Category: News


Peace phenomenal being! 


We are sending copious amounts of love your way as we breathe into a short intermission back in Brooklyn before rounding out our Spring National Tour! The journey continues to unfold with power and grace. Recent highlights include 2 sold out shows with beautiful community in Minneapolis and a powerful benefit for Zenyu‘s Heritage Project in Seattle. See tour photos here!


Check out our remaining shows on our BRAND NEW WEBSITE!

We are opening for Little Dragon (!!!) on the main stage at Lighting in A Bottle Festival on May 24,

We are also featuring in the Inspiring Women’s Summit, a free global online event featuring a community of visionary women blazing a path to an extraordinary life. The ingenious Caroline Casey will be interviewing us live this Sunday, May 18th at 3pm PST/ 6 pm EST.

& Look out Boston, Chicago, Detroit, CT, Cali, we coming your way!

Finally, in case you missed the latest newsletter, we’re including other exciting updates! Our poetry book has gone to press! And a new video poem we produced with the Pachamama Alliance went live on Earth Day! See details below!

abounding with gratitude,

Alixa & Naima

Drumroll Please!!! 
We are delighted to announce the launch of our 

offering the worldwide network of web-weavers a more radiant, intelligible, inspiring experience!

Thank you to Basil Shadid (director of our first music video) for supporting us royally in developing the new site, and bringing us up to the times.

Check it out! It’s full of streamlined information, stunning media, audible and visual offerings, artwork, projects, press kit, store, and MORE!

Climbing PoeTree is honored to be among 30+ visionary women contributing to the free online Inspiring Women Summit, taking place May 17 – June 19, 2014. The insightful and brilliant Caroline Casey will be interviewing us this Sunday, May 18th at 3pm PST/ 6 pm EST. You can sign up for free here
From the Shift Network: “This year’s program is packed with illuminating wisdom and life-changing techniques for deepening your spiritual connection, standing more powerfully in your feminine leadership, sparking your creativity, enhancing your health and relationships – and MORE! You’ll find that the more you learn to live in alignment with your natural essence, the more you’ll become inspired and empowered to create the kind life you want – and make your best contributions to the world. Register here and get ready to embark on a journey that promises to transform your life.”


Our Book Has 

Gone To Press! 

Scheduled release June 2014!

We are excited to announce the imminent release of our first official book! Whit Press is publishing “Climbing PoeTree,” containing 70 original poems by Alixa and Naima. We’ll let you know when the book becomes available online!


In the meantime, check out what notables like Angela Davis and Cornel West have said about the contents! 

Big thanks to Claudia Mauro for all your conviction in our work!


“When The Last Tree Stands Alone”
Check out this brand new video produced by the Pachamama Alliance of Climbing PoeTree performing “When the Last Tree Stands Alone,” an environmental justice poem dedicated to bringing forth an ecologically sustainable, spiritually fulfilling and socially just human presence on the planet.
Written and performed: Climbing PoeTree
Music: Fenyang Smith
Mandala Graphics: Climbing PoeTree
Video Edited: Michael Chappell