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Meet Michelle

An introduction to Michelle Tocher and her work with myth and fairy tales.

The Healing Power of Fairy Tales

Michelle speaks about her healing journey and how we can go into fairy tales to orient ourselves “in the wood of the world.”

Fate and Fairy Tales

An exploration of the relationship between fairy tales and fate, and an invitation to look “between the lines.”

Breaking Spells

How fairy tales can become guides to breaking spells and re-inspiriting life.


Michelle briefly relates the classic story Rapunzel to illustrate how the elements of the story speak to our deeper narratives.

Dame Gothel in Real Life

A glimpse into the role Dame Gothel plays in Rapunzel, and the way that relationship plays out in life.

Towers in Real Life

Michelle talks about how the story of Rapunzel changed the way she saw towers in the world.

Real Imagination

Michelle talks about the uses of imagination, and compares them to two types of “wands”.

Seeing with New Eyes

How fairy tales can change the way we look at the world, and experience not only human, but non human points of view.

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