You don't necessarily have to have a womb or a menstrual cycle to benefit from a Menstrual Medicine Circle.
Though they've been used in workshops for a few years, 1-2-1 Menstrual Medicine Circles are still a relatively new process. I was curious about how something so powerful had been developed and birthed so I asked Alexandra Pope, co-founder of Red School and the UK's most longstanding activist for period power, how it all came about.
Alexandra shares the approaches she's called on to support the circles, how they developed from group process to be a powerful agent for women's empowerment and her vision for the future.
The role of the Red School mentors ...
What is a Menstrual Medicine Circle Process?
Menstrual Medicine Circles support sensitive women through our transitions into beautiful, better version of ourselves. This may be with menopausal, menstruating or perimenopausal women who want to deepen their understanding of their cycles and use this understanding to heal and deepen their joy in being a woman. This is what my clients have experienced.
Our culture doesn’t support transformation, which might involve slinging out what doesn’t work in your life, grieving the loss of your younger self and healing ...
Menstrual Medicine Circles for Menopause
Menstrual Medicine Circles are a relatively new process so this will explain
What they are
Who they're for
What the benefits are
And why they're so damn empowering!
Tessa Sanderson a fellow Menstrual Medicine Circle facilitator asks me all about it.
You can learn more about Menstrual Medicine Circles or read how the circles have made a difference to these women's lives.
I am delighted to announce that on Wednesday 6th June, 25 years after I started my adventures in complementary medicine, I graduated from Red School as a Menstrual Medicine Circle facilitator. I am the first of my training group to qualify so for a short time, I am the only person in the world in this position! A wonderful and slightly lonely place to be in, but my fellow trainees will soon be graduating and this new process for women will start to touch more women. You can find out all about it, and see what women's' experience of Menstrual Medicine Circles has been ...
Learning about seasonal cycle awareness can be helpful even if you aren't menstruating, even if you're a bloke in fact (man-struating maybe??) This graphic will show you how to map your creative cycles and show yourself more kindness while being more productive.
If you'd like to learn more about how the seasons can support your creativity, Menstrual Medicine Circles can be brilliant for this, even if you don't have a cycle.