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Emergence during a Planetary Crisis, with the Work That Reconnects

July 17, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST


Margo van Greta

Event Overview

Emergence during a Planetary Crisis, with The Work That Reconnects

From Thursday 17 July 2024, 7-9pm BST (UK). Online

With Margo van Greta

The Work That Reconnects is a form of group work designed to cultivate the intention and ability to take part in the healing of our world. The challenges we currently face when we look at the world around us are huge. It can be devastating to be confronted with the planetary crisis, a poly crisis, and its effects on life on planet earth. We may experience frustration, anger, despair, numbness, or simply the wish to turn away from it all.

We can choose a different response. Let’s give space to explore emergence. A crisis is also an opportunity to generate our resilience, to bring forth our courage, creativity and care. It may ask us to dig deeper into our own inner resources. We don’t have to do this alone. We can link up with a growing number of people, organisations, and networks who contribute to a regenerative world, with skill and dedication. We too can be part of the Great Turning, in our own unique way.

‘The Work That Reconnects helps people around the world discover and experience their innate connecttions with each other and the self-healing powers of the web of life, transforming despair and overwhelm into inspired, collaborative action. ‘ Joanna Macy.


We engage with The Work That Reconnects, originated by Joanna Macy. We use the format of the Spiral as our framework:

  • We will focus on GRATITUDE in our life, building up resilience as we do so.
  • We give space to HONOUR OUR PAIN for the world, as grieving is an essential part of stepping into wholeness.
  • We will shift our perspective though SEEING WITH NEW EYES.
  • In GOING FORTH, we explore our vision of the world we do want to live in, and identify steps we are willing and able to take.

This event is for you if you:

  • Are concerned about the state of the world, from the climate crisis and all the other threats to our survival.
  • Are concerned about your local bio region.Are affected in your personal life by broader issues.
  • Deal with anxiety, anger, fear or numbness.
  • Are willing to engage with inner work.
  • Want to make a difference in your own life and your surroundings.
  • Want to join a group of people for interactive and experiential sessions in a safe and supportive space.

Course structure

  • Four facilitated sessions, bi-weekly, 2 hours each
  • Four buddy group sessions, bi-weekly, 1 hour each with peers.
  • Participants will receive reading material, and inspirational videos related to The Work That Reconnects.
  • Keep a learning journal
  • Engage with individual activities to deepen the learning.

Online on Zoom

Dates Facilitated sessions: Wednesday July 17, 31, August 14, 28. Time: 7-9pm BST (UK).

Find the time in your time zone here

Peer session dates will be decided in your buddy group.

Cost: Early Bird price until 19 June using a sliding scale: £120/£100/£80

There are three prices, in order to make this course available to all:

  • £120: Generosity price: to financially support those without the means to participate. 
  • £100: Sustainable price: the regular price to sustain this course. 
  • £80: Subsidised price, for those on low income and in need of financial assistance.

After 19 July: £150/£125/£100 

Please contact me if you need further financial assistance. I would like to make this course available for all, yet also make offering these courses sustainable for the facilitator.

Please note: Participants of this course can join the Work That Reconnects Facilitator Training, a six month online experiential training starting 17 October 2024.  Find out more here

Margo van Greta is a pioneer of holistic spirituality and a facilitator of transformation, creating a safe and supportive space for deepening the inner journey. She met Joanna Macy in 2000, fell in love with the Work That Reconnects. It combines he roles as a social activist, Ecovillage resident and Buddhist practitioner. She facilitates courses based on Active Hope and The Work That Reconnects, both on site and online, and initiated an online Work That Reconnects Facilitator Training.

Since 1991 she has lived and worked in the Findhorn Ecovillage Community in Scotland, UK. She is passionate about integrating spiritual practice in daily life, and created Heartbeat Findhorn: Inner Work for Outer Action. 

She is a Buddhist practitioner since 1987, teaches Buddhism, facilitates individual sessions Feeding Your Demons and guides the Transformation Game. She lives in a beautiful small eco house, and loves her daily walks to the beach.


July 17, 2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST


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