Empowering the Masculine - An Open Meeting of the Brotherhood

How can we men awaken to a more empowered masculine presence? Where is our edge and how do we find the strength and support to live a life of action and accountability in alignment with our deepest purpose? This is an invitation for all men who wish to explore their masculinity through group exercises, inspiring feedback, and empowering challenges. The Brotherhood, a tribe of men who gather every week, will be leading this open Men's Workshop on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 7:30-9:30pm at Chelsea Studios in Manhattan.


We will be collecting $10 per participant.

It's our Mission to create a safe and sacred space to allow our Brothers to take off their armor, put down their shields, and open themselves to the strength and beauty of challenging interactions and exercises with other men, as well as giving and receiving supportive feedback within a group dynamic. This gathering is an introduction to Men’s Work open to both newcomers and experienced men who would like to connect with other conscious men. Bring a friend, a co-worker, a brother -- you know who they are! Come celebrate with other spiritual brothers who are committed to living their deepest truth and offering their greatest gifts.


What is a Men's group?

A men's group is a group of men who meet regularly and are committed to the goals of learning to serve each other to deeper spiritual growth, keeping each other true to their deepest life's purpose, and practicing giving their unique gifts to each other and the world.

Five Reasons For A Man To Join a Men's Group

Paraphrased from David Deida’s "The Way of the Superior Man”

1) BE IN THE COMPANY OF OTHER MEN - A man discovers and fine-tunes his purpose in solitude, in challenging situations, and in the company of other men who won't settle for his bullshit. A man’s capacity to receive another mans direct criticism is a measure of his capacity to receive masculine energy.

2) HAVE MEN HOLD YOU ACCOUNTABLE FOR LIVING YOUR DEEPEST PURPOSE - Your mission is your priority. Unless you know your mission and have aligned your life to it, your core will feel empty. Your presence in the world will be weakened, as will your presence with your intimate partner.

3) FIND MEN WHO ARE AS DEDICATED AS YOU ARE - Be in the company of other men who have dedicated their lives to integrity, truth, and the heart. You and these men will be dedicated to live with an open heart and give your deepest gifts of love, mission and presence.

4) SUPPORT YOUR EDGE WITH OTHER MEN - Choose male friends who themselves are living at their edge, facing their fears and living just beyond them. Men of this kind can empower you to confront the necessary realities that your life involves.

5) CUT THROUGH YOUR BS - At least once a week, get together with your men friends to serve one another. Cut through the bullshit and talk with each other straight. Welcome such criticisms from your friends. Suggest challenges for each other to take on in order to bring each other through limiting fears.

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  • Tall H.


    June 17, 2013

  • Julien C.

    Sorry i missed the meetup but i had guests in town.
    Looking forward to the next one.
    They seem quite infrequent though, does anyone know of any others in the Brooklyn/NYC area?
    Thx Julien

    June 14, 2013

    • Julien C.

      Thanks Dan, dont know if i have the stamina to start my own group but thanks and let me know if there is any space in your existing group. Best Julien

      June 16, 2013

    • Dan

      Hey Julien, there is room but we have a bit of a pool of interested members right now. Shoot me a private message and we can discuss.

      June 16, 2013

  • Evan L.

    Looking to meet fellow conscious males in the city.

    June 6, 2013

    • Tall H.

      Evan - Hi my name is David - Married - a dad and I live in the Bronx - check out the men's group I am a member of: www.northeastmensallianc­e.com - We have day and weekend workshops - I am trying to start a local NYC men's group where we meet.

      June 13, 2013

  • Dominic P.

      I attended the meetup group last night and I really enjoyed it.
      I’m a writer/director working on my 2nd screenplay.  My first movie was recently released on iTunes, Amazon..etc. 
      I’m also married, and my wife is about to have our first baby in a few months.  I’m always looking to make new connections (social and professional).
      Do you know of any other men’s groups in NY on meetup or elsewhere?
      Let me know.

    June 12, 2013

    • Tall H.

      Dominic - Hi my name is David - Married - a dad and I live in the Bronx - check out the men's group I am a member of: www.northeastmensallianc­e.com - We have day and weekend workshops - I am trying to start a local NYC men's group where we meet.

      June 13, 2013

  • David G.

    I really enjoyed the Meetup last night, and I thought that there were a lot of guys there who I'd like to get to know better. I have been a professor of music for many years, and I'm about to retire. I'm also married to a great woman, and have a grown daughter. Does anyone want to get back to me about getting together, and maybe sharing a meal or some conversation? If so, please get back to me.

    June 12, 2013

    • Tall H.

      David here too- missed the meetup. I live in Riverdale, married and a father as well.check out the men's group I am a member of: www.northeastmensallianc­e.com

      June 13, 2013

  • Dennis R Sumlin C.

    The meetup last night was great. It would be cool to keep in touch for networking, events and support/friendship. I am a personal life coach and I have a background in non profit management and music. I have interests in psychology, politics, and history. Feel free to keep in touch if you would like.

    June 12, 2013

  • Dominic P.

    Really great and inspiring.

    June 12, 2013

  • Alex

    Got sick

    June 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    is there any prep required or recommended?

    May 25, 2013

    • Dan

      Hey Barnett, sorry for the late reply. Nope there's no prep required. Just bring yourself and be ready to be as real as you're willing to be.

      June 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      great, i'll bring my Edge then

      June 4, 2013

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