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If you would love to be fully supported, trained and mentored to do this work to benefit your family and community then applications to enrol in our First Moon Circle Facilitator Training open tomorrow on March 1st for a short time only!

Our 3 month online training begins in May and places are being filled on a first come first serve basis. We would love to welcome you and take you on our deeply immersive training which helps you:

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We have so many graduates who loved their training experience
who are now hosting circles…

What an incredible journey the First Moon Circle Facilitator course has been. I’m so sad it’s over! Charlotte has created the most magical program packed to the brim with knowledge, valuable and engaging content, connection and support. I cannot wait to take what Charlotte has taught me into the world, empowering, educating and celebrating young girls during such a pivotal and special moment in their lives. Thank you for enabling us to make the impact we want to make in our community.
Sarah FairleyThe Little Bloome Co, Australia
Sarah Fairley
The First Moon Circle Facilitator Training with Charlotte has been such a beautiful experience of learning. I went in fully expecting to learn how to host First Moon Circles, but what I didn’t expect, was the deep dive we took into our own menstrual journeys. I adored the introduction and the experience of the spiritual aspect of menstruation, and of us living as cyclical beings. This training has not only empowered me to be a facilitator, but also to be more at home in, and more reverent of, my own body. That is such a beautiful and lifechanging takeaway from this course. Thank you so, so much, Charlotte.
ShivaniSenself Coaching, India
“What I actually received was waaaay more then just a “period” talk, it was a once in a life time learning that has altered my world and it has only just begun.​Thank you Charlotte for sharing your medicine and your magic and not only changing my life but for the generation of women in my family to follow, its been an honour.
GiselleLittle G Mentoring, Australia
Charlotte’s First Moon Facilitator program has changed my life and how will I approach my own cycle and how I will approach my own daughters menarche. More importantly I feel empowered to go out and share the experience of a First Moon Circle with girls. I can’t wait to make a positive impact on the future generation of women.
Kathleen Birth Coach, USA
“There is so much heart in each module, carefully curated to the highest of standards. Beforehand, I expected to be provided with the tools and knowledge to facilitate my own first moon circles; what I received however was above and beyond expectations. There is so much heart in each module, carefully curated to the highest of standards.
SussanaCycle Coach, Australia
This course was more than just learning about your menstrual cycle it was a journey, a real experience that I’ll never forget. The fortnightly meetings were like women’s circles in a way which I loved, so inspiring to be able to connect with the other women who were on the same journey. I got so much out of it. Nothing but love for Charlotte and this amazing course.
StaceyRed Sisters, Australia


At first moon circle school we train people to confidently share holistic period and puberty education in a positive, empowering and special events called a first moon circle. 

Hi I’m Charlotte Pointeaux, the Founder of First Moon Circle School which trains women to confidently share holistic period and puberty education in a positive, empowering and special event called a First Moon Circle. 


I’ve been hosting workshops and circles for young people for over a decade, and in 2019, I brought all my passions for menstrual cycle awareness, and giving back to children the kind of guidance I craved as a young person, I used my education program design and facilitation skills, and added into the cauldron my experience and capacity as an internationally award winning menstrual cycle coach and circle keeper, to create First Moon Circles events for 9-12 year olds. 
I’m so excited to share with you my approach to being able to confidently create nurturing, powerful experiences that help lots of children really understand how their body, feelings and sense of selves is changing during pubescence, in an age-appropriate, supportive and inclusive way.  
in this 3 part mini series I’m answering the most commonly asked questions I get from women who want to share with children what they missed out on, by doing menstrual cycle education. I’ll be giving you tips and best practice to get out there and join the period positive movement yourself! 


Check back here over the next few days as I’ll have new videos every two days from now until March 1st. Be sure to leave your comments, questions and reflections, so I know you’ve watched, and so I can get back to you! 
With love
Charlotte Pointeaux 

part 1: creating safe, sacred spaces

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Part 1 of 3 in this mini series is all about how you can set up safe, nurturing spaces to help children open up to want to learn about periods. 
So you’ve discovered menstrual cycle awareness and want to give children a more informed, empowered start to their periods than you had? You’re in the right place! But to make sure that we are sharing the right info in a truly positive way we need to understand what makes a positive environment! I’m sharing:
  1. How we can pass on cycle wisdom to children at the beginning of their menstrual cycle years, rather than them needing to figure it out 20 years later after lots of suffering and disconnection,
  2. What information children need to know, and how we can go above and beyond what’s missing in the mainstream education these days, 
  3. The types of space you can set up, and why we gather in a circle, rather than a classroom structure.
  4. How can can help children feel safe, open and ready to have what may be potentially awkward conversations about periods and puberty. 

    Now it’s your turn! I want to know more about you. What does being able to share holistic positive period knowledge in empowering spaces mean to you? 
    Share in the comments below and if you enjoyed this, don’t forget to hit the like button below…

Thanks so much for watching!

Charlotte xxx

part 2: menstrual education for children

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Part 2 of the mini series shares with you our approach to helping children to understand what’s going on for them during puberty, and once they have their first period.
As adults we may be learning menstrual cycle awareness but its a tricky topic to teach children in a memorable, relevant way, that also is age and developmentally appropriate, and is inclusive of different experiences of menstruation. I’m sharing how we at first moon circle school do just that, including:
Watch along, take some notes, and leave your comments and questions in the chat for us to support you! Thanks for watching, and if you missed part 1, scroll down to catch up now!

part 3: How to share and fill your circles with ease

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Lastly, part 3 is all about gathering your community around and confidently talking about periods!
If the idea of actually putting everything you know into practice feels scary then I totally hear you. Putting together that first circle is a big deal and you deserve to be fully supported through it!
Trust me it is so normal to feel doubts about whether anyone will come, but what we know is that there is a tried and true formula to getting your menstrual work out into the world, and attracting the right families to attend. 
In this video I’m sharing how things you must know to confidently and skilfully organise and promote your circles including:
This is the final piece of the puzzle and I know this will help you so don’t forget to leave your comments, questions and feedback below!!
Charlotte xx

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4 Responses

  1. Im a Mum of an 8 year old daughter who attends a Steiner school who strongly follow rhythm and Seasons.
    I myself have a background in Steiner education and believe this would be an added bonus to the corriculum within the schools.
    I also have worked for many years with mums and bubs in many ways sometimes helping with women and their IVF journey.
    In my young 20s I learnt about my own bodies rhythms through the book Natural fertility and over the year have shared many copies with family and friends.
    Im excited to consciously beinh part of this journey with my Daughter.
    Thanks Tasha M

    1. Hi Tasha, thanks so much for sharing here! I’m a Steiner mum too and really love also that they follow the seasons and rhythms, it’s brilliant isn’t it, to have the children appreciating these cycles already, and to be held in ways that honour the inhales and exhales etc. I too really think this would be fab in Steiner schools, and all schools, and I have lots of Steiner families who come to my local First Moon Circles because they really get why this is important. We have lots of facilitators who are going into schools to teach this work too now, which is great. If only it was just on the curriculum more fully! I love that you’re the sharer of these ideas and wisdom, so it makes you the perfect person to host these experiences too! I’m so excited that you are consciously doing this with your daughter too. Charlotte 🥰

  2. I love that there is room to do circlrs for boys and husbands also as if they are living with females they are often hyper aware of these times and be hugely affectected.
    Cant wait to hear more.

    1. I hear you on this! It is so important that everyone learns as they can be great allies, and they also need to know, because like you say it does affect everyone! The more we can normalise menstruation as a positive experience, the better for all, and the more support menstruating people will have. How good would it be to see children in schools, people in the workplace, social groups and beyond all normalising and supporting people to flow with their cyclic energies and get the help they need. Exciting! It’s also how we eradicate menstrual shame and taboo, because it exists because people fear menstruation because they don’t understand it – or know it holds power and want to deny that! I could talk about this for days…. thanks for your great comment Tash. Charlotte

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