After graduating college, Claudia Horwitz worked as an organizer on economic justice issues. She founded stone circles, an organization dedicated to strengthening and sustaining people working for transformation and justice. For twenty years, she led retreat, training and leadership programs, and created The Stone House, a 70-acre retreat center in North Carolina.
She is the author of The Spiritual Activist: Practices to Transform Your Life, Your Work, and Your World. She is a Kripalu yoga teacher since 2000 and has a master’s degree in public policy from Duke University.
She now writes and supports social change work as trainer, facilitator, and consultant. Much of the year, she lives on Ocracoke, an island 23 miles off the North Carolina coast, and isis editor of the island’s new literary journal, Salt & Wind.
July 1st, 2019 | Season 2 | 30 mins 53 secs
Claudia Horwitz's life's work has focused on integrating spiritual practice with the work of social change. In this conversation, she shares the strains that social justice work can inflict on activists, and articulates the importance of deep inner work in anchoring and sustaining individuals and groups in their work of tikkun olam.