Welcome to the ReRooted Podcast with Francesca Maximé, trauma-sensitive mindfulness meditation teacher and poet. Together we’ll take a closer look at approaches to transforming trauma with insights from psychology, neuroscience, spirituality, social justice and the creative arts. Join Francesca and her guests for an exploration of our shared connection and how we can cultivate greater compassion for ourselves and for others.
Ep. 46 – Musical Healer with Warren Wolf
Multi-instrumental musician, Warren Wolf, joins Francesca to celebrate the transformative nature of joy, music, authenticity, discipline, and the creative spirit.
Warren Wolf is a multi-instrumentalist from Baltimore, MD. From the young age of three years old, Warren has been trained on vibraphone/marimba, drums/percussion, and piano/keyboard. Under the guidance of his father Warren Wolf Sr., Warren has a deep background in all genres of music. He is a faculty member at Peabody Institute and teaches part-time at the San Fransisco Conservatory of Music. For more information on Warren, among music and other offerings, visit WarrenWolfMusic.com
Ep. 45 – Getting Real About Fake Woke Bros w/ Scott Tusa
On this episode of ReRooted, Buddhist meditation teacher Scott Tusa joins Francesca Maximé to talk about toxic masculinity, spiritual bypassing, and getting real about fake woke bros.
Ep. 44 – Accepting Your Assignment with Jack Kornfield
Francesca welcomes, friend and teacher, Jack Kornfield to illuminate the mindful path of embodied anti-racism through the lens of the Buddha, the dharma, & mindfulness.
Jack has compiled an ongoing catalogue of crucial Anti-Racism Resources, as well as a list of helpful Pandemic Resources on his website, JackKornfield.com
Ep. 43 – Racial Trauma and Sense of Self with Ruth Lanius
Ep. 42 – Dog Whistle Racism with Ian Haney López
Ian Haney López joins Francesca to discuss how dog whistle politics and media perpetuate the socially constructed, hierarchical story of racial identity.
Ian Haney López is a law professor who specializes in race and racism. The Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Public Law at the UC, Berkeley, Ian's focus has been on the use of racism in electoral politics. From writing, to public polling and message testing, to accessible videos, Ian develops and promotes a race-class praxis. His books White By Law: The Legal Construction of Race and Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class showcase how powerful elites exploit social divisions, imploring that no matter our race, color, or ethnicity, our best future requires building cross-racial solidarity. Discover more at IanHaneyLopez.com
Ep. 41 – Unconscious Contracts with Sarah Peyton
Sarah Peyton joins Francesca Maximé for a conversation about the effect of white supremacy on people’s neurobiology, and how we need to let go of the unconscious contracts we make with ourselves.
Sarah Peyton, an international speaker and facilitator, has a passion for weaving together neuroscience knowledge and experiences of healing that unify people with their brains and bodies. Sarah offers healing experiences of hearing ourselves and others deeply, and body-centered explorations of families over generations. She is the author of Your Resonant Self and the Your Resonant Self Workbook. Learn more about Sarah and check out her free offerings at empathybrain.com.