Who shows up on your menstrual cycle? Roxanne talks about paying attention to the parts of self that come up as a window to our depths, the marginalized parts of self, and our under-worldly soul.
Roxanne Partridge, of Embody Period, brings Menstruality - Sexuality Embodiment “From the Depths Up & Out”. She invokes the goddess and wild self in women through luscious words, provocative and artistic expression, imagery, and the depths and darkness.
Roxanne supports women in connecting back to the source of themselves and awakening their vital and essential selves, sexuality, highlighting the magic of all stages of a woman’s menstrual cycle, and sharing their stories as they are.
Roxanne soulfully shares about:
- Inner Social Justice: befriending the marginalized parts of self that don’t have representation in day to day life
- What happens as marginalized parts of ourselves meet the waking life versions of ourselves?
- The painful story that created the Menstrual Backdrop to her life and mission
- Space and creating space, making space, living in space, taking up space… space poetry
- Deconstructing the pathologization and silencing of women’s cyclicity and the reduction of the moon cycle to “hormones” and reclaiming the beautiful and magical context of women’s lives
- Death and Rebirth: the potential of every cycle
- The sensuality of bleeding
- Who shows up when you are bleeding or at different parts of your cycle?
- How do you carry the gift of renewal and imagine it forward into your life?
- How Soul is revealing Itself to you through your embodied experience
Dr. Roxanne Partridge, CHt is known for inspiring and guiding others into embodying their unique, sustainable, fullness. Women, menstruators, and individuals seeking a safe, healing, and inclusive space to explore menstruality, sexuality, and embodied identity, are empowered through Roxanne’s in-depth and creative approach. In her private practice and workshops, as well as in her writing and speaking engagements, she is an advocate for equal rights to imagination for images of female embodied experience. As a healer-scholar-activist, Roxanne has lectured and facilitated workshops at conferences for the Society of Menstrual Cycle Research, Seeing Red, Jungian Society of Scholarly Studies, International Association for Jungian Psychology, and the International Association for Analytical Psychology.
Roxanne received her Ph.D. in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California. Informed by feminist Post-Jungian, liberational, archetypal, and eco-psychological theory and practices, Depth Psychology is inherently holistic. Depth Psychology attends to the nuances of experience in the context of daily life, cultural and familial backgrounds, and manifestations of the unconscious, such as dreams. Importantly, this paradigm sees troublesome emotional and behavioral symptoms, suffering, and questions of identity as invitations into a deeper and wider understanding of personal purpose, potential, healing, transformation, and embodied autonomy. Roxanne received her Clinical Hypnotherapy certification from the Santa Barbara Institute of Hypnotherapy and trained with revolutionary sex therapist Gina Ogden in her medicine wheel method of relational sexuality. Roxanne’s background in holistic therapies and the arts forms a creative container for deep and catalytic work.
Additionally to this episode Roxanne also provides an experiential which is EP100a or available on CandiceWu.com/roxanne.
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01:47 This is Episode 100 🎉
03:13 About Silver the Horse — Rest in Peace
06:59 Sponsored by the Ally With Death Audio Experiential
10:03 A Binding Force Between Candice and Roxanne
10:19 Introducing Roxanne
12:27 Opening the Conversation — Juicy Imagery
16:37 Roxanne: Menstrual, Sexual, Empowered Embodiment
19:40 The Surprise Special Connection Between Roxanne and Candice
23:52 A Recent Astrology Reading
25:28 How Did You Get to This Place on Your Journey?
32:22 Menstrual Imagination & Painful Menstrual Experiences
35:08 Patriachical Father Story — Pathologizing Menstruation of Mother
39:45 How the Secret Could Have Been Magically Reframed
41:30 Making Space to Listen to Get to Know Who Shows Up at Different Parts of the Cycle
43:52 What Kind of Personas Do You See?
47:04 Who is Here? What Does She Need?
47:49 Shedding and Letting Go in the Cycle — Death & Rebirth
50:22 Taking and Navigating Spaces — the Inner, Outer, Universe, Everything.
54:56 Roxanne’s Dream Work — Space
01:03:37 Roxanne’s Rewilding Experiential on the Embody Podcast
01:06:32 Other Offerings by Roxanne
01:10:02 Soul is Revealing Itself Through Your Embodied Experience…
01:11:52 Gratitude & Appreciation
01:12:58 Roxanne’s Experiential — EP100a
01:13:26 The Embody Newsletter
01:13:54 Last Words From Roxanne’s Instagram