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
June 21, 2019 // The practice of yoga can provide a bridge between the emotional mind and the reasonable mind. On one side we have feeling, sensation, energy and on the other side there is intellect, form, and structure. An asana (or pose) can provide an opportunity for the integration of the two pieces. We … Continue reading Yoga and Wise Mind
March 20, 2018 // Joseph Campbell was an American author known for his work in the field of comparative mythology. In his book The Hero With A Thousand Faces, he combines modern psychology with comparative mythology. Campbell popularized the idea of the "monomyth", also known as the "hero's journey". The hero's journey can be thought of … Continue reading The Hero’s Journey and Yoga : An Explanation