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"Philip Shepherd is a force of nature. Fully embodied and present in the world, he stands outside the most fundamental bias of Western culture and offers us nothing less than a new center to live from."
— Morgan Farley, PhD Author of "Name Your Feast"

Free Meditations

Embodiment Practices for Uncertain Times

These practices are being offered for free to anyone in the hope that they might help during through these strange and uncertain times.

Finding Presence In The Body
Developed by Philip Shepherd, this free online course is an easy introduction for newcomers to feel the body in a new way, that creates an immediate sense of presence.
Releasing To The Breath

This practice on Insight Timer helps you discover a more natural way of breathing, helping you tap into your body's wholeness.

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New Self New World

A practical guide for initiating a personal  revolution and finding your way out of the head and reuniting with your body’s intelligence.

Radical Wholeness

A practical guide for initiating a personal revolution and finding your way out of the head and reuniting with your body’s intelligence.

Deep Fitness

Co-authored with Andrei Yakovenko, a science-based strength-training program that's simple, quick, and maximizes results.

Free Articles

The Sun Magazine Interview

This interview by Amnon Buchbinder about Philip Shepherd's embodiment work was published in the April 2013 issue (448) of The Sun Magazine. Simply fill out the form to download a free PDF version of the article.

The World’s Hidden Harmony

An interview with Philip Shepherd by Tim McKee
How recognizing and cultivating a whole-body intelligence can help us rediscover our place in the universe.

The Embodiment Manifesto

By Philip Shepherd
"I believe that humanity can survive the crises that are mounting around us – but that our ability to make it will depend on us forging a new kind of clarity."

Online Interviews

Nature and the Nature of Resilience (2021)

A presentation by Philip Shepherd on the resilience of life and nature, followed by a Q & A led by Adrian Harris.

Interview with Andrew Harvey (2021)

Andrew Harvey is a mentor, a mystic warrior and a fiercely articulate of our times. Talking with him is like being on a laser-guided excursion that illuminates the paradox and madness, shining hope on our era.

Interview with Ilan Stephani (2020)

In these three conversations with Ilan Stephani, we discuss what wounds within us must we heal as a species if we are to come back into harmony with our home, the Earth.


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Embodiment Matters Podcast

A conversation with Philip Shepherd (2018)

Embodiment Matters is an ongoing, rich conversation about what it really means to be embodied, and why and how embodiment matters so much in our daily lives and in our world. Listen to this conversation with Philip as he talks about his reflections on embodiment and why it matters.

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The Mythic Masculine Podcast

Surrendering To The Wisdom Of Your Body

In this conversation with Ian MacKenzie we explore why living in the head, as many men do, guarantees a state of loneliness, how to tap into the emergent intelligence of life, and why the future of humanity may depend on our ability to finally come home, to your body and the earth.

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The Conscious Explorers Podcast

Philip Shepherd on The Body’s Intelligence (2022)

The Consciousness Explorers Podcast (CEP) is an experiential sandbox for mind and body hosted by Tasha Schumann and Jeff Warren. In this episode Philip takes us into the body’s “grounded sensitivity” a place both of exquisite intelligence and dependable common sense.

Online Conferences

Contemporary Animism confluence
Contemporary Animism Conference 2022

Wildness Within and The Embodied Present

Watch this talk from Embercombe's online conference, where Philip discusses how to unlock the intelligence of our bodies, to experience nature, the present moment and ourselves.

Embodied Movement Conference 2022

Embodied Thinking and Your Presence in the World

Philip was incredibly honoured to join this conference with world-class teachers offering practical tools during times of turmoil, a timely offering during the pandemic.

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Evolutionary Festival 2021

The Body’s Evolutionary Genius

Philip was delighted to present at the Evolutionary Festival, 2021. His talk offers an exploration of how, as a culture, we overlook the body’s intelligence, and shows how we can find our way home not just to its deep wisdom, but though it to our thrumming presence in the world.

Free Videos

Deep Fitness - Free Mindful Strength Training Exercises (2022)

Get a taste of the Mindful Strength Training to Failure exercises from Andrei Yakovenko and Philip Shepherd with a few free exercises.

Radical Wholeness Book Launch Talk (2017)

Philip Shepherd introduces the themes of his book "Radical Wholeness" in a talk at Friends' House in Toronto, November 27, 2017.

Suddenly, My Body (2010)

V (formerly Eve Ensler), author of The Vagina Monologues, in this inspiring TED Talk about her personal journey to embodiment, quoting Philip Shepherd's "visionary" first book, New Self, New World.