I had the pleasure of joining Sadie Hawkins for an episode of Socially-Distant Networking, where we talked about creativity, confidence, rejection, improvisation, tarot reading, labyrinth walking, Burning Man, belly dancing, and so much more.
The guidelines of a Circle are spoken and unspoken, practical and esoteric, commonsense and altogether mysterious. I count myself lucky that so many of the women invited into the Enrichment Project arrived with a background in circling.
Baraka's work in the world, her counseling practices that emphasize the power of the Circle, have crystallized much of The Enrichment Project. She has authored several books on creativity and leads a year-long investigation into creativity called Birthing Ourselves into Being.
These women are glamorous, articulate, and opinionated. They're dancers, musicians, visual artists, aerialists, and circus performers who capture my very imagination.
The conversations that this contest initiated have already dumped magic all over my days. (And nights.) From feeling into my worth as a quantum being, to reconnecting with my raw journaled truths. From sassy spicy book clubs, to courting dream time visions and blowing bubbles and taking long, luxurious showers. Dusting up my hands with… Continue reading Our Inspiration Conversation Winner
If you share with me one of your creative practices-- how you get inspired, how you keep going when the going gets tough-- I will enter your name in a drawing to win a seat in the 2016 Birthing Ourselves into Being program.
Several days before Halloween, which is a delightful way to begin a story, I received a question. Onça’s message asked why I believed that we, as a subculture of dancers, have felt drawn to incorporating a womanly sacredness into our lives. And the question cut to the heart of the maze of words I’ve been walking lately.
Recently, I crossed a writing milestone: 40% complete with my rough draft. I only wish I could calculate how much of that has involved a Siamese fur barnacle purring against my left leg.