Meet my Circling-sister, Shara. This loving soul basically learned to meditate while in the womb and hasn’t stopped since! Shara grew up in an intentional spiritual community in Iowa and her lifetime pursuit of self-knowledge, presence, and conscious connection most definitely primed her to become a power-house Circling facilitator.
Shara joined Circling Europe’s first ever SAS leadership and facilitation training in the United States and, for me (like so many others when they meet her), it was love at first sight! I knew right away that I wanted to be her friend… or maybe I should say I wanted her to be MY friend!
Lucky for us, we began to have many opportunities to connect with each other since Shara joined the Circling Europe team early-on (there were only 5 of us back then!) She dove deep into supporting CE’s immersions, facilitator trainings, events as well as bringing her bookkeeping wizardry and attention to detail.
As a friend and as a facilitator, Shara demonstrates sensitivity, loyalty, gentleness, silliness, reliability, and depth. I’ve had the great pleasure (and sometimes pain!) of her lovingly challenging me to look more closely, to be more with what I’m experiencing, or to get out my sword. And I love being with her when she brings her well-tuned and fully stocked toolkit and magic to others too.
I’m lucky to call her a friend, a comrade, and part of my chosen-family. I trust you’ll feel lucky to know her too and, if you’re like me, your hair will be lucky too. (seriously - she’s a hair whisperer! ask her for advice)
PS - Shara is both brilliant and gorgeous but don’t get any ideas. She is happily married to an amazing guy who she met through Circling. They live together in the UK and Shara has begun to occasionally sound like Dame Judy Dench.
Written by Amy Silverman