In this blog post for the Somatics Toolkit, Nicole Bindler discusses three topics derived from her lecture “Embodied Palestine Solidarity” that refer to ways that dance practices in the region reflect and sometimes perpetuate the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land through cultural appropriation, cultural erasure, and whitewashing.

Article and manual, tips looking at collective and community care in specific relation to the current COVID pandemic, the article is written in relation to ancestral and indigenous care practices.

Harriet’s Apothecary is an intergenerational, healing village led by the brilliance and wisdom of Black Cis Women, Queer and Trans healers, artists, health professionals, magicians, activists and ancestors. The aim of the collective is to co-create accessible, affordable, liberatory, all-body loving, all-gender honoring, community healing spaces

5 day course explaining racilaised trauma, addressing trauma in the black body and trauma in hte white body, with Remaa Menakem author of My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies

A load of offerings and links to organizations, individuals, publications, and media that are relevant to researching and healing historical and collective trauma.

Spirit Medicine with CarmenLeah Ascencio and ChE, is a BGD podcast that focuses on providing accessible conversations, tools and rituals that support the healing, wellness and liberation of people of color, with a focus on queer and trans people of color.

This week, we are savoring in the delight of slowing down and wading into the generative waters of free-flowing eros, healing, pleasure, and embodiment. In a culture of severance and disconnection, how can we collectively move towards inhabiting our bodies and experiences on Earth in a way that is whole, visceral, and pleasurable? What might the winding path of lineage repair and ancestral reverence offer in the here and now? In this week’s episode, Pavini Moray holds a wide container for exploration within these unseen and magical realms, guiding us back to the unique wisdom and gifts each one of us carries within our bones for reawakening.