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Cultivating Climate Courage through Deep Time
Cultivating Climate Courage through Deep Time

Sat, Jan 20



Cultivating Climate Courage through Deep Time

Connecting to the vibrant reality of past and future generations as nourishment and guidance for today.

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Time & Location

Jan 20, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Chelsea, 8 Chem. Mill, Chelsea, QC J9B 1K8, Canada

About the Event

In the Work That Reconnects, “Deep Time” refers to a sense of time that extends far beyond our lifetime. It includes all that has gone before  – that has shaped us and our world – and a sense of how our actions now will shape the future. Deep Time work arose to correct the current human focus on short-term goals such as the economic quarter, which tends to trap people in a fragmented present, cut off from the past and the future. 

Deep Time activities:

· Help restore what our ancestors experienced - the companionship of past and future generations.

· Support alignment with longer ecological rhythms such as the rhythms of the seasons

· Bolster resilience

· tap into sources of strength and wisdom that lie within and around us.

· Refresh our minds and offer perspective on the immediate challenges of our time

· Stimulate vision and creativity

· Inspire responsibility towards those not yet born.

Cultivating Climate Courage in Community workshops are designed as maintenance practices for resilience. Each workshop will be different. Register for one or both (this date and February 10th).


· connection with fellow humans who share similar cares, dreams and concerns for earth

· resources to help you sustain yourself through the promise and peril of these times

· embodiment practices for grounding

· tools to feel, honour, and shift our pain for the world (including ecological grief)

· experiences of positively directing the imagination towards ecological wellness

· a process that builds resiliency and nourishes our capacity to act for collective thriving

· self-reflection questions, small and large group activities/discussions

· a respectful, curious, and nurturing space for community

· workshops facilitated in English unless otherwise noted

The Work that Reconnects:

Developed by Joanna Macy and updated over the past five decades with collaborators around the world, this group work is known as the Work that Reconnects.  The process combines teachings and practices that help people transform grief or paralysis in the face of ecological and social challenges into energy for constructive, collaborative action.


Robin Macdonald is a spiritually-rooted facilitator, moving at the intersections of social justice, earth care, spirituality and mental health.  Part of the Scottish-Irish diaspora living on Turtle Island, Robin is a restorative justice practitioner, communal grief and Work that Reconnects facilitator, Yasodhara Yoga teacher and writer. Core to her work is the role of community in healing and thriving.

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There are a few pay-what-you-can tickets for this event. Please contact

If the workshop fills, you have the option to join a wait list by contacting the email address above.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

If a participant cancels their registration 5 or more days before the workshop, a full refund will be given, minus a $10 processing fee.

If a participant cancels 2-4 days before the workshop (until January 18th at 10 am), a credit note will be provided, to apply to a future workshop, good for one year, minus a $10 processing fee.

If a participant cancels within 48 hours before the workshop or does not show up (without cancelling), or leaves the workshop early, there is no refund.

Should the course be cancelled, a full refund will be provided and a new date will be scheduled.


  • Early Bird Ticket Jan 20th

    Ticket purchased by January 12th

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  • Later Bird Ticket

    Ticket purchased after January 12th

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  • Ticket for Jan 20 and Feb 10

    This price includes registration for both deep time events - the workshops on January 20th and February 10th

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