Wise Woman Circle :: May 8th :: Dear Mother

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Gather with us for a seasonal Wise Woman Circle to celebrate & contemplate mothering in all its expressions. This Circle is open to all women ~ we all carry within us the creative nurturing ability to mother. Join in for this grassroots evening of holding sacred space, simple conversation, and gently listening in to the truths and questions of each woman's heart, mind, and spirit. Circle is facilitated by Jenni Derryberry Mann, mother, yoga teacher, life coach, and women's circle devotee. If you've been craving community, feeling isolated, or considering connecting through some of … [Read more...]

Birthing Ourselves Into Friendship

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Alexa Clay was part of the 2013 Birthing Ourselves into Being one-year women's circle for self-care in Nashville. As a graduate student and a mother of two boys, Alexa was regularly running short on time. To get time for herself, she realized, she'd simply have to claim it. She joined the Birthing Ourselves into Being circle, and committed to inviting in more joy, more peace, and room for her heart to breathe. In her own words, here is Alexa's BOiB experience: "I have been a part of many women’s circles in the past and know very well the gifts that come from sitting in a room with a group of … [Read more...]

You’re Invited! Nashville’s 2013 Weekly Women’s Circle

Nashville women's circle 2013

{11.21.12. update ~ this circle now has a waitlist. Email me at jennifer.derryberry.mann @ gmail.com if you'd like to be added to it.} Do you sense how your life would sparkle, if you could just clear the cobwebs? Do you crave a deeper experience of your unique, innate gifts? Do you yearn for a heartfelt connection with other women who will witness your transformation? Can you imagine self-care and compassion as spiritual practice? Do you feel called to shift, heal, reveal something in your life, to birth yourself into being? You are called to join the circle! It's time to … [Read more...]

A year-long women’s circle in Nashville

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I’d been feeling spiritually disconnected for awhile, a few years at least. So when I heard about the 2011 Birthing Ourselves into Being circle, I thought it sounded like just the thing  to juice my Sunday afternoons. I had no idea! The year-long circle reignited my commitment to spiritual practice through poignant readings and the kind of truth-speaking that quickens your pulse. The women in the circle—there were 9 of us—held a space of compassion and encouragement for me so I could step into a better way of being, even when I had to make the trip more than once. One big change for me: I … [Read more...]