Taking flight…2-21-24

Have you been watching the nesting eagles in So Cal?  Mesmerizing, they inhabit my kitchen, creatures prompting me about the essential.  Being.  Taking care. Tending. Breathing.  Resting.  Taking nourishment.  Flight.  […]

motion in my body=movement in my heart…2-16-24

You know me as mover—with you in yoga or physical therapy.  And maybe know me through dance. Movement in the body creates movement in our emotions. Motion breaks up stagnation in […]

we are a bundle of nerves…2-4-24

 I am a bundle of nerves.  They course through me, ancient delivery system, giving and receiving.  Our autonomic nervous system: evolutionary miracle. Fight, flight, freeze have become part of […]

surrender to the mystery…1-25-24

Sometimes I show up as a student and sometimes I’m up front as a guide and this is a story of what arose fresh off that dance floor this week.  […]

crimes against wisdom…1-19-24

When a forgotten word comes out from behind the curtain and re-inserts itself into my vocabulary it is such delight.  Welcome back prajnaparadha.  A Sanskrit word, prajna means wisdom and […]

what my bones know…1-5-24

I’m a big reader, always midst at least one book, often juggling a few.  What My Bones Know by Stephanie Foo fell in my lap recently and pushed all the […]

greetings to my yoga students and physical therapy patients…12-26-23

Woke up energized this morning and took full advantage of that state to re-record the Introductory Videos on the website.  Three years ago they were formatted from an on-line series: […]

the story of Sam…12-18-23

Must’ve been 2007 when I first spent some deeply personal moments with Sam, who gave me permission to write this story.  A student in my roll and release workshop, we […]

reckoning & resolve…12-12-23

Stillness in December has been an acquired taste.  My southern California childhood, a year round adventure land, offered no pause for the cold or inclement.  I’ve lived up north fifty […]

happier-ness…..11-29-23

I kitchen puttered all day Wednesday, making all the things, totally taking pleasure in the comfort, the ritual, the predictability of prepping Thanksgiving dinner.  I’ve done this So Many Times.  […]