Our Relationship With “Belonging”

May 4, 2017

From the moment we enter this world we are part of a family and community. Throughout our lives we will relate to this idea of “belonging” in a myriad of ways. Join Michelle as she shares her personal story and discusses how we relate to our sometimes grounded and sometimes complicated relationship to belonging.


Parenting as a Spiritual Practice: A Conversation with Miriam Mason Martinaux

April 13, 2017

Join Michelle & Miriam as they explore parenting as a spiritual practice. 

You can learn more about Miriam and explore her 8 week course which starts May 1st at the links below.


Miriam Mason Martineau is a mother, counselor, parenting coach, writer, and researcher. She has spent the last 20 years studying and applying Integral-Evolutionary theory, educational frameworks, and spiritual practice.  

Miriam holds an M.A. in Psychology from the University of Zurich, with specialization in Youth and Child Psychology, and has been working in private practice as an integral therapeutic counselor since 1995. She facilitates an online 8-week course for parents around the globe that explores and teaches parenting as a spiritual practice.

Miriam is vice-president of Next Step Integral, an international organization that brings an integral perspective to ecology, education, parenting and community. She lives near Nelson, BC, Canada, with her husband, Stephan and their daughter, Adonia, whom they homeschool.



A Conversation on Fatherhood with Soren Gordhamer, Founder of Wisdom 2.0

April 6, 2017

Soren Gordhamer works with individuals and groups on living with greater mindfulness and purpose in our technology-rich age. He is founder and host of the Wisdom 2.0 Conference, and the author of Wisdom 2.0: Ancient Secrets for the Creative and Constantly Connected (HarperOne, 2009), one of the first books to explore living with mindfulness and wisdom within the context of our modern technology age.

Listen in as Michelle & Soren talk about fatherhood, parenting, and the adventures of the teen years. Within these thirty minutes you will not only hopefully be inspired but gain practical ideas for living more consciously with your children.



Embracing the Messiness & Magic of Motherhood

March 30, 2017

Amy Ahlers is the author of two books titled “Reform Your Inner Mean Girl” and “Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves”. She’s also a speaker, life coach, and founder of the incredible Mama Truth Circle which is a truth telling sanctuary for moms to embrace the messiness and magic of motherhood.

Listening to Michelle & Amy chat about motherhood will make you feel like you are all sitting down for tea together. Tune in to hear their stories and tips for living with greater ease amidst a messy family life.

You can learn more about joining Amy’s Mama Truth Circle HERE.


Mindful Listening is a Parenting Superpower!

March 23, 2017

Join Michelle as she explores what Mindful Listening is, why you are not too busy to practice, and how during high stress moments listening in this way can help regulate emotions in ourselves and our children. 


Coming Home: Breath and Body Meditation

March 16, 2017

Join Michelle as she guides you through a ten-minute meditation designed especially with the busy parent in mind.

Learn more about Michelle at www.MichelleGale.com.



Awakening Joy In Kids with James Baraz & Michele Lilyanna

March 9, 2017

Spirit Rock founder, author, and teacher James Baraz’s Awakening Joy offers his large and devoted readership a program to gain contentment and happiness by cultivating the seeds of joy within. He joins with Michele Lilyanna, a classroom teacher for 25 years, to offer caregivers and children ways to find joy in each day together.

This unique offering nourishes both adults and kids. James shares the practices for the adults—parents, caregivers, and teachers. Michele offers her own experiences as a parent and as a teacher, showing how the themes work with kids, followed by the tried and true lessons that she's used herself in the classroom and at home.

Tune in to hear James and Michele share about their many years of working with thousands of adults and children in retreats, workshops, and the classroom.

You can purchase the book through Amazon HERE.

Learn more about James & Michele's work, sign up for their newsletter, and learn about their course offerings HERE

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Four Minute Meditation for Parents

March 2, 2017

Join Michelle for this short meditation that can fit easily into your busy schedule.

Learn more about Michelle and her great work at www.MichelleGale.com.



Sharing Mindfulness & Meditation with Children, Teens & Families with Susan Kaiser Greenland

February 23, 2017

Susan Kaiser Greenland is an internationally recognized leader in teaching mindfulness and meditation to children, teens, and families. She is the author of The Mindful Child and most recently Mindful Games. She has been studying meditation with teachers from the Tibetian Buddhist tradition since 1997 but is best known for her incredible skill in making these practices simple and accessable to share in a secular context within schools, families, and the broader community. 

Tune in to hear Susan share some of her journey and offer practical tips and advice. Her latest book helps even the brand new practitioner in sharing the gifts of mindfulness. 

You can sign up to Susan's newsletter and learn more about her work at http://www.susankaisergreenland.com/

Her books can be purchased on Amazon HERE.

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