What is a moon circle?
The tradition of women gathering under a new or full moon has been happening for thousands of years. It is a place to connect with yourself, and others. It is where we can come to be witnessed on our journey. In the circle, we create a space of support and growth, tuning into ourselves and our spiritual needs, while in turn, helping other women find that safe place to do the same. We are healed, we are nurtured, we feel comforted, and understood. Come with an open heart.
Each circle is unique, but will often include grounding, meditation, journaling, yoga, conversation, and sharing. Sometimes we include crafts and other ceremonies. This circle is meant to be shared in full, so please plan to stay the entire 3 hours, and if you cannot commit to this time frame, consider joining a future circle. Please be respectful of everyone’s schedule by arriving on time.
Where are moon circles located?
Moon circles are held in two locations in eastern Iowa: Fairfield, and North Liberty/Mt. Vernon. When you sign up, please select which location you would like to attend. Exact meeting address will be emailed after registration.
Can I bring my children?
Babies in arms/young nurslings are ok, but we do suggest trying to attend on your own. This is a wonderful gift to yourself as a self-care practice. Please be mindful of others if you do bring your baby, by excusing yourself if your child needs you to be present with them.
Who can come?
Our circle is open to women.
I am not a mother, is this circle for me?
Yes! This circle is meant to be shared with women of all ages and from all walks of life. We have had teenagers, college students, mothers, and grandmothers participate. Each has come away from the circle feeling restored, fulfilled, and connected.
I am Christian/Jewish/Muslim/Pagan/Buddhist/etc., is this circle for me?
Yes! This is not a religious group, nor do we discuss religion at our circle. It doesn’t matter what your religious or cultural background is, participating in this circle is meant to provide a space for you to connect to your inner soul, or your higher self. It is meant to help you find connection to our home- the earth, and all with all other humans who inhabit it.
What do I wear?
Wear something comfortable that allows you to move freely.
What do I bring?
We will be sitting on the ground, so consider bringing a yoga mat/blanket and a cushion/bolster/pillow to make yourself comfortable. Please also bring a journal and something to write with. We recommend getting a designated journal for the circle if you decide to come regularly.
What is the cost?
We kindly request $30 donation per person, but this is a free will donation and you may choose what you pay. Each participant will receive a small gift at the end of our circle. This donation helps cover materials and other monetary fees associated with hosting the circle.
There is something powerful that happens when women come together to support each other.
Upcoming Moon Circle Dates
Please note: Occasionally moon circles are held on different dates depending on location. Please check the location listed on the calendar to confirm.
RSVP required to attend moon circles. Suggested donation is $30. Details (including location and address) will be provided via email after signing up. Please note, we cap our attendance at 10 participants. First come, first serve.