This video highlights decades of Melissa’s work around the world.

Surfing The Creative

Our Rites of Passage Work

In just 12 minutes, this film short shares the beautiful story of the bright young people who show up to dance into action through our rites of passage programs.

Pictures of the Possible

13 film shorts featuring a few of the mighty emerging youth leaders who came of age in our Surfing The Creative Process.

Creative Liberation

Our peacebuilding performances with international youth

Golden Girls Global

Launching July 23rd in Boulder
Enjoy this short glimpse inside.

Melissa Michaels

Interviews & Talks with Melissa

Melissa Michaels keynote speech at the United Nations Youth Assembly, 2014

Youth on Fire book release talk by Melissa Michaels, Ed.D., 2017

Creative Chaos: A Wide-Angled View, presented by Melissa Michaels

Conscious Dance Online Conference 2019

Melissa Michaels interviewed by Jeannie Manchester about her work with women and the feminine, May 5, 2014

A Journey Through Life Cycles: perspectives on how the body can be a resource for the support of healthy human development. Melissa Michaels interviewed by Livia Shapiro, April 2017

Melissa Michaels interviewed by Frederick Marx (Warrior Films) about her rites of passage leadership programs (video 1)

Melissa Michaels interviewed by Frederick Marx (Warrior Films) about her rites of passage leadership programs (video 2)

Shorts

Moments to cherish from Surfing The Creative over the years

Free Gift!

One wave from our double CD IGNITE: Music to accompany the journey through the SomaSource rite of passage process and your dances.

Embodying Life’s Rhythms is music to move get your body moving! This is a 13 minute full wave through all 5Rhythms® orchestrated by the Golden Bridge Rhythm Keepers. Sacred instruments woven into a layered tapestry of inspired sound. A daily warm up. A ceremonial doorway. A chance to simply dance!

Thank you for joining the dance!