“Medicine Woman”

We are no longer offering this online course. In June 2024, we celebrated the final edition of our four online courses, coinciding with a new chapter rooted in downsizing and simplifying the Mujer Cíclica enterprise. With gratitude to all those who have taken part in this course and trusted in our work.

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Medicine woman: a journey to your centre

A self-study online course
that has transformed over 1300 women since 2019

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If any of these sentences resonate with you,
then perhaps the Medicine Woman is calling you.

At this moment in my life, I want to…

  • Free myself from old patterns that are holding me back

  • Live the intensity of my cycles and hormonal changes with more wisdom

  • Explore more deeply the feminine archetypes and cyclical wisdom

  • Learn how to care and give without exhausting myself

  • Turn my sensitivity into my ally

  • Offer my gifts in service to the Earth

  • Open myself more to love and dare to be myself

  • Celebrate life as a sacred journey

  • Gather new resources and ideas for my work as a group facilitator and/or in my professional path

More and more women today are feeling a strong connection with the archetype of the Medicine Woman, and from a deep place inside, we are longing to cultivate and embody her qualities and gifts within ourselves.

Together the words ‘Medicine Woman’ awaken the memory of an ancestral figure present in all earth-based cultures and in the blood of our female lineage, a memory that is now making a powerful resurgence.

Our medicine is our intrinsic power, rooted in our connection to nature and in our capacity to love.

A Medicine Woman is a wise woman, a shamana, she radiates her inner light. She is a woman who remembers her purpose on this Earth.

The Medicine Woman encourages us to come into our centre, she invites us to get to know ourselves deeply, to open ourselves to prayer, to return to Mother Earth and allow ourselves to be touched by the wisdom of the elements, so that we can fulfil our true potential and be medicine for the world.

This online course is a joint creation of Sophia Style and Gemma Polo: in it we have united our passion for the wisdom of the cycles, meditation and the spiritual path, and the healing power of nature.

We want to share with you everything that has helped us to remember and cultivate the archetype of the Medicine Woman in our lives, ranging from the spiritual practices that we’ve integrated on a personal level to the transformative dynamics that we’ve offered in our retreats and circles for over sixteen years.
 

 

 

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What will this journey be like?

We invite you to join us on this journey of reconnection to the Medicine Woman following the pathway of an ancient map which enables us to connect to the ancestral wisdom that permeated indigenous cultures in all continents, combined with our lived experience as women in the 21st century.

In this course we will dive deeply into the teachings of the Medicine Wheel from a uniquely feminine perspective that springs from a deep listening to our cycles and our womb.

We will follow the pathway of a spiral as we awaken and develop the qualities and gifts of the Medicine Woman in us, based on inspirational texts and practical dynamics including rituals, meditations, visualisations, creative activities and bodywork.

The course program below is based on a model that we developed during our face-to-face retreats and workshops, and it will serve you as a map of the journey we will take, firstly going inwards and then returning outwards again.

Program

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Week 1:

West. Fire Element. Waning Moon. The Shamana and the Power of the Wild Woman

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Week 2:


North. Water Element. Dark Moon. The Wise Woman and the Silence of the Crone.

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Week 3:


East. Air Element. Waxing Moon. The Maiden and the Vitality of the Renewed Woman.

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Week 4:

South. Earth Element. Full Moon. The Mother and the Generosity of the Abundant Woman.

Travelling around the Medicine Wheel in this order is a profoundly healing and liberating experience for women.

In the centre of this circle we find the Medicine Woman who has integrated and matured the qualities of each archetype through her life experience and has transformed herself into medicine, wisdom and light for the world.

What our students from around the world say about

“Medicine Woman: a journey to your centre”

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“This course gave me the opportunity to respond to the call of Medicine Woman within me, that part of me which is wise, wild and ancestral, that I have always felt inside. I recommend this course because it’s a great chance to receive a compendium of wisdom through the sensitive voices of two Medicine Women.”

Eva, Spain

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“Medicine Woman has been a gift from the universe. If every woman connected to the archetypes, honoured the elements in our lives, created our own altars and took time each day to listen to our inner voice, we would change the world! Mother Earth would feel it and appreciate it!”

Paula, United Kingdom

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“The “Medicine Woman” course has been an inner journey of self-discovery, a spiral of knowledge, healing and connection with the sacred. An invitation to embrace my true nature and empower myself. A spiritual process and a commitment to myself, made alongside other women. A sublime experience, magical and deeply evolutionary.”

Nelida, Venezuela

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About us

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Sophia Style

I am an anthropologist, doula, writer and mother. I have been facilitating women’s circles in Spain and in the UK for over sixteen years, with the intention of connecting to the wisdom of the cycles and the feminine. I am the creator of the international project Mujer Cíclica (Cyclical Woman), and I accompany and train women through workshops and my online courses ‘Las Cuatro Lunas en Mi’ (The Four Moons within Me), ‘El Camino de la Facilitadora’ (The Facilitator’s Path) and ‘Medicine Woman’, co-created with Gemma Polo. I am passionate about sharing inspiration and resources related to women’s cycles, the archetypes and female rites of passage, and everything that has helped me on my own journey of healing and transformation. 

www.mujerciclica.com

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Gemma Polo

Since 2002 I have worked as a spiritual guide and meditation and deep rest retreat facilitator. Theologian, pilgrim, poet and mother, I’ve always felt most at home in nature. After spending time as a catholic nun, I practiced Zen Buddhism, after which I lived in India for ten years, deepening my spiritual path and co-directing the ‘Open Dharma Association’. Over the following ten years I created and managed ‘Dharmaloca’, an eco-retreat centre in the heart the Montsant region of Catalunya. My first book ‘There is Light and only Light’, published in 2020, is a collection of all that I’ve shared in dozens of retreats all over the world.

www.gemmapolopujol.com

As we place our gaze on the Medicine Woman, she acts as a magnet, like a luminous point on the horizon that we journey towards.