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    About Nicola-Jane Le Breton

    Nicola-Jane le Breton is a story weaver and sustainable community facilitator with a passion for the power of story to awaken, connect and deepen our relationships with each other and with the natural world. 

    As a mentor, she offers a safe space to discover and develop your innermost stories, both written and spoken. She runs writing circles, storytelling journeys, and yoga and meditation classes that support imaginal inquiry and intimate encounters within, with each other, and with the sacred. 

    Nicola also works as a publishing consultant and editor with Fontaine Publishing Group in Fremantle, Western Australia, and in 2019 launched an oral storyteller development program, The Spindle of Spoken Story, in Denmark WA, with theatre director Silvia Lehmann. In 2020, Nicola completed Storytelling Beyond Words, an 13-week intensive training in the traditional art of oral storytelling with Emerson College in the UK.

    Nicola has a Diplomas in Conservation and Land Management and Community Services. She considers Denmark, Western Australia, her hometown and has strong links to Green Skills Inc where she previously worked as a project officer and co-managed its Centre for Sustainable Living with Dr Louise Duxbury.

    Nicola is a registered Virtues Project™ facilitator and a yoga teacher (Level 1, 200 hrs). In November 2019, she was among the first Warm Data Lab facilitators certified in Australia by Nora Bateson and the International Bateson Institute.

    Publications

    How To Talk About Writing

    by Barbara Turner-Vesselago, (Vivid Publishing, 2019)

    Foreword, Editor

    Solace + Yearning – Poetry and Dance of Belonging

    A Community Arts Project from Denmark, Western Australia (Vivid Publishing, 2014)

    Co-Editor

    Dark Diamonds

    Poems from the South Coast of Western Australia (Hallowell Press, 2012)

    Contributor, including title poem

    Sunlight of Ordinary Days

    by Twelve Poets of the Peter Cowan Writer’s Centre

    Contributor