The Ritual

Sacred Full Moon Gatherings

The Practice Ritual is a returning home. It is a cathartic experience of ritual and connection; a blend of feminine spirituality, self-devotion, and a deep sense of sisterhood. These intimate gatherings are offered once a month in West Linn, Oregon.

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If you are a soulful woman who desires connection, community, and sacred time to yourself, then welcome home.

Women have been gathering in sacred circles for thousands of years. It's in our blood to gather in sacred practice and remember our truth and inner power. Unfortunately the culture we live and the systems built around us have taken us away from each other and disconnected us from our truth. The Practice Ritual is a returning to our roots as women and as leaders in our community. 

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The Details

offered in
west Linn, Oregon

We gather in The Practice Sanctuary in West Linn, which is 20 minutes south of Portland, Oregon.

we gather once a month

We meet on or around the time of the full moon. A time to access incredible clarity, big visions, and divine support.

an intimate circle

Open to just a small group women, we keep our circles intimate so that we are safe to go deep in our sacred container.

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what to expect...

A safe space to retreat from the busyness of everyday life. 

Deep conversations and space to honor all that you are and all that you hold.

Journaling, meditation, peace, and grace.

Stillness, acceptance, patience, and beauty. A space to unravel and heal.

We've been through a lot these past couple of years. We have been isolated from each other, and in that isolation there has been grief, pain, and loss. The Practice Ritual is a time to come back together as women and build a safe community where we can heal our wounds and find solace with each other in this uncertain time.

you're in the right place.

Hi, I'm Michelle Long, Ma

I'm gathering an authentic community of women.

I've been teaching yoga for 20 years, and I owned a women's healing center in California for a decade.  Along the way I learned what women really want and need. We want connection. We want community. We want a safe place to unravel and just be who we truly are. We struggle to find authentic friendships and people who "get" us. We all want to be seen and heard. The Practice brings us together in a sacred way, where can finally take a deep breath, hear our own voice, and connect in the way we truly desire. I'm excited to offer The Practice in West Linn and to build a sacred community of women here.

2022 Ritual Dates...

wednesday, dec. 21, 7pm

Friday, january 6, 7pm

saturday, february 5, 7pm

sunday, march 5, 7pm

saturday, nov. 5, 7pm

Register for February.

Register for March.

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- elsa
spiritual teacher and healer

“Michelle creates a beautiful and nourishing container that allows each woman to feel safe, to let down the armor and the masks, and to reclaim the fullness of who she is. Michelle gently but firmly guides you back to your center.”

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The Practice Circle

We are now enrolling. The Practice® Circle is an integration of feminine spirituality, mentorship, and sisterhood.  In a circle of like-minded women you will dive into your truth and find the courage and clarity to lead and live from a place of self devotion.


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