The Gathering Room Archive

Stellan Vinthagen

Stellan Vinthagen

The Way Forward from Pandemic to A Better World Recorded June 23 2020 What if we have fooled ourselves that protest marches have anything to do with social change? That is what Stellan, who holds the Endowed Chair in the Study of Nonviolent Direct Action and Civil...

Taya Mâ Shere

Taya Mâ Shere

Check out Taya Mâ's articles: Not Going Back and Finding My Way Into Conscious Menstruation Ancestral Lineage Healing: An Introduction Recorded June 11 2020 Everyone’s lineage includes loving and wise ancestors. Connect with yours as a source of blessing, support and...

Ellen Ecker Ogden

Ellen Ecker Ogden

The Art of Growing Food Recorded June 4 2020 Growing your own food is more important than ever. A beautiful food garden is both a source of nutrition for your body,and also feeds your mind and spirit. In this 60-minute webinar with Ellen Ecker Ogden, you will learn...

Clark Strand

Clark Strand

Check out Clark Strand's articles: Haiku and the Art of Play  and Plop!: On Bashō’s Most Famous Haiku Whatever You Can Get Away With In 17 Syllables: An Introduction to Haiku Recorded June 3 2020 Written by millions of people worldwide in almost every language, haiku...

Clark Strand and Perdita Finn

Clark Strand and Perdita Finn

The Way of the Rose: The Radical Path of the Hidden Divine Feminine Recorded June 2 2020 Perdita and Clark are the authors of The Way of the Rose: The Radical Path of the Divine Feminine and the founders of an inclusive fellowship of friends devoted to the earth and...

Ellen Dionna

Ellen Dionna

The Essence of Now Recorded May 28 2020 Ellen, a former member of Rowe’s Certificate Spiritual Guidance Training Program, will ask you to think about what has arisen in the essence of yourself during this time; what of that essence do you wish to relinquish? What will...

Pavini Moray

Pavini Moray

The Saving Grace of Eros: The Necessity of Turning to the Body in Times of Turmoil Recorded May 29 2020 During times of crisis, sex can be the last thing we think of. Or maybe we feel guilty if we feel good while others are suffering. But what if the Erotic is a kind...

Ed Tick, Kate Dahlstedt, Charlie Pacello, and Chuck Blocher

Ed Tick, Kate Dahlstedt, Charlie Pacello, and Chuck Blocher

Restoring the Soul After War: A Virtual Memorial Day Retreat Recorded May 31 2021 Since the earliest days of decorating the graves of fallen Civil War soldiers with flowers, we have come together as a nation to remember our fallen. On Memorial Day, we honor and grieve...

Self-Directed Education

Self-Directed Education

The following recordings, from numerous presenters, all focus on self-directed education or homeschooling. For more information on the different presenters, read their bios at the bottom of the page.Navigating the Home Education Adventure With Panel of Unschooling...

Tina Chang, Camille Dungy, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, and Erika Meitner

Tina Chang, Camille Dungy, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, and Erika Meitner

Motherland: Maternal Creativity and Balance in a Time of Quarantine Recorded April 30 2020 Join four acclaimed poets as they reflect upon motherhood and inspiration as they balance personal and professional lives during a time of global urgency. In this one and a half...

Mary Reynolds Thompson

Mary Reynolds Thompson

Check out Mary's article, The Pulse of the Wild. The Wild Scribe: An Introduction to Nature Journaling Recorded July 21 2020 Nature journaling is a powerful tool to enliven your creativity and deepen your connection to the natural world. At this time, many of us feel...

Dana G. Cohen

Dana G. Cohen

Hydration during a Pandemic: It’s Not About Drinking More Water! Recorded April 29 2020 Hydration is your first line of defense and the most important thing you can do to treat and prevent illness. Dr Cohen, Medical Director of Complete Wellness, an integrative health...

Polly Young-Eisendrath

Polly Young-Eisendrath

Check out Polly Young-Eisendrath's paid recorded programs Making Deeper Contact with Life: A Self-Directed Retreat for the Curious and the Confused and Beyond the Fringe: Extraordinary Conversations with Scientists & Sages Check out Polly Young-Eisendrath's...

Anne Bright

Anne Bright

Writing the Mind Alive with Proprioceptive Writing Recorded May 14 2020 Proprioceptive Writing is a meditative writing practice that teaches you how to turn towards your thoughts and feelings with the kind of benevolent attention that allows you to learn from yourself...

Gregg Levoy

Gregg Levoy

What’s Your New Normal Going to Look Like: A Free Introduction Recorded April 8 2021 Now that a vaccine has finally shown up for the coronavirus, it's based on the following wisdom (which is the basis of the entire science of immunology): we introduce a little chaos...