GRIEF AS MEDICINE
“Grief can be the garden of compassion.
If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” – Rumi
Week 01 : Candle Light Vigil
October 1 at 7:00 - 8:30 PM EST
Take a deeper look at death, endings, grief, and what the soul understands about how darkness is actually un-alchemized light.
What to bring: journal, candle to light
Week 02 : How the Body Understands Grief
October 3 at 1 - 2:30 PM
Go inside the body and feel on a cellular level what grief and trauma look like when they are free to move and be felt and on the other hand what happens when we live in a perpetual state of denial about grief.
What to expect: Bring a journal and wear something you can move in.
Week 03 : The Story Tellers
October 10 at 1 - 2:30 PM
How myth can guide us into a deeper experience of grief. We will tell our personal stories of grief through a series of prompts and overlays with mythic stories we all know and love.
What to expect: Bring a journal, photos of any ancestors
Week 04 : Lay It To Rest
October 24 at 1 - 2:30
A ritual ceremony of dying, death, and endings.
What to expect: Bring a journal, wear all *black (*optional)
Week 05 : Reborn into the Light
October 29 at 7:30 pm
Aliveness is the gift of grief. Grief is how we show we have loved.
What to expect: Bring a journal, *wear all white (optional)