9: Teresa Pasquale Mateus - Embodied Care

Teresa Pasquale Mateus is a trauma therapist, contemplative action advocate, and contemplative practice teacher. She is the co-founder and executive director of The Mystic Soul Project which centers people of color voices and work at the intersections of action, contemplation, and healing. She is author of the books, "Mending Broken: A Personal Journey through the Stages of Trauma & Recovery" and "Sacred Wounds: A Path to Healing From Spiritual Trauma" - books that center on trauma, spirituality and healing. You can learn more about Teresa at www.teresapasqualemateus.com and www.mysticsoulproject.com. Mystic Soul's first conference is this January 11-13th in Chicago. Check out the website for more details and to apply to join!

If you don't have time now to listen to everything, feel free to to skip ahead to where the meditation begins at 36:00 and then come back later for the conversation. Don't forget the pocket practice version of this meditation coming next week.

Troy Bronsink is the founder and director of The Hive - A Center for Contemplation, Art & Action. The Hive is a nonprofit located in the Northside neighborhood of Cincinnati. Our secret sauce is outfitting people to take up daily practice through 6-8 week peer to peer groups and through events with luminaries in the Arts, Yoga, Community, Spirituality, and more. Check out our website at cincyhive.org for more info on how to get involved. If you have any recommendations or are interested in advertising on the podcast, please send emails to troy@cincyhive.org.

The music is by Troy Bronsink. From the Hive is produced by Joey Taylor.