SensuAlchemy School Podcast with Kate Leiper

SensuAlchemy School Podcast with Kate Leiper

Hosted by: Kate Leiper

Compelling, vulnerable conversations devoted to the nuanced realms of grief, pleasure and the sometimes messy, always beautiful paradox that exists between the two. Join Kate Leiper, founder of SensuAlchemy School...

Episodes

13. 3 ways to sabotage your most courageous, creative soul work

Season #1

Self-help culture likes to highlight mindset issues, lack of discipline, imposter syndrome as the enemy when it comes to sabotaging your ambitious creative leadership desires. Well… we don’t do shame around here, so...
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12. When Loss is Tangled: Is it grief, trauma, or both?

Season #1

Today, Kate delves into the messy, entangled nature of loss. What’s trauma, what’s grief and where do they intersect? In a self-help culture that has commodified “trauma healing” as the sexy, most self-aware thing you...
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11. 5 masks of avoidance that grieving women wear

Season #1

Today on the pod, I share with you 5 masks of avoidance that grieving women wear.  These masks aren’t labels, they’re not personalities, they’re not prescriptive. They’re not here to instill shame and a sense of...
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10. When life is a lot: How to honour your limits and let go to grow

Season #1

As Creative Feminine Leaders, it’s fundamental that the idea of meeting our grief edges, both individually and together in community; as well as acknowledging our limits when life feels way too much, is understood as...
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9. Embrace your darkness and deepen into potent feminine leadership

Season #1

Regardless of whether your leadership extends to a family room, a classroom, a boardroom, or a zoom room; if you’ve traversed your own darkness and befriended the shadows of your grief, your people will find, love and...
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8. The missing piece in women's empowerment (that we struggle to accept)

Season #1

In Episode 8 of the SensuAlchemy School podcast, Kate illuminates a gaping chasm in the feminist empowerment movement.  The fact is, we as women can vote, earn good money, own a house… hell we may be a freakin’ CEO of...
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7. The truth about Women, Grief and Power

Season #1

If I had one wish for all women, it would be that we could see ourselves as more intrinsically powerful. Women’s relationship to power is riddled with complexity, and in a time in history where the socio-cultural...
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6. Bad Girl Body: Taking back your pleasure, creativity and eroticism

Season #1

When it comes to your relationship to your body, particularly if you happen to own a uterus or identify as a woman, the odds are that your sense of self is infused with a very special kind of toxicity that has lived...
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5. Grief is feminine (and a gateway to your embodied liberation)

Season #1

Patriarchy, in its need to control, dominate, and make logical sense of the abstract and the indefinable, does not feel comfortable with the feminine.    It identifies the feminine at best as unproductive and...
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4. How to trust the wisdom of your broken heart

Season #1

Does it feel like your body is an inconvenience or an ally? A broken vessel that lets you down, or a trusted companion?   Any answers to these questions are valid. Today, you’re invited to sense where there’s some...
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3. Pleasure through the eyes of grief (and vice versa)

Season #1

Welcome to Episode 3 of the SensuAlchemy School podcast! When we become really aware of how our body is speaking to us and through us, it’s common that many facets of our emotions and experiences will surprise us....
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1. Lifting the veil on grief and feminine leadership

Season #1

For many women, the idea of pleasure also awakens a sense of grief. I know it once did for me. There can be an inevitable coupling between a desire to feel free to access and receive pleasure AND a sense of shame,...
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