BIO: Marsia Shuron Harris

Photo: Gretchen Kainz

Photo: Gretchen Kainz

"It is my goal to address the inner unrest that binds us, and offer a means by which to free ourselves." Mother Turtle

Marsia Shuron Harris aka Mother Turtle, is an artist and the creator of Healing The Stories We Tell Ourselves With Mother Turtle.  As a musician, Marsia has been performing her original compositions for over 25 years, first as a solo artist, then 1/2 of the duo Aye, then the band Mother Turtle. Marsia also performs solo as Mother Turtle and continues to sing songs that are rooted in personal growth, love, social consciousness, and a greater vision for the world as a whole. She is the author of the popular chant "Rise Up" featured in the film, "Things We Don't Talk About - Women's Stories from the Red Tent," by Isadora Leidenfrost and ALisa Starkweather. Her song "Red Tent Temple" was written for the film. Mother Turtles' voice is distinctive, often compared to Joan Armatrading, dark chocolate, and maple tree trunks! Marsia is passionate about music and she enjoys writing songs that move not only your hips, but your heart as well. A graduate of the Art Institute of Boston, Marsia is a fine art photographer in love with all forms of portraiture. She enjoys capturing babies and children and she is excited about her new fine art photography projects in the making. An Acrylic Fluid Paint artist, you can see examples of Marsia's project "Whirldz" under the Merch menu in Artwork. Healing the Stories We Tell Ourselves with Mother Turtle,” was created in 2009, where she helps women and men uncover the limiting beliefs that are standing in the way of their goals, desires and happiness. As a facilitator, Marsia is funny, compassionate, and gifted with the ability to get you out of your head and into your heart. Using her voice as a tool for healing, she can lift you to great heights through her song, as well as take you to those deep places within that are seeking illumination. Mother Turtle is a wonderful guide for this interactive journey of self discovery, self empowerment, personal growth, and liberation from that which binds and keeps us stuck in our limiting beliefs. 

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