Calendar

May 25~ Yoga for Peace

Join Amy Wright Glenn for a 4 week series of Wednesday evening yoga practice with the focus on cultivating peace. Participants meet via Zoom and sessions are not recorded. Practice is set at a gentle/moderate pace and open to all levels. Learn more and sign up today.

June 5 ~ Understanding Trauma for Birth & Death Doulas 

Join Amy Wright Glenn, Melissa Ming Foynes, PhD, and Jonathan Labman, former Director of The Trauma Treatment Program at the Penn Foundation for a 10-hour exploration of understanding trauma ~ in a way that is evidenced-based and drawing upon best practices. Such an approach is key to deepening the work doulas are called to do in this world. While this course is geared to support birth and death doulas in their work, all are welcome.  Learn more and sign up today.

June 17 ~ Ritual for Regret & Forgiveness  

Join Amy Wright Glenn for a 90-minute online gathering focusing on a communal, nonsectarian ritual practice of forgiveness. The practice of forgiving self and/or others helps to integrate and reconcile the energies of regret. Learn more and sign up today.

June 22-29 2022 ~ Institute International Study ~ Guatemala 

Join Amy Wright Glenn, Tobie Spears, director of Be Humanitarian, and Wilka Roig, director of the Fundación Elisabeth Kübler-Ross México Centro for a week long study/exploration of birth and death practices in the San Andres region of Guatemala. This will be a trip not to miss!  Learn more and sign up today.

June 25 ~ Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss

Join Institute teacher Abby Jorgensen for a 5-hour, online live Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss training. This training is specifically designed for a Catholic audience and is open to all ~ midwives, doulas, lactation consultants, nurses are particularly welcome. Please note that this training occurs in-person in South Bend, Indiana.  Learn more and sign up today.

August 13  ~ Rituals for Menopause

Join Amy Wright Glenn for an 8-hour workshop focusing on the study, significance, and need for contemporary rituals of meaning to mark menopause. Participants will engage in discussion and study drawing upon the yogic and Christian traditions in particular and conclude the course by crafting their own ritual of meaning. Learn more and sign up today.

September 9 ~ Hungry Ghosts

Join Institute founder and director Amy Wright Glenn for a 10-hour in-depth exploration of what it means to encounter, examine, name, and integrate our “hungry ghosts” ~ especially in relationship with “toxic people.”  Drawing upon the work of Shahida Arabi, participants will examine the role of trauma bonds and codependency and how these dynamics unfold both physiologically in terms of attachment systems in the body as well as emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. This course will be taught live via Zoom. All are welcome. Learn more and sign up today.

 

 

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May the nourishment of the earth be yours,
May the clarity of light be yours,
May the fluency of the ocean be yours,
May the protection of the ancestors be yours,
And so may a slow
Wind work these words
Of love around you,
An invisible cloak
To mind your life.

~ John O’Donohue

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