The tale of a wrinkle ~ an old body story

“What stories does your body tell?” This was the writing prompt that arrived in my inbox yesterday morning. Which story will open up what I need? Quite honestly, I had no idea where to begin. Which story would free me? Which story would show me qualities I have hidden or unleash old beliefs that no…
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An Inspiration to Move + Movement Practice

This past month, I committed to doing a movement practice every day for 30 days, no matter what. Through this practice, I opened up buried wounds, healed chronic pains, challenged stiff beliefs and found the power in keeping a promise I made to myself. I also deepened my awareness that movement is absolutely essential to life. In fact, it is…
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Healing old hurts to our hearts

When I was 16 years old, I suffered my first deep-cutting heartbreak. I’d been hanging out with Scotty for 3 months by then. We’d gone to the high school dance together, exchanged small clusters of flowers, and even dressed in matching tones of sky blue. Every time I saw him, I’d burst out in a…
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Indomitable Spirit

When I was 23, I was put on a jury for the first time. It was a fairly straightforward case. The guy had been caught in the process of stealing a car battery; hood of the car open, body bent over, pulling the battery out, when the police strolled onto the scene. In the deliberation…
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Embodying Grief + Video Practice

There are times when what is happening in our lives feels like way too much to handle, so we keep it at bay. We rely on old coping mechanisms to hopefully move beyond the depths of our emotions and not be overtaken by them. This can leave us numb, overwhelmed and somewhat paralyzed by grief,…
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