Our Now More-Human Hearts

A conversation on April 11, 2020
hosted by Terry Patten

with his guest

<h1>Brooke McNamara</h1>

Brooke McNamara

Show Notes

Luminous poet, performance artist, Zen monk, and teacher Brooke McNamara joins Terry for a tender inquiry into this scary, beautiful and pregnant moment in our collective journey. Terry reads one of Brooke’s new poems to her and then she reads several poignant and evocative poems in a deeply touching, playful, grounding, and generous conversation.

Brooke McNamara is a poet, dance-theater artist, and teacher. Her second, marvelous book, Bury the Seed, was just published earlier this year, and her first book, Feed Your Vow, was published in 2015. For her poetry, she is the recipient of the Charles B. Palmer prize from the Academy of American Poets. Brooke is also a Zen monk and Dharma Holder, having practiced intensely for years with Diane Musho Hamilton. She has also taught at Naropa University in Yoga Studies and at the University of Colorado, Boulder in Dance, and she is co-director of Eunice Embodiment, an organization that offers cutting edge dance-theater performances, movement education, and creative practice labs and retreats for the Colorado community. 

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Guest: Brooke McNamara
Brooke McNamara is an award-winning poet, performance artist, Zen monk, and teacher. She is a Dharma Holder in the Integral Zen lineage of Diane Musho Hamilton and has taught at Naropa University in Yoga Studies and at the University of Colorado, Boulder in Dance. She also teaches and facilitates retreats exploring creative vitality and embodied movement.
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Host: Terry Patten

Terry Patten is a philosopher, teacher, activist, consultant, and social entrepreneur. He is the author of  A New Republic of the Heart – An Ethos for Revolutionaries and the co-author with Ken Wilber and others of Integral Life Practice. Terry is the founder of the nonprofit A New Republic of the Heart and the creator of the State of Emergence podcast .

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