Always a mother first. Amber Kilpatrick is an educator, a Master Naturalist, and a créatrice of Sacred space. In 2015, she founded Mindful School of Yoga and later that year created the Mindful Classrooms Project. With extensive experience in trauma informed leadership, health & wellness, social justice, and environmental advocacy – Amber serves her community in numerous capacities. In all her work, Amber channels a deep connection to nature and Spirit. She leads practices of ritual and honoring, based in Celtic wisdom, throughout West Michigan and beyond.
Learn more about Amber by connecting with her on Instagram! Resources from the show included below.
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Resources from the show:
Bessel Van der Kolk – Author of The Body Keeps the Score
David Emerson – Founder of Yoga Services for the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute
Joanna Macy – eco-theologian, Author of Active Hope
Sharon Blackie – Celtic wisdom & practices, Author of If Women Rose Rooted
Mary Oliver – poet
Animus Valley Institute – Self-discovery through Nature
Robin Wall Kimmerer- Author of Braiding Sweetgrass
Dominican Center at MaryWood
Mary Jane Dockeray -Founder of Blandford Nature Center
Seminary of the Wild – Eco-based Seminary Program
Carrie Labarge – @Wildzenmomma, co-facilitator of MSY