The Back Body: Respect for the private self. I have been teaching my yoga classes over the past couple weeks, inspired by the ‘back body’, anatomically speaking, but of more interest to me is it’s relationship/connection to the emotional body and sense of Self. The back body is related to the private self. It is … Continue reading Respect for the private Self
Undercurrents As I stroll the beach, it is apparent - the startling clear delineation of dark sand and light sand. I walk the middle line, at the edge of where the two abut. The aftermath of a storm. The dark sand representing the ocean floor, the light sand demarking the fresh, dry, sunny beach – … Continue reading Undercurrents
4 hours of creating plant mandala prints with Milisa at Plant Workshop put me in a liminal state. I left feeling slightly disoriented (in a light, other world type of way). Dreamlike. I had reconnected to my sensitive self. This is the part of me that is often callused over in effort to manage the … Continue reading Plant printing and liminal space
Inspired by my story and the stories of all the amazing humans that I have had the pleasure of working with over the years. Created for THE HERO'S JOURNEY, my yoga based workshop (upcoming dates TBA). Looking out at the horizon: A guided journey. Looking out at the horizon, you reflect to yourself that this … Continue reading Looking out at the horizon.
“Originality is returning to the origin” - Antoni Gaudi The natural world is the origin. Symmetrical patterns, including mandalas, exist in nature. When we reflect upon, or create, a mandala in a meditative manner we invite a connection to the universal. We surrender to something bigger than our individual existence. We foster a relationship with … Continue reading Return to Origin