Woman Who Rubs the Mountain

Woman Who Rubs the Mountain

Hosted by: Kendra Ward

a podcast and gathering place for stories of embodied ecology. What happens when we rub on the body of the earth, how does it brush back against us? There is a certain fidelity required when we return over and...

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Plant Spirit Medicine for Initiatory Times [Episode 18]

Sink your taproot deep into the Earth and let's celebrate all that our plant kin have to share with us. Plant Spirit Wisdom teacher, Sara Artemisia, helps us relax into our birthright of kinship with the plants around...
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Embodied Elements Series: The Water Element & Plunging Into The Dark Enigma [Episode 17]

Water is the keeper of memories, carrying them through blood, through breastmilk, through body essences, floating the old road rivers back to primordial oceans, connecting us to the birth waters of that First Woman,...
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Timeless Knowings: A Conversation About the Darkness From Which All Life Springs & Normalizing Death [Episode 16]

Gather by the warmth of the wood stove for this special winter solstice episode of the Woman Who Rubs the Mountain podcast, where we explore radical introspection, loosening of uncertainty, and hibernating in the...
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Going Skin to Skin: A Conversation About Eco-Soma and Sensory Bonding [Episode 15]

Eco-Somatic Educator, Rivka Honeybee Worth, intertwines her love of dance and nature in a body of work she aptly refers to as Eco-Soma. The embodied practices of Eco-Soma are devoted to rebuilding healthy, reciprocal...
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Ferociously Present: A Conversation About Caressing the Fractures for New Knowings [Episode 14]

It was with utter delight that I recently shared a conversation with fellow intranaut and Ayurvedic medicine practitioner, Alana Layne Greenberg. I knew she would be game for turning off the lights so to speak,...
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Black Joy in Green Spaces [Episode 13]

In this episode, two time TEDx speaker and eco-spiritualist, Chris Omni, MPH, shines her bright light on us in a celebration of Black joy in green spaces. This is her poetic theorization of Black joy: “Black Joy is a...
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Embodied Elements Series: The Metal Element & Grief as Praise for Life [Episode 12]

Each day the earth seems to be dipping her body downwards, inviting us to purposely step into the dark. Let us not resist, but willingly enter this long tunnel, this inner passageway with its smell of metals, its...
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Soul Medicine for Personal & Collective Transformation: A Conversation about Living Through the Five Elements [Episode 11]

A skilled weaver of the sacred through both the ancient and the modern, acupuncturist Lindsay Fauntleroy possesses the rare ability to make the principles of subtle energetic healing accessible within our daily lives....
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Embodied Elements Series: Nourishing Our Dark Soil Centers [Episode 10]

It could be argued that it is one of the most challenging transitions of the entire seasonal wheel: the ending of summer and the beginning of everything falling back to the earth. A magical opposition appears as the...
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Land Alchemy: Co-creating Relationship with the Spirits of Gaia [Episode 9]

Through land alchemy and working with flower essences, Camilla Blossom forms bridges of healing and reconciliation between humans and the spirited places where they live. Being in Camilla’s presence, you can feel a...
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Embodied Elements Series: The Fire Element- Deepening Our Intimacy With All of Life [Episode 8]

It may be the longest journey we ever take, those eighteen inches between our heads and our hearts. Here in the Fire Element season, we can find new dimensions of healing through heart connection and widening our...
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Transforming the Mythology of Who We Were Raised To Be: A Conversation about Our History of Harm and Repaying the Unpayable Debt [Episode 7]

Generation after generation, we have been taught to stuff down and ignore the depth of suffering within our colonialist history. For writer and community organizer, Hilary Giovale, a series of unexpected ancestral...
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