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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Episodes

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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Dirt on Our Skin and in the Cracks of Our Hearts: A Conversation About Embodied Writing [Episode 6]

In this episode, word-diviner Jen Violi talks about getting beyond the intellectual exercise of writing, instead sourcing our creativity from the rich dirt of our bodies. Perhaps our bodies know something about...
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Global Web of Lovers: A Conversation about Cultivating Intimate Communities [Episode 5]

Goddess renegade. Midwife mastermind. Holy woman edge walker. But also Lover of All Beings. These were some of the descriptions that came to mind after my conversation with Lorie Dechar. What a gift it was for me to...
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Roots and Rootlessness: A Conversation about the Four Medicines Approach to Health [Episode 4]

Learning from traditional animist, ritualist, and ancestral guide, Erica Nunnally, is an opportunity to feel deeply grounded and immersed in practical, earthy wisdom. You can almost hear the trees singing, you can...
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Embodied Elements Series: Spring and Our Longing to Become [Episode 3]

Welcome to the cycle’s beginning in a seasonal series I’m calling the Embodied Elements. The Five Elements do not live in dusty books or in the minds of scholars, existing somewhere entirely outside of us. No, they...
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Nettles and Mountain Lion: A Conversation about Aligning with the Living World and Healing the Human/Nature Split [Episode 2]

Speaking with us from Apsaalooke (Crow) territory, in what is currently known as Livingston, MT, astrologer and Ayurvedic practitioner, Kristine Backes, gifts us with her knowledge and living experience of what it...
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My Love Story [Episode 1]

In this initial episode, Kendra introduces her overarching intent for the podcast and explains why love is an interspecies bridge and at the very foundation of these explorations in ecological embodiment. How will we...
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