Re-initiate yourself into your menstrual journey, by re-visioning your experiences of your first period.

Join this special, self-paced course from Red School, to explore, recover, and re-invent your menarchial experience - to reclaim the seed of your own unique potential.

Menarche is the time of your very first period.

Did you know that your experiences at your very first period can strongly influence your experience of menstruation for the rest of your life?

This course is ideal for you if:

  • You've already completed the Red School Love Your Cycle, or Menstrual Cycle Literacy course.
  • You want to venture further down the path of exploring your menstrual journey.
  • You feel like you're missing some important piece of yourself as a woman or adult.
  • You know you had a difficult experience at menarche, and you'd like to heal it.
  • You're the mother (or the ally) of a girl or young menstruator - and you want to learn from your own experience - and have access to a wealth of incredible resources - to support them during this crucial transition time.
  • You really want to re-claim and re-ignite your power - simple as!

Join this course, and you join a vibrant community who are already re-imagining their futures...

On the menarche course you will:

  • Get a fresh start to your journey into vitality, creativity, and leadership.
  • Release trauma, shame or grief associated with your first bleed.
  • Awaken to the essence of your Calling

Your Instructor

Red School
Red School

Alexandra Pope & Sjanie Hugo Wurlitzer

Co-directors of Red School, Alexandra Pope and Sjanie Hugo Wurlitzer have developed a radical new approach to women’s health and wellbeing, creativity, leadership and spiritual life, based on the power of the menstrual cycle.

Together they bring 45 years of researching and revealing the power of the menstrual cycle and the initiatory journey from menarche to menopause. They have created a new lexicon that describes a woman’s psychological and spiritual process, and in so doing have spearheaded this emerging new field of menstruality to support all people who menstruate.

Co-authors of Wild Power: Discover the Magic of the Your Menstrual Cycle and Awaken the Feminine Path to Power, they combine expertise in the fields of psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, coaching, embodied movement practices, teaching and facilitation. Experts in the field of women’s wellbeing and spirituality, they are a very creative and productive partnership, bringing liberal doses of irreverent humour to their work.

Here's what you can look forward to when you join the Menarche course:

  • Discover the deep meaning and importance of menarche for creating physical, mental and emotional health.
  • Recover, heal and re-write the past so you can forge a deeper connection to the power and innocence of your maiden self.
  • Understand the initiatory power of your first period, so you can discover the roots of your Calling (your unique genius in this life).
  • Reimagine and re-anoint your entry into your menstruating years, and translate what you experienced into new intentions for your life today.

Your menarche course also includes:

  • Your very own Menarche Ritual pack - all the resources you need to create your own, unique, special Menarche Ritual. We've got you covered - whether you adore rituals, or it's not really your thing...
  • Beautiful Guided Visualisations to help you explore your experience at menarche and beyond
  • Engaging audios and videos, with personal stories, anecdotes, and the shared wisdom of the thousands of people who've contributed to this work
  • Exercises and worksheets to allow you to really explore and experience the material - and help bring the course 'alive' and into your everyday world
  • Resource packs and tons of links to all our favourite and best sites, books, tools, and other places where you can go to find out even more!
  • And when you join up, you get access to a private V.I.P. community of like-minded women.
  • BONUS - An incredible treasure trove for mothers and allies of teenagers - practical tips, resources, links, books, websites, practitioners, you name it, it's in there.

Course Curriculum

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  Lesson 2 - Recalling the past
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  Lesson 4 - Re-imagining the future
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  Lesson 5 - Grounding in the present, nourishing the future
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  Lesson 6 - Next steps
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  Bonus - Resources for supporting girls through Menarche
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
How do I use the course?
You can study at your own pace, as suits you. The first few lessons allow you to explore you experiences at Menarche, and understand why this is so significant for yuor life journey. The heart of the course is a wonderful practice (ritual) to re-initiate yourself.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
How do I get answers to my questions during the course?
The quickest way to get an answer to a question is to post within the private Facebook group. You can also learn from other people's questions and answers in this online community.

A little note from Alexandra & Sjanie

Menarche is your very first period, a moment of great promise and sensitivity. How you are seen and related to in this moment can have a significant impact on your emerging sense of self and experience of menstruation. In this course you will re-initiate yourself into your menstrual journey, create a new more affirming 'inner ground' for living your life, and begin to awaken to your life calling with more surety.

We are looking forward to welcoming you on this course, and once you've enrolled, do come and say 'hi' in the private Facebook group!

Alexandra & Sjanie

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