All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Women Centered Solutions’

  • Afia Walking Tree

    Afia Walking Tree

      Afia Walking Tree, M.Ed. is recognized for her restorative facilitation of African Diasporic courses, processes, and performances, internationally. She uses drumming, rhythm, song, movement, storytelling, earth stewardship, ritual, and affirmative communication as vibrational vehicles for co-creating with nature a hearth for our bio-dynamic renewal, …

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  • Allyship as Humane Symbiosis

    An experiential workshop using meditation, Theater of the Oppressed, Nonviolent Communication, and Qi Gong to understand allyship as deepening our organic interconnectedness with the conscious intention to heal. This workshop is an exploration of the ways that allyship can be understood as deepening our organic …

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  • Bonita Ford

    Bonita Ford

    Bonita Ford – Permaculture Eastern Ontario & LivinghEARTH: Bonita aims to inspire people, giving them tools for healthier living. She teaches permaculture, Reiki and Nonviolent Communication, and has led workshops around the world for over 13 years. She facilitates community design projects and does design …

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    Dancing with the Trees : Exploring an Authentic Relationship with the More than Human World

    Holding the worldview that the earth and all beings on it are alive and connected, this workshop combines the practice of Authentic Movement with Heart Field Perception to help us move with the rhythm of the trees. This process will hold not just other people …

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  • Emerald Figueroa

    Emerald was unable to use hormonal birth control after being removed by her doctor 11 years ago because of serious side effects. In the midst of a 5 year apprenticeship studying nutrition she was encouraged by her teacher to solve the problem of what Emerald …

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  • Empowering Pregnancy & Birth

    Know how you came here, your birth rights in and out of the hospital setting, and tools to make pregnancy and birth a naturally smooth process. Open to all Genders~ we all came through this process. How are we bringing the next generation onto this …

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    Here We Grow … DRUM!

    Connect – Nourish – Grow – Activate – Release – Sustain concepts are alive in the prinicples of Permaculture. Drumming has been an integral part of human experience and must now be re-ignited in movements of today and for our future. Join us in an …

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  • Jihan McDonald

    Jihan has received the Alpha Delta Leadership Award and a Changemaker Fellowship Award for their work in developing Allies for Life for people to learn pro-active interpersonal allyship. Jihan has worked with people ages 8-80 on learning skills, tools, and capacities for assertiveness, empathy, self-realization, …

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  • Jul Bystrova

    Jul has been an activist, healing practitioner, teacher and community organizer. She has been active in the Transition movement, especially in regards to “Inner Resilience”. She is currently working on her latest book about the “wild mind” and a nonprofit organization called Era of Care. …

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    Kat Steele

    Kat Steele is a permaculture activist, designer, educator and founder of the Urban Permaculture Guild in Oakland, CA. She facilitates workshops on ecological design, sustainability, facilitation, permaculture and holistic healing. Kat speaks publicly about eco-social design, city repair, social permaculture and the power of placemaking. …

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  • Mallika Nair

    Mallika Nair is an environmental justice activist and the Founder and Director of Growing Together, an Oakland based fruit tree planting and environmental education organization ( As a first generation American, born in New York City, Mallika grew up at the intersection of cultures and …

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  • Moon Blood Empowerment

    When we live in alignment with these changing seasons within our bodies, we live closer to the earth’s natural flow, and create more ease, strength, adaptability, and empowerment through our attunement to the changing, cycling needs of our bodies and of the world around us. …

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    Organizing Indian Women in Permaculture Food Self Sufficiency Systems

    Padma Koppula of Aranya Agricultural Alternatives, host of the next International Permaculture Convergence, will speak about her work organizing thousands of poor village women in food self sufficiency. Women in India are the heart of equitable distribution of all resources for families and agricultural needs. …

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    Padma Koppula

    Padma Koppula is the cofounder of Aranya Agricultural Alternatives, a 17 year old permaculture nonprofit organization in India. Aranya is the host of the next International Permaculture Convergence in November 2017. India has a large government watershed program, in which Aranya has been responsible for …

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  • Rachel Hinds

    Rachel is a Holistic Doula trained by Pacific Rim College in BC Canada. She sees birth as an initiation for the birthing person, the baby, and the community supporting the process. Rachel is passionate about supporting pregnancy, birth and postpartum fully. Before entering birth work …

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  • Rivers of Life: An exploration of Woman’s Lymphatic Health

    An Ayurvedic perspective of lymphatic and breast health self-care practices for Women. In this class we will explore Lymphatic Breast Health though the lens of Ayurvedic self care. We will dive into our inner oceans and begin to understand the importance the lymphatic system plays …

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  • Stalking the Wild Mind

    Finding our wild mind and heart in a colonized world There is a growing conversation about “decolonizing”, but in this discussion we will ask what this really means, especially from those still steeped in a ‘white’, western way of doing things. How do we better …

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    Tayla Ealom

    Tayla Ealom is a yoga instructor, embodiment warrior, earthling, and celebrator of life. She recently entered her second year in the Somatic Psychotherapy Master’s program at CIIS, an innovative, forward-thinking university in the heart of San Francisco. She spends a lot of time thinking about …

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  • The People’s Medicine: Herbal Allies for Social Movements

    Learn how herbal medicine is bringing the power of healing into the hands of the people and building culture in diverse social movements around the world, and gain hands-on experience with new herbal allies in this workshop. Herbal medicine brings the power of healing into …

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    Widening the Circle – Eco-Conscious Leadership in Practice

    How do we embody a holistic approach that Includes, shares and integrates masculine, feminine and the whole spectrum of gender perspectives and approaches in our Permaculture practices and leadership? Join Kat Steele and Benjamin Fahrer as they share from their experience co-teaching Permaculture for many …

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