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Weed Dating


Think speed dating but instead of sitting across from each other at tables, you meet each other in bed — a garden bed, that is. Lines of men and women face each other across a row of vegetables in need of some TLC. They weed and get to know each other. . . . Read more

Sunday Assembly

The Sunday Assembly is a godless congregation that celebrates life and is here to help everyone find and fulfill their full potential. Our vision: a godless congregation in every town, city and village that wants one. Sunday assemblies are here for everyone who wants to: Live Better. sunday assemblies aim . . . Read more

Back-against-back discussions

 Not to be confused with back to back meetings, Back-against-back discussions is a discussion format where two participants are sitting or standing leaning their back against the other person’s back whenever a discussion heats up and a dispute over something need to resolve. Most of the time, in the heat of . . . Read more

Rose, Bud, Thorn Icebreaking questions

This is a small serie of questions to start a meeting and have people share a little of themselves to break the ice and start bonding. each individual goes around the table and shares the following: Rose. Something that’s going really well. Bud. Something new in your life that you don’t know . . . Read more

Crossed Pair Interviews

To start a meeting in medium to large size groups, crossed-paired interviews can be a powerful way to check-in, break the ice and energize participants. In Crossed Pair Interviews, participants are standing in a large room where they can move freely and have to  find a conversation partner while a facilitator . . . Read more

Deep Sensing Interviews

Deep sensing interviews are one of the tools highlighted in the Sensing phase of Theory U,  where we begin to see how we see the world.  Once we become aware of our seeing, then we have the opportunity to focus our attention in more intentional ways. The beauty of a deep . . . Read more

Beer:30 (GitHub)

Beer:30 id GitHub’s name for the weekly two-hour show that is part staff gabfest, part TED talk. Every friday at 4:30, it’s beer and fun and catch up time in the Cafe, the company’s pool-table-and-video-game-flanked meeting place. GitHub opens the phones at designated times to allow anyone to call in . . . Read more

Drum Circle

A drum circle is any group of people playing (usually) hand-drums and percussion in a circle. They are distinct from a drumming group or troupe in that the drum circle is an end in itself rather than preparation for a performance. They can range in size from a handful of . . . Read more

Group Dance

Group dances are danced by groups of people simultaneously, as opposed to individuals dancing alone or individually, and as opposed to couples dancing together but independently of others dancing at the same time, if any. The dances are generally, but not always, coordinated or standardized in such a way that . . . Read more

Spiral Dance

The spiral dance, also called the grapevine dance and the weaver’s dance, is a Neopagan group dance emphasizing community and rebirth, although it is also used as an effective way to raise power in a ritual. Although it originated in the Reclaiming tradition, it has become a more mainstream Neopagan ritual . . . Read more