I'm Back From India!

I had an incredibly rich journey in India….. which I'll share more about below. And as much as I love traveling, it feels good to be back seeing clients, and enjoying the comforts of home despite the on-going, un-doing, we are all living through. 

I returned in the midst of the wildfires blazing in Cali, hurricanes busting through the Carribean, the aftermath of the Vegas shooting, and the #MeToo social awareness campaign in full tilt.

The pace of the transformation happening all around us is moving at rate that leaves little time for digesting and processing. So as we head towards winter, may we all find ways to insert a little more stillness into our shorter days....

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Where Is The Love?

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Whether you are into Valentine’s or not, I’m sending you some love this holiday… because I think we all could use some… especially right now!

So far this winter has brought heartbreak, shock, deep disappointment, fear, new agreements, sudden transitions, and protests.  On a personal level, national level, and global level, we are in the thick of it. 

In a climate of descent, discord, and separation, like we’ve been in… those of us devoted to being loving, guardians of human rights and mother nature are having our spiritual muscles tested.....

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Where Do We Go From Here?

“There are only two emotions: love and fear. All positive emotions come from love, all negative emotions from fear. From love flows happiness, contentment, peace, and joy. From fear comes anger, hate, anxiety and guilt. It's true that there are only two primary emotions, love and fear. But it's more accurate to say that there is only love or fear, for we cannot feel these two emotions together, at exactly the same time. They're opposites. If we're in fear, we are not in a place of love. When we're in a place of love, we cannot be in a place of fear."
~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

As it became clear that Donald Trump would be the next president of the United States, I was on the "What the hell just happened?" train with many other Americans. And after the disbelief faded, what was left was sense of disorientation that hasn’t quite lifted yet.....

 

 

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Working With Sadness - KamaYoga Early Bird Ends Soon

"Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place.  It pulls up the rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneath have room to grow. Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart, far better things will take their place." - Rumi

Yesterday morning I received the news that my uncle has passed away. Yesterday morning I received the news that my uncle has passed away.  I have been processing my sadness ever since, and will continue to as long as needed.

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I Feel Your Pain - Navigating World Changes

If the events unfolding in our country have you feeling like everything's falling apart, or like things are worse then ever… I feel you. 

All of the recent acts of violence, all the pain and injustice that has been a part of all of our daily lives recently, has made it hard for me to get out of bed some mornings.

We are undergoing a deep transformation, as a nation, as a globe, as a collective conciousness.  A new level of transparency, technology, and awareness, is allowing us to have direct contact with the actual state of our nation, and the world.

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My Intimate Share - [event: Yoni Yoga early bird ends soon]

This week I shared the most intimate story I ever told in front of over 120 people! I was participating in a great event called the Pussy Party, a night of art made by women, curated and produced by Salon no 13.

 

I was given the honor of opening the show with an interactive talk I crafted called “She Speaks”. In this talk I share about the very first time my Pussy or Yoni, ever spoke to me. Yes, she has a voice… and it's OK if you think that’s crazy. And if you think that’s awesome, see details below about an immersion for women I'm doing in two weeks.

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Dearly Beloveds - Lets Celebrate This Thing Called Life

Another gifted soul has completed his work here… when I found out that Prince passed away at the young age of 57, there was a moment of disbelief. This moment seems to happen every time I’m told about an unexpected death. And I realized it’s because as much as death is a part of life, no part of me expects it to happen.

Maybe because its seems morbid to acknowledge that death can happen in any moment. But if I did let this in all the way, maybe I would celebrate my life and everyone in it even more than I do now.

Maybe I would praise everyday I wake up, even the ones that are rough. I would dance more, care less about censoring myself, and pause more throughout my day to feel the sweet breath that keeps me alive!

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What is a Yoni?

Yoni is a sanskrit word that means ‘source’ or 'sacred space’. The space it is referring to are a woman's genitals and reproductive organs. But it’s not just referring to anatomy, Yoni is a word that also encompasses the energy and potential for wisdom, life, and power that comes from this space.

So while there may be a lot of woo-woo connotations to this word, I still love it for the holistic meaning it gives this important part of a woman’s body. In contrast the latin origin of the word vagina, means ‘sheath'.... as in where you would store a sword. Call me crazy, but I prefer to define my lady parts as a sacred space.  

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Trusting Transition

Spring has sprung! Happy Renewal!

The overall energy of Spring and the holidays and rituals we have to mark it, are about renewal & resurrection. New life bursts forth from the stillness and death of winter. If you experience an uptick in activity, inspiration, or vitality, perhaps you are in the flow of the season.


The seasons are one of the many transitions we experience in life. Transition is part of nature. Birth and death, Love and Loss, Building and Dissolution. These cycles can bring a lot of upheaval, emotion, confusion, and fear for us humans. And they are an unavoidable part of life.

So how can we move through transition with more ease, grace, and acceptance? Here are a few things that really helped me move through several big transitions with more trust and grace:

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Speak your truth even if your voice shakes

"Speak the truth even if your voice shakes" - Maggie Kuhn

I love the quote above because for many years this is exactly what happened to me. Every time I expressed something that was vulnerable or made me emotional, my voice would shake…. a lot!

 

It made me hate these moments, I would feel weak, and embarrassed by my shaky voice. I would feel like no one would listen or take me seriously. Or worse... that they would pity me, and make fun of, or de-value the very sensitive truth I was sharing with them.

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What's In Your Heart? (KamaYoga Postponed)

I have listened to what's in my heart  and decided to postpone the upcoming KamaYoga Series for several reasons.


Thank You for those of you who inquired about it. And those who were interested in attending. I know for some dates or location where an issue. If you are interested in chakra work one-on-one, contact me to learn more about privates.

I'm listening to what is in my heart and to what you need, as I plan what I will be sharing with you next.

 

This week's video is about the heart chakra - Anahata. Awakening this chakra can put us in touch with the truth of what's in our hearts.

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