35 episodes

A series of conversations dedicated to the process of creating wellness, within ourselves and in our communities, in this time of deep transformation. We explore processes, practices, and ideas that resource our personal healing and illuminate the interplay between personal and collective liberation. Ashley and Mallika dive deep into these topics, together and with powerful healers, thinkers and change-makers, giving you a variety of ways to deepen your own connection to yourself and those around you. Ashley is Somatic Movement Therapist and ceremonialist dedicated to tending children, body, land, and spirit. Mallika is a licensed marriage and family therapist committed to creating containers that weave together spiritual and relational healing. In this show, you will learn pathways to healing so that you can awaken the wild and wise parts of yourself and grow your capacity to live a connected, sovereign, and creative life, in right relationship with all beings. Hit subscribe and get ready to come alive in ways you’ve always wanted.

The Wild and Wise Ashley Newton and Mallika Bush

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

A series of conversations dedicated to the process of creating wellness, within ourselves and in our communities, in this time of deep transformation. We explore processes, practices, and ideas that resource our personal healing and illuminate the interplay between personal and collective liberation. Ashley and Mallika dive deep into these topics, together and with powerful healers, thinkers and change-makers, giving you a variety of ways to deepen your own connection to yourself and those around you. Ashley is Somatic Movement Therapist and ceremonialist dedicated to tending children, body, land, and spirit. Mallika is a licensed marriage and family therapist committed to creating containers that weave together spiritual and relational healing. In this show, you will learn pathways to healing so that you can awaken the wild and wise parts of yourself and grow your capacity to live a connected, sovereign, and creative life, in right relationship with all beings. Hit subscribe and get ready to come alive in ways you’ve always wanted.

    Keys to Infant and Toddler Sleep with Eliza Parker

    Keys to Infant and Toddler Sleep with Eliza Parker

    Ep 35 : Eliza’s work helping babies sleep, move, and feel better revolves around her respect for babies and toddlers as whole people who enter the world aware, desiring to communicate and learn, and with the ability to process and self-heal within relationship. Her Conscious Baby practice employs unique approaches to non-cry-it-out sleep, baby-led milestone development, healing birth trauma, and parental attunement to non-verbal cues and crying. As a certified Aware Pa...

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Meaningful Work in Children's Lives with Mallika and Ashley

    Meaningful Work in Children's Lives with Mallika and Ashley

    ep # 34 Mallika and Ashley have a conversation on raising children inspired by topics from the book Hunt, Gather, Parent by Michaeleen Doucleff. You'll here us talk about: The lack of meaningful work that children have the opportunity to engage in culturally The pressure that comes from an expectation of parents always enjoying their kids Finding a balance between focus on self and community The potential benefits of inviting children to work on family needs fro...

    • 1 hr
    Clarifying Non-Attachment and Spiritual Bypass with Kaya Mindlin (Rerelease)

    Clarifying Non-Attachment and Spiritual Bypass with Kaya Mindlin (Rerelease)

    ep. #33 If you've dipped your toe in the waters of yogic practice or philosophy, and you have if you've ever even googled "mindfulness", this conversation will deepen and clarify some of the common mistranslations and misunderstandings of how to live our lives while also walking a spiritual path. We especially explore the ways being a parent can often feel "in the way" of our spiritual goals and practices. The difficult distance between our ideals and reality. Kaya speaks so beautifully ...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Lost Art of Adulthood Initiation with John Wolfstone

    The Lost Art of Adulthood Initiation with John Wolfstone

    ep # 32 John Wolfstone is back for another conversation with Ashley! They dive deep into the exploration of adult initiation, its function and its presence as a missing link to a more integrated and meaningful life. John is a storyteller, filmmaker, community organizer and a mentor for Rites of Passage work. John is a curious explorer and question asker.You'll here us talk about:The loneliness of modern adulthoodAlmost all indigenous culture have rites of passage ceremonies into adu...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Illness as a Rite of Passage with Lara Veleda Vesta

    Illness as a Rite of Passage with Lara Veleda Vesta

    ep. #31 This conversation and episode is truly one of Mallika's favorite of all time. Lara Veleda Vesta is an author and illistrator, exploring dís-ability, rites of passage, ancestral mythology, folklore and the sacred creative. She lives with Myalgic Encephalomeylitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a disease caused by viruses and inflammation with an infectious trigger. Prior to her illness, Lara was a university professor teaching classes in English and writing and a PhD...

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Conveyance of Culture Through Education with Elanne Kresser

    Conveyance of Culture Through Education with Elanne Kresser

    Ep. #30 In today's episode, Mallika invites her friend, Elanne Kresser, to share a deep exploration of cultural healing and the hope for education that teaches our children to live within and honor the beautiful space we occupy, birthing a new paradigm of partnership, of tending and of caring for all beings. Mallika and Elanne have been friends since 2013 and have been in conversation with each other about many topics, from conscious parenting and healthy relating styles, to the c...

    • 1 hr 20 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

Cheryl from Sf ,

Pure medicine for the soul

Love this show. It is led by two talented and soul centered women that offer so much love and wisdom in each episode!

Miss Mallika ,

So helpful

Thank you for all your feedback!

Rashmidevi ,

Heartfelt Wisdom for these times

Malika, I am so happy and grateful for your work! I love your tender feminine based wisdom and just finished the perfection episode and am blown away. Thank you thank you for this beautiful offering.

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