Don't you love it when someone says to you "just relax and go with the flow", like it's the easiest and most natural thing to do? In today's fast paced society, going with the flow is the exact opposite of our first reaction to change or discomfort, but its crucial.
" Because we have never been on the other side, we largely do not recognize the structural access we enjoy, the trust we think we deserve, the assumption that we always belong and do not have to earn our belonging. All this we take for granted as normal. Only the outsider can spot these attitudes in us." - Richard Rohr
An exploration of movement, yoga, theory U and Presencing', Our goal for this series is to cultivate a movement of individuals who will take these practices into their homes, work lives and communities by nature of being.
"By allowing our pain to be seen, we mirrored it back with compassion. Our vulnerability transformed our fear into love."
"Yoga to me is connection. More than finding it physically, but a beautiful meeting in the middle. A divine meeting at the heart center."
"I had one expectation of Italy. To see lots and lots of Sunflowers. They are my favorite flower and I didn't think it was too much to ask..."
A 4 part blog series documenting my time in Italy. Teaching yoga, meeting great people and learning how to love. Through this series I will recount a transformation that took place beyond the spoken or written word piercing straight to the heart of who I am.
OTT is a dynamic theater charity that gives opportunities to youth on the island of Barbados who otherwise would never be exposed to theater and the power that it brings not just to an artist, but to anyone who has a story to tell. This group of 22 students chose the theme for the workshop prior to our arrival: 'Pages: The Chapters of my life.'
What question lies at the heart of who I am? This pilot program is a brand new three part integrative approach that incorporates the principals of Theory U (curiosity, compassion, courage).
The lotus grows in the darkness, in the mud and the mirky waters of forgetfulness, but grows it must in the midst of its environment.