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Gather at the Goldmine

If you’re on my Northern California email list, you might know that last Sunday I held a daylong retreat in my studio called GATHER AT THE GOLDMINE. We spent the day digging deep into our inner riches to learn more about WHAT we wanted and HOW to get it. Let me just say this retreat […]
word for 2017

My Word for 2017

My word for 2017 is GATHER. I didn’t even know I was looking for a word for the year until the last few weeks of 2016. The word GATHER started to find its way into my sentences. What’s more, I liked how I felt when I uttered the word. Gather. A feeling of gravitas and grounding. A […]

Events through end of 2015

Hard to believe we’re already on the downward slope of 2015. Does thinking about that take your breath away a little? This reality hits me every year around this time. And every year seems to go by faster. I sound like my grandma talking this way, I know. But, man. Do you feel it? If […]

Yoga Nidra: The Practice of Inner Beauty Sleep

“As if you were on fire from within. The moon lives in the lining of your skin.” ― Pablo Neruda   “We see the beauty within and cannot say no.” ― Dave Eggers, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius       Beauty and Sleep.  Two very good friends, bedfellows even. The expression “Beauty Sleep” usually conjures the […]

45 Sun Salute!

I’m sharing some of the deeper aspects of Sun Salutations known in Sanskrit as Surya Namaskar. I owe much of my deeper knowledge of this practice to Richard Rosen, so let’s start with a few quotes from him. “It might seem strange to us that the yogis place the seat of wisdom in the heart, […]