Stewarding Our Ecological Awakening
Regenerating Rhythms explores cyclical living and rewilding as a pathway towards systemic transformation, through cultural healing and connection to nature.
Founded in early 2020 it has since hosted multiple workshops, conversations and learning experiences, including with the Design Science Studio, The Craigberoch Deccelerator, Be The Earth Foundation, The Psychedelic Society and Youth by Youth.
Run by Alana Bloom, it is an emergent platform for collaboration, inquiry and learning into how we might live in an ecologically responsible way centred in the intelligence of nature and the cyclical tempo of our bodies.
Regenerating Rhythms is a platform that explores the intersections of cyclical living, climate and ecological breakdown and systemic transformation through deep ecology, rewilding, nature connection, emergence and soulcentric practices. It explores that which has been forgotten or exiled from mainstream culture as a radical pathway to wholeness.
My name is Alana and my mission is to support those around me to live wild and soulful lives through remembering their wholeness and the cyclical intelligence within and around us. I’m a facilitator, artist, mentor and activist seeking to share in regenerative possibilities and practices for both our human and non-human collective liberation.
Regenerate means to grow again, it comes from the latin ‘re’ which means again and ‘generare’ which means to create.
Simply put, Regenerating Rhythms is ‘creating again’ that which has been lost and forgotten. It is about reigniting lost wisdom in relationship to place through our current time or context. This includes ecological regenerative practices and holistic cultural healing practices.
For so long western society has existed on the path of perpetual growth and it has led us to a turning point of human and planetary burnout.
Many of our ancestors all over the world once lived in harmonious ways with the more than human world. Much has changed and for those of us who have been born into cultures of separation it feels like a mysterious journey to try and weave ourselves back into the world in this way.
Yet it is imperative and necessary that we do so for present and future generations.
It is only through learning to dismantle the systems of capitalism, consumerism, white supremacy, colonialism and patriarchy, within as much as around us, systems that keep us from experiencing our true belonging and interdependence with nature, that we can create a life-affirming future for people and the planet.
Regenerating rhythms is part of this journey of unlearning and rewilding both land and people together. A re-membering of the parts of ourselves and our culture that have been severed from us, those parts that can lead us towards our individual and collective ecological awakening.
This work is for you if you are:
wanting to shift your relationship to productivity and hustle culture
seeking to live a life in deeper connection to the natural world
experiencing climate and ecological related grief or anxiety
craving more ecological awareness into your activism
learning about alternative maps and pathways towards systemic change
experiencing or are prone to experiencing burnout
looking to develop skills to support inner led change
By aligning our conscious selves with the rhythms and cycles of outer nature, we invite and support the embodied expressions of our souls, our inner nature." - Bill Plotkin, Soulcraft
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