2. How I got here: a story of complicated loss, shame and sensual reclamation

Season #1

In Episode 2 of the SensuAlchemy School podcast, Kate takes you on her own personal journey of complex loss and longing - so personal it’s the stuff of vulnerability hangovers. But at SensuAlchemy School of Embodied Grief & Pleasure, we believe that when women share their stories honestly, shame is released and collective feminine power grows.

Kate shares:

+ Her story growing up internalising the label of “drama queen” and learning to reject her too-muchness in lieu of a more palatable version of herself

+ How, until her early 30’s, she believed that fully expressing herself and revealing her messy humanness, sensual nature, and uncensored creativity meant risking being loved 

+ How these identity losses accumulated in deep embodied grief - only understood on a conscious level since she experienced other major life grief events.

+ Four major losses that continue to lead Kate into intensely complicated periods of grief and ultimately, profound personal transformation

+ Her devotion to pleasure as embodied medicine and a tool against patriarchy


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Website: http://kateleiper.com

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