Afia Walking Tree

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame]   Afia Walking Tree, M.Ed. is recognized for her restorative facilitation of African Diasporic courses, processes, and performances, internationally. She uses drumming, rhythm, song, movement, storytelling, earth stewardship, ritual,…

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Allyship as Humane Symbiosis

An experiential workshop using meditation, Theater of the Oppressed, Nonviolent Communication, and Qi Gong to understand allyship as deepening our organic interconnectedness with the conscious intention to heal. This workshop is an exploration of…

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Bonita Ford

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Bonita_Ford.jpg[/image_frame] Bonita Ford – Permaculture Eastern Ontario & LivinghEARTH: Bonita aims to inspire people, giving them tools for healthier living. She teaches permaculture, Reiki and Nonviolent Communication, and has led…

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Dancing with the Trees : Exploring an Authentic Relationship with the More than Human World

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Tayla-IMG_1858.jpg[/image_frame] Holding the worldview that the earth and all beings on it are alive and connected, this workshop combines the practice of Authentic Movement with Heart Field Perception to help…

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Emerald Figueroa

Emerald was unable to use hormonal birth control after being removed by her doctor 11 years ago because of serious side effects. In the midst of a 5 year apprenticeship studying nutrition she was…

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Empowering Pregnancy & Birth

Know how you came here, your birth rights in and out of the hospital setting, and tools to make pregnancy and birth a naturally smooth process. Open to all Genders~ we all came through…

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Here We Grow … DRUM!

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Connect - Nourish - Grow - Activate - Release - Sustain concepts are alive in the prinicples of Permaculture. Drumming has been an integral part of human experience and…

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Jihan McDonald

Jihan has received the Alpha Delta Leadership Award and a Changemaker Fellowship Award for their work in developing Allies for Life for people to learn pro-active interpersonal allyship. Jihan has worked with people ages…

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Jul Bystrova

Jul has been an activist, healing practitioner, teacher and community organizer. She has been active in the Transition movement, especially in regards to "Inner Resilience". She is currently working on her latest book about…

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Kat Steele

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/156katsteele.png[/image_frame] Kat Steele is a permaculture activist, designer, educator and founder of the Urban Permaculture Guild in Oakland, CA. She facilitates workshops on ecological design, sustainability, facilitation, permaculture and holistic…

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Mallika Nair

Mallika Nair is an environmental justice activist and the Founder and Director of Growing Together, an Oakland based fruit tree planting and environmental education organization (growingtogetherproject.org). As a first generation American, born in New…

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Moon Blood Empowerment

When we live in alignment with these changing seasons within our bodies, we live closer to the earth’s natural flow, and create more ease, strength, adaptability, and empowerment through our attunement to the changing,…

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Organizing Indian Women in Permaculture Food Self Sufficiency Systems

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Padma Koppula of Aranya Agricultural Alternatives, host of the next International Permaculture Convergence, will speak about her work organizing thousands of poor village women in food self sufficiency. Women…

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Padma Koppula

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Padma Koppula is the cofounder of Aranya Agricultural Alternatives, a 17 year old permaculture nonprofit organization in India. Aranya is the host of the next International Permaculture Convergence in…

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Rachel Hinds

Rachel is a Holistic Doula trained by Pacific Rim College in BC Canada. She sees birth as an initiation for the birthing person, the baby, and the community supporting the process. Rachel is passionate…

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Stalking the Wild Mind

Finding our wild mind and heart in a colonized world There is a growing conversation about "decolonizing", but in this discussion we will ask what this really means, especially from those still steeped in…

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Tayla Ealom

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Tayla-IMG_2292.jpg[/image_frame] Tayla Ealom is a yoga instructor, embodiment warrior, earthling, and celebrator of life. She recently entered her second year in the Somatic Psychotherapy Master's program at CIIS, an innovative,…

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Widening the Circle – Eco-Conscious Leadership in Practice

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/1460583757241.jpg[/image_frame] How do we embody a holistic approach that Includes, shares and integrates masculine, feminine and the whole spectrum of gender perspectives and approaches in our Permaculture practices and leadership?…

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