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Wayapa shares the ancient Indigenous wisdom of taking care of the Earth as the starting point for creating Earth Mind Body Spirit well-being.
Living in harmony with the environment is what sustained Australian Aboriginal people to Live Life Well to be one of the world’s oldest, continuous living cultures – for over 100,000 years!
Today, for most of us, we have become disconnected from our environment, from our tribe, from our food and from our Spirit.
This session will start with an Acknowledgment to Country with the burning of leaves to honour the Traditional Custodians, the Spiritual Ancestors and the Elders of all the lands where everyone is joining in from.
Through the practice of storytelling, Jamie will take participants on a journey through time to understand the ancient ways of knowing, doing and being of Wayapa.
Learn why it is important to activate your reciprocal relationship with the environment.
Be immersed in the practice of ancient earth mindfulness with the 14 Wayapa Elements to find a deep sense of belonging by living a purposeful life for individual and collective wellbeing.
To conclude this experience, Jamie will invite participants to join with him as he demonstrates the embodiment practice of Wayapa Wuurrk, Connecting to the Earth.
Jamie Marloo Thomas
Co-Creator & Director of Wayapa Wuurrk, Storyteller, Speaker, Author
Jamie Marloo Thomas is a proud Gunaikurnai man and Maara descendant of Aboriginal Australia.
In 2014, Jamie and his partner Sara Jones co-created the internationally-accredited and trademarked Earth Connection Embodiment Practice Wayapa Wuurrk® which is based on Indigenous wisdom of living in harmony with the environment.
Jamie has shared Wayapa with thousands of people in Australia and across the world.
Along with Sara, he has trained over 130 accredited Wayapa Practitioners to deliver Wayapa Workshops to a wide variety of audiences including child care centres and schools, government departments, the prison system, corporate organisations, the health care sector and communities.
Jamie is passionate about revitalising cultural knowledge, practices and ceremonies with his Elders and has dedicated over 30 years of his life to culturally mentoring and healing his Aboriginal Community through various health roles and by running his own Foundation for a period of five years. Jamie is also a qualified Indigenous Family Therapist, a published author, a regular speaker at conferences and events and was an elite athlete holding two Australian youth amateur boxing titles.
How to Participate:
Join via a video call. Download Zoom for free on a desktop or mobile device. After you book, you will receive an email with a link and details on how to join the virtual experience.
The comfort of your own home.