Exclusive one-day screening of 'Showing Up' Saturday, Oct. 15, Tivoli Theater in Downers Grove

"Showing Up" will rock your world with its vibrant perspective and heartwarming stories.

About this event: The film encourages you to live a life that matters to you - to show up.

"Showing Up" offers insightful interviews with teachers, ministers, therapists and others who illuminate the journey from your head to your heart. They explore why we struggle to slow down, even when we say we must. A meaningful life requires we move out of our comfort zone, they explain. Do you wonder what gets in the way of taking your next daring step? They have answers.

You will also meet people like you, who face their fear and keep going.

Travel to a Maasai village in Tanzania where an American woman's dream results in the education of thousands of children.

Follow the journey of a classical violinist who longs to be a rockstar. It seems impossible. Could it happen?

Be inspired by an artist who receives a devastating diagnosis. Will this end her painting career?

These uplifting stories and others show you how obstacles can be doorways to deeper self-expression.

Already living from your heart? This film will encourage you to keep going.

Do you question what it takes to live from your heart? This is a brilliant depiction of that journey.

Central ideas are inspired by the book, "Unfolding: Slow Down, Drop In, Dare More," written by Nancy Hill.

From Unfolding: "Courageous choices that proclaim our essence are both risky and rewarding. They reveal who we are."

Heartfelt living is not a place we'll reach someday. It happens in the moment. It happens when we show up.

"Showing Up: Dare to Live from Your Heart" can be screened on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Tivoli Theater in Downers Grove. Doors open at 9 a.m.; the film starts at 9:45 a.m., with a Q&A at 11:30 a.m.

Cover Girls, featured in the film, will perform and a professional photographer will be available to take your "Premiere Photo."

Tickets are $10 in advance; and $15 at the event. For information and tickets,

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