About the Author

Clarissa Pinkola Estés

Clarissa Pinkola Estés, PhD, is an internationally recognized scholar, award-winning poet, diplomate senior Jungian psychoanalyst, and cantadora (keeper of the old stories in the Latina tradition). In addition to her international bestseller Women Who Run With the...

The Joyous Body

Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype

Clarissa Pinkola Estés

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From Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Part Three of Her Masterwork on The Dangerous Old Woman

“It is the nature of the saplings to quake in the winds; hesitant, learning to hold their own places. But, the older trees, with their years of testing and being tested, they are the ones who, whether in the long stern winds or misty gales, sway the most. Less a bouquet of tentative trembling first-time buds, now much more the leaf-perfumed hips of a hundred wide women dancing—these old ones, regardless of form, sway, by heart, to the music that thunders through them.”—Clarissa Pinkola Estés, PhD

The Body, Your Valiant Consort

“Each one of us is a triumvirate being—at once the union of body, soul, and all that lies within.” For any who experience disharmony amongst these three vital aspects, Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés reveals a pathway back to wholeness. Join her with The Joyous Body for the third volume of her masterwork on the Wise Woman archetype. This empowering six-session program shares original and old family stories, poems, and psychological commentary on the challenges, remedies, and ancient knowings of the holy female body, “that which is not a dumb servant but a divine fellow traveler and consort.”

Renew Your Relationship with The Sacred-Body Consort

“Remember that the loyal body is the first to signal us that something is needed. It is our first responder,” teaches Dr. Estés, “in order for us to not only survive but to thrive in the world.” Now, The Joyous Body is here to help you remember the old body wisdom, to heal and renew your relationship “with the sacred, magnificent being with whom you came to this earth.”

Stories, Poems, and Blessings Include:

  • The Ancient Bristlecone Pines
  • The Ten Aspects of Mindfulness of the Body
  • The Scar Queen
  • The Beauty-teria
  • The Long-Legged Deer
  • Mousetrap
  • Blessings for Bodies
  • The Such-Lovely
  • The Homely Girl
  • Taking the Father Home Again
  • The Jealous Girls and the Old Woman Under the Lake
  • How the White-Throated Sparrow Came to the New World
  • The Tongue-cut Sparrow
  • The Bird Lady at Saint John the Divine
  • The Child Dying to Dust
  • The Snow Queen
  • Let It Be Known

Product details

Contents 6 CDs (7 hours, 50 minutes)
Date Published October 01, 2011
ISBN-10 1-60407-572-4
ISBN-13 978-1-60407-572-4
Dimensions 6 7/8 x 6 5/8 inches
Product Codes 2133d, f2133d, af02133d
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Contents Audio download (7 hours, 50 minutes)
Date Published October 01, 2011
ISBN-10 1-60407-652-6
ISBN-13 978-1-60407-652-3
Product Codes 2133w, f2133w, af02133w

Customer Reviews

By Nancy B S
Date Added: Thursday 16 October 2014
I purchase anything by CPE. I admit I like her earlier audios better; it seems like they transmit a higher energy. But I am getting "elder" & appreciate the wisdom offered for this stage of life. Also, I remember a CD my sister had about the tale of Snow White, but can't seem to find it again. Can you help ?
By Simone S
Date Added: Friday 26 September 2014
How does one write a review for Clarissa Pinkola Estes ? It feels impossible to me to comment on such a Gift. Shining light and love to any who wants to listen and with the fine balance of an experienced Mother - knowing when to push and when to hold. With all my heart. Thank you and blessings to you for generously offering the series of The Dangerous Old Woman. She keeps me going.
By Darla P
Date Added: Saturday 10 May 2014
I was able to be present "live" for Dr. E's first two fireside teachings of The Dangerous Old Woman, but I have to say that this one is my favorite. Maybe it's the timing but my entire being vibrates in harmony with this series as we embody moments together that are beyond time. Either way, this series is a precious treasure. Thank you, ST and Tami.
By Caroline
Date Added: Tuesday 4 February 2014
A wonderful seminar. I've deeply enjoyed listening to her stories and teaching.
One of the best way to make peace with the body. Very moving, beautiful and healing.
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