Zoë Flowers

Zoë’s Renae Flowers is a seasoned domestic violence, author, poet, Reiki Master, filmmaker, and writer with the Huffington Post. Her poetry and essays can be found in Stand Our Ground; Poems for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander, Dear Sister: Letters From Survivors of Sexual Assault. Her articles and interviews can be found on The Grio, Bloom Magazine, and several online journals. Like many young women, Zoë found herself in a dangerous relationship in her early twenties. She ended the relationship but the experience motivated her to be a catalyst for change. In 2012, Zoë launched Soul Requirements to combine her artistic projects, domestic violence expertise and holistic healing practice. Since then, she has facilitated individual and group healing sessions to clients across the country and oversees in addition to being a holistic healing consultant for the Joyful Heart Foundation. She has worked with the organization since 2012 on a number of projects and was the lead healer at the trauma center the organization ran after the Newtown tragedy. She is also a member of the foundation’s retreat team where she provides Reiki to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. As a co-creator of SoulShifting Retreats, Zoë and her Co-maestra Dr. G. Love facilitated life-changing retreats to over 30 participants during the 2016 summer and winter solstices in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador. In 2004, Zoë Flowers conducted interviews with women of color about their experiences with domestic and sexual violence. From Ashes To Angel’s Dust: A Journey Through Womanhood is the book that emerged from those interviews. Zoë’s had book readings at the YWCA Glendale in Glendale, CA, Smith College and the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence.