The Person You Want to Be, with Eric Teplitz

Ep. 25: Writer, Dancer, Visual Artist, and Creative Midwife, Ahava Shira

May 30, 2023 Eric Teplitz / Ahava Shira Season 2 Episode 25
Ep. 25: Writer, Dancer, Visual Artist, and Creative Midwife, Ahava Shira
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The Person You Want to Be, with Eric Teplitz
Ep. 25: Writer, Dancer, Visual Artist, and Creative Midwife, Ahava Shira
May 30, 2023 Season 2 Episode 25
Eric Teplitz / Ahava Shira

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Ahava Shira is a journal writer, memoirist, poet, performer, dancer & visual artist. 

She is the author of a collection of poetry entitled “Weaving of My Being”, the creator of a spoken word audio recording called “Love is Like This”, and the co-author of the book "Writing Alone Together: Journalling in a Circle of Women for Creativity, Compassion and Connection".

Ahava holds a Ph.D. in Language & Literacy Education from the University of British Columbia, where she developed the arts-based contemplative practice of Loving Inquiry.

As a creative midwife, she helps women develop the confidence and freedom to express themselves through writing and other creative arts.

Ahava Shira Links:
Website: https://lovinginquiry.com/
Instagram: @ahava.shira (https://www.instagram.com/ahava.shira/)
Book ("Writing Alone Togteher"): https://www.amazon.com/Writing-Alone-Together-Journalling-Creativity/dp/0968461921/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1648251121&sr=1-2&_encoding=UTF8&tag=inspiredliv02-20&linkCode=ur2&linkId=000a87137d1202e5b61012cf0fa36bc2&camp=1789&creative=9325

Ahava invites you to join her for Tendher, a 3 month guided online journey bringing creative sanctuary to women who are struggling with the stress of caregiving: https://lovinginquiry.com/tend-her/

About Your Host, Eric Teplitz:
Website: http://ericteplitz.com/
Schedule a FREE coaching consultation: http://ericteplitz.com/work-with-me/
Access a FREE preview of Eric's online course "Opening to Greater Possibilities": https://ericteplitz.thinkific.com/

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Send us a Text Message.

Ahava Shira is a journal writer, memoirist, poet, performer, dancer & visual artist. 

She is the author of a collection of poetry entitled “Weaving of My Being”, the creator of a spoken word audio recording called “Love is Like This”, and the co-author of the book "Writing Alone Together: Journalling in a Circle of Women for Creativity, Compassion and Connection".

Ahava holds a Ph.D. in Language & Literacy Education from the University of British Columbia, where she developed the arts-based contemplative practice of Loving Inquiry.

As a creative midwife, she helps women develop the confidence and freedom to express themselves through writing and other creative arts.

Ahava Shira Links:
Website: https://lovinginquiry.com/
Instagram: @ahava.shira (https://www.instagram.com/ahava.shira/)
Book ("Writing Alone Togteher"): https://www.amazon.com/Writing-Alone-Together-Journalling-Creativity/dp/0968461921/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1648251121&sr=1-2&_encoding=UTF8&tag=inspiredliv02-20&linkCode=ur2&linkId=000a87137d1202e5b61012cf0fa36bc2&camp=1789&creative=9325

Ahava invites you to join her for Tendher, a 3 month guided online journey bringing creative sanctuary to women who are struggling with the stress of caregiving: https://lovinginquiry.com/tend-her/

About Your Host, Eric Teplitz:
Website: http://ericteplitz.com/
Schedule a FREE coaching consultation: http://ericteplitz.com/work-with-me/
Access a FREE preview of Eric's online course "Opening to Greater Possibilities": https://ericteplitz.thinkific.com/

Support the Show.

The Person You Want to Be intro
Introducing Ahava Shira
"I want to learn what life is for"
Names and languages
Dealing with scoliosis as a teen
Spinal fusion surgery
Limitation and liberation
A solo backpacking trip through Europe
The beginning of a journaling practice
The emergence of poetry
Recalling and acknowledging childhood trauma
Loving Inquiry
Relationships and bodies that change
Tend Her
Ahava's books-in-process