In this episode of the Women Thrive Podcast, host Raimonda Jan speaks with special guest, Marie Ferguson. As a feminine embodiment coach, Marie believes in using techniques within the Menarche Project to help foster deeper bonds between conscious mothers and their families. She goes on to share her journey, from growing up dancing to becoming mired in the masculine energies of work and losing her spark eventually. Marie talks about how becoming a mother and experiencing the hardships of multiple miscarriages led her back to dancing and yoga classes, tools which she used to find balance again between the feminine and masculine energies.
This episode emphasizes the importance of dance as a transformative tool, nurturing the self, and establishing balance in life. Marie shares about the work she does with women in coaching and mentoring, and how it’s helped them transform their lives by bringing in more balance and harmony.
1. The Healing Power of Dance: For Marie, dance became a pathway to rediscover her feminine essence and embark on her healing journey. She emphasizes that dance is not just about technique or performance; it’s about connecting with the music, feeling the joy in our bodies, and allowing ourselves to be fully present.
2. Embracing Dance for Personal Transformation: Marie encourages all individuals to explore dance as a means of reconnecting with their feminine essence. It doesn’t require a formal studio or training; dance can be embraced anywhere, anytime. Whether it’s swaying in the kitchen to your favorite song or dancing barefoot in the garden, the key is to let your body guide you in expressing your innermost emotions and desires. Marie reminds us that dancing is a celebration of our unique vibrations, a release of stagnant energy, and an invitation for creative inspiration to flow.
3. The Ripple Effect of Embodying the Feminine Essence: Through her work as a feminine embodiment coach, Marie has witnessed the profound impact of embracing the feminine essence on her clients’ lives. By prioritizing self-care, understanding their emotions, and honoring their intuition, women have experienced shifts in their boundary-setting abilities, intimate relationships, and overall fulfillment.
00:07 Introduction to Women Thrive Podcast
00:37 Meet Our Guest: Marie Ferguson, Feminine Embodiment Coach
02:12 Marie’s Personal Journey: From Dance to Feminine Embodiment
05:47 The Power of Dance and Movement in Healing
11:38 Understanding Feminine and Masculine Energies
14:48 The Impact of Feminine Embodiment on Personal and Professional Life
21:12 Invitation to Dance: Reconnecting with Your Feminine Essence
24:40 Join Marie at the Women Thrive Summit
27:17 Connect with Marie and Final Thoughts
28:48 Dance Like No One’s Watching
✨ About Marie Ferguson ✨
Meet Marie Ferguson, a remarkable force in the realms of feminine embodiment, youth empowerment, and creative expression. With over 16 years of experience in education, specializing in the Arts and holding a Masters of Education, she has a profound love for empowering young women. Her journey is marked by resilience and empowerment, transcending personal challenges, including occupational burnout and multiple miscarriages. Drawing from ancient wisdom rooted in Priestess lineages, she now guides others on the profound journey of reconnecting with their feminine essence.
Her background in dance and drama, combined with extensive experience teaching girls and young women, has inspired her work in the Menarche Project and Awaecnian Academy. As a Feminine Embodiment Coach and Youth Empowerment Mentor, Marie facilitates lasting transformations by integrating psychology, leadership development, and mindfulness into her coaching approach.
An international author, she’s celebrated for her contribution to “Mom Magic – Moms for Change,” an anthology that achieved Best Seller status in four countries across 26 categories. Marie’s storytelling prowess touches universal themes, resonating with readers worldwide and reflecting the power of motherhood. Her unique blend of ancient wisdom and modern coaching techniques empowers individuals of all ages to become the best versions of themselves, leaving a profound legacy for future generations.
✨ About the Women Thrive Podcast ✨
The Women Thrive Podcast features women from all around the world with their inspiring stories of how they have conquered personal challenges and found a way to rise and thrive. Listen to the stories of entrepreneurs, speakers, authors, experts, and business owners from all walks of life inspiring and empowering women globally. We cover topics of leadership, business success, mindset, spirituality, marketing and visibility, media and PR, and many more.