Circle Facilitation: The Art of Holding Space
What you'll learn
- The art of facilitating sacred sharing circles, creating a safe space for participants. How to support without being invasive.
- How to hold space, tools for energetic support, how to listen, share, take care of each other without judgment.
- A desire to work intimately with people.
- Willingness for self development and accountability.
- Ability to be open and transparent.
"Facilitating is one of the most gratifying experiences I’ve ever had." - Dean Powell
In this training you will learn how to open and close circles, invite energies, be supportive, different ways of facilitating circles, create a space of trust and security for your group participants.
When you hold space for someone, you bring your entire presence to them. You walk along with them without judgment, sharing their journey to an unknown destination. You give your heart, let go of control, and offer unconditional support.
Introduction to Sacred Circles
What is a sacred circle?
Facilitator and physical space preparation
How to be a space holder/facilitator?
How to create a sacred space
The 5 elements and the 4 directions
Opening a circle
Facilitating and holding space
Closing a circle
You'll discover how to be utterly present with someone yet also when to dance alongside so they can trust their own wisdom.
You'll empower them to make their own choices because people are often more capable and intuitive than they give themselves credit for.
How to create a shamanic altar
How to open and close a circle according to shamanic tradition
Holding space is the process of witnessing and validating someone else's emotional state while simultaneously being present to your own.
No previous experience required, only the willingness to learn with an open heart.
Who this course is for:
- Educators, corporate trainers, healers, workshop facilitators, retreat leaders, yoga teachers, therapists, coaches or any person that feels any connection to act as a facilitator of sacred circles.
Suzana is a Heart Centered Business Coach. She is a mix of a modern nomad and Shamanic Healer. Suzana is officially the only Gineterapeuta® in Asia (Women’s Holistic Care), trained directly with the founder of this methodology, Monica Giraldez (in memoriam), a shamanic healer in Brazil.
Suzana is an experienced Shamanic Therapist, Deeksha Giver, Reiki and Access Bars facilitator, MTVSS body process, Meditation and Energy Teacher and educator and Creative Art Coach.
She has travelled extensively teaching in Brazil, Germany and Indonesia and shared her gifts in a spiritual healing house as a channeler, where she learned how to connect deeply with more shamanic, spiritual energies and anchor them to guide sacred circles. Over the years, Suzana has developed her own therapy style that she shares in both groups and individual sessions. Her main gifts are her incredibly refined intuition and her amazing capacity for love. She has a natural way of holding safe deep space for true intimate, healing connections. She is the founder of Luna Retreats offering trainings, immersions, workshops and transformational experiences.