Long Life Movement

BEAM

When simple needs are met, individuals have the opportunity to feel safe and supported. Simple needs are food, housing, clothing.

BEAM or Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry is a local non-profit that serves Jacksonville’s beaches communities. The non-profit relies heavily on community support to assist neighbors in times of need.

BEAM helps our neighbors during times of crisis remain in their homes as well as providing access to a nutritious food pantry. Furthermore, the organization assist clients with targeting specific action plans through their life storm.

Over the years, my movement classes have contributed to canned food drives to stock BEAM’s pantry. We have held workshop fundraisers and donated goods to BEAM’s thrift stores.

Many who attend classes with me support BEAM in other ways, as well. As a community, we remain committed to this local non-profit that profoundly impacts our neighbors.

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Lisa Long, M.A.

Lisa Long wants to live in a world where Love gives you a "permission slip" to drop the mask and be who you are. Known for her hearty and full-body laugh, Lisa meets people where they are in the present moment. She passionately believes in the healing potential of movement. As a teacher and producer/writer, her work has been featured on Good For You blog, CBS television station affiliates, and telelvision cable channel networks as well her print manual called "Home Practice: A Guide for Healing for Healing from Breast Cancer" was published by a 5 hospital health care network. When she's not helping others reach their fullest potential, you'll find Lisa hiking a trail to a waterfall or riding her bike at the beach. Her latest collaboration with a university launches in 2020.

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