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The ELC is a podcast about embodiment as a primary vehicle for personal healing, liberation from oppression, and ancestral trauma. Hosted by T. Aisha Edwards, Kaila June, and Chris Morita Clancy, all somatic educators and healers with backgrounds ranging from mental health to movement science. These three explore trauma healing, guide vulnerable conversations with thought leaders and social justice activists, offer stories and poetry, lead embodiment practices and so much more. In these troubling times, Emergent Liberation Collective guides us toward a radical future centered in hope.

Emergent Liberation Collective Emergent Liberation Collective

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The ELC is a podcast about embodiment as a primary vehicle for personal healing, liberation from oppression, and ancestral trauma. Hosted by T. Aisha Edwards, Kaila June, and Chris Morita Clancy, all somatic educators and healers with backgrounds ranging from mental health to movement science. These three explore trauma healing, guide vulnerable conversations with thought leaders and social justice activists, offer stories and poetry, lead embodiment practices and so much more. In these troubling times, Emergent Liberation Collective guides us toward a radical future centered in hope.

    Healing Traditions - Part One

    Healing Traditions - Part One

    In part one of this two part episode Devan Williams, a proud indigenous woman of the Squamish Nation, talks with Chris about her family’s resistence & resilience in post confederaion Canada. She tells of the healing and hope that they bring in keeping cultural traditions of the Squamish nation alive. Next full doula and body based trauma treatment specialist, Amy Hoare Nassare joins the ELC murmations as our first contributer. Amy shares lessons from flowers about impermance, resilience and the container that allows fruition.
     
    This episode was  was recorded just weeks before before the first discovery of the  umarked graves at former residential schools in Canada.  Be sure to join us for episode 6 and “Healing Traditions: Part Two” as Devan speaks about how traditional practices have come to the fore as people of the Squamish and other indigenous nations face these recent events.
     
    TOPICS:
    Interview with Devan Williams
    Shukw’um, spiritual bathing  and traditions of the Squamish Nation and how they were passed on in Devan’s family Residential school Canoe pulling
    The continuum of desire
    Desire and the femme body
    Scarcity, belonging and safety
    Reclaiming desire from a sexuality-only construct
    Reconnecting after COVID
    Desire practices  
    Amy Hoare Nassar, Contributor
    Lessons from Flowers  
    LINKS:
    Amy Hoare Nassar 
    www.itsyoubaby.ca
     
    ELC Patreon Page
    https://www.patreon.com/emergentliberationcollective
    Aisha Edwards
    https://campsite.bio/full_flight_wellness
    Kaila June
    https://somakineseschool.pages.ontraport.net/aboutSKS
    Chris Morita Clancy
    https://www.embodiedbiotensegrity.ca




    “Icy water swims a cool trip for many in Squamish” Squamish Chief Article by Jennifer Thuncher 
    https://www.squamishchief.com/in-the-community/icy-water-swims-a-cool-trip-for-many-in-squamish-3352360
     
    She Summits
    https://www.shesummits.org/post/nature-entwined
     
    https://vimeo.com/483651712 
     
    https://whistlerfilmfestival.com/films/film/?id=5fb5724bcdeda9003703f69f 
     
    Truth and Reconciliations calls to action
    https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/british-columbians-our-governments/indigenous-people/aboriginal-peoples-documents/calls_to_action_english2.pdf 



    Indigenous Canada MOOC
    https://www.coursera.org/learn/indigenous-canada?utm_source=gg&utm_medium=sem&campaignid=13440968592&utm_campaign=12-Indigenous-Canada-Alberta-CA&utm_content=12-Indigenous-Canada-Alberta-CA&adgroupid=130160700424&device=c&keyword=university%20of%20alberta%20indigenous%20canada&matchtype=b&network=g&devicemodel=&adpostion=&creativeid=526589477720&hide_mobile_promo&gclid=Cj0KCQjw-NaJBhDsARIsAAja6dMlz4qDMWKiQnc6FdzYF2qmi0HxtGlQbquxS5QJLLoUXYFwXW0FiA4aAik2EALw_wcB 

    • 35 min
    S2 Ep4: Fractals of Desire w/ YaliniDream and Adaku Utah

    S2 Ep4: Fractals of Desire w/ YaliniDream and Adaku Utah

    In this conversation, Aisha explores following embodied pleasure as the rhythm that agitates for wider social change with YaliniDream and Adaku Utah, two brown queer justice-focused, body-centered transformers of community.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    S2 Ep3: Orgasmic Yes

    S2 Ep3: Orgasmic Yes

    Summer 2021 theme on ELC is Desire. We weave this somatic concept throughout each conversation, practice and exploration for this season. In this episode,

    • 30 min
    S2 Ep2: Generative Creation

    S2 Ep2: Generative Creation

    Summer 2021 theme on ELC is Desire. We weave this somatic concept throughout each conversation, practice and exploration for this season. In this conversation, Aisha, Kaila and Chris attempt to reclaim desire as a concept associated with hedonism and mindless sexuality as western culture defines it. Together, we create a new working somatic definition for desire with range and nuance that invites the plurality of its light and shadow aspects.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    S2 Ep1: Generative Rest

    S2 Ep1: Generative Rest

    In this conversation between Kaila June and Aisha Edwards, we explore concepts of ease and slow as precursors for creativity and are inspired by the pace of nature. We introduce Emergent Liberation Collective as a “slow podcast” and talk about the changes we’ve experienced since putting out our first season. As a practice for cultivating generative rest, Kaila guides a Somatic Groundwork™ practice on yielding and tuning into the support of Earth.

    • 47 min
    2. Trust in Belonging: Ancestor Reverence and Healing w Langston Kahn

    2. Trust in Belonging: Ancestor Reverence and Healing w Langston Kahn

    Shamanic healer Langston Kahn talks with Aisha about ancestral reverence and healing, his journey of healing through spiritual practice and his new book Deep Liberation: Shamanic Teachings for Reclaiming Wholeness In a Culture of Trauma

    • 33 min

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