Rev Dr Clare Hammoor has collaborated with young children and incarcerated adults for the past ten years in developing practices of agency animated by joyful play. Clare has taught at New York University and University of Denver among other institutions and given lectures across the US. He has led classes and workshops internationally and his writing appears in articles, chapters, and journal editorships. His ritual practices span from leading weddings and funerals to house blessings and baby naming ceremonies for folks who are looking to connect more deeply with the universe. Clare earned a doctorate from New York University where his research focused on the agencies of children and things in play. He also holds a MA in Educational Theatre from NYU, a BA in Theatre and Religious Studies from Indiana University, is an ordained interfaith minister through The New Seminary, and a certified advanced Integrated Energy Therapy practitioner.