Category Archives: Intentional Community

Playing the Game of Power at the Campbell Club

A few days ago I had the opportunity to facilitate at the Campbell Club again, this time using Augusto Boal’s Game of Power. In the Game of Power, we use image theater to explore how we and others exert power-over … Continue reading

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ZEGG-Forum in the USA

The popularity of “ZEGG-Forum” has exploded in the U.S. in recent years. Part of this is due to the variety of teachers who’ve recently cropped up, and part is due also to major modifications in the process/intention of the Forum. … Continue reading

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The First Portland Naka Ima in Years

As many of my Cascadian friends know, there used to be this amazing personal growth workshop offered at Lost Valley Education Center called Naka Ima. Naka Ima—whose words mean “within the present moment”—was first created by Deborah Riverbend and Jaime … Continue reading

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The Importance of Place

Recently I led my third Forum at an intentional community, one in which a few of the members had experienced event-style Forum, but most had not had any exposure to the process. It also happened to be the first group … Continue reading

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The Direction of “ZEGG” Forum in the U.S.

There seems to be a lot of buzz about “ZEGG” Forum in the U.S. these days.  Different teachers of it are popping up everywhere (some even offering certificates!) and even more people are clamoring to get “trained,” etc.   Of course, … Continue reading

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Jungle Connections:

Building Community at Fuente Verde Last August someone mentioned that they’d like to get ZEGG-Forum down to their community in Costa Rica.  I never heard back from them, but this summer someone completely unrelated found the Living Awareness Institute on … Continue reading

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