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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Embodying anger ~ video practice

Yesterday I spent far too much time on Facebook and twitter defending an opinion and supposedly putting my voice in the world. And despite my informed, textual shouting, as my anger heated up, I felt out of control, ranty and entirely ineffective. I am fiery by nature. Which means I can be deeply warm-hearted, but…
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