Cultivating your will + Video

Last week was intense. The news of political events left me…well, what can I say? After the brutal anti-abortion laws passed in a few of the Southern states in the U.S., it felt like someone had kicked me in my womb, and I couldn’t kick back. I wandered around my newly-planted life in Los Angeles…
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Healing Energy of Fresh Wounds

Yesterday, I fell down. Hard. It had been pouring rain in Bali all night long, and despite choosing my steps carefully, I was not careful enough. Right foot shot out from under me, right bum harshly stopped by the lower step and my mid-back bounced off the upper one multiple times. I knew I had…
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Shifting Shame + Video

There are times when I don’t recognize the little moments of shame. The shoves and bruises to my sense of self and place in the world that can happen during my day. It’s so much easier to recognize it when something big happens – a rejection, a failure, a complete denial. Those moments knock us…
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Releasing Rage + Video

I will never forget the moment where I finally allowed my pent up rage to overtake my body. My bodyworker’s elbow had been on THE point in my upper right shoulder for what felt like forever, and neither she nor the pain was going away. We were at a stalemate, so she went for the…
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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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