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Can you feel the passion?

Once you invite Menstrual Cycle Awareness into your life; once the light bulbs go on; when the embodiment of connecting to your cycle gives you clarity and insight, the passion is deeply stirred! Julia Davis of Finchley Yoga chats with Leora about bringing Menstrual Cycle Awareness (MCA) into her work as a yoga teacher and Read More…

How to chart your cycle

The practice of noticing how your energy shifts through your cycle soothes the nervous system and helps you to accept and work with your changing needs, rather than against them. You don’t even have to b menstruating to get the benefits, f you don’t have a cycle, or a very irregular one, charting with the Read More…

How to be a powerful woman

I talk to mentor and yoga teacher Alison Goodwin about how menstruality can enhance your power in the world, we talk: How cycle awareness helps women in leadership positions How to weave authentic productivity into the corporate world How to use cycle awareness as a management tool, even for men! Why women need encouragement to Read More…

The Fruits of Menstruality

Menstruality works us in such unexpected ways! When I undertook the Women’s Quest Apprenticeship with Red School in 2016, I knew how much it would feed the work that Kate and I offer and share here at Woman Kind, there was an inevitability about that. But the personal work? How deeply we are taken into Read More…

Not Now Darling! How can we be kind to ourselves with small children?

If ‘all’ mothers had to do was to look after their children, it would be challenging, but just about do-able. But current expectations of mothers are ridiculously high, as well as stopping our children from injuring themselves, we must also: Educate them Nourish their emotional lives Stimulate them Soothe their nervous systems Boost their immunity Read More…

Therapists need self-care too!

I talk to one of favourite women Hilary Lewin about how therapists need self-care too. Hilary is straight-talking, no holds barred honest, which is why she’s my professional supervisor; she has more than a quarter century of experience as a therapist and Arvigo teacher and as she says herself she’s made all the rookie mistakes. As Read More…

Changing the Story of Menstruation with Melonie Syrett

Wouldn’t it be bloody awesome if the next generation grew up without menstruation being shrouded in taboos and shame? Melonie Syrett shares with Leora her empowering work with girls. Plus her latest collaboration, taking a whole new story of menstrual education into schools. For therapy, ceremony, and menstrual education work with Melonie, find her website Read More…

If it hurts – a positive view of menopause symptoms

If you’d like to explore kindness for yourself in perimenopause you are warmly welcomed to join us at Am I Going Mad? our online retreat for perimenopause Cover the ears of your children now; in some corners of the complementary therapy world, there is blame. Inadvertently, well-meaning therapists and coaches can make us feel that our menopause Read More…

Colour yourself calm with our menstrual mandala

A treat for you this week; a menstrual mandala to induce a pleasingly peaceful mind and contemplate the opportunity for renewal that your bleed presents. Your bleed is the natural time to rest, but a little contemplative timeout is a kindness at any time of your cycle. Our mandala features both disposable and renewable menstrual products, have Read More…

Movement (we’re so ditching the word exercise!) and your menstrual cycle

  Do you feel pushed to stick to the same exercise regime over the course of your cycle? Leora chats with Yoga Teacher and fellow menstrualista Tessa Sanderson, discovering how she brings together yoga and menstruality, and how this has deeply changed her work and her own practice. Plus a whole host of wisdom guiding Read More…