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In this intimate and dynamic interview, a senior teacher of Trillium Awakening and recently retired psychotherapist of almost 30 years, Sandra Glickman shares her wisdom with Michael Brabant around collective intelligence and embodied awakening. She highlights the immense importance of “holding” as a spiritual competency to be present to intense experiences both individually and collectively. She shares about the utility and limitation of emergent messiness in the We-Space, empowering participants to be more active in the context of the We-Space, skillful vs. unskillful transparency as a facilitator and how tracking our inner experience gives us information about the we space itself. Many more potent themes around We-Space facilitation and spiritual embodiment are discussed with nuance and depth. The interview closes with Sandra offering a refreshingly positive narrative of what is currently taking place in the world and the tremendous growth she has witnessed in how the feminine is honoured in our world over in recent years.
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In this rich Trillium Awakening panel exploring the edges of spiritual embodiment and a more feminine approach to awakening, panel members shared gem and after gem around the facilitation of a We-Space. Sandra Glickman, Cielle Backstrom and Fax Gilbert discuss the nuances of facilitating We-Spaces, including balancing a feminine and masculine approach, honoring the personal while simultaneously while holding a transpersonal perspective, and how to hold a greater coherence of the Field when chaos or disharmony arises in the dynamics of the group. As seasoned spiritual practitioners and teachers, Sandra, Cielle and Fax share the gifts of their learning over recent decades that has a noticeable effect of humanizing the role of facilitation through their sharing of an approach to We-Space that is both focused on radical self-realization and also welcoming to the fullness of their human experience for both facilitator and participants. While Trillium Awakening as a dharma path is focused on embodied awakening, there are powerful lessons in this panel that can serve facilitators and participants of We-Spaces regardless of their focus or intention.
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Recorded at Trillium Awakening Teachers Retreat 2016
Recorded at Trillium Awakening Teacher Retreat 2016
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