This is an emerging exploration to be elaborated on through practice, experimentation, collaboration, education, collective wisdom and feedback.
It is change made together. Your contributions are invited and needed
Not to feel good - but to feel.*
Not to just dance - but to be moved with purpose.
Not to 'be conscious' - but to cultivate critical consciousness*.
Not to ‘be free’ - but to be disciplined in disrupting personal and collective patterns of oppression.
Not to get healed - but to raise our own healer-ship, and to cultivate our capacity for tending the world's wounds, together.
Now is a pivot point.
Socially. Culturally. Politically. Personally. Ecologically.
A radical response towards change is needed.
The consequences of culture rooted in Western-colonial-capitalist-supremacies are persistent, heinous and vast.
Restoring embodied culture rooted in relational ethics is an antidote.
This is the work of our time - and many lifetimes to come.
The 5Rhythms movement maps integrated with body-based social and environmental liberation ideologies, trauma informed somatic practices and ritual arts, can help generate personal and cultural
reckoning + restoration.
The foundational structure and embodiment practice engaged is the 5Rhythms™ movement map charted by Gabrielle Roth. Here, it’s application shifts from personal liberation to include the cultural activism of collective liberation.
Body-based social + environmental justice ideologies and trauma-informed somatic practices, are the other key sources that illuminate our exploration of collective healership. As well as: