The Goddess Circle is where women go to be with other women and reclaim their powerful female energy. Goddess Circles have been around forever; it hasn’t been until recently the concept of the circle has taken off. C. Ara Campbell has been given credit for starting the modern-day circle movement. In addition, medical doctors have endorsed these circles as healing places for women.
As I do, the Goddess Circle believes that every woman is a goddess and each woman needs to find their goddess within and start a path of healing. Nikki Starr Noce, M. D. says about the Goddess Circle:
it’s having an awesome pack of positive, shining, confident, rock star women (aka goddesses) in your life. It’s a safe space to celebrate, nurture, and support each other on this rollercoaster of life.
This is a no-judgment space where women connect with each other elevating each to a higher level of peace. These circles or temples in some areas have been described as a womb, a safe place. Depending on the person, a few things a woman might experience: Feeling comfortable in their own bodies, ecstatic dance, light & dark shadow work, mystic connection with the goddess, and types of positive seduction.
A common core of circles is hugging, hugging each other as a group tightly, feeling the essence of each other, arms & legs entwined. If not more, the hug is at least thirty seconds, and more than one hug a meeting. These hugs are not sexual in nature but used for showing love and bonding together.
I would imagine these hugs would be challenging at first since society teaches harmful touching and boundaries. Society (men culture) has put a negative spin on what it means to be female. Women aren’t allowed to show their true meaning in love, joy, kindness, intelligence, and sexuality. I’m elated to see the positive outcomes of Goddess Circles, and I wish someday, men would learn to do the same; the world would be a better place for it.