Much of that anguish is passed down from ancestral injuries and laid on the current generation. Grief work is a safe way to release both grief and rage.
That's a difficult carry.
Do you feel deep sorrow or anger?
Clearing improperly accumulated grief redeems the suffering and transforms it into praise.
Improving Skills for Facilitators & Healers
The modern backlog of grief calls leaders to understand how to hear it deeply, then bless and carry it.
Hosting an Event?
Is it time to call community to speak and weep the too-long hidden grief? I'm here as a facilitator.
Indigenous wisdom says that we are meant to grieve together, and that grieving properly is a skill of culture. When grief is held back, nothing can be properly praised, and life withers as if in a drought.
Programs for the Healing Power of Reconciliation from the Element of Water
Turbulence Whispered by the Morning Dew
Likely, the trouble you are feeling is more than your own fair share in this day and age. A pair of listening ears and some tools for carrying the proper weight and letting go the toxic.
Honeyed Tears and Warning Growls
[Residential Weekend — Friday 19h00 — Sunday 15h00 local time]
A rare opportunity to gather together, guided by the Dagara understandings of grief in a shamanic Grief ritual. We open on the Friday night for orientation, sharing, and building the possibility of truth telling and honesty in expression. The goal is to do the human steps before we call on the assistance of the Water Element for the Saturday night healing ritual. Sunday is a wrapping up and consolidation.
A Language of Movement—Kinetic Connection for Leaders
[Initiation Intensive — Thursday 19h00 — Sunday 15h00 local time]
This work will augment your present practice with discernments not usually discussed or recognized and enable you to clarify the references that your work currently relies upon. Introduction to the physical skill underpinnings of working with experience, perception, and skills of the inner observer, the "ringmaster."
Admission by interview and limited to 16.
Living in a time of Grief and Rage
[Non-Residential Saturday 09h30 — 21h30 local time]
Grief as an initiatory necessity
How the injury travels down through generations
Practical and spiritual tools for working with grief
The danger of grief killing in spiritual bypassing
Speaking, listening to and caring for grief and rage
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"I've opened up into areas of myself that I had closed off, and have been able to lift some huge and painful blocks in my life. I have gained new practical tools for expressing and moving through any feeling or reaction in a way that is not only useful, but also fun and enjoyable! The sessions have reminded me of my wild expressive ability, which is core to who I am. That in turn is transforming my relationships, and making more clear my heart's calling for my purpose and work in the world."
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"My sense is that there is great need today for more personal and interpersonal transmythic avenues for present event perception and communication among ourselves; for increased ways for people to more directly experience themselves and each other across boundaries of age, race, sex, and culture etc."
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