Empress Crow & Rabbit and Sun Moon Healing present:

Equinox Drum Dreaming

with Michaela Rosandich and Melissa Abrahams


A Drum Journey and Talking Circle ~ Inviting reflection and pause at this Autumn Equinox, the Seasonal midpoint when the nights and days are of equal length.


You may be new to drum journeys, or looking for a new place to circle this Equinox.

Come dream with us…

This drum journey is an opportunity to lie safely in the space while Michaela and Melissa guide you to a place where you can discover your Seasonal Wisdom.

What treasures lie waiting for you through the call of the drumbeat?

Join us from 1 pm – 3 pm at Cecil Street Studios in Fitzroy, Melbourne.



Dr Marion Rose is a Creative Business Mentor + Mothering Mentor. She is the embodiment of self-compassion, advocating unconditional love for all feelings.

Broken Tears

I’m so broken and my Storm Troopers are so efficient, that when the occasion legitimately calls for it, I don’t know how to cry.

Domestic Goddess Rebellion

I no longer feel guilt that I can’t keep up with my domestic goddessing. Instead, I celebrate gratitude and self-care, and just get on with tending my own hearth.

Pursuing Pleasure on the Full Moon

Pursuing pleasure doesn’t come easily, so I encouraged the growth of my new pleasure habit by asking daily: “What small thing will bring me pleasure today?”

Sarah Gurry – Moment in the life of a Musician

Sarah Gurry is a professional musician, songwriter and mother. Sarah commits entirely to working hard at what she loves.

A New Dinner Game

I’m getting braver at playing a new dinner game, after I went to a family dinner and we started talking about some big topics.

I saved a life today

I angst way too much about the stuff I don’t do well, stuff that doesn’t matter. But tonight I’m celebrating that I did good. I saved a life today.

GRACE FUNK Interview

Grace is an intern teacher at the School of Shamanic Womancraft and she is also a Priestess, who works to heal the planet by cultivating more yin.


At Empress Crow and Rabbit we celebrate beauty, growth and the feminine.

We do this by:
Interviewing inspirational women living imaginative lives – to learn how life can be when a person has fully dreamed themselves into their skin. We share a moment in their life, we hear about the work they do and we see how they are changing the world by listening to their heart and rocking their bliss. Their courage, passion and faith – it’s our favourite medicine and it’s helping us all to heal.

Writing a blog – Musings From The Keyboard is an eclectic, navel-gazing and sometimes controversial blog from our resident Empress. From gaslighting, to dreamscapes to reviews – you’ll find them all in this here treasure chest.

So hello you! Please, sit down and stay a while. You are so welcome here.
Take what you need, both for now and for later, so you can start crafting your own conversations.

Rhea Dempsey

Author, educator, public speaker and advocate for natural birth

“What we are seeing, particularly with first births, is that Primal Woman is often coming out a bit scared, a bit not knowing and trusting her strength, a bit not knowing the territory. Often it’s expressed as that crisis of confidence that ‘I can’t do it’ or ‘It’s taking me somewhere I don’t want to go.’

Being in that space for me is holding sacred those unravelling moments – that this is the pathway, this is the territory of that unravelling. That opening of the heart and opening of that deeper strength within to birth that mother, at the same time while I am helping birth that baby.

I mean really, what could be more privileged?”


Rachel Razelle

Half of duo Rachel by the Stream | Incense Alchemist at Resonant Aromatics

“I do feel if you are following your dreams, then the Universe will look after you. There’s also the fact that in order to do this life, I’ve brought my living costs down, down, down and so maybe that’s not something everyone is prepared to do.”

Rachel makes her two passions – music and natural incense – a viable livelihood by living in a converted van. We speak to Rachel about her journey thus far into her life More Wild.


Dr Marion Rose

Creative Business Mentor and Mothering Mentor

Marion has two children, and 29 years of experience in developmental psychology, psychotherapy and the mother-child relationship.

She helps mothers to become free from guilt and find deep self-compassion, so they can listen to their children, meet their needs, and help them flourish in their lives.

Marion is also a Creative Business Mentor, helping women pursue their passions, share their gifts and create a business that makes a difference.

“We can replace the Old and What we’ve learned, with the New and How we want to be.”


To feel this alive and this free, all I had to do was jump into the dark unknown.

Michaela Rosandich


Photo credit: 'Hel' series by Amy Haslehurst

To feel this alive and this free, all I had to do was jump into the dark unknown.

Michaela Rosandich


Photo credit: 'Hel' series by Amy Haslehurst

To feel this alive and this free, all I had to do was jump into the dark unknown.

Michaela Rosandich


Photo credit: 'Hel' series by Amy Haslehurst

Michaela Rosandich


I need to hear more stories about strong women leading beauty-filled and spiritual lives, and so I created Empress Crow and Rabbit. It’s a forum to showcase the inspirational stories of women in uniquely feminine careers. It's also a bridge between what we think we know and what we feel is right. Thank you for joining me – let’s all learn, grow and celebrate the feminine together.

Photo credit: Lucy Spartalis

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