Jaguars Uncaged

The Anatomy of Feminine Spirituality

A 4 Week Experience with Kimberly Ann Johnson and Guest presenters

Starts Tuesday May 3rd at 11 am PST | 2 pm est

Jaguars Uncaged

The Anatomy of Feminine Spirituality

A 4 Week Experience with Kimberly Ann Johnson and Guest presenters

Starts Tuesday May 3rd at 11 am PST | 2 pm est

Jaguars Uncaged is a party, my kind of party with deep soul, learning, connection, dancing + excellent guests.

In April 2020, 800 people came together for Jaguar in the Time of Cholera. At that time, we had no idea how long the pandemic would last- most of us were thinking it would be about six weeks, so we thought maybe that class would take us all the way through the process. 

Here we are two years later. 

We’ve all been through so much. We have all been tenderized. Although we don’t know what’s next, there is a sense that there are new possibilities emerging. 

Reclaiming the feminine is a part of medicine for this time.

We are human animals. 

We’ve been domesticated. 

We’ve been limited, restricted and at times caged for the last two years.

What happens to a caged animal? 

It may relentlessly and continuously pace its cage. It may turn that restlessness inward, chew or harm itself. 

It may lay down and give up, as if sedated.

In times like these, like any caged animal, you may also have toggled between restlessness and resignation. Anxiety and lethargy. 

Hope and despair. Action and procrastination. Exhilaration and exhaustion.

Now that we are free to roam there are new challenges. 

We have to learn to be together again, to find our way back into our own rhythms and into social connection.

We can’t let isolation, separation and screens become the “new normal,” because we are disperse, distracted and confused. 

It’s time we find our way back to our bodies, shake loose stagnation and residue, and make conscious choices about community.

It’s time to break free.

Do you feel that nothing you can do will be enough?

Are you shut down to the juicy, delightful parts of yourself?

Are you resentful at the thought of having to do anything else because you are so overwhelmed and overtaxed?

There’s no right way to be going through these times, except TOGETHER.

How we move through these neverending transitional moments depends on how we metabolize the stress and tension in our bodies and how we are able to come together with other humans and our ability to connect to the ineffable beauty of life. 

We’ll have to push through haziness, lethargy, and even dread so that we build capacity to be around people again. 

How ironic that we need most for survival- human connection- has become something so fraught. 

In the midst of shifting sands, we must double down on our connection to the Earth and to Spirit. 

Feminine spirituality holds the body, the soul and the Earth in its wingspan.

Feminine spirituality knows we can connect directly to the Source without any intermediaries and at any moment. 

Feminine spirituality includes the underworld, the dark, the unseen and the unsung.

Feminine spirituality is immanent not transcendent.

Jaguars Uncaged is the antidote to fear and panic, to the extreme narratives and polarization that we find around us.

 Jaguar energy means you can locate your center and operate from it, knowing what is right for you, and being able to move from there. 

It has been found historically that in natural disasters and epidemics, the people who emerge without PTSD and trauma, are the ones who are able to move.

We have that choice now. To move and to choose to connect.

We can choose to meet these overwhelming tensions and demands with compassion. 

We can be discerning and focused in a way that allows our nervous system to move through the very normal stress cycles we all continue to face and to become more resilient. 

We need trustworthy somatic tools, guidance, modeling and direction- a way forward with our personal nervous systems and our collective nervous system- the worldwide web of fascia and fabric that holds us together-
so that we can hold it all.

A note on the word “Feminine”

  • The feminine I’m referring to is an archetypal energy that exists in female and male bodies.
  • I don’t see feminine as better or more elevated than the masculine.  
  • The feminine is often overlooked, warped and misunderstood, even in Goddess and women’s circles
  • The feminine has medicine for us at this time. 
  • You can have your own relationship to the word itself- your own ideas, emotions, reactions, insights + evolutions-  and each guest will share their own experience of how the feminine works in their life and their teachings. 
 

***This class centers the experience of females who identify as women. 

Who is this For?

  • Artists and freelancers who live and/or work alone 
  • Spiritual seekers aiming to root their practice in the body
  • Humans who see themselves as leaders in this emergent era
  • Mothers seeking to be the regulating center of their homes
  • Empaths who struggle not to collapse their boundaries into the collective energy
  • Humans who need and want community and support
  • People who want an alternative or complement to talk therapy

In this class, you will learn:

  • Understand your own nervous system in real time and in your own body
  • Have space to grieve
  • Learn how to accurately read the signals your body is giving you and know what direction to move to from there
  • Come to a deeper understanding of feminine spirituality and how you want to devote yourself to it
  • Identify your own power center
  • Move stagnant energy so you can feel more like yourself
  • Learn how to stop projecting your anxiety outwards and learn to metabolize it, so you can communicate from your deepest truth, and be heard
  • Practice surfing big waves of emotions and sensations so that you feel like you feel like you’re the surfer and not the stormy ocean

How is this class different from Activate Your Inner Jaguar?

  • The focus in this Jaguar round is feminine spirituality– for the first time ever.
  • Each class will be 60 minutes long, and will be less theory and more somatic exercises
  • This class is open to all genders (often my classes are for women only)
  • There will be 2 or 3 classes each week. I’ll teach Tuesday, a guest will teach Fridays and some Mondays. 
  • This is the lowest price point we offer for live courses so that there is as little barrier to entry as possible.

Investment: choose what you pay

Why “choose-what-you-pay?” When we first offered Jaguar in A Time of Cholera it was April 2020, a time of deep uncertainty.  I offered a choose what you pay option to make the Jaguar to make the material accessible to those who needed it. 

As a nod to our journey over the past 2 years, I’ve brought back this payment option to help students access this material with as little barrier to entry as possible.

Everyone has varying economic privilege, so I ask that you practice self-regulation to choose what you are able to pay at this time. Early bird pricing ends Sunday May 1st, at midnight (prices will increase $50)

All members of the jamboree- a group of Jaguars- are essential. This discounted price allows us to keep the energetic flow of money into the economy while continuing to serving our community.

This mid-range option is priced below our regular Jaguar rate, so that more people will be able to access this material now.

Gift for yourself and another Jaguar. This pay-it-forward option makes it possible for us to offer a discounted rate to those who are struggling financially during this time.

A Note On Refunds: Transparency is a core value of the Jaguar community, we put a lot of effort into an accurate representation of the course experience and we are happy to answer your questions in advance. Because our products are digital goods that are accessible once the course begins we do not offer refunds. Thank you for understanding.

Teachers & Class Schedule

Join this line up of wise women teachers for a month of exploration through somatics, movement, crone wisdom and storytelling through the lens of the Activate Your Inner Jaguar material.

Liz Koch is an international teacher and author with 42 years of experience focusing on kinesthetic intelligence and somatic awareness for developing human potential. The creator of Core Awareness Liz is dedicated to educating both laypersons and professionals about the core tissue psoas. She is the author of The Psoas Book, Unraveling Scoliosis CD, The Psoas & Back Pain CD, Core Awareness; Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Exercise and Dance and her latest book Stalking Wild Psoas: Embodying Your Core Intelligence. She is contributing author to Manifesting Health and Happiness and the Crone in Maiden, Mother, Crone: Our Pleasure PlayList. Find more at https://coreawareness.com.

Zina Zinchenko is coming in to teach Gaga in the Jaguar course. She taught us two years ago in Jaguar in the Q, then had a baby. She danced with Batsheva for several years and has been teaching Gaga and making films - she's in the Netflix series on Ohad Naharin.
 
She's really a master- I was able to take class in person with her when I was living in New York- shortlived but memorable.

Esi Wildcat is a somatic guide and ritualist, a certified Radical Aliveness practitioner, an Ordained Priestess of Isis, a Shakta initiate and yogini in the lineage of Sri Vidya, certified holistic health practitioner, and interdisciplinary healing artist with over 20 years of expertise.  She envisions a world where all humans harness the power to intuit and maintain wellness and aliveness in all areas of their lives.  Esi is passionate about conversations that create change, as a space holder for the primal emotions that often have no place in our contemporary world – grief, rage, despair, anger. She has a private practice and runs a worldworking group called Human Slop – for curious bridgebuilders to explore the link between systemic and interpersonal realities.

Marcia Lopez is a daughter of immigrant parents from Guatemala, born and raised in LA, who has used the trials and trauma of the immigrant colonized experience and the intersectional components that comes with it to find healing and purpose. Her own healing journey has forged her path and has allowed her to be an adept practitioner in the field of Holistic Female Reproductive Wellness.

She uses the old ways in new ways and with over 19 years of healing experience, that has included extensive training and various lineage initiations, she has been achieving extraordinary results in female reproductive health dysfunction, infertility, and sexual trauma recovery.
Marcia is a clinician and teacher in the fields of female wellness, holistic health, yoga, meditation, shamanism, herbalism, nutrition, movement, and feminine philosophy.
She is the founder of Women's True Healing, Ancient Wisdom for the Modern Feminine, The Womb Oracle, The Steaming Stool & Steaming Cushion, True Healing Medicinals, & True Healing Bodywork.

As a valued and respected practitioner in her communities, Marcia's intention with her work is to promote effective social change for the betterment of our world through the awareness, care, and respect of the Cosmic Portal ~ the Womb where all human life began.
This work is for the healing of individuals, families, and the planet.

Tami Lynn Kent is the founder of Holistic Pelvic Care for women and author of Wild Feminine: Finding Power, Spirit & Joy in the Female Body, Mothering From Your Center, and Wild Creative. Tami runs an international training program for health care practitioners and is a mother to three beautiful sons. Tami is passionate about teaching ways to cultivate the creative energy meant to flow through all aspects of ones life and access this beauty and wildness within. Find more at www.wildfeminine.com.

Sil Reynolds is a mother, crone, coach, teacher, and author (with her daughter Eliza), of Mothering and Daughtering: Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years. She has worked as a women’s health nurse practitioner and psychotherapist specializing in eating disorders, emotional eating, and body image conflict.

For two decades, she was a student of the renowned Jungian author and analyst Marion Woodman. Sil considers Woodman’s lineage her spiritual motherline and teaches women the transformational power of feminine archetypes and how to work with dreams. 

Sil guides women in transforming from the inside out. She guides women through the process of awakening to their destiny, and of living at home in their feminine body on this precious Earth. Find more at https://silreynolds.com



Jaguar Women of Color facilitator, yoga & mindfulness instructors

Emma Callaghan has been teaching yoga and mindfulness practices for 18 years but credits Somatic Experiencing and Kimberly’s Jaguar courses for helping her to unravel and heal racialized and intergenerational trauma.  After multiple rounds of Jaguar Emma has gained a thorough understanding of her own nervous system and has been helping others to understand theirs. Emma has been supporting the Jaguar movement for the last year by facilitating affiliate classes for women of color on the course. Emma is studying Somatic Trauma Therapies and is available to all Jaguar alumni for support and connection should anyone need it one on one.

Kimberly Ann Johnson is a Sexological Bodyworker, Somatic Experiencing practitioner, Structural Integration practitioner, postpartum advocate, retired yoga teacher and single mom. 

She is the author of Call of The Wild: How We Heal Trauma, Awaken Our Own Power, And Use It For Good (HarperWave, 2021) and the early mothering classic The Fourth Trimester: Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions and Restoring Your Vitality (Shambhala, 2017) published in seven languages around the world.

For the past 12 years, she has been helping women recover from birth, gynecological surgeries and sexual boundary ruptures.

Her work has been featured on the Goop! podcast, The New York TimesForbesVogue, New York Magazine’s The CutHarper’s Bazaar, Today.com and many more. She is the host of the Sex Birth Trauma podcast with 750,000 unique downloads.

Tuesday classes (May 3, 10, 17 and 24th)  will always meet at 11 am PDT | 2 pm EDT

Friday May 6th Re-Wilding Psoas with Liz Koch will meet at 11 am PDT | 2 pm EDT

Monday 9th Movement Class with Zina will meet at 9 am PDT | 12 pm EDT

Friday May 13th Esi Wildcat will be teaching at 11 am PDT | 2 pm EDT

Monday 16th Of Breath, Blood & Bone with Marcia Lopez will meet at 11 am PDT | 2 pm EDT

Friday May 20th Activating the Medicine of the Womb/Great Mother with Tami Lynn Kent will meet at 11 am PDT | 2 pm EDT

Monday 23rd The Anatomy of Feminine Archetypes: Marion Woodman’s Spiritual Genius with Sil Reynolds will meet at 11 am PDT | 2 pm EDT

*All classes will be recorded and available to watch on replay in case you can’t attend live*

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Kimberly Ann Johnson

Author, Sexological Bodyworker, and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

Kimberly Ann Johnson is a Sexological Bodyworker, Somatic Experiencing practitioner, Structural Integration practitioner, postpartum advocate, retired yoga teacher and single mom. 

She is the author of Call of The Wild: How We Heal Trauma, Awaken Our Own Power, And Use It For Good (HarperWave, 2021) and the early mothering classic The Fourth Trimester: Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions and Restoring Your Vitality (Shambhala, 2017) published in seven languages around the world.

For the past 12 years, she has been helping women recover from birth, gynecological surgeries and sexual boundary ruptures.

Her work has been featured on the Goop! podcast, The New York TimesForbesVogue, New York Magazine’s The CutHarper’s Bazaar, Today.com and many more. She is the host of the Sex Birth Trauma podcast with 750,000 unique downloads.

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New York Times
Forbes
The Cut Magazine
Today Show
Vogue
Yoga Journal
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