Free Resources

* You can try out my free practice videos on youtube.
* I’m a rotating facilitator in the some of free groups listed below.
* Below there are also free videos resources i like – from other practitioners.

IMG_2128Community Practice Support Pod – Due to popular interest, we are taking a summer break! Check here or contact me for future developments.

In-Our-White-Bodies Anti-Racism (Embodiment-Somatic) Work Group
Once monthly – the THIRD MONDAY of every MONTH. 9:00 – 10:15am in pacific standard time zone ‘usa.’ Online. Free. If you are interested to join us, more info can be found in this facebook group or contact me,  https://www.facebook.com/groups/412209733149282.

Queer + Ally Meditation – Every Monday.
5:30-6:15pm pacific standard time zone ‘usa’. Free. A small group of us do meditation sits and body scans and/or other sorts of body-and-awareness explorations. Some of us are buddhist, some are not. A lot of us identify as queer, others of us do not. Drop-in welcome. Zoom link, ID 860 25618745 passcode: meditate.
* Starting 7 June 2021, the first monday of each month * will be an anti-racism somatic session aimed at white-body participants (all are welcome. contact me if you have questions.)

Assorted Practice Videos:
PRACTICE: 5 Senses Exercise – Mr Stevey
PRACTICE: 2 self holding exercises video/article – Peter Levine
PRACTICE: Exploring Sensation-Feelings – Shrirley Turcotte
PRACTICE: Focusing – Six Steps – Eugene Gendlin
PRACTICE: Centering – Prentis Hemphill
PRACTICE: 3 Breath Styles to Try – Aninia Schwan
PRACTICE: Circular Breathing – Alana Parekh + Chris Christian
PRACTICE: TRE detailed proposals – David Berceli
PRACTICE: Simple Shaking Methods– Deepika Sheleff
PRACTICE: Mobility Games – Kaizo or with Hannah Kearney
PRACTICE: Weekly Service – integration of styles (tithing encouraged) – Gumbs + Sangodare

Assorted Reading-Watching-Listening Resources:
Michael Yellow Bird – this interview talks about Turtle Island colonization, generational trauma, indigenous forms of mindful practice.
Teresa Naseba Marsh – this page talks about Levine’s pendulation.
Robert Sapolsky – this article talks about some neurobiological aspects that ignite us/them thinking, and some practices to reduce othering.
Catherine Kerr – this video talks about how mindful-and-body-based practices help quiet down self trash-talk thinking from a neuroscience perspective.
Susana Martinez-Conde (min 22:00) – this bit of this interview speaks about making decisions by talking with multiple parts of oneself.
Gesturing Towards Decolonial Futures – this article speaks about understanding multiple selves within oneself.
Prentis Hemphill – one of my all time favorite practitioners – podcast
Robin Wall Kimmerer – this video is about listening to and learning from plants and learning to listen to other-than-human teachers, and how these practices relate with human induced climate changes.
Staci Haines – this interview talks about sexual abuse, transformative justice, and body-based-mindful healing.

This is a list of other free online group resources, not led by me. I have not been to all of these groups myself.

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