Welcome to Soul Flares

Founded in 2006, Soul Flares, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating the conditions for people to remember themselves as vital, purposeful, creative and interconnected humans who have gifts that are of benefit to the world. 

We use Community Circles to create the space for heart-full expression, connection and mindful witnessing of others, which in turn leads to a deep sense of empowerment and agency.

Community Circles can be used:

  • In organizations, communities and schools in order to experience authentic connection with others and to develop empathy, deep listening and mindful awareness skills.
  • To facilitate meaningful dialogue around challenging issues at home, work or in school.
  • To mark, celebrate and lend energy to times of transition and rites of passage.
  • To gather support and healing during challenging times.

If you would like to learn how to use Community Circles in your life contact us. As a start you can visit here and learn a bit about what it means to use Circles to enrich  your life and journey.

 Explore the many resources on this website as a way to shore yourself up and inspire you to be a soul that sends out flares to others.

Visit here to read the essay by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes that inspired the name Soul Flares and helped give words and energy to its mission.

Blessings and Love,




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