Media

The Labyrinth Society Media module contains categorized information about labyrinths and labyrinth related activities that can be downloaded via embedded videos, podcasts (mp3, mp4), YouTube videos and more. As the selection grows, more categories will appear, so be sure to check back often.

Social Causes

  • Stepping Forward with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In the Labyrinth Community. Listen as Lars and Christiana discuss what these words mean, and the obstacles, and methods that the labyrinth community might use to introduce labyrinths into underserved communities over the next five to ten years.

  • Seeds, Symbols, and SEE-ing PossibilitiesMaia Scott, was one of the Featured Speakers at the 2015 TLS Gathering in Waycross, IN and has been a Concurrent Workshop Presenter a few times over the past five years. She is an interdisciplinary artist, bodyworker, college instructor, writer, and labyrinth designer and builder who imbues her work and play with humor and deep compassion as she navigates her "sight quirky" life with her trusty guide dog, Fiddler, by her side.

  • What is the Path to Awakening Seeds of Compassion Within Ourselves? Join Dr. Dilley and Christiana as they discuss Robin’s Gathering workshop topic, her use of labyrinths in her clinical practice, her own labyrinth journey through breast cancer diagnosis, and the books that resulted from this journey.

  • Creating Opportunity through Diversity by Connecting Labyrinths to Inner City Youth Programs.TLS Membership Chair, Janice Lewis, discusses creating diversity within the labyrinth community through an inner city program that uses labyrinths, mandalas, and peace circles to help at-risk youth create better coping skills and habits.

  • TLS End-of-Year Donation Drive with #GivingTuesday. Katja Marquart, the TLS Finance Chair, shares information about TLS’s entrance into the Social Media crowd funding site, #GivingTuesday, and what end of the year donations mean to TLS

  • From Seed to Harvest; The Story of Sydney’s First Permanent Public Labyrinth.  Join Christiana and Aussie, Emily Simpson, as we explore the process she experienced when she decided to follow her passion in her hometown of Sydney, AU.

  • Going with the Flow Naturally with Traci McMerritt. Traci, a past TLS Gathering workshop presenter, explains how walking a labyrinth with others in nature, and connecting through laughter and eye contact, can lead to meaningful interactions and self-discovery. 

  • Labyrinth Around America; A Brit & His Pilgrimage. Clive and Christiana discuss Clive’s first segment of his, Labyrinth Around America”, project and the labyrinths he loves dearly in his neck of the UK. 

  • How Do You Seed An Entire Continent and It’s Island Partner with Labyrinths? Join me and Lorraine Rodda as we talk about the Australian Labyrinth Network and the vibrant labyrinth scene “Down Under.”

  • Labyrinths In Prisons: A Case Study.  Beth Mace, of the founding members of the New England Labyrinth Guild, will discuss her groups’ work within a Medium Security State Prison and the impact this six-year-old labyrinth program has had on the women inmates. Beth shared a poster presentation of this study during the Research Sharing Circle on Thursday afternoon of the 2016 Houston TLS Gathering.  

  • Weaving Peacemaking with Social Justice on the Labyrinth. Listen to Rev. Dr.  Kathyrn McLean as she talks about her life’s work and passion. Dr. McLean is an ordained Presbyterian minister, Chaplain, Spiritual Director, and a Veriditas certified Advanced Labyrinth Facilitator. She is also a scheduled workshop presenter at the 2016 Houston TLS Gathering.

  • In the Heart of a City; Labyrinths as Respite, with guest, Janice Lewis, a volunteer with Chicago Lights; a community outreach organization located at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago, Illinois.  Chicago Lights offers comprehensive social service programs for at-risk youth, the homeless, and the disadvantaged across the Chicagoland area. Janice volunteers with a number of their programs and uses labyrinths as a foundational piece in her workshops, retreats and classes. 

  • Using Labyrinths to Dissolve Boundaries Through Artistic Expression and Social Engagement, with artist, social activist and 2016 Gathering featured speaker, Reginald Adams. Join us as we discuss his community building labyrinth work with Houston area high school students. 

  • Combining Art, Spirituality and Service Through the Labyrinth: Making a Difference One Labyrinth at a Time. Join Christiana and her guests, Debi and Marty Kermeen, the well-known dynamic duo of the global labyrinth community and featured speakers at the 2016 Houston Gathering, as they discuss the personal and community impact of the Kermeen’s numerous labyrinth installations.

  • Can Walking a Labyrinth Help Tech Savvy College Students Reconnect? Join guest speaker, Dr. Nancy Bandiera, the Publications Chair for The Labyrinth Society (2015-2016) and a college professor at La Guardia Community College in New York, as she discusses using labyrinths to engage her students and help them succeed.