The Only Journey I am On..

The Only Journey I am On..

  Every single time I ever hold space —whether it is for yoga, dance or meditation, chances are good you are going to hear some version of this personal mantra: This is my one precious body. This is the only journey I am on, These are my challenges and gifts,...
December: The Dance of Shadow & Light

December: The Dance of Shadow & Light

So, here’s the thing I notice: There is a whole lot of cultural, media and commercial emphasis during this time of year on light, joy, happiness, and of course spending lots of money and affirming the supposed perfection of our families and society. But in...
3 Keys to Meaningful Embodied Practice

3 Keys to Meaningful Embodied Practice

Consistency Showing up consistently is key. Come as you are, enter the space, work with what is. When you take off your shoes and enter the room it activates the set of associations you are building for yourself: slowing down your mind, cultivating compassion, paying...
Establishing Sacred Space

Establishing Sacred Space

This is an excerpt from the Awakened Heart, Embodied Mind teacher training manual. Find the book on Amazon here and more info about the training here! When we enter the yoga room, we are enacting sacred space. We define sacred space as “a time and place set aside for...