Advocates, artists, activists, educators and facilitators seeking to make Embodied, Cyclical Arts + Education, Wisdom + Knowledge commonplace,
once again.

educators + Facilitators

Ally Rugge, Founder

Embodiment practitioner.
Emotional health counselor.
writer. sociologist.
initiation mentor.
warrioress of the wild.

“We are not fighting for nature. We are nature, defending itself.”
Atossa Soltani, Founder of Amazon Watch

Committed to healing her debilitating Menstrual pain, Ally spent a decade educating herself with anything she could find on the Menstrual Cycle and ailments. Through this process, she not only healed her cycle-related suffering, but discovered how to live in ‘Rite‘ relationship with her own rhythm, and just how deeply nourishing and necessary it is. She eventually compiled all her research and experience into a teachable, relatable, visually inspiring Embodied Cycle Awareness curriculum and guidebook called ‘Seasons of the Cycle.’
In 2016, she began teaching her curriculum along with a Cycle Connection method developed with a colleague, called Phasic|Ritual. After learning just how little we-who-bleed are taught about the true beauty of our bodies, Ally is now dedicated to making this empowering education common knowledge. She believes it is our birthright.
Ally is currently certifying her first group of teachers who will join Menstrala’s team in 2021.

All sessions + payments are currently linked to the Founder’s professional practice, Commūnicātus Facilitation.

Advocates + artists


Rachael Amber Longo

founder & creator of Cycles Journal

Illustrator. Designer. Writer.
Plant-lover. Green witch.

“…giving-in to the fear of feeling and working to capacity is a luxury only the unintentional can afford, and the unintentional are those who do not wish to guide their own destinies.” – Audre Lorde, Writer, Womanist, Activist

Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power

She creates art to raise environmental awareness, social justice, healing and radical self-care. Cycles Journal is a lunar calendar, planner and menstrual tracker for inner healing. She creates out of a heart- driven desire to empower us to connect deeper to ourselves and our cycles, and to overcome the negative stigma surrounding our magic.

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