Dancing through life, Julie's experiences are abundant in creativity + community, learning + growth, healing + transformation. Julie facilitates an organic, compassionate practice of fiercely approaching vulnerability + embodying whole-hearted living. She is the Founder + Executive Artistic Director of SheWolf Sacred, a community organization on a mission to create movements that embody + energize intersectional feminism for marginalized people through healing arts rituals. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Dance/Movement Therapist, with a Master of Arts in Dance/Movement Therapy + Counseling, + Graduate Laban Certificate in Movement Analysis from Columbia College Chicago. Currently, she works with community-based + healing arts organizations as a movement facilitator. As a psychotherapist + dance/movement therapist, she works in private practice based in Old Irving Park, Chicago. Her goal is to create a brave, inclusive space in order to allow for radiant expression, courageous liberation, + uplifting connection. To learn more, visit Julie's website.
Coffee or tea?
Funniest teaching moment?
Finding out I ripped my pants halfway through class. I guess I was moving and shaking a lot!
What is your favorite book or podcast?
Book: Women Who Run with the Wolves
Podcast: Be Here Now (Ram Dass)
Favorite self care strategy?
Immersing myself in nature, water or land
Why are you excited about Inner Sense Healing Arts Collective?
Because it is quite an incredible thing to be a part of a passionate, compassionate collective for change. It feels so important right now, to take matters into our own hands, to provide inclusive + diverse opportunities for others, to be the light on this challenging but beautiful path. Aho!