Befriend your body. Rewrite the story of your life.
the AWAKE archive
Awaken your body. Come into your power.
The world is waking up. More and more of us are asking ourselves what we want and we are willing to give up in order to get there.
There is no blanket answer to these questions, only a direction: toward your embodied wisdom, your intuition.
Awake is a monthly workshop devoted to gently rousing your embodied intuition and welcoming it into the light of day.
Sign up for Awake, delivered to you on the third Wednesday of each month.
Looking for previous workshops?
You’ve come to the right place.
AWAKE: March 2023
AWAKE: February 2023
You, Me, and Us
AWAKE: January 2023
AWAKE: December 2022
AWAKE: November 2022
Take Up Space
You are intuitive – Embody it.
Everyone is intuitive. Yes, you. Yes, them.
But forget the Hollywood stuff; intuition isn’t about seeing dead people or reading thoughts – it’s about the ability to find the flow of life.
In other words, intuition is about aligning yourself to wise choices and the right people.
I should know – I’ve been a student of my intuition for 20+ years. I’ve spent years studying how to harness my intuitive abilities (yes, I actually went to school for this) and have learned to use my body as an oracle to make sense of the senselessness of my past and live more fully in the present. (Check out my POV page for more on how I see this.)
You can also develop your embodied intuition and use it to create the kind of life you really want. You just need a little permission and a space for practice.
That’s exactly what Awake offers.
The answers are inside you – you just need to listen.
Who is Awake for?
Here are just a few of the reasons you might want to join:
- If you’re tired of getting half-chewed bits of spiritual wisdom from social media that make no sense when they’re held up to the light.
- When you’re sick of the negative stories in your head and want to become the main character of your story.
- If you’ve experienced a spiritual awakening but have no idea how to integrate that into your life.
- If you feel disconnected from – or betrayed by – your body and hate looking in a mirror.
- If you suffer from chronic illness/pain, lack of libido, indecision, digestive problems, depression, or anxiety and have a tiny hunch that there is wisdom in these ailments.
- When you’re ready to shed perfectionism and find satisfaction in how you are right now.
- If you’re curious about how to embody your intuition in a grounded, practical (not woo woo) way.
What will I get from joining?
Each month I’ll lead a workshop based on a theme. Our time will start off with a grounding practice, move into the sermon on that month’s topic, followed by an embodiment practice and journaling prompts.
You’ll take away all of these tools (I’m teaching you to fish here) to guide your life in the direction you actually want.
Can I try out Awake before signing up for the membership?
Is this for women only?
Nope! I’m a cisgender woman but I believe that we each hold the energies of the masculine and feminine and can harness these powers for the greater good. I aim to create a space that is open for every body and am always looking for feedback on how to make the space safer for everyone involved.
Who is NOT a fit for Awake?
Awake is not great for people who are not ready to participate in their own process of healing. You’ll receive a lot but also do your part. But don’t worry – I have a super fun sandbox to play in.
Is this a live workshop?
Crazy schedules. Time zone calculation. A random meeting thrown into your day. I get it and I want you to show up exactly as you can show up.
I sometimes lead Awake as a live workshop (if you’re on my list, you’ll be the first to hear when that’s happening). But with all the factors at play, I’m offering you the chance to cuddle up with a tea and an hour-ish of play at the time that works for you.
When you’re a member you can expect an email on the third Wednesday of each month with your workshop ready to go.
If you’re not a member, stay close to my social media. I’ll share more about that month’s topic and give you a chance to sign up for a drop-in session.
What do I need to participate?
Mostly you need you. Also a journal. And a good pen. And maybe your favorite beverage. We will usually be moving our bodies but street clothes are fine.
In Your Words
“BodyStory was a truly transformative experience. Sonja beautifully weaves Ayurvedic wisdom with her own intuition in a way that creates profound connection to the ancient teachings.”
“Taking part in Sonja’s BodyStory class and sharing with her and others allowed my body and heart to have a more clear voice about its wants, needs and desires. Sonja created a sacred safe container for us to share openly and spontaneously.”
“I have participated in several SevaMama online courses and each has enriched my life in a different way. With each course, I gain new insights and build my Ayurvedic toolbox.”
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