akoma Cares event, class, and/or activity. (“Claims”). If I or my children are presenting any of the following symptoms of COVID-19 or if any of the following applies: 1. Fever, Shortness of Breath, Loss of Sense, Taste or Smell, Dry Cough, Runny Nose, Sore Throat. 2. Exposure, to your knowledge, to the COVID-19 virus. 3. Within the last 14 days, traveled outside of the country, I, the guardian must notify Akoma Cares immediately and refrain from attending an event, class and/or activity for 10 days starting from the date of incidences numbered above. PHOTO, VIDEO OR OTHER RECORDING CONSENT: By signing this form the parent/guardian gives consent to Akoma Cares to use images or filmed footage of events, activities and/or classes in printed materials or on the web for the purposes of promoting Akoma Cares events, activities and/or classes. Please note there is no compensation for the use of your child’s likeness in any of our materials. MEDICAL CONSENT: By signing this form the parent/guardian/student gives permission for medical treatment to be administered to the student by a qualified medical professional in the event of an emergenc


Contact Details

  • Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, Bush River Road, Columbia, SC, USA

    akomacares@akomacares.org


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